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More World and Olympic champions for adidas Grand Prix

NEW YORK —Three of the top four women in the world, including the reigning World and Olympic champions, will headline the 100-meter dash at the adidas Grand Prix on June 9, organizers announced today. Carmelita Jeter, Kelly-Ann Baptiste and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, ranked No. 1, 3 and 4 in the world for 2011, will do battle in the short sprint, while a resurgent Jeremy Wariner will return... 

Usain Bolt to race at Golden Gala in Rome

KINGSTON — Jamaican sprint ace Usain Bolt has signed up to race over the 100 meters at the Golden Gala in Rome again, organizers confirmed on Thursday. This season, the meeting, which is part of the Samsung Diamond League series, is set for Thursday 31 May at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Bolt, who clocked 9.91 seconds to beat countryman Asafa Powell (9.93) last year has decided to penciled... 

Mo Farah advised against Olympic Games double

Mo Farah has been advised to concentrate on just one event at the London Olympic Games. The Great Britain star, who won the gold medal over the 5,000 metres at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, last summer, is planning to do an Olympic Game 5,000m and 10,000m double in London this summer. However, British track icon Mike McLeod, who won a silver at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, and is... 

Usain Bolt working harder in training to beat Yohan Blake

KINGSTON — World Championships 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has claimed that his recent success has forced training partner and world record holder Usain Bolt to pick things up a little in training. Blake, who won the world 100m title last summer after Bolt was disqualified, stunned everyone, including the world record holder when he flashed to 19.26 seconds at the Belgacom Memorial... 
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