KINGSTON — Jamaican sprint ace Usain Bolt has signed up to race over the 100 meters at the Golden Gala in Rome again, organizers confirmed on Thursday. This season, the meeting, which is part of the Samsung Diamond League series, is set for Thursday 31 May at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Bolt, who clocked 9.91 seconds … Continue reading Usain Bolt to race at Golden Gala in Rome
Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva is taking an indefinite break but insists she will try for a third straight Olympic gold medal at London in 2012.
All-Athletics.com summarizes some interesting facts about the Invitational/One-day outdoor competitions and about the outdoor Special competitions in 2009. Top-3 Invitational/One-day competitions in the World in 2009: Zürich Weltklasse (Switzerland) Roma Golden Gala (Italy) Monaco Herculis (Monaco) Nr.1 Outdoor special competition in the World in 2009: Halle Hallesche Erdgas-Werfertage (Germany) The analysis that is published on … Continue reading All-Athletics.com Analysis: Zürich on top – USA, France, Germany are the most active
By Gary Smith and Miranda Mitchell, World-Track ROME — Tyson Gay made a bold statement in the men’s 100metres dash at the Golden Gala in Rome with a stunning 9.77seconds to win the race over a world-class field on Friday. "I feel that I improved on the previous races," Gay said. "Today the race was better … Continue reading Gay 9.77, Stewart 10.75 make Berlin statements; four remain after Rome
Rome, Italy – Double World 200m champion Allyson Felix, who faces $1m Jackpot hopeful Sanya Richards in the Golden Gala, the third meet of the ÅF Golden League 2009 in Rome over 400m on Friday (10 July), believes a similar strategy to that which she adopted in 2007 can reap rewards at the 12th IAAF … Continue reading “I’m learning the 400” – Felix prepares to face Richards in Rome