American sprint ace Tyson Gay is set to compete at this year’s Great CityGames in Manchester on May 16.
Briton Jessica Ennis finished the women’s Pentathlon competition in exactly the emphatic style in which she started, winning another gold medal with a wide margin. The 24-year-old went for it from the start of the 1000m and took the lead to go after the World record, but not surprisingly that proved to be a job […]
Charles van Commenee refuses to name specific colours, but firmly believes there is a great chance the Aviva Great Britain team will return from next weekend’s World Indoor Championships with at least five medals. UK Athletics’ dynamic head coach is highly confident Dwain Chambers, Jessica Ennis, Phillips Idowu, Jenny Meadows and the men’s 4×400 metres […]
Britain’s golden girl Jessica Ennis believes she is in the best possible shape to win the World Indoor pentathlon title in Doha next Saturday despite a setback in her preparations with a foot injury. Ennis is under no illusions that despite her own brilliant form she faces an even tougher test of her multi-event skills […]
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 […]
Laverne Jones-Ferrette of the US Virgin Islands and American Lolo Jones were among the big winners at Sunday’s BW-Bank Meeting in Karlsruhe.
Great Britain’s multi-athlete super star Jessica Ennis defeated favourite Lolo Jones in the women’s 60 metres hurdles dash at Saturday’s Aviva International Match Glasgow. Ennis, competing as a guest athlete at the meeting sped to a national record and new world leading time of 7.95seconds to win the event ahead of reigning World Indoor champion […]
LONDON – Organizers of next year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India have been hit with another blow following the news that Kelly Sotherton will not defend her heptathlon title. Sotherton, who won the title when Australia hosted the last Games in Melbourne in 2006, has decided that the timing of the meeting would not […]
Less than a fortnight after claiming heptathlon gold at the World Championships in Berlin, Jessica Ennis has Denise Lewis’ British record firmly in her sights – but she will not be breaking it this season. The Sheffield athlete led from the first event to the last to take the title in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium with […]
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 […]