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.

Great City Games live on Universal Sports Sunday

Published on May 16, 2009 |

The Fastest Man in the World steps back onto the Track in Manchester, UK. Usain Bolt takes his two events and splits them in half. He will be running the 150m sprint on Sunday, May 17th LIVE on Universal Sports.

SEC Outdoor Championships – Day Two Report

Published on May 16, 2009 |

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Georgia and Arkansas lead on the men’s and women’s sides, respectively, following day two of the 2009 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships Friday. The event is being hosted by the University of Florida at its Percy Beard Track at James G. Pressly Stadium.

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.

Seven Irish athletes set NCAA regional qualifying marks at Georgia Tech Invitational

Published on May 15, 2009 |

ATLANTA – The Irish track and field teams competed Friday during the first day of events at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Women’s 1500 Meters: Marissa Treece finished 12th with an NCAA regional qualifying time of 4:27.70, while Lindsey Ferguson finished 21st in 4:31.56.

Purdue teams starts great at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Published on May 15, 2009 |

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Purdue men’s and women’s track and field teams had a great first day at the 2009 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, hosted by Ohio State at Jesse Owens Track Stadium on Friday. Both the men and the women sit in third place in the team standings as the men scored 10 points and the women tallied 14.

“Its hard to compare” Thorkildsen with Zelezny – ÅF Golden League, Oslo

Published on May 15, 2009 |

Oslo, Norway – Yesterday afternoon at Oslo’s famous Bislett Stadium two of the all-time greats of men’s Javelin Throwing met to promote this year’s edition of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, which takes place on Friday 3 July, the second of this year’s six meetings of the ÅF Golden League.

Devonish looking to catch Bolt off guard in Manchester

Published on May 15, 2009 |

LONDON, England — Great Britain’s Marlon Devonish believes he stands a chance of defeating Jamaican Usain Bolt in the Great City Games Street 150m sprint in Manchester on Sunday.

Allyson Felix focuses on her time, not her finish

Published on May 15, 2009 |

Returning to her hometown, three-time Olympic medalist and USC graduate Allyson Felix says today’s Adidas Track Classic at Home Depot Center is “important for me because my family and friends are going to be here.”

Summers Wins 10,000 at MAC Championships

Published on May 15, 2009 |

AKRON, Ohio – Ohio junior Kari Summers (Troy, Ohio) won the 10,000 meters and senior Susan Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) took second in the javelin to land the Bobcats in second place after four scored events on day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The host Akron Zips hold the lead over the 12-team field, as they try to win their fifth-consecutive team title.

Johnson – “I could have run under 18 seconds”

Published on May 3, 2009 |

American sprint legend Michael Johnson says he could have run under 18-second in the 200m dash if he had more competition under his belt and a perfect day.