Usain Bolt runs 9.79, beats Asafa Powell in Oslo

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had to do some chasing tonight, but he did so successfully in catching Asafa Powell at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday. The World record holder and double Olympic champion, who set a world-leading 9.76 seconds time when bettering Powell in […]

Strong sprints and throws fields expected for Colorful Daegu

DAEGU — Sprinters Walter Dix, Carmelita Jeter and Kirani James, as well as throwers Tatyana Lysenko and Betty Heidler are amongst the already confirmed stars for the Colorful Daegu Meeting, organisers said on Tuesday. The track and field meeting, which will take place on May 16 is part of the IAAF World Challenge series. Americans […]

Majewski, Kleinert win 'DN Galan Big Shot' titles in Stockholm

By Symone Goss World-Track STOCKHOLM — Polish Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski and Germany’s Nadine Kleinert got the better of their American challengers to win the men’s and women’s ‘DN Galan Big Shot’ events in a downtown park on Thursday. Majewski, inching back into that shape that won him the Olympic crown in Beijing last year, […]

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