Bolt, Gay clash in London still forthcoming

Published on June 28, 2009 |

By Gary Smith, World-Track EUGENE — Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay could meet each other over 100-metres at next month’s London Grand Prix, but a decision is still imminent, according the meeting organizers. The Olympic champion and world record holder Bolt has already signed up for the two meeting and discussion are being held with…

Impressive Demus runs world-leading 53.78 to win 400m hurdle – US trials

Published on June 27, 2009 |

EUGENE — Lashinda Demus came back strong in the closing metres to win the women’s 400m hurdles finals with a world-leading 53.78 and collect her third outdoor title at these U.S. Championships at the Hayward Field on Saturday.

I am not peak yet, warns speeding Jeter

Published on June 27, 2009 |

By Gary Smith, World-Track EUGENE — American star sprinter Carmelita Jeter says she is not worried about peaking too early, in spite of the fast times she has been laying down on the track this season. Jeter has been undefeated all this season and she added another win to the collection by booking her spot…

Agent says it's coming together for Brooks for Jamaica trials

Published on June 22, 2009 |

MIAMI, USA — Commonwealth Games 100-metres champion Sheri Ann Brooks is expected to be amongst the front runners for a place on the Jamaican team in Berlin, according her agent.

Gay ready to challenge Bolt and be the best he can

Published on June 20, 2009 |

By Gary Smith, World-Track EUGENE — American world sprint double champion Tyson Gay is ready run to his full potential as he strives to become the best. Gay, who won the 100m and 200m at the last World Championships in Osaka, Japan two-years-ago, watched ace rival Usain Bolt matched that same feat at the Olympics…

Gone with the wind, Bolt still happy with storming time in Ostrava

Published on June 18, 2009 |

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Usain Bolt says was not disappointed by the slight wind push that robbed him of one of the best performances in history at the Ostrava Golden Spike Ostrava on Wednesday.

CORRECTED: Usain Bolt runs 9.77 (+2.1) in Ostrava

Published on June 17, 2009 |

OSTRAVA — Olympic champion Dayron Robles made it win number two from two in the men’s 110m hurdles this outdoor season when he clocked a world-leading mark at the 48th Zlatá Tretra Ostrava Golden Spike – IAAF Grand Prix meeting on Wednesday.

Dance with Usain Bolt in Crystal Palace

Published on June 15, 2009 |

The winner as chosen by Usain Bolt, will get VIP tickets for the Aviva London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2009…..Read More

Consistent low 43-secs needed to break 400m WR, says Merritt

Published on June 7, 2009 |

EUGENE — Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt does not believe that Michael Johnson’s 400-metres world record is under threat this season.

Jackson surprises 400m hurdles field, strong performances all-round in Eugene

Published on June 7, 2009 |

EUGENE, Oregon — Former world champion Bershawn Jackson recovered well from hitting a hurdle early in the race to finish on top of perhaps the strongest assembled 400m hurdles field this year at the Prefontaine Classic Grand Prix.

Bolt's coach says Tyson's run doesn't scare us

Published on June 4, 2009 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Glen Mills, coach of World record holder Usain Bolt, says he is impressed by the remarkable performance of Tyson Gay in the 200-metres last Saturday, but insists the performance does not affect them.

Powell says he only needs races to be ready again

Published on June 3, 2009 |

NEW YORK, USA — Former 100-metres world record holder Asafa Powell says he only needs more races to put his devastating showing at the Reebok Grand Prix in New York on Saturday behind him.