Women’s 100m and strong fields in the throws to take the spotlight in Osaka

Two reigning World champions and a pair of reigning Olympic champions will headline the Osaka Grand Prix on Saturday, the second IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2010. Leading the field in the women’s 100m will be Jamaica’s two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown. Earlier this year, Campbell-Brown won the World indoor title in the 60m…

Jamaican Coach Tells American Colleague He Should Be Grateful

National track & field coach Raymond ‘KC’ Graham, a high school stand-out coach has blasted comments made by US Junior College coach Michael Smart about getting second-tier athletes from Jamaica. “Coach Smart has no regard or respect for Jamaican coaches when he said in an article that he got second-tier, and athletes who are not…

Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17. The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see…

IAAF World Indoor Championships – Hurdles Wrap Day 1

Now if there is one event at these IAAF World Indoor Championships which deserves front page spotlight that is the men’s 60m Hurdles. Indeed it has all the ingredients for a succulent recipe. Throw in the defending champion, the national hero for over 1 billion people, a former World outdoor record holder, World champion and…

Dayron Robles wins hurdles in Lievin in final race before Doha

Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuban has won the 60-meter hurdles at the Pas de Calais meet, beating Yevgeniy Borisov of Russia. Robles finished in 7.45 seconds Friday on the indoor track in Lievin, France. Borisov was 0.08 seconds behind and countryman Igor Permota finished third in 7.67. Robles is scheduled to run at next…