INDIANAPOLIS – Galen Rupp has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after winning both the men’s 5,000 and 10,000 meters last week at the 2009 NCAA DI Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Having already won three NCAA individual titles this school year, Rupp ran the 5,000m prelims on […]
When Meseret Defar ran a then world-leading 31 minutes 7.34 seconds to win her debut 10,000 metres in Stockholm on the last day in May, it was windy and warm (26deg.C). Even allowing for the weather, the Ethiopian 2007 world champion at 5000 metres was less than pleased…..READ MORE
New York, NY – Three-time Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner has been added to the already impressive list of World and Olympic champions slated to compete at the Reebok Grand Prix.
The Southeastern Conference office released its track and field post-season awards and Razorback men picked up four of the six honors.
Track and field fans can now catch a street-level view of the action at the Festival of Excellence, a world-class track and field meet hosted by the University of Toronto’s Varsity Centre on June 11th. Lane 9 tickets, released on May 20 and priced at $25, give fans access to a street festival on Devonshire Place, just inches from the edge of the eight-lane track where the world’s top athletes will compete.
Patrick Holleran, Shannon Digital Imaging post pictures from the the Pac-10 Championships, held May 16-17 in Eugene Oregon, are available on the following Web page…..VIEW IMAGES
BARCELONA, Spain — Jamaica’s two-time Olympic 200m champion and reigning World 100m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will run the half-lap event at the Mitin Ciutat de Barcelona, to be held in the in the Olympic Stadium Lluís Companys of Montjuic on 25 July, organisers announced this week.
When it comes to reports on the health and status of Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, you can believe only half of what you read and none of what you hear because the so-called news is about as reliable as celebrity gossip.
Hong Kong, China – There is an air of expectancy as the three-leg Asian Grand Prix circuit is poised to make a start at Suzhou, China, on Saturday, 23 May. The other two legs will also be hosted by China, the second one in Kunshan on 27 May and the final meet in Hong Kong on 30 May.
KINGSTON — Former world record holder Asafa Powell says he is close to full recovery from an ankle injury and is looking forward to running faster times this season.