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.

$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.

A list of elite athletes in the BUPA London 10k field

Published on May 20, 2009 |

Here is a list of the elite athlete and there personal best for the 2009 BUPA London 10,000 race, to be held on Monday May 25

Olympic champions Baldini and Dita to race at BUPA London 10k

Published on May 19, 2009 |

Olympic champions to grace the BUPA London 10k Olympic marathon champions past and present return to the British capital next Monday (25 May) for the second Bupa London race.

Reebok Grand Prix features big world champions and Olympic medalists match-ups

Published on May 18, 2009 |

NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 18) – Marquee match-ups for the women’s and men’s 5,000 meter, women’s 100 meter, women’s 400 meter, women’s 200 meter and men’s 110 meter hurdles for the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix announced today by organizers of the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix.

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.

Universal Sports, NBC and IAAF strike long term partnership

Published on May 2, 2009 |

LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.