I am not the best yet, says Bolt

Published on June 16, 2009 |

By Gary Smith, World-Track OSTRAVA — Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says it is too early to consider himself the best athlete ever, but admits that he is working hard towards the feat. "I am not (the best ever) I am only one of them. Therefore I am still working on myself or more…

Chambers, Stewart win 100m titles in Paris

Published on June 11, 2009 |

PARIS — Great British and European number one sprinter this season, Dwain Chambers and Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart registered 100-metres wins in cold conditions at the Alma Athletics meeting in Montreuil – Eastern Paris, on Thursday.

Bolt runs 10.00 in the rain in Toronto

Published on June 11, 2009 |

TORONTO — The fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt destroyed a good looking field to win the men’s 100-metres on a cold rainy evening here at the Toronto Festival of Excellence meeting at Varsity Centre Thursday.

Jemilo says there is no need to worry

Published on June 10, 2009 |

NAIROBI, Kenya — Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo has a message for her concerned fans. The Kenyan teen who dominated the 800 metres last year, on her way to winning the Olympic title in Beijing and a one-million dollar in prize in the IAAF Golden League series, has been struggling to find that same form this campaign.

Bolt's agent not aware of another street race

Published on June 9, 2009 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Olympic triple gold medallist Usain Bolt is reportedly wanted on the streets again, but his agent Ricky Simms says he is not aware of such proposal.

Powell – "I didn't really try to push"

Published on June 8, 2009 |

EUGENE, Oregon — Former world record holder Asafa Powell says he only gave enough effort to test himself during a 100-metres race at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Grand Prix meeting on Sunday.

Mike Rogers won't get carried away with successive wins

Published on June 7, 2009 |

EUGENE, Oregon — American indoor champion Mike Rogers says he will not get carried away by his recent form that saw him winning back-to-back races in the last two weekends.

Glen Mills taking his time to prime young Jamaican star

Published on June 6, 2009 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Experienced coach Glen Mills, the man credited for leading Usain Bolt to phenomenal heights in the sprints last year says he does not intend to force his rising star Yohan Blake to stardom at the international level.

Asafa Powell recovering in time – Prefontaine preview (updated)

Published on June 6, 2009 |

EUGENE — Paul Doyle, agent of former 100-metres record holder Asafa Powell, believes the Jamaican is not too far from being at full strength.

Bolt is setting the tone, says Crawford

Published on June 5, 2009 |

MIAMI — Former Olympic champion Shawn Crawford, like many others believes Jamaican sprint marvel Usain Bolt has evaluated the sprinting department with his remarkable performances last year.

Gay still recovering – No clash with Powell at Prefontaine Classic

Published on June 4, 2009 |

EUGENE — The slim chance of a 100-Metres clash between former world record holder Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay at Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic has disappear.

Powell and Gay could clash at Prefontaine Classic

Published on June 2, 2009 |

EUGENE — Former world record holder Asafa Powell and world sprint double champion Tyson Gay could face each other over 100-metres at the Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic, to be held at the Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.