Ato Boldon sounds bold Bolt warning to rivals

Published on May 7, 2012 |

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Ato Boldon, the four-time Olympic Games medalist believes that Usain Bolt‘s opening race at the Jamaica International Invitational at the National Stadium in Kingston, on Saturday has set him up well for another exciting summer. Bolt raced over the 100 metres for the first time this season and his performance…

Lashawn Merritt clocks world-leading time at Guadeloupe meeting

Published on May 2, 2012 |

BAIE-MAHAULT, Guadeloupe (Sporting Alert) – Olympic champion Lashawn Merritt got his outdoor season off to a flyer after clocking a world-leading time to win the men’s 400-metres at the Stade de Baie-Mahault in Guadeloupe on Tuesday. The American who was impressive at the Penn Relays last weekend took his main event in 44.73, the quickest…

Walter Dix flashes to 9.85w, Wariner beaten at Mt SAC

Published on April 22, 2012 |

Olympic bronze medallist Walter Dix sounded his own warning ahead of this summer’s London Olympic Games with a wind-aided 9.85 seconds to take the invitational 100m at the 2012 Mt. SAC Relays on Saturday. The American was pushed slightly by a wind of +2.4 m/s, but his move in the second part of the race…

Jeremy Wariner wins at Texas State Invitational

Published on April 8, 2012 |

American 2004 Athens Olympic Games champion Jeremy Wariner won the men’s 400-metres dash at the Texas State Invitational on Saturday. Wariner, who is using the early meetings as tune up for the U.S. Olympic trials later this year, clocked 45.64 seconds in a dominating performance to win the event on the day. The former Baylor…

Usain Bolt to open season at Jamaica Invitational

Published on March 16, 2012 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will open his campaign at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet on May 5. Bolt was supposed to kick-start his Olympic campaign in Jamaica last month, but he was forced to delay on his first because of what his management said was for business reason. “It is always…

UK Athletics denies that Dwain Chambers is training with 4x100m squad

Published on March 15, 2012 |

The UK Athletics has denied that sprinter Dwain Chambers has been working with the 4x100m relay squad. Reports claimed that reigning World Indoor 60m bronze medallist, who is currently banned from competing for Great Britain at the London Olympic Games this summer, has been training with the sprint relay squad. However, the nation’s governing body…