Martina runs 9.97, Gebrselassie falls short of One-Hour mark in Hengelo

Published on June 1, 2009 |

HENGELO, Netherlands — Olympic finalist Churandy Martina clocked 9.97 seconds in a slight head wind to win the men’s 100m at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games in Hengelo on Monday.

IAAF considers changing timetable to help Bolt treble quest in London

Published on May 29, 2009 |

NEW YORK, USA — Sprint Phenomenon Usain Bolt may very well have thinks is own way at the 2012 London Olympics if he does decides to go ahead chase an exceptional 100m, 200m and 400m treble.

Gay tells how Bolt Beijing time shocked him

Published on May 29, 2009 |

By Gary Smith for World-Track NEW YORK, USA – It’s almost one year since Usain Bolt ignited the sprinting world with his phenomenal performances in Beijing, but his accomplishments are still lingering in the minds of his fellow rivals.   He is getting his mind ready for a 200-metre outing at the Reebok Grand Prix…

The need for speed – Wariner joins studded Reebok 200m field

Published on May 27, 2009 |

New York, NY – Three-time Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner has been added to the already impressive list of World and Olympic champions slated to compete at the Reebok Grand Prix.

Prefontaine Classic hurdles field released

Published on May 27, 2009 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EUGENE — Last we counted, after 7 announced events in the Prefontaine Classic, eleven Beijing medal winners were in the fields. That total takes a significant jump with the addition of the two hurdles events in the Pre Classic on June 7th at Hayward Field.  It’s a clean sweep in the men’s 400 Hurdles,…

14.35!! – Bolt runs fastest ever 150m at Bupa Manchester Games (UPDATED)

Published on May 17, 2009 |

By Gary Smith and Glen Andrews (Action Sports) for World-Track MANCHESTER — Olympic sprint double champion Usain Bolt shot from the block and got quicker with every step to win  the 150m at the Bupa Manchester Games on Sunday. The 22-year-old, after getting a bye into the finals, produced a world mark of 14.35 seconds…

Bolt sets his sights on 9.40 seconds

Published on May 17, 2009 |

Usain Bolt says the target for the 100-metres world record could be set at an unbreakable 9.40 seconds and believes he could be the man to bring his own mark down to that standard.