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Women’s 100m and strong fields in the throws to take the spotlight in Osaka

Two reigning World champions and a pair of reigning Olympic champions will headline the Osaka Grand Prix on Saturday, the second IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2010. Leading the field in the women’s 100m will be Jamaica’s two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown. Earlier this year, Campbell-Brown won the World indoor title in the 60m in Doha, and outdoors has run 22.32 in the 200m. Christian... 

Tyson Gay Says He Can Go As Fast As Usain Bolt

American sprinter Tyson Gay insists he can run as fast as Usain Bolt if he remains healthy this season. By Gary Smith Tyson Gay of USA celebrates after winning the Mens 100 metres during day one of the IAAF World Athletics Final Gay, the second-fastest man over the 100m with a time of 9.69seconds, admits that he is still some way behind Bolt’s 9.58secs world record, but believes he can get... 

Usain Bolt Blasts To 19.56secs At Jamaica Invitational

By Gary Smith Triple Olympic and World sprint double champion Usain Bolt sizzled to a stunning 19.56seconds to win the men’s 200m at the Jamaican International Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday night. Bolt got off to rocket of a start – blasting to 10.10seconds for the first 100, before covering the final 100m in sub-9.50seconds to send the entire stadium... 

Carmelita Jeter Holds On To Win 100m At Jamaica Invitational

By Gary Smith Carmelita Jeter produced a world leading 10.94 seconds to win the women’s 100 metres dash at the Jamaica International Invitational. The American edged home ahead of defending champion Kerron Stewart, who finished strong with a time of 10.96. Another American Marshevet Myers took third with a time of 11.13. Last year Jeter opened her season with a time of 10.96secs and she was... 

Tyson Gay Has 9.58secs On His Mind

American star sprinter Tyson Gay, has one goal in mind this year, and that is to lower Usain Bolt’s 9.58secs world record in the 100m. Gay, who will continue his build-up to the rest of the season later this evening with a 400m run at the JN-sponsored Jamaica Inter-national Invitational inside the National Stadium, is hoping to improve on his own personal best of 9.69, which is also Bolt’s... 

Tyson Gay Targets Usain Bolt's 19.19 Half-Lap World Record

American World 100m silver medallist Tyson Gay, who is scheduled to run the 400 metres at tomorrow’s seventh staging of the Jamaica International Invitational, is hoping to challenge Usain Bolt’s 200m record of 19.19 seconds later this season. “I hope that my 400m relates to my 200m dropping down and I think that’s the key,” Gay told journalists during a one-hour teleconference... 

Bolt and four others line-up for Lausanne

World Athlete of the Year Usain Bolt, and another four IAAF Diamond League Ambassadors have been announced by the organisers of Athletissima for the meeting which will take place in Lausanne’s Pontaise stadium on 8 July. Joining him will be his fellow national representative, Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica, the Olympic and World 100m champion, will face World silver medallist Kerron Stewart in the... 

Usain Bolt to run 100m in Daegu on May 19

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in action Jamaican triple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt will get an early look at the 2011 World Championships site when he runs in the men’s 100 metres in Daegu, South Korea, on May 19. The race will be the Bolt’s first 100m of the season as well as his first visit to South Korea. It will precede Bolt’s previously announced 200 metres at the... 

Bolt, Powell And Gay will clash over 100m in Brussels

This clash is no mythical fantasy, this clash is no April Fool’s Day joke! The three fastest names in sprinting Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell will line up in the Men’s 100m at the Brussels IAAF Diamond League on 27 August 2010. Usain Bolt (R) Tyson Gay (C) and Asafa Powell in the 100m in Berlin Today Bolt has confirmed that he will be present at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme for what... 

Outdoor debuts for Eaton, Jones-Ferrette, Edward and Brathwaite on tap in Austin

Less than three weeks after his surprise World indoor record* in the Heptathlon, Ashton Eaton returns to the track at the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, which kick off today in Austin, Texas. The Oregonian’s appearance will be one of several notable outdoor debuts on tap as the U.S. spring season commences in earnest this weekend. Like Eaton, Laverne Jones-Ferrette will be aiming to... 
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