Empty camp frustrates Kenyan national coach
Julius Kirwa, the national athletics head coach, is a frustrated man. As the New KCC track and field weekend meetings ended in Mombasa on Saturday, he had no clue when sprinters meant to move to camp on Monday ahead of the World Championship set for Berlin in August would.
Reebok Grand Prix features big world champions and Olympic medalists match-ups
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.
Clement beats Taylor, runs 48.38 in Carson
CARSON — American Kerron Clement ran a well judged race to hold off the determine Angelo Taylor and Dominican Republic’s Felix Sanchez and win the men’s 400m hurdles at the 2009 adidas Classics Grand Prix, on a windy afternoon here at The Home Depot Center on Saturday.
Universal Sports, NBC and IAAF strike long term partnership
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.
Johnson is lying – Bolt
By Vijay Monte-Carlo – Michael Johnson, track & field’s legend, said he did not feel anyway when he loss his world 200m record, but his predecessor Usain Bolt doesn’t believe him for a minute. Shortly after Bolt’s blistering 19.30 seconds run, which lowered Johnson’s 12-year-old mark of 19.32, the former American star of the track…