Bernard Lagat makes 3000m win look easy

Is there a cooler guy in athletics than Bernard Lagat? The US athlete regained the title he last won six years ago with a totally dominant display and after opening up a 10m lead on this well beaten rivals had the time midway down the home stretch to raise an arm in acknowledgment to the […]

Jessica Ennis moves up to third all-time best in Pentathlon

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 […]

Dwain Chambers, Phillips Idowu, Jessica Ennis to lead Britain's World Indoor team

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 […]

Finland’s Osku Torro surprises with 2.32m NR; world lead also for Cantwell

Finland’s 30-year-old Osku Torro took a surprise High Jump victory indoors in Wuppertal, Germany, setting a world season lead with a 2.32m performance which not only added 5 centimetres to his outright personal best (2.27 outdoors, 2007 / 2.26 indoors, 2006) but improved the Finnish record by one centimetre. Torro, had a clean jumping card […]

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