ATHENS, GA - Antigua & Barbuda sprinter Cejhae Greene posted a new personal best of 10.01 seconds to win the men's 100m at the Georgia Invitational in Athens, GA, on Saturday. Suiting out for the Athens Elite, Greene, racing with no aided wind (0.0 m/s) improved on his previous personal best of 10.25 seconds, which was
NEW YORK - World champions LaShawn Merritt and Abeba Aregawi along with top sprinters Kerron Stewart, Lolo Jones and Tori Bowie, are the latest athletes to be confirmed for Saturday’s adidas Grand Prix. Jamaica’s Stewart is the 2008 Olympic silver medalist at 100 meters, the distance that she will run here. She won a silver medal
New York -- In the 2014 NYC Half, Sally Kipyego of Kenya set an event record of 1 hour, 08:31 seconds in her debut at the distance on Sunday. Fellow Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai took advantage of a fall during the race and easily won the men's title. Mutai clocked 1:00:50 for the title after Great Britain track star and double Olympic champion
Former champion Evans Ruto will return to the TUI MarathonHannover on 27th April. The Kenyan won the race five years ago with a time of 2:10:47. One of his strongest rivals should be Ethiopia’s Mekuant Ayenew who finished runner-up last year with a personal best of 2:10:05. Algeria’s Souad Ait Salem heads the women’s field with
New York -- Mo Farah of Great Britain, a double Olympic champion and three-time world champion, will headline the men’s field at the NYC Half on Sunday, March 16, it was announced today by New York Road Runners president and CEO Mary Wittenberg. “We’re very excited to welcome Mo back to the NYC Half,” said Wittenberg.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) -- Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 60m dash (outdoor) at The Queen's/Grace Jackson Meet - a local meet held on Saturday to open her season. Fraser-Pryce, who said she plans to run at the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships, clocked 7.11 seconds (+0.4m/s) to take the win. The Jamaican, who holds
New York -- Two-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Frater will be looking to keep Jamaica sprinting atop the podium in the 60-meter dash at the NYRR Millrose Games on Feb. 15. But the 31-year-old's task won't be easy as three young Americans - U.S. Olympian Isiah Young and 2013 NCAA champions D'Angelo Cherry and Ameer Webb