Long Jumpers Tomlinson and Mokoena set to do battle in Glasgow

Long jump star Chris Tomlinson will clash with Godfrey Mokoena at the Aviva International Match in Glasgow on Saturday, January 30. The pair, who won gold and silver respectively at the 2008 World Indoor Championships in Valencia, are set for another lively encounter at Kelvin Hall. Tomlinson, the British indoor record holder, will represent the…

Barbadian World Champ Ryan Brathwaite is National Sports Personality of the Year

Ryan Brathwaite is the 2009 National Sports Personality, after his outstanding performances last year. The announcement came as no surprise after Brathwaite’s impressive year was highlighted by his gold medal performance in the 110m hurdles at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin. On his return to Barbados, he was given a king’s welcome…

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The Bowerman Women’s Official Preseason Watch List Announced

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Thursday the 10 female collegiate track & field athletes named to the official preseason watch list for the 2010 awarding of The Bowerman as selected by The Bowerman Women’s Watch Committee. Included in the preseason watch list is 2009 Bowerman finalist Porscha…

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The Bowerman Men’s Official Preseason Watch List Announced

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Thursday the 10 male collegiate track & field athletes named to the official preseason watch list for the 2010 awarding of The Bowerman as selected by The Bowerman Men’s Watch Committee. Included in the preseason watch list are 2009 Bowerman finalists Ashton…

Semenya cannot compete until gender case is resolved

South African runner Caster Semenya will not be allowed to compete until a resolution has been reached in her gender case, the country’s athletics association said on Thursday. Big Confusion: Caster Semenya To Compete In South Africa domestic season » Semenya underwent gender verification tests after she won the women’s 800 metres at the Berlin…

Christine Ohuruogu determined to defend Commonwealth 400 crown

Christine Ohuruogu cut through the high emotions over sport’s security issues to declare herself ready and willing to defend her Commonwealth title in Delhi in October. Talk of a boycott by England competitors because of the terrorist threat in India gained pace after the killing of three men in an ambush on the Togo football…

Maurice Greene, Tonique Williams-Darling special guests at Jamaican meet

and world champions Maurice Greene of the United States and Tonique Williams-Darling of The Bahamas will be special guests at the sixth staging of the Douglas Forrest Invitational Meet set to take place next week Saturday inside the National Stadium. Chairman of the meet, Brian Smith made the announcement yesterday morning at a press conference…

Caster Semenya’s Lawyers Says Lawsuit Reports is ‘nonsense’

Caster Semenya’s lawyers have described as “nonsense” media reports they are planning to sue the International Association of Athletics Federations and Athletics South Africa for multi-million-pound sums. A Swedish newspaper and athletics websites reported prior to Christmas that Greg Nott, her from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, intended to sue the IAAF for £75million and ASA…