LONDON -- Dafne Schippers finished second in her heat of the women's 100 metres at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday, but the Dutch sprinter wasn't necessarily concerned about the early round defeat. Schippers, one of the leading contenders to win the gold medal in London, clocked 11.08 seconds to finish behind Ivory Coast's Marie-Jose Ta Lou, who posted … [Read more...] about Dafne Schippers Ready To Battle With Bitter Rival Elaine Thompson
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Berlin, Germany - At the 2007 Osaka World Championships, Germany won seven medals with all but one being obtained in a throwing event. Two years on and the host country is still the force to be reckoned with in these events with the two defending champions Betty Heidler and Franka Dietzsch top of the list. If sprints belong to Americans and more recently obviously to Jamaicans, … [Read more...] about Can Heidler and Dietzsch repeat Germany’s golden moments 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 her main challengers, Kerron … [Read more...] about Campbell-Brown not underrating in Berlin
By Susan Porter, World-Track LONDON -- Triple world champion Tyson Gay is set to race over 200metres at the Aviva London Grand Prix, his final tune up race before defending his sprint titles in Berlin next month. The American who won both the 100m and 200m at the last IAAF World Championships in Osaka, in 2007, leads the world in both events after blasting 19.58secs for the … [Read more...] about Gay set for London 200m before heading to Berlin