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Usain Bolt to run at Penn Relays

World sprint double and relay world record holder Usain Bolt, will compete at the Penn Relays as part of the USA vs. the World event April 24, USA Track and Field announced Thursday. The Jamaican sprint ace is scheduled to compete in the men’s 4×100 relay and event he ran on the third leg when … Continue reading Usain Bolt to run at Penn Relays

Michael Johnson still pushing for Usain Bolt to run the 400m

American sprint legend Michael Johnson believes Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt should consider moving up to 400m after an impressive relay display last month. Bolt clocked a 43.58-second split in a 4×400 relay at the Gibson Relay meet in Jamaica 10 days ago. American Johnson’s world record from a standing start is 43.18 sec and … Continue reading Michael Johnson still pushing for Usain Bolt to run the 400m

Britain's hurdles champion Callum Priestley tests positive

Britain’s Callum Priestley has been provisionally suspended from all competition and UK Athletics’ World Class Performance Programme following an anti-doping violation. Sprint hurdler Priestley, 21, has been suspended under IAAF rules after analysis of his B sample indicated the presence of the asthma drug clenbuterol. The suspension follows an out-of-competition test in South Africa in … Continue reading Britain's hurdles champion Callum Priestley tests positive