Usain Bolt recalls when Justin Gatlin spat across his lane

(Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt, in an interview with former Olympic and world champion Linford Christie of Great Britain, reveals how American sprinter Justin Gatlin spat across his lane, in an effort to intimidate him before. Watch The CNN Video Bolt, who prior to his breakout season in 2008, was some what of a low-key…

Messi helps Argentina 4 beat Ecuador 0 (w) video highlights

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Sporting Alert) — Lionel Messi was on the scoresheet and Argentina thumped Ecuador 4-0 in their South America World Cup 2014 qualifier on Saturday night. Watch Video Highlights Argentina 4 v Ecuador 0 Before Messi score though, Sergio Aguero gave Argentina the lead in the 20th minute with a nice finish past…

Game 4: Oklahoma City looks to level series with San Antonio

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sporting Alert) — The Oklahoma City Thunder finally stopped the San Antonio Spurs winning streak to claw themselves back into the Western Conference finals series on Thursday and will be looking for more of the same on Saturday. Live Streaming Coverage: TNT | Watch It Online On TNT 8:30 PM ET, June 2,…

TEAM NEWS: Messi, Aguero, Higuaín start: Argentina v Ecuador

Buenos Aires (Sporting Alert) — Lionel Messi and Argentina will look to take over the lead at the top of the World Cup qualification table in South America with a win over Ecuador at Estadio Monumental on Saturday. Follow Live GameCast | Live Scores and Updates Argentina are a point behind Uruguay and Venezuela, who…

Liu runs wind-aided 12.87 at Pre, wins also for Gatlin, Richards-Ross

EUGENE (Sporting Alert) — Athens Olympic champion Xiang Liu of China delivered a wind-aided 12.87 seconds to win the men’s 110m hurdles race at the 2012 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday. The former world record holder defeated a very strong field in posting his impressive time, but it was done…

TEAM NEWS: Cavani, Suárez starts – Uruguay v Venezuela Live

(Sporting Alert) — Uruguay have decided to go with a three man attacking line for the CONMEBOL World Cup 2014 qualifying game against Venezuela at Centenario tonight. Follow Live GameCast | Live Scores and Updates Diego Forlan, Edison Cavani and Luis Suárez are the men trusted once again to lead the attack tonight and South…

Welbeck, Hart, Terry start: England v Belgium

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Danny Welbeck is the starting striker for England as manager Roy Hodgson named his starting XI for the EURO 2012 warm-up clash against Belgium at Wembley. Listen To Live Commentary Coverage The Manchester United, who was doubtful because of an injury, trained well the last couple of days and has replaced…

2012 Prefontaine Classic provides live Olympic tests

EUGENE, Ore. (Sporting Alert) — Another world-class group has been assembled for Saturday’s day two of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic – an IAAF Diamond League meeting. The meeting will be televised live and is available on NBC, others can watch on UniversalSports.com as well as for Canadian viewers on CBCSports.ca The meeting will see several high-profiled match-ups,…