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Usain Bolt Sends Unbeaten Warning To Rivals

The World’s Fastest Man ambled into a heaving club called Fiction in Kingston, Jamaica, just after 2.30 last Sunday morning. Usain Bolt showed none of the blistering speed which has made him an outrageous phenomenon. The Olympic and world champion in both the 100m and 200m, who has swept aside preconceptions about how fast a human might run, strolled through the booming waves of sound so coolly... 

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 crowd. Beautiful. It may have been one of the most competitive races in the programme, but as soon as Lagat... 

Runner's Tribe NCAA Recap

Few meets can rival the NCAA Championships for drama, intrigue, and upsets. It combines elite, world-leading performances with tight team competitions in which the difference between 6th and 8th can make or break a team. And this year, the men’s competition came down to the final event, the 4x400m relay, before it was decided. Amazingly, before the 4x400m race went off, there was potential... 
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Vlašic beaten by German star in Berlin

BERLIN — German sensation Ariane Friedrich handed Blanka Vlašic a defeat on a day when American Sanya Richards ran the fastest women’s 400m of the season in the opening IAAF Golden League meeting here at the Olympic stadium in Berlin Sunday afternoon. In a thrilling women’s High Jump competition, Friedrich produced the unexpected of 2.06m – A German outdoor record, world-leading... 

Bolt has turned rivals into spectators

When Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meters a year ago in New York, he was still just another sprinter from Jamaica, making a case to his coach that this was the event for him. He was two months away from his force-of-nature performance in Beijing and life as an icon. Even though he will not line up for the Reebok Grand Prix meet at Icahn Stadium on Saturday, on the same track he covered... 

Gay says Bolt race in Beijing was perfect, but it’s a new season now

By Gary Smith CARSON, USA — Reigning World double sprint champion Tyson Gay has admitted that Usain Bolt’s 9.69 seconds world record Olympic crowning race in Beijing, last year was “almost perfect,” but insists he is not troubled by the accomplishments of his arch rival.   Gay suffered a heavy defeat to Bolt in a breakthrough season for the Jamaican last year at the Reebok... 

Street wise champion – Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt hits the centre of Manchester today, vowing to show his rivals a clean pair of heels… When he was on the Beijing track, the elegance of Usain Bolt’s running was remarkable. How could he be so fast and yet so much at ease? Other great sprinters pounded the track but he, the greatest of them all, glided over it. Bolt was a phenomenon and part of the explanation lay in the length... 

SEC Outdoor Championships – Day Two Report

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Georgia and Arkansas lead on the men’s and women’s sides, respectively, following day two of the 2009 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships Friday. The event is being hosted by the University of Florida at its Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium. The Georgia men lead Auburn by 10 points while the Razorback women go into the final day of competition... 
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