TEXAS, USA — US Virgin Islands’ Tabarie Henry ran a big personal best in the men’s 400m on his way to defeating an impressive looking world sprint double champion Tyson Gay at the Texas Invitational meet on the fast University of Texas track here in Austin on Saturday.
KINGSTON — Jamaican Nickiesha Wilson and Javier Culson of Puerto Rico ran away with the women’s and men’s 400m hurdles titles at the sixth Jamaica International Invitational – an IAAF Area Permit Meet at the National Stadium here in , on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.
Meseret Defar claimed the world 5,000 metres indoor record with a brilliant display of solo running at the GE Galan meeting in Stockholm on Wednesday night.
Olympic hero Richard Thompson is recovering in the hospital after involving in a motor vehicle accident early Thursday morning, reports from the twin islands said.
BOSTON – Beijing medalists Steve Hooker, Jenn Stuczynski and Nick Willis will be among the headliners at the 2009 Reebok Boston Indoor Games on Feb. 7, organizers announced today.
By Vijay Monte-Carlo – Michael Johnson, track & field’s legend, said he did not feel anyway when he loss his world 200m record, but his predecessor Usain Bolt doesn’t believe him for a minute. Shortly after Bolt’s blistering 19.30 seconds run, which lowered Johnson’s 12-year-old mark of 19.32, the former American star of the track […]
MIAMI, USA – Former sprint World Champion Lauryn Williams of the USA believes the prolonged backlash against Jamaica’s successful outing at the Beijing Olympic Games in August is totally unjust.
Usain Bolt’s amazing efforts at last year’s Olympics in Beijing has brought him yet another award.
SANTA CLARA, Cuba: Cuba’s Olympic 110m hurdles champion and world record holder Dayron Robles says he will be targeting a perfect 2009 indoor season, as he bids to break the 60m hurdles world record.