RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Kirani James start their quest to defend their respective sprint titles at Rio 2016 in the evening session on Friday’s first day of competition.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The sprint events are expected to draw most of the highlights at Rio 2016 in Brazil, as a wholesale of world-class sprinters have assembled in the city of Rio de Janeiro for one of the most anticipated Olympic Games ever.
BIRMINGHAM, Great Britain – Inform American sprinter English Gardner defeated Dafne Schippers to win the women’s 100m at the IAAF Diamond League series meeting to Birmingham on Sunday (5).
Results from the main events at the Meeting Region Guadeloupe on Saturday evening (14). Among the highlighted athletes at the meeting were Asafa Powell, Kirani James, LaShawn Merritt and Marquise Goodwin.
DOHA, Qatar – LaShawn Merritt believes the men’s 400m world record could be under serious threat this year, as he’s backing some one to go low 43s before the campaign is over.
The updated world top list following the latest track and field meetings that took place over the weekend. Caribbean stars Omar McLeod and Kirani James were among the world-leaders this past weekend.
DES MOINES – LaShawn Merritt admits that Kirani James was the better man on the day after the American was beaten in the Rio Olympic Games Preview Men’s 400m by the Grenadian at the 2016 Drake Relays on Friday night.
Kirani James ran a world-leading 44.08 seconds to beat rival LaShawn Merritt and win the Rio Olympics Preview men’s 400m at the 2016 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee in Des Moines, IA.
Two of track and field’s biggest relay carnivals, the 2016 Penn Relays and the 2016 Drake Relays will go off this week and coverage from both will be available on USATF.tv and FloTrack.
MIAMI, FL – Selected results from the 2016 Chris Brown Invitational at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas on Saturday (16).