The IAAF World Youth Championships will get going on Wednesday in Cali, Colombia and track and field fans will be able to follow the championships live via the links provided below. Follow live results and updates | For Live Medal Reports Go Here | IAAF Event Previews The IAAF will also be providing event-by-event reports, along with selected […]
BRESSANONE — Newly crowned World Youth champion Kirani James said he was hoping to break the 45 seconds barrier when winning the 400-metres in Bressanone, Italy on Friday.
By Anthony Foster, World-Track Bressanone/Brixen – American Youth star Joshua Mance, a medallist at the IAAF World Youth Championships, says he gave up playing basketball earlier this season for the new love he found in track and field. Mance, who ran a personal best of 46.22seconds to finish second to Grenada’s Kirani James in boys […]
Bressanone/Brixen, Italy – The IAAF World Youth Championships have nurtured many of today’s contemporary athletics stars. Some, like Usain Bolt, went home with a gold medal hung around their necks, but certainly not all of them were stars of the show on their first appearance at a global championship. Nevertheless, competing at the Championships was […]
Bressanone/Brixen, Italy – New Canadian 100m youth record holder Aaron Brown says he is very determine to put his country’s sprint back on the map. Since Donovan Bailey, the 1996 Olympics 100m champion, at 9.84, and Bruny Surin, who also has a personal best of 9.84, in the 90s, Canada has not produced any world […]
Bressanone/Brixen, Italy – American sprinter Ashton Purvis is out to redeem herself after a disappointing 2007 World Youth Championships in Ostrava. In Ostrava, Purvis ran 12.04 for seventh in the 100m final. She had times on 11.74 in the heats, 12.09 in the quarterfinals and 11.81 in the semi-finals, but said that disappointment makes her […]
The 6th IAAF World Youth Championships started on a high note courtesy of Norway’s Isabelle Pedersen who won heat 2 of the girl’s 100m Hurdles in a new World Youth leading time of 13.35, an improvement over her personal best by more than two tenths of a second. Pedersen was a clear winner as Samantha […]