Blake, Jeter set to star at Cayman Invitational

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (Sporting Alert) — World champion Yohan Blake will race for the first time this season away from home when he take on a solid field in the men’s 100 metres at Wednesday night’s inaugural Cayman Invitational at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The Meeting Will Be Streaming Live At http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cayinvitational starting…

Outdoor debuts for Eaton, Jones-Ferrette, Edward and Brathwaite on tap in Austin

Less than three weeks after his surprise World indoor record* in the Heptathlon, Ashton Eaton returns to the track at the 83rd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, which kick off today in Austin, Texas. The Oregonian’s appearance will be one of several notable outdoor debuts on tap as the U.S. spring season commences in earnest this…

Laverne Jones-Ferrette Blasts To 6.97 World-Leading Mark; Beats Jeter Again

Laverne Jones-Ferrette delivered another stunning world-leading performance at the 24th Sparkassen-Cup to highlight the meeting in Stuttgart on Saturday. The US Virgin Islands sprint ace clocked a flashing world-leading 6.97seconds to win the women’s 60m dash and became the first woman to run under the 7.00seconds barrier in over a decade. Jones-Ferrette, who twice produced…

Laverne Jones-Farrette Shocks Carmelita Jeter

US Virgin Islands’ Laverne Jones-Farrette continued her good run of form this season when she defeated American Carmelita Jeter in the 60m at the International PSD Bank Meet 2010 in  Düsseldorf on Wednesday. Jones-Farrette, who set a world-leading time of 7.08 in the discipline over the weekend, was again in great form again after she…

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…

1:59.59 for Olympic champion Jelimo in Heusden-Zolder

By Daniel Kiko, (Standard), World-Track HEUSDEN-ZOLDER, Belgium — Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo returned to winning form on Saturday when she used a different tactic to win the women’s 800m at the KBC Night of Athletics in Belgium. After easing off and let the pacemakers dictate the race in the early stages, the Kenyan took over…