Olympic champ Robles to open season on June 10

Published on June 2, 2009 |

Olympic champion Dayron Robles will be moving his training camp later this week from Ecuador to Spain, one week before making his outdoor debut on June 10 in Salonica, Greece.

Americans, Jamaicans face-off on US home turf

Published on May 29, 2009 |

NEW YORK — Several weeks after the Beijing Olympics, American sprinter Lauryn Williams was sitting in a hotel room in Shanghai reading through her mail. Every other letter, it seemed, was filled with anger and resentment.

Rawlinson back on track for Berlin

Published on May 27, 2009 |

Australian Jana Rawlinson has appointed Craig Hilliard as coach for the second time in her successful career. Five weeks after confirming her separation from husband and coach Chris Rawlinson, the two-time 400m hurdles world champion has officially linked with Hilliard in the lead-up to August’s track and field World Championships in Berlin and possible beyond….

Powell says he's ready to run fast again

Published on May 21, 2009 |

KINGSTON — Former world record holder Asafa Powell says he is close to full recovery from an ankle injury and is looking forward to running faster times this season.

Bolt – 'I could have gone faster'

Published on May 18, 2009 |

MANCHESTER, England — Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt says he hopes to be at full strength for this summer’s IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany later this year.

Wariner returns to coach Hart

Published on May 18, 2009 |

CARSON — After losing his reign as the world’s dominant quarter-miler over the last five-years and surrendering his Olympic title to fellow American LaShawn Merritt in Beijing last summer, Jeremy Wariner has decided to return to his old coach Clyde Hart.

Culson goes 48.43 to win 400m hurdles; Martina beats Chambers in Ponce (UPDATED)

Published on May 17, 2009 |

PONCE, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s Javier Culson thrilled the home fans by landing yet another big time performance in the area when he out-classed a good looking field to win the men’s 400m hurdles here at the Ponce Grand Prix – IAAF-NACAC AREA PERMIT MEETING on Saturday.

Taylor felt he was robbed in Carson

Published on May 16, 2009 |

CARSON –Olympic gold medallist Angelo Taylor was fuming after the men’s 400m hurdles race here at The Home Depot Center, after meet officials failed to assemble the eighth flight of hurdles correctly.

Clement beats Taylor, runs 48.38 in Carson

Published on May 16, 2009 |

CARSON — American Kerron Clement ran a well judged race to hold off the determine Angelo Taylor and Dominican Republic’s Felix Sanchez and win the men’s 400m hurdles at the 2009 adidas Classics Grand Prix, on a windy afternoon here at The Home Depot Center on Saturday.

Ato Boldon thankful he didn't have to face Bolt

Published on May 16, 2009 |

Retired Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Ato Boldon says he is happy that Usain Bolt was not around during his track and field career.

Bolts says he could have gone 9.56 without showboating

Published on May 16, 2009 |

MANCHESTER — Usain Bolt revealed that he could have gone as fast as 9.56seconds in the 100m at the Olympic Games in Beijing, last summer, had he not celebrated metres before the finishing line.

Bolt vows to be careful after car crash

Published on May 16, 2009 |

MANCHESTER, England – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt says he has examined his life following a brutal car after a car crash in his home land last month.