Dayron Robles wins hurdles in Lievin in final race before Doha

Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuban has won the 60-meter hurdles at the Pas de Calais meet, beating Yevgeniy Borisov of Russia. Robles finished in 7.45 seconds Friday on the indoor track in Lievin, France. Borisov was 0.08 seconds behind and countryman Igor Permota finished third in 7.67. Robles is scheduled to run at next […]

Ethiopian Meseret Defar just missed 5,000 meters world record at GE Galan

Meseret Defar of Ethiopia missed the indoor world record by less than half a second as she won the 5,000 meters at the GE Galan on Wednesday. Defar finished in 14 minutes, 24.85 seconds, just 0.48 seconds short of the record she set at the same venue last year. Cuba’s Dayron Robles won the 60-meter […]

Laverne Jones-Ferrette Blasts To 6.97 World-Leading Mark; Beats Jeter Again

Laverne Jones-Ferrette delivered another stunning world-leading performance at the 24th Sparkassen-Cup to highlight the meeting in Stuttgart on Saturday. The US Virgin Islands sprint ace clocked a flashing world-leading 6.97seconds to win the women’s 60m dash and became the first woman to run under the 7.00seconds barrier in over a decade. Jones-Ferrette, who twice produced […]

Strong match-ups and World beaters set for DN Gala Stockholm

By Gary Smith, World-Track STOCKHOLM — A handful of match-ups and a host of world beaters are set to highlight Friday’s DN Gala Super Grand Prix meeting at the Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium. Leading the way in the sprint events are world-leaders Kerron Stewart of Jamaica and American Tyson Gay, who each will be hoping for […]

Demus runs 52.63, as fast times light up Monaco

By Gary Smith and Steve Campbell, World-Track MONACO — American Lashinda Demus send out perhaps the most highlighted warnings before the World Championships when she hammered a world-class field that included Olympic champion Melaine Walker to win the women’s 400m hurdles at the Herculis 2009 meeting in Monaco on Tuesday. Never a contest in the […]

Robles ready to lower his own 110m world record

By Susan Porter, World-Track LONDON — Olympic champion and world record holder over the 110m hurdles Dayron Robles of Cuban is confident he can better is won world record at world championships in Berlin. "All of this depends on the work you do and it depends on how things turn out," Robles told The Associated […]

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