World Champion Sally Pearson impressed in Melbourne

Sally Pearson of Australia

MELBOURNE (Sporting Alert) — World Champion and record holder David Rudisha of Kenya won the men’s 800m race at the Melbourne Track Classic in Australia on Saturday. World champion Sally Pearson was at the double after winning the hurdles and half-time events in quality times. Rudisha clocked 1:44.33 for the quickest time outdoors so far…

No Village for Usain Bolt

DAEGU – Reports out of Daegu ahead of the 13th IAAF World Championships are that Usain Bolt, the king of the track, will not be staying in the Athletes’ Village. While it was disclosed on Tuesday that the United States, Jamaica, Canada and the U.K. will also share one premises, Bolt will stay in a…

David Greene Becomes Newest Sub-48 Quarter-mile Hurdler

It has been a long time since a British 400m hurdler has broken 48 seconds. 18 years in fact. But here in the Poljud Stadium in Split – the same track where UK record-holder Kriss Akabusi struck gold in 1990 – David Greene became the 37th member of the elite sub-48 club, scoring a surprise…