Summers Wins 10,000 at MAC Championships
AKRON, Ohio – Ohio junior Kari Summers (Troy, Ohio) won the 10,000 meters and senior Susan Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) took second in the javelin to land the Bobcats in second place after four scored events on day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The host Akron Zips hold the lead over the 12-team field, as they try to win their fifth-consecutive team title.
Stewart runs 10.92; Wilson, Culson win 400m hurdles at Jamaica Invitational
KINGSTON — Jamaican Nickiesha Wilson and Javier Culson of Puerto Rico ran away with the women’s and men’s 400m hurdles titles at the sixth Jamaica International Invitational – an IAAF Area Permit Meet at the National Stadium here in , on Saturday.
Universal Sports, NBC and IAAF strike long term partnership
LOS ANGELES — Universal Sports and NBC Sports today announced a long-term partnership with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the world’s governing body for track & field, and their commercial partner’s, Dentsu Inc. for broadcast rights to all major IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2010-2015, including the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The agreement extends the existing relationship between Universal Sports, NBC Sports, the IAAF and Dentsu already in place that covers this year’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin.
Johnson is lying – Bolt
By Vijay Monte-Carlo – Michael Johnson, track & field’s legend, said he did not feel anyway when he loss his world 200m record, but his predecessor Usain Bolt doesn’t believe him for a minute. Shortly after Bolt’s blistering 19.30 seconds run, which lowered Johnson’s 12-year-old mark of 19.32, the former American star of the track…