Kim Collins not selected by St. Kitts for World Indoors

Published on February 25, 2012 |

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Former World 100m Champion and 2-time World Indoor 60m Silver medallist Kim Collins is among athletes who are not on the SKNAAA’s selection of the team to represent St. Kitts-Nevis at the IAAF World Indoor Championships to be held in Istanbul, Turkey. The stunning development was announced on Friday when the…

Grenadian James races to world best at New Balance

Published on February 4, 2012 |

Grenadian World Championships gold medallist Kirani James won the men’s 400m dash in a world-leading time at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday. James posted a time of 45.96 seconds to better the previous world mark of 45.99, which was set by American Gil Roberts. Finishing second was Joshua Scott of USA…

Sprint victories for Powell and Campbell-Brown at US Open

Published on January 28, 2012 |

Asafa Powell opened his 2012 season with an impressive win after taking the men’s 50m dash at the US Open at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Fellow Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown blasted to 6.08 seconds to win the women’s 50m dash as well on the night. Powell, using the indoor season to gear up for…

Galen Rupp and David Oliver Set to compete in Boston

Published on January 17, 2012 |

BOSTON (Jan 17) – Distance star Galen Rupp and high hurdler David Oliver, both American Record-Holders, have confirmed their participation in the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on February 4th, organizers announced today. Galen Rupp, from Portland, OR, had one of the best annual campaigns ever by American distance runner in 2011. Beginning with an…

Jamaican Nesta Carter joins U.S. Open 50m field

Published on January 11, 2012 |

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Nesta Carter, a member of the Jamaican Olympic Games and World Championships world record 4x100m relay teams, has joined the star-studded men’s 50m field at the U.S. Open Track and Field meeting at Madison Square Garden on Jan 28. Carter has been called up as a replacement for Trinidad and…

Grenadian World champ Kirani James to race Bershawn Jackson in Beantown

Published on January 10, 2012 |

BOSTON (Jan 10) – For sixteen years, New England track fans have come to expect the world’s best middle distance and distance runners to go head-to-head on the oval at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. This year those same fans will get an added treat. On Feb. 4, the world’s top long sprinter, Kirani…

American stars getting the spotlight ahead of Boston

Published on January 6, 2012 |

Top American Track Stars Getting the Spotlight Ahead of Boston With four weeks to go, media coverage of some of the stars of the 2012 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is picking up: World Championship bronze medalist Matthew Centrowitz spoke about making his pro debut at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Returning to the site…

Powell v Gatlin over 50 at US Open

Published on January 5, 2012 |

Former World 100-metre record-holder Asafa Powell is set to clash with American former world indoor 60m champion Justin Gatlin over 50-meter at the US Open, organizers said on Thursday. Powell, who announced late last year that he plans to use a full indoor season as part of his preparation for this summer’s Olympic Games in…

Mo Farah, Jenn Suhr and Morgan Uceny for Balance Indoor

Published on January 3, 2012 |

BOSTON (Jan 3) – Mo Farah, Jenn Suhr and Morgan Uceny – all ranked #1 in the World – will compete at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Feb. 4, organizers announced today. Tickets for the 17th-annual Olympic-style event are on sale now at www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling 1-877-849-8722. Mo Farah, the 2011…

World champion Jenny Simpson set for New Balance Indoor

Published on December 13, 2011 |

BOSTON – The reigning World Champion at 1500 Meters, Jenny Simpson, will open her 2012 season, and Matthew Centrowitz will make his professional track debut on February 4 at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced today. Tickets for the 17th annual Olympic-style event are on sale now at www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling…