Fast Running Out of Chances

Published on May 28, 2009 |

Asafa Powell is an enigma. As often as he delights by running fast when least expected, so often he dismays by running poorly when expectations are highest.

Gay and Powell want your attention in New York – PREVIEW

Published on May 28, 2009 |

Tyson Gay, the 2007 World champion at 100m and 200m, and Asafa Powell, the former World 100m record holder would like a moment of your attention. – Interview with Felix Sanchez

Published on May 28, 2009 | has published an in depth interview with Felix Sanchez, the former Olympic and World 400m Hurdles champion.

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….

Jana still focused on track despite marriage breakdown

Published on May 27, 2009 |

Two-time 400-meter hurdles world champion Jana Rawlinson bid for her third world championship title is still on track despite the breakdown of her three-year marriage to husband and coach Chris.

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,…

Bailey, Batchelor, Bucknam and Ulrey earn SEC awards

Published on May 26, 2009 |

The Southeastern Conference office released its track and field post-season awards and Razorback men picked up four of the six honors.

What Bolt, Powell and Gay – likely to do this year?!

Published on May 26, 2009 |

I know this is meandering into the world of speculation – but thought it would be good to gauge people’s views…

$25 street party tickets released to see Bolt in Toronto

Published on May 26, 2009 |

Track and field fans can now catch a street-level view of the action at the Festival of Excellence, a world-class track and field meet hosted by the University of Toronto’s Varsity Centre on June 11th. Lane 9 tickets, released on May 20 and priced at $25, give fans access to a street festival on Devonshire Place, just inches from the edge of the eight-lane track where the world’s top athletes will compete.

Bolt makes meet once-in-a-lifetime experience

Published on May 26, 2009 |

After 30 years of writing sports, you don’t get mesmerized all that often.But every once in a while along comes a Muhammad Ali, along comes a Michael Jordan or a Mario Lemieux, and you stop, catch your breath and remember how fortunate you are to have the best seat in the house.

NAIA Outdoor Championships Photos

Published on May 25, 2009 |

Photos from the opening day of the NAIA Outdoor National Championships at the Ralph Korte Stadium in Edwardsville, Illinois on May 21, 2009. Contact Photographer Gary Smith for original images