Gebrselassie gunning for new world record in Berlin Marathon

Published on May 21, 2009 |

Ethiopian long distance great Haile Gebrselassie said on Thursday that he was gunning for his own world record in September’s Berlin Marathon.

IAAF to Bolt: Future of sport not on street

Published on May 19, 2009 |

MONACO (AP) — IAAF president Lamine Diack has reminded triple Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt of his “responsibility” as a champion.

Empty camp frustrates Kenyan national coach

Published on May 18, 2009 |

Julius Kirwa, the national athletics head coach, is a frustrated man. As the New KCC track and field weekend meetings ended in Mombasa on Saturday, he had no clue when sprinters meant to move to camp on Monday ahead of the World Championship set for Berlin in August would.

Teenager’s triples to 17.13m; Huang Haiqiang approaching form

Published on May 18, 2009 |

The Chinese National Championships for men, the qualification meet for the 11th National Games was held in city of Yulin in southern Guangxi province from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 May.

Bolt says he won't defend his Olympic 100m title

Published on May 17, 2009 |

Olympic champion Usain Bolt says he will give up running the 100m to concentrate on the longer sprints and cement his place among the legends of the track.

Winds blow Gebrselassie record attempt off course

Published on May 17, 2009 |

MANCHESTER, England — Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie failed in his bid to reclaim his world 10-kilometre road-running record here on Sunday as gusting winds made his task impossible.

Street wise champion – Usain Bolt

Published on May 16, 2009 |

Usain Bolt hits the centre of Manchester today, vowing to show his rivals a clean pair of heels…When he was on the Beijing track, the elegance of Usain Bolt’s running was remarkable.

“Its hard to compare” Thorkildsen with Zelezny – ÅF Golden League, Oslo

Published on May 15, 2009 |

Oslo, Norway – Yesterday afternoon at Oslo’s famous Bislett Stadium two of the all-time greats of men’s Javelin Throwing met to promote this year’s edition of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, which takes place on Friday 3 July, the second of this year’s six meetings of the ÅF Golden League.

Allyson Felix focuses on her time, not her finish

Published on May 15, 2009 |

Returning to her hometown, three-time Olympic medalist and USC graduate Allyson Felix says today’s Adidas Track Classic at Home Depot Center is “important for me because my family and friends are going to be here.”