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 … Continue reading Outdoor debuts for Eaton, Jones-Ferrette, Edward and Brathwaite on tap in Austin
Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers rocketed to the gold medal in 6.48seconds to win the men’s 60m dash at the World Indoor Championships. Chambers’ time is the fastest in the world this season and he got home ahead of American Mike Rogers and Daniel Bailey of Antigua who finished third. But it was all about one … Continue reading Video Dwain Chambers winning the men's 60m dash in Doha
Freshman Kirani James smashed the 400 meter school record en route to posting the current world’s fastest 400 meter time in his debut to lead Alabama at the Meyo Invitational at the Loftus Center on Saturday. “I knew in the back of my mind from where he [James] was in the first two meets, I … Continue reading Alabama Grenadian Freshman Kirani Runs 45.79 World-Leading Time
When Meseret Defar ran a then world-leading 31 minutes 7.34 seconds to win her debut 10,000 metres in Stockholm on the last day in May, it was windy and warm (26deg.C). Even allowing for the weather, the Ethiopian 2007 world champion at 5000 metres was less than pleased…..READ MORE
EUGENE — Former world record holder Asafa Powell and world sprint double champion Tyson Gay could face each other over 100-metres at the Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic, to be held at the Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.