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 […]
Louisville’s D’Ana McCarty has won the women’s weight throw for the first individual title at the NCAA indoor track and field championships. McCarty’s toss of 74 feet, 8 1/4 inches gave her a second straight indoor national title in the event. Also Friday, Oregon’s Ashton Eaton took a commanding lead in the heptathlon after four […]
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 […]
Jessica Ennis is relishing the opportunity of challenging for heptathlon gold at the World Championships in Berlin this weekend. Ennis was tipped to be a serious challenger for Olympic gold last year but a fractured right foot put paid to her chances in Beijing. But the 23-year-old Sheffield star showed steely determination in fighting back […]
Havana, Cuba – Twenty-year old Yordanis García improved his personal best by over 100 points to score a world leading 8496 points in winning the NACAC Combined Events Championships on Saturday (30) in Havana, his first international title since taking the World Youth gold in 2005.
Gotzis, Austria – Germany’s Michael Schrader sensationally won the 35th edition of the Hypo Meeting in Götzis with a new world seasonal best of 8522 points beating American Trey Hardee by just six points. Olympic champion Nataliya Dobrynska of Ukraine won the Heptathlon with 6558 points, the second best performance in the world this year.