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Bershawn Jackson hits back at Dai Greene

Bershawn Jackson has hit back at Great Britain’s star hurdler Dai Greene after the reigning world champion took a swipe at the American 400m hurdlers for failing to medal last summer in Daegu, Korea. American 400m hurdler Bershawn Jackson in action at Pre-Classic PHOTOS/ Randy Miyazaki “Greene said ‘he knew we weren’t going to medal; we were too overrated,” Jackson was quoted... 

Usain Bolt says he’s OK, so don’t look for any tears

DAEGU (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt says he’s OK and will return to business once again in the 200 metres at the World Championships, after false-starting out of the finals of the 100m dash in Daegu. The Jamaican world record holder and defending champion, was a strong favourite to defend his title over the straightaway event, but jumped the gun and was disqualified. Asked if he was going... 

Tyson Gay Says He Can Go As Fast As Usain Bolt

American sprinter Tyson Gay insists he can run as fast as Usain Bolt if he remains healthy this season. By Gary Smith Tyson Gay of USA celebrates after winning the Mens 100 metres during day one of the IAAF World Athletics Final Gay, the second-fastest man over the 100m with a time of 9.69seconds, admits that he is still some way behind Bolt’s 9.58secs world record, but believes he can get... 

Tyson Gay Has 9.58secs On His Mind

American star sprinter Tyson Gay, has one goal in mind this year, and that is to lower Usain Bolt’s 9.58secs world record in the 100m. Gay, who will continue his build-up to the rest of the season later this evening with a 400m run at the JN-sponsored Jamaica Inter-national Invitational inside the National Stadium, is hoping to improve on his own personal best of 9.69, which is also Bolt’s... 

Usain Bolt to run 100m in Daegu on May 19

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in action Jamaican triple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt will get an early look at the 2011 World Championships site when he runs in the men’s 100 metres in Daegu, South Korea, on May 19. The race will be the Bolt’s first 100m of the season as well as his first visit to South Korea. It will precede Bolt’s previously announced 200 metres at the... 

World record holder Yelena Isinbayeva taking a break

Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayevaat the Golden Gala in Rome PHOTO/James Davis/Allsports Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva is taking an indefinite break but insists she will try for a third straight Olympic gold medal at London in 2012. The Russian world-record holder has been considering resting since leaving the world indoor championships last month in Qatar without a medal. “A break... 

Chris Johnson, Usain Bolt Race Could Still Go Ahead – Reports

In response to Thursday’s comments from Titans running back Chris Johnson regarding an ongoing desire to race record-setting sprinter Usain Bolt, a source with knowledge of the situation told profootballtalk that Bolt’s representatives actively have been pushing the event. Johnson reportedly claimed on Thursday that he plans to race Bolt next year, but there are still ongoing discussion... 

Video Dwain Chambers winning the men's 60m dash in Doha

Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers rocketed to the gold medal in 6.48seconds to win the men’s 60m dash at the World Indoor Championships. Chambers’ time is the fastest in the world this season and he got home ahead of American Mike Rogers and Daniel Bailey of Antigua who finished third. But it was all about one man, Chambers, who got off to a rocket of a start and powered away from the world-class... 

France's Teddy Tamgho sets world indoor triple world record

Teddy Tamgho of France after winning the world indoor triple with a WR jump France’s Teddy Tamgho on Sunday set a new world indoor record of 17.90 metres for the men’s triple jump. With his final jump of the day, Tamgho launched himself ahead of Cuban duo Yoandris Betanzos (17.69m) and Arnie David Girat (17.36). “I didn’t think I’d be able to achieve such a performance... 

Dwain Chambers blasts to World Indoor title in WL time

Great Britain's Dwain Chambers blasts to gold in Doha Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers rocketed to the gold medal in 6.48seconds to win the men’s 60m dash at the World Indoor Championships. Chambers’ time is the fastest in the world this season and he got home ahead of American Mike Rogers and Daniel Bailey of Antigua who finished third. But it was all about one man, Chambers,... 
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