Powell ready to go, Campbell-Brown v Jeter and more in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China — Asafa Powell will take on a very strong men’s 100 metres dash field at the Samsung Diamond League Meet in Shanghai on Saturday. The Jamaican former world record holder was beaten by American Justin Gatlin in his opening race of the season, but clocked a very quick 9.88 seconds, the fourth fastest … Read more

Kirani James opens with win in Colorful Daegu

DAEGU, Korea — World champion Kirani James cruised to victory on his outdoor debut in the 400-metres at the Colorful Daegu Championships Meeting – IAAF World Challenge Meet – in Daegu, Korea on Wednesday. Cruising James Untouched The Grenadian star quarter-miler pulled away from the field with over 100m left in the race and then … Read more

Silly Jamaicans cause 'golden girl' Fraser to make needless apology

By Steve Campbell, World-Track BERLIN — It seems as if the commanding performances in both the 100 metres and 4x100m relay by Shelly Ann Fraser was not enough to satisfy some of the Jamaican followers, who apparently criticized the sprinter for showing up late to celebrate the relay victory with her team-mates. Fraser ran a … Read more