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 … Continue reading Usain Bolt Sends Unbeaten Warning To Rivals
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 … Continue reading Bernard Lagat makes 3000m win look easy
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.
BERLIN — German sensation Ariane Friedrich handed Blanka Vlašic a defeat in the opening IAAF Golden League meeting here at the Olympic stadium in Berlin Sunday afternoon.
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.