Carl Lewis Says Long Jump At An All-Time Low

American track and field legend Carl Lewis says the sport is slowly dying and the men’s long jump has hit an all-time low. The four-time Olympic long jump champion also took a swipe at the gold medal performances of Great Britain’s World and Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford — calling them pathetic. Rutherford won […]

Grenadian Kirani James wins Commonwealth Games 400m title with record run

GLASGOW — Grenadian star sprinter Kirani James defeated a very strong field to win the men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Wednesday night. The Olympic champion, who entered the Commonwealth Games as the overwhelming favourite, ran 44.25 seconds to also shattered the meeting record of 44.52secs, which was set […]

Commonwealth Games men’s 100m heats recap

GLASGOW — Track and field action got underway at the Commonwealth Games with the men’s 100 metres heats at Hampden Park Stadium on Sunday. Watch Commonwealth Games Day Five Live Streaming on Youtube Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole looked easy when winning his heat, as he came back from a slow start to win the first heat […]

Edwin Allen, Jamaica College lead Champs 2013 after Day 4

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Edwin Allen and Jamaica College (JC) are the leaders heading into the 5th and final day of the Boys and Girls Champs at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. After 19 finals at the competition of DAY 4, overnight leaders and defending champions Edwin Allen hold the advantage of […]

Usain Bolt confirmed for Paris Diamond League Meeting

PARIS (Sporting Alert) — World Record holder Usain Bolt will race over 200-metres at the 2013 edition of the Meeting AREVA – Samsung Diamond League – in Paris on July 6. Bolt, who holds the world record in the event, at 19.19 seconds, will compete against French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre, who was confirmed for the […]

Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win U.S. trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win the women’s 200m at the U.S. Olympic trials to pick the team for the London Games on Saturday. The two-time world champion flashed off the corner and took the lead into the straightaway to batter a very strong field to become […]