Usain Bolt runs 9.79, beats Asafa Powell in Oslo

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had to do some chasing tonight, but he did so successfully in catching Asafa Powell at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday. The World record holder and double Olympic champion, who set a world-leading 9.76 seconds time when bettering Powell in […]

Live Diamond League on Universal Sports

OSLO — Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt completed their final preparations full of confidence that they will finish on top of the men’s 100m tonight at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo. Universal Sports will provide live webcast coverage @ 12:00 PM ET The Jamaican superstars will clash for the […]

Jamaica's Kerron Stewart still on song in Oslo

Oslo, Norway – Like nearly everyone else in Oslo’s famous Bislett stadium, Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart hadn’t ever seen such torrential rain at an athletics meeting. What made her almost unique was that she was ready to revel in the conditions. She eventually won the 100m at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games in Oslo, the second leg […]

Another World record in Oslo for Defar?

Oslo, Norway – The name of Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar has become synonymous with the ExxonMobil Bislett Games in Oslo, the second leg of the six-meeting ÅF Golden League 2009, ever since her 5000m World record in the Norwegian capital in 2007. Two years ago, Defar ran 14:16.63 in a terrific race that was memorable not […]

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