Bolt and four others line-up for Lausanne

World Athlete of the Year Usain Bolt, and another four IAAF Diamond League Ambassadors have been announced by the organisers of Athletissima for the meeting which will take place in Lausanne’s Pontaise stadium on 8 July.

Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17. The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see […]

Jamaica's Omar Brown open to defend Commonwealth Games 200m title

By Gary Smith, World-Track KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Omar Brown has not ruled out defending his 200 metres title at the New Delhi Games in India next year. Brown, who won the title in close finish with Stephan Buckland of Mauritius and fellow countryman Chris Williams at the 2006 event in Melbourne, […]

Germaine Mason trains with Powell, hangs out with Bolt

Germaine Mason and Asafa Powell are hanging off a stretch of industrial fencing, their arms straining as they perform leg raises at the MVP athletics track in Kingston, Jamaica. It is early morning but already the sun is blazing and their bodies glisten with sweat. This is where Jamaica’s top track and field stars – […]

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.

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