Gay says Bolt, the "beast, monster, freak" is Berlin favouite

By Gary Smith, World-Track The Statistics are showing that he is the quickest man in the world this season, but despite buzzing with confidence, Tyson Gay believes Usain Bolt is the favourite to dethrone him of his sprint titles at the World Championships next month. “I believe Usain’s the fastest man right now,” admitted the…

Bolt says his 9.79sec was done with 85% sharpness

By Gary Smith, World-Track PARIS — Jamaica’s sprint marvel Usain Bolt says in spite of the flourish of success thus far this season, he is still 15-percent shy of  full capacity. Bolt, who seems to invite appalling conditions everything he announces his intentions to land a fast time on the circuit, again beat the rain,…

Is Isa Phillips racing too often before Worlds?

By Gary Smith, World-Track PARIS — It is always ideal to be race sharp before a major event, but there are those with the belief that in-form hurdler Isa Phillips could be racing a little too often before the World Championships. The Jamaican champion has been immaculate over the 400m hurdles this season – improving…

Gay not discouraged by Bolt World title threat

By Gary Smith, World-Track ROME — World sprint double champion Tyson Gay says he was impressed with the dazzling 200m Usain Bolt ran in Lausanne on Tuesday, but is confident he is ready to defend his titles in Berlin. In repulsive conditions for sprinting at the Athletissima IAAF Super Grand Prix meeting Tuesday, Bolt produced…