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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... 

Video Dwain Chambers winning the men's 60m dash in Doha

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 man, Chambers, who got off to a rocket of a start and powered away from the world-class... 

Alabama Grenadian Freshman Kirani Runs 45.79 World-Leading Time

Kirani James in action in the 400m PHOTO/TrackAlerts.com 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 knew he would challenge for the world lead,”... 

Runner's Tribe – So that's why Defar was cross'

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  Read More »

Powell and Gay could clash at Prefontaine Classic

By Gary Smith, World-Track 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. Powell is already confirmed to race at the meeting and according meeting director Tom Jordan, Gay, fresh from his stunning 19.58 second at the Reebok... 
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