Thirty-four U.S. athletes will compete in six relay events at the Penn Relays Carnival on Saturday, April 30 at Franklin Field during USA vs. the World, which will be broadcast live on NBCSN with on-demand coverage on USATF.TV.
MONACO — Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were chosen world athletes of the year on Saturday.
ATHENS, Greece — Hillary Kipkogei Yego led a Kenyan sweep of the top four places at the Athens Classic Marathon on Sunday, and countrywoman Nancy Rotich won the women’s race. Yego completed the hilly course in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 50 seconds — 42 seconds ahead of Dickson Kimeli. David Continue Reading
Maurice Smith, one of Jamaica’s few medal favourites for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, has withdrawn from the team days before the team is scheduled to depart for the Games. Smith, a decathlon silver medallist at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics in Osaka, Japan, reportedly informed members of Continue Reading
Jamaica could have had the fastest man in history in their sprint squad at the Commonwealth Games next month. Instead, they will have someone by the name of Slowly.
Triple European champion Christophe Lemaitre’s victory in the 100m and Blanka Vlasic’s dominating performance in the High Jump were the key highlights at the 23rd Super Track and Field meet at Todoroki Stadium in Kawasaki on Sunday (19). In the featured men’s field event, 2007 World champion Tero Pitkamaki prevailed Continue Reading
Steve Hooker had a close shave in his final meet before the Commonwealth Games, the Olympic champion missing the mat in a leap in northern England.
Australian Commonwealth Games team chef de mission Steve Moneghetti admits extroverted and controversial runner John Steffensen will be missed in Delhi.
A lack of IOC commitment meant Sydney was ”a Games that had drug users who were not caught”, writes David Sygall. Somewhere, possibly now at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland, a file containing the coded identities of seven drug cheats from the Sydney Olympic Games is Continue Reading
Craig Mottram sent national selectors a clear reminder of what Australia will be missing at next month’s Commonwealth Games by storming to victory at the Great North City Games. The former world championships bronze medallist powered away from the field in a two-mile race on the banks of the River Continue Reading