Jamaicans leading the way at Penn Relays – High School Girls’ Preview

Manchester – winner of one Penn Relays title – and Holmwood Tech, winner of 13, lead another strong group of Jamaican girls’ teams at this year’s Relays. Manchester’s sole victory came in the 1994 4×100 Championship of America. This year Manchester has the top time for the season in that event, the 45.52 it ran…

Jessica Ennis Targets World Indoors After Injury Scare

Britain’s golden girl Jessica Ennis believes she is in the best possible shape to win the World Indoor pentathlon title in Doha next Saturday despite a setback in her preparations with a foot injury. Ennis is under no illusions that despite her own brilliant form she faces an even tougher test of her multi-event skills…

Veronica Campbell-Brown Wins Tyson Invitational 60m Dash

Sprint ace Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women’s 60-meter dash in 7.15 seconds at the Tyson Invitational Friday night at the University of Arkansas. The three-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica ran the 10th-fastest time in the world this year and earned her first indoor victory of the season. Campbell-Brown, an Arkansas alum, ran the event…

Finland’s Osku Torro surprises with 2.32m NR; world lead also for Cantwell

Finland’s 30-year-old Osku Torro took a surprise High Jump victory indoors in Wuppertal, Germany, setting a world season lead with a 2.32m performance which not only added 5 centimetres to his outright personal best (2.27 outdoors, 2007 / 2.26 indoors, 2006) but improved the Finnish record by one centimetre. Torro, had a clean jumping card…