National track & field coach Raymond ‘KC’ Graham, a high school stand-out coach has blasted comments made by US Junior College coach Michael Smart about getting second-tier athletes from Jamaica. “Coach Smart has no regard or respect for Jamaican coaches when he said in an article that he got second-tier, and athletes who are not […]
Fireworks are expected at today’s seventh Jamaica International Invitational track and field meet where several Olympic and World Championship medallists, including Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, Carmelita Jeter and Veronica Campbell-Brown will be in action at the National Stadium.
Louisville’s D’Ana McCarty has won the women’s weight throw for the first individual title at the NCAA indoor track and field championships. McCarty’s toss of 74 feet, 8 1/4 inches gave her a second straight indoor national title in the event. Also Friday, Oregon’s Ashton Eaton took a commanding lead in the heptathlon after four […]
Watch Live action from the SEC Indoor Championships online. CLICK HERE TO WATCH After day one of the 2010 SEC Indoor Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships, the University of South Carolina is leading the women’s race. The University of Arkansas is hosting the championship events at the Randal Tyson Track Center, in Fayetteville, […]
Usain Bolt may have been the person to save track and field in the face of a number of doping scandals, as well as to highlight the merits of the junior school system. That’s according to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president, Lamine Diack. “I think it was the thing that was needed in […]
Andy Baddeley of Great Britain and Erin Donohue of the USA ran to solid victories in the mile at the 15th New Balance Games at the Armory Track and Field Center in New York on Saturday (23). Baddeley, the 2008 winner of Oslo’s Dream Mile, clocked 3:55.64, an indoor personal best for the 27-year-old. Donohue […]