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.

Gay vs. Bolt? – What an exciting clash

Published on June 3, 2009 |

Tyson Gay has officially stepped up to the plate at The Reebok Grand Prix, showing that Usain Bolt will not have it all his own way this year.

Jamaican top junior Dexter Lee goes pro

Published on June 3, 2009 |

Double IAAF world 100m champion Dexter Lee of Herbert Morrison Technical has done what some deemed inevitable, embracing a contractual relationship with Reebok, which will see him as one of the future standard-bearers for the brand.

IAAF president Diack applauds Bolt street race

Published on June 3, 2009 |

LONDON – World athletics head Lamine Diack is acutely aware of the need to promote his sport beyond its traditional boundaries and showcase exciting talents such as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

Bolt ready for Gay’s challenge

Published on June 2, 2009 |

Kingston – Usain Bolt, the world’s sprint double record holder, said he was not surprise with American Tyson Gay’s impressive 19.58sec clocking.

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.

Gay is USATF Athlete of the Week

Published on June 2, 2009 |

INDIANAPOLIS – Tyson Gay has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after running the third-fastest time in history in the men’s 200 meters Saturday at the Reebok Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium in New York City.

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.

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.

Gay is determined to be faster and is “going to have fun” at World Champs

Published on June 1, 2009 |

New York, USA – “Tyson’s back.” That’s how the moderator opened the post-meet press conference with Tyson Gay after the Reebok Grand Prix – IAAF World Athletics Tour – on Saturday evening (30 May), where Gay ran 19.58 for 200m.

In debut, Defar clocks world-leading 31:07.34 in Stockholm

Published on June 1, 2009 |

Meseret Defar clocked a world-leading 31:07.34 to win her 10,000m track debut in Stockholm on Saturday (30).

García tallies world leading 8496 in Havana

Published on May 31, 2009 |

Havana, Cuba – Twenty-year old Yordanis García improved his personal best by over 100 points to score a world leading 8496 points in winning the NACAC Combined Events Championships on Saturday (30) in Havana, his first international title since taking the World Youth gold in 2005.