Usain Bolt: Gatlin needs to worry about Gay, Blake before testing me

ROME — Usain Bolt has laughed off comments from American sprinter Justin Gatlin – which suggested that the 2004 Olympic champion was ready to take down the world record holder in London. Gatlin, who has been in great form this season, following his return to the track from a four-year suspension – believes that he […]

Justin Gatlin fires back at Bolt and Blake

DOHA — American sprinter Justin Gatlin returned to top form with a sizzling run in Doha and then took a dig at his Jamaican rivals Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake on Friday. Gatlin, who recently returned from a four year ban – clocked 9.87 seconds to win the 100 metres dash at the Doha Diamond […]

Ato Boldon sounds bold Bolt warning to rivals

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Ato Boldon, the four-time Olympic Games medalist believes that Usain Bolt‘s opening race at the Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston, on Saturday has set him up well for another exciting summer. Bolt raced over the 100 metres for the first time this season and his performance […]

Joseph Kiptum and Natalya Puchkova win Hanover after thrilling finishes

Two thrilling finishes that went right to the wire marked the TUI Marathon Hanover on Sunday. In the men’s race a fascinating battle for victory ended with a triumph for Joseph Kiptum (Kenya), who just held off Ethiopia’s Megersa Bacha Chikuala. Both clocked 2:09:56. Little more than 20 minutes later spectators witnessed another finish where […]

Marathon stars Gebrselassie, Radcliffe meets Austria’s President

The President of Austria, Mr Heinz Fischer, has met athletics legends Paula Radcliffe and Haile Gebrselassie for a reception in the Vienna Hofburg during the marathon weekend in Vienna. On the day after this honour the two runners were involved in the OMV Champions Race, where the Ethiopian chased the British world marathon record holder […]

Galen Rupp is USATF Athlete of the Week

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 […]

Williams to help US regain sprint crown

United States’ 2005 Helsinki World 100m champion, Lauryn Williams, says she is looking forward to being a part of her country’s initiative to regain their sprint dominance over Jamaica. At last year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Jamaica led by Usain Bolt’s stunning world record runs of 9.69 and 19.30 in the 100 and 200 […]

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