Jackson surprises 400m hurdles field, strong performances all-round in Eugene

EUGENE, Oregon — Former world champion Bershawn Jackson recovered well from hitting a hurdle early in the race to finish on top of perhaps the strongest assembled 400m hurdles field this year at the Prefontaine Classic Grand Prix.

2009 fastest women Stewart and Jeter to clash at Prefontaine

EUGENE — Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart and American Carmelita Jeter, the two fastest women over 100-metres this year will put their win streaks on the line when they come face-to-face at Sunday’s 35th annual Prefontaine Classic meeting at Hayward Field.

Bolt's coach says Tyson's run doesn't scare us

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Glen Mills, coach of World record holder Usain Bolt, says he is impressed by the remarkable performance of Tyson Gay in the 200-metres last Saturday, but insists the performance does not affect them.

Powell and Gay could clash at Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE — Former world record holder Asafa Powell and world sprint double champion Tyson Gay could face each other over 100-metres at the Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic, to be held at the Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Gay is determined to be faster and is “going to have fun” at World Champs

New York, USA – “Tyson’s back.” That’s how the moderator opened the post-meet press conference with Tyson Gay after the Reebok Grand Prix – IAAF World Athletics Tour – on Saturday evening (30 May), where Gay ran 19.58 for 200m.

Gay tells how Bolt Beijing time shocked him

By Gary Smith for World-Track NEW YORK, USA – It’s almost one year since Usain Bolt ignited the sprinting world with his phenomenal performances in Beijing, but his accomplishments are still lingering in the minds of his fellow rivals.   He is getting his mind ready for a 200-metre outing at the Reebok Grand Prix […]

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