Asafa Powell confident “a lot of guys will eat my dust”

LONDON — A confident Asafa Powell believes that “a lot of guys will eat my dust” in the 100 metres when track and field action begins later this week. Powell, who has been labeled as a choker at the major championships in the past, is desperate to win an Olympic individual medal after missing out […]

Usain Bolt: “Everything is coming together”

Usain Bolt says he’s feeling good and will be ready to defend his 100m and 200m sprint titles at the London Olympic Games this summer. The Jamaica admits that he had been having some problems with his hamstring, which came as a result of a back problem. Bolt was beaten twice at the Jamaica Championships […]

More than 150 London Olympians Have Performed at The Armory

When the 2012 Olympic Games’ Opening Ceremony begins July 27, many of the world’s most famous track & field athletes in London can count The Armory as a place where they showcased their extraordinary talents. As many as 156 athletes competing in the 2012 Olympics have performed at The New Balance Track & Field Center […]

Jamaica announced Olympic team

The Jamaica Olympic Association is pleased to announce the delegation to the Games of the XXX Olympiad to be held in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12, 2012. ATHLETICS: (Women) FRASER-PRYCE Shelley-Ann 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay CAMPBELL-BROWN Veronica 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay STEWART, Kerone 100m, 4x100m Relay SIMPSON Sherone 200m, 4x100m Relay […]

Rudisha and Pearson lead fast times, Gatlin loses to Gay over 100m

PARIS (Sporting Alert) — World Record holder David Rudisha predicted a fast time and that he did to win the men’s 800m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on Friday. The Kenya superstar clocked a storming meeting record and world-leading time of 1:41.54 to lowered his own world-leading mark of 1:41.74 with his […]

Top Jamaican sprinter nursing injury – reports

KINGSTON, Jamaica — It is being reported that a top athlete has picked up an injury at the Jamaica National Championships, which could dump their chances of making the team to the London Olympic Games later this summer. The athlete has not been confirmed, but their are speculations that it’s a male sprinter and one […]

Gatlin warns Bolt and Jamaicans: Americans will dominate in London

EUGENE — Newly crowned American 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin has told Usain Bolt and his fellow Jamaican countrymen that they will be pushed aside at the London Olympic Games. Gatlin has been in fantastic form this season – running undefeated so far – as he raced to a personal best to win the 100m […]

Usain Bolt runs 9.79, beats Asafa Powell in Oslo

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had to do some chasing tonight, but he did so successfully in catching Asafa Powell at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday. The World record holder and double Olympic champion, who set a world-leading 9.76 seconds time when bettering Powell in […]

Live Diamond League on Universal Sports

OSLO — Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt completed their final preparations full of confidence that they will finish on top of the men’s 100m tonight at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo. Universal Sports will provide live webcast coverage @ 12:00 PM ET The Jamaican superstars will clash for the […]

2012 Prefontaine Classic Results

Results from the 2012 Prefontaine Classic in Eugene 100-1, Justin Gatlin, United States, 9.90 seconds. 2, Nickel Ashmeade, Jamaica, 9.93. 3, Trell Kimmons, United States, 10.04. 4, Walter Dix, United States, 10.04. 5, Darvis Patton, United States, 10.05. 6, Nesta Carter, Jamaica, 10.05. 7, Mike Rodgers, United States, 10.07. 8. Emmanuel Callender, United States, 10.14. […]