All-Athletics: World Championships Top 20 Single Performances

All-Athletics: World Championships Top 20 Single Performances

By All-Athletics.com Ashton Eaton with his world record performance in the Decathlon and Dutch sprint sensation Dafne Schippers (200m) lead the Top-20 male and female single performances list respectively of the World Championships in Beijing, published by All-Athletics.com. Visit All-Athletics For More The lists were calculated according to the rules of the All-Athletics.com Overall Rankings. In the men’s list…

Dafne Schippers To Run 200m At Brussels Diamond League

Dafne Schippers To Run 200m At Brussels Diamond League

Netherlands sprinter Dafne Schippers will race in the women’s 200m at AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme – IAAF Diamond League Meet – in Brussels on September 11. Schippers, who became the third fastest women ever in the 200m when she clocked a stunning 21.63 seconds to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Championships…

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

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…

Close finish for third in women’s 100m at U.S. trials

Saturday night’s final of the women’s 100 meters at the 2012 Olympic Trials involved a photo-finish image to determine third place. Timers use two camera positions for photo finishes: one on the outside of the track and one on the inside. The outside camera is traditionally the one used in photo-finish images. In the women’s…

Jeter, Felix, Jones highlight women's track events at USA Indoor Champs

INDIANAPOLIS – Olympic and World Championship medalists Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix, Anna Pierce, Shannon Rowbury and Lolo Jones highlight the women’s running fields at the 2010 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, February 27-28 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M. The third and final event of the USA Track & Field 2010 Indoor…

Strong match-ups and World beaters set for DN Gala Stockholm

By Gary Smith, World-Track STOCKHOLM — A handful of match-ups and a host of world beaters are set to highlight Friday’s DN Gala Super Grand Prix meeting at the Stockholm’s Olympic Stadium. Leading the way in the sprint events are world-leaders Kerron Stewart of Jamaica and American Tyson Gay, who each will be hoping for…

Campbell-Brown to prove she is ready for Berlin double

By Mellissa Henry, World-Track BARCELONA — World 100-metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has set her sights on winning the sprint double at next month’s World Championships in Berlin. Campbell-Brown, who has had a few setbacks in her build up towards this stage this season has dismissed suggestions that she is not fit to race in both…

Campbell-Brown not underrating in Berlin

By Mellissa Henry World-Track Reigning World 100-metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will not be taking anyone lightly at the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Athletics. The Jamaican two-time Olympic 200m gold medallist plans to race in both the 100m and 200m in Berlin where is hoping to win gold in both competitions. But with the way…

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“I’m learning the 400” – Felix prepares to face Richards in Rome

Rome, Italy – Double World 200m champion Allyson Felix, who faces $1m Jackpot hopeful Sanya Richards in the Golden Gala, the third meet of the ÅF Golden League 2009 in Rome over 400m on Friday (10 July), believes a similar strategy to that which she adopted in 2007 can reap rewards at the 12th IAAF…