BW-Bank Meeting – Karlsruhe – IAAF Preivew

Ariane Friedrich’s return to the Europahalle and Saif Saeed Shaheen’s return to the indoor circuit will be just two of the eagerly anticipated highlights of Sunday’s Deutsche Bank Credit Suisse JP Morgan Chase Meeting in Karlsruhe. or Friedrich, who has since become one of the most recognised and followed faces in German athletics, Karlsruhe will…

Usain Bolt more than just the quickest man ever

"I just blew my mind and blew the world’s mind." – Usain Bolt. On the commute home from work the other day I happened to stumble across the celebrity gossip section of a free London paper. There looking quite the cool cat was a picture of Usain Bolt donning a leather jacket and some comedy…

Chambers says he can beat Bolt if he improves stride length

By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON — Dwain Chambers says if he is to defeat world record holder Usain Bolt over the 100 metres he will have to improve on his stride length. After closely accessing the blueprint of the Jamaican who experts say covers the distance win 41 strides, Chambers now thinks there are some…

Bolt, five other Beijing Olympic champions, and thrilling duels on tap in Ostrava

Ostrava, Czech Republic – Six reigning Olympic champions will top another strong cast at Wednesday’s (17) 48th edition of the Golden Spike, but the attendance of one in particular will bring the attention of much of the sporting world to this eastern Czech city.

Schrader and Dobrynska win Combined Events Challenge in Gotzis

Gotzis, Austria – Germany’s Michael Schrader sensationally won the 35th edition of the Hypo Meeting in Götzis with a new world seasonal best of 8522 points beating American Trey Hardee by just six points. Olympic champion Nataliya Dobrynska of Ukraine won the Heptathlon with 6558 points, the second best performance in the world this year.