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 […]

Jamaica's Omar Brown open to defend Commonwealth Games 200m title

By Gary Smith, World-Track KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Omar Brown has not ruled out defending his 200 metres title at the New Delhi Games in India next year. Brown, who won the title in close finish with Stephan Buckland of Mauritius and fellow countryman Chris Williams at the 2006 event in Melbourne, […]

Powell, Fraser win 100m; Foster-Hylton, Thomas win sprint hurdles in Rieti

By Gary Smith, World-Track RIETI — World champion Brigitte Foster-Hylton undefeated running after the Berlin world championships stretched on Sunday in Rieti, Italy after the Jamaican won the women’s 100 metres hurdles with a comfortable run. Foster-Hylton, the world-leader at 12.46, clocked 12.78seconds in a strong headwind (-2.5m/s) to take the win over another Jamaican […]

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 […]