Bolt at ease, Ryan Bailey fastest in 100m heat, at 9.88

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Defending champion Usain Bolt cruised into the semifinals of the men’s 100 metros dash the London 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday morning. Bolt, the champion from the Beijing Games, and world record holder in the event, strolled home to a relaxed 10.09 seconds to win his heat, following a huge roar […]

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 […]

Chambers sizzled to 6.51secs in 60m semis; Lolo just made it

Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers again looked impressive when winning his semi-final heat of the men’s 60m dash at the World Indoor Championships. Chambers, one of the favourites to win the event, clocked a sizzling 6.51seconds to qualify easily for the final race later this evening. Jamaica’s Nesta Carter, a member of the Jamaican 4x100m Olympic […]

World Indoor 60 favourite Ivory Williams tests positive for marijuana

American world indoor 60m favourite Ivory Williams has withdrawn from this weekend’s IAAF championships because of a positive test for marijuana, his manager said on Wednesday. “He had a marijuana positive,” Ray Flynn said in a telephone call from the United States. “To the best of my knowledge it was at the US championships,” Flynn […]

IAAF World Indoor Men's Events Preview

This preview of the men’s events at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Doha, Qatar (12-14 March) is based on entry information received by the IAAF but before the official start lists have been decided. In a wide open event USA’s former World Junior 100m champion Ivory Williams is among the lead medal contenders following […]

British boss Charles van Commenee predicts medal success in Doha

Charles van Commenee refuses to name specific colours, but firmly believes there is a great chance the Aviva Great Britain team will return from next weekend’s World Indoor Championships with at least five medals. UK Athletics’ dynamic head coach is highly confident Dwain Chambers, Jessica Ennis, Phillips Idowu, Jenny Meadows and the men’s 4×400 metres […]

Dwain Chambers, Phillips Idowu, Jessica Ennis to lead Britain's World Indoor team

Charles van Commenee has named a 38-strong British team for next month’s World Indoor Championships in Doha. Although no medal target has been announced, two years ago Britain won five medals – one gold and four silvers – and the head coach is expected to demand a similar haul this year, depending on whether established […]

Dwain Chambers Runs World-Leading 60m Time Sheffield

European champion Dwain Chambers ran the fastest 60 meters this year at the British trials Saturday to qualify for the world indoor championships. Chambers, who won silver at the world indoors two years ago, clocked 6.50 seconds in Sheffield as he prepares for next month’s event in Doha, Qatar. The 31-year-old Chambers says he is […]

Chambers withdraws from 200m at UK trials

BIRMINGHAM, England — Dwain Chambers pulled out of the 200m at the Aviva World Trials and UK Championships on Sunday. Chambers was hoping to book a place on the British team in both the 100m and 200m for the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin in August.

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