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 […]

Bolt’s coach not surprised Blake beat him at Jamaica trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Glen Mills, the coach of both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, says he was not surprised to see the world record holder beaten over the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night. Blake exploded from the blocks to outpaced Bolt and Asafa Powell to the finish line to win in a […]

Usain Bolt: We Came Here Ready To Lay Down A Mark

By Gary Smith Usain Bolt says his Racers Track Club – who ran as Jamaica Gold – well came prepared to win at the Penn Relays. The sprint sensation said he and his team-mates were well focused on  winning at the Franklin Field Stadium on Saturday and they did just that – proving that the […]

New Zealand's Olympic and World champion Valerie Vili Splits with coach

New Zealand’s throwing darling Valerie Vili, the Olympic and World Championship gold medal winner has split with long-serving coach Kirsten Hellier. Vili made the announcement at a press conference on Sunday, stating that it was a difficult decision to make. The split was said to be a mutual one though. Hellier said in their statement: […]

Britain's Phillips Idowu pulls out of World Indoors

Great Britain’s World triple jump gold medal winner Phillips Idowu has withdrawn from the World Indoor Championships in Doha later this week. The 31-year-old, who won World Championship gold outdoors in Berlin last summer, made the decision for personal reasons following the birth of his second child last week. Idowu said: “I am gutted not […]

Video highlights of Usain Bolt's winning 400m race in 2010

Watch live video highlights of Usain Bolt winning the 400m in the 2010 opener at the Camperdown Classics on Saturday Feb 13. Triple world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt opened his season with a meet record 45.86 seconds for 400 meters at the Camperdown Classic on Saturday. “I guess I am getting there,” Bolt […]

Kennesaw State's Josh McNair is Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Field AOW

by Scott Lipsky Senior thrower Josh McNair was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday, following a successful weekend at the Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn. The Hinesville, Ga., native finished second in both events he competed in at the Owls’ second meet of the indoor track season. […]

Justin Gatlin Learns How To Sprint Again

Justin Gatlin is learning how to sprint again, a fact that has little to do with the American’s four-year absence from athletics under a doping ban. With a new coach and a new philosophy on running, the former Olympic and world champion is working hard to get back to top speed. “Everything I learned I […]

Ethiopian runners affected by murder-suicide

The parents and sister of one of the group’s top runners, Leila Aman, who were also the mother and father in law to 2008 Boston Marathon and Houston Marathon champion Dire Tune, were shot and killed by Aman’s brother in-law. The incident has forced some of the runners to stop training during a period of […]

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