Gay is determined to be faster and is “going to have fun” at World Champs
New York, USA – “Tyson’s back.” That’s how the moderator opened the post-meet press conference with Tyson Gay after the Reebok Grand Prix – IAAF World Athletics Tour – on Saturday evening (30 May), where Gay ran 19.58 for 200m.
Bolt has turned rivals into spectators
When Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meters a year ago in New York, he was still just another sprinter from Jamaica, making a case to his coach that this was the event for him. He was two months away from his force-of-nature performance in Beijing and life as an icon.
$25 street party tickets released to see Bolt in Toronto
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.
Bolt makes meet once-in-a-lifetime experience
After 30 years of writing sports, you don’t get mesmerized all that often.But every once in a while along comes a Muhammad Ali, along comes a Michael Jordan or a Mario Lemieux, and you stop, catch your breath and remember how fortunate you are to have the best seat in the house.