Veronica Campbell-Brown hoped for more. The opportunity was there. Sheri-Ann Brooks pressed her the entire way but Campbell never let her close enough.

Campbell-Brown, the Jamaican Olympic gold medalist, won the womens’ 60 meters at the NYU Fasttrack Invitational in 7.14, the third-fastest time in the world this year and a season-best. Campbell was disappointed afterward. She hoped to faster than 7.1.

“I don’t like the word ‘good,’” she said. “I strive for excellence.”

With the World Indoor Championship three weeks away, Campbell isn’t the only one. World-class athletes have used meets at the New Balance Track and Field Center to sharpen and gain some tune-up races as many gear up for worlds in Doha, Qatar, March 12-14…..Read More

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