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Usain Bolt's 43 quarter-mile split keeps them guessing

Usain bolt in action A 43.58-second clocking/split by world 100m and 200m record holder Usain Bolt on the anchor leg of the Racers Lions 4×400 metres team at Saturday’s 34th Gibson Relays, has reignited calls for the Jamaican sprint king to contest the 400m. After collecting the baton some 20 metres behind and in fourth position, the triple Olympic and World Championships gold medallist returned... 

Veronica Campbell-Brown Wins Tyson Invitational 60m Dash

Sprint ace Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women’s 60-meter dash in 7.15 seconds at the Tyson Invitational Friday night at the University of Arkansas. The three-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica ran the 10th-fastest time in the world this year and earned her first indoor victory of the season. Campbell-Brown, an Arkansas alum, ran the event for the second time this season after finishing... 

Justin Gatlin Learns How To Sprint Again

Justin Gatlin is learning how to sprint again, a fact that has little to do with the American’s four-year absence from athletics under a doping ban. With a new coach and a new philosophy on running, the former Olympic and world champion is working hard to get back to top speed. “Everything I learned I had to throw it out the window and learn a whole new technique,” Gatlin told Reuters... 

Sir Alex Ferguson says Bolt’s Berlin performance was ‘jaw-dropping’

By Gary Smith, World-Track World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt (L) with Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United world legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Usain Bolt’s glittering record breaking performances at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, in August, is definitely one of the sporting highlights of the year. The Jamaican smashed... 

Wins for Hackett, Lucas and Sorrillo on final day at T&T trials

By Gary Smith, World-Track Semoy Hackett, Josanne Lucas and Rondel Sorrillo captured wins on the final day of competition at the Trinidad and Tobago Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium Port of Spain, on Sunday. Hackett and Sorrillo won the women’s and men’s 200m titles, while Lucas ran off the with the women’s 100m hurdles. After finishing second in the 100m dash, Hackett... 

Liu's return still a mystery

By Huram Hung, World-Track SHANGHAI, China — The return of China’s superstar hurdler Liu Xiang is still uncertain as he is still not yet accessible for sprinting in a pair of spikes. His coach Sun Haiping, however, believes the former Olympic champion and world record holder is “about 90 percent better.” "Liu will go for another check at the end of this month and if his... 

Williams to help US regain sprint crown

United States’ 2005 Helsinki World 100m champion, Lauryn Williams, says she is looking forward to being a part of her country’s initiative to regain their sprint dominance over Jamaica. At last year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Jamaica led by Usain Bolt’s stunning world record runs of 9.69 and 19.30 in the 100 and 200 metres respectively, rocked the sprint world…..READ... 

Campbell-Brown wins sprint double in Florida

Two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown completed another sprint double victory. This time it was at a low-keyed meeting at the University of Central Florida in Clermont on Saturday. Campbell-Brown, who repeated her Athens Olympics 200m title when she raced to a 21.74 in Beijing last Summer, first won the women’s 100m in 11.04 seconds…..READ MORE  Read More »

Powell and Gay could clash at Prefontaine Classic

By Gary Smith, World-Track 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. Powell is already confirmed to race at the meeting and according meeting director Tom Jordan, Gay, fresh from his stunning 19.58 second at the Reebok... 
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