Michael Johnson: Bolt Is The Greatest Sprinter All-Time

Published on March 9, 2016 |

Sprint legend Michael Johnson believes Usain Bolt is the “greatest” sprinter in track and field history.

Carl Lewis Says Long Jump At An All-Time Low

Published on March 8, 2016 |

American track and field legend Carl Lewis says the sport is slowly dying and the men’s long jump has hit an all-time low. The four-time Olympic long jump champion also took a swipe at the gold medal performances of Great Britain’s World and Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford — calling them pathetic. Rutherford won…

Grenadian Kirani James wins Commonwealth Games 400m title with record run

Published on July 30, 2014 |

GLASGOW — Grenadian star sprinter Kirani James defeated a very strong field to win the men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Wednesday night. The Olympic champion, who entered the Commonwealth Games as the overwhelming favourite, ran 44.25 seconds to also shattered the meeting record of 44.52secs, which was set…

Okagbare and Bailey-Cole are Commonwealth Games 100m champions

Published on July 28, 2014 |

GLASGOW (SportingAlert) — Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria and Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole won the men’s and women’s 100m titles at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park on Monday. Okagbare, who started the day as the 1/4 favourite to win the gold medal, showed her class against a very strong field on her way to clocking a…

Commonwealth Games men’s 100m heats recap

Published on July 27, 2014 |

GLASGOW — Track and field action got underway at the Commonwealth Games with the men’s 100 metres heats at Hampden Park Stadium on Sunday. Watch Commonwealth Games Day Five Live Streaming on Youtube Jamaica’s Kemar Bailey-Cole looked easy when winning his heat, as he came back from a slow start to win the first heat…

Edwin Allen, Jamaica College lead Champs 2013 after Day 4

Published on March 15, 2013 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Edwin Allen and Jamaica College (JC) are the leaders heading into the 5th and final day of the Boys and Girls Champs at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. After 19 finals at the competition of DAY 4, overnight leaders and defending champions Edwin Allen hold the advantage of…

Usain Bolt confirmed for Paris Diamond League Meeting

Published on February 26, 2013 |

PARIS (Sporting Alert) — World Record holder Usain Bolt will race over 200-metres at the 2013 edition of the Meeting AREVA – Samsung Diamond League – in Paris on July 6. Bolt, who holds the world record in the event, at 19.19 seconds, will compete against French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre, who was confirmed for the…

Bolt does it again! Wins Olympic sprint double

Published on August 9, 2012 |

LONDON — Usain Bolt finally confirmed himself as a track and field legend after firing to gold in the men’s 200 metres dash at the London Olympic Games here tonight.

1:40.91! – David Rudisha Sets 800m World Record In London

Published on August 9, 2012 |

David Rudisha has set a new world record in the men’s 800 metros, following his winning performance at the London Olympic Games on Thursday.

Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win U.S. trials

Published on June 30, 2012 |

EUGENE, Ore. — Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win the women’s 200m at the U.S. Olympic trials to pick the team for the London Games on Saturday. The two-time world champion flashed off the corner and took the lead into the straightaway to batter a very strong field to become…

Bolt’s coach not surprised Blake beat him at Jamaica trials

Published on June 30, 2012 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Glen Mills, the coach of both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, says he was not surprised to see the world record holder beaten over the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night. Blake exploded from the blocks to outpaced Bolt and Asafa Powell to the finish line to win in a…

Blake, Fraser-Pryce win Jamaica 100m titles with personal bests

Published on June 29, 2012 |

Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce sounded the strongest of warnings ahead of the Olympic Games in London with a stunning 10.70 to win the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night.