Stuart McMillan joins the World Athletics Center coaching staff

Former Great Britain sprints coach, Stuart McMillan, has joined the World Athletics Center to lead the Elite Performance Division and also coach world-class sprinters. “I am excited to welcome Stuart McMillan to the World Athletics Center. His knowledge about coaching, treatment, nutrition and training theory will be a great addition to our staff.” Said sprints…

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter runs 9.87secs in Madrid

MADRID (Sporting Alert) — Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter flashed to a seasonal best time of 9.87 seconds to win the men’s 100 metres at an IAAF World Challenge track and field meeting in Madrid on Saturday. Cater, a member of the Jamaican world record breaking 4x100m relay team at last year’s London 2012 Olympic Games,…

CELKON Mobile Cup: West Indies v Sri Lanka Live – Windies will field first again

Port of Spain, Trinidad (Sporting Alert) — Stand in captain Kieron Pollard has won the toss and the West Indies will bowl first against Sri Lanka in their final preliminary game in the CELKON Mobile Cup – Tri-Nation Series at Queen’s Park Oval. Watch Live on ESPN3.com West Indies, who were hammered and beaten down badly by…

Tyson Gay set to dominate Lausanne men’s 100m – Athletissima 2013 Live

Tyson Gay set to dominate Lausanne men’s 100m – Athletissima 2013 Live

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Sporting Alert) — A loaded men’s 100 metres field has been assembled in Lausanne at Athletissima 2013, for Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League meeting. Follow Live Results and Standing Updates | Watch Live Stream on Universal Sports Loaded Men’s 100m Field Heading the list of sprinters gunning for the crown is American champion Tyson Gay, who…

West Indies win toss, field first against India – Live on ESPN3

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Live Scores) – West Indies won the toss and chose to field against India in the second One-day International of the Celkon Mobile Cup Series on Sunday at Sabina Park. Watch Live Stream on ESPN3.com West Indies will be without their regular captain Dwayne Bravo and fast bowler Ravi Rampaul when they face…

Weir looking for fast time: Edmonton International Track Classic Live coverage

Weir looking for fast time: Edmonton International Track Classic Live coverage

EDMONTON (Sporting Alert) — Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir headlines the men’s 200 metres field at Saturday’s Edmonton International Track Classic and he is looking forward to running a fast time. Schedule Live streaming coverage Complete start lists Athletes Profiles NTL standings after two events Weir, who finished behind fellow countrymen Usain Bolt and Yohan…

Australia to field first against Sri Lanka – Watch Live

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Australia have won the toss and they have elected to field in their crucial ICC Champions Trophy Group A clash with Sri Lanka at Kennington Oval, here in London. Watch Live Streaming Australia v Sri Lanka on ESPN3.com Victory for either team will see them joining England in the semi-finals and there are…

Reports about Jamaican athlete testing positive leave track fans worried

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Jamaican track and field fans remain on the edge, while local authorities continue to be tight lipped, following reports that “a top Jamaican female athlete” apparently returned a positive test in May. The news broke Thursday night, but local officials were not willing to comment about the individual or on…

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David West leads Pacers past Knicks, 102-95 in Game 1 (Video)

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — David West scored 20 points and Lance Stephenson added a double-double of 13 rebounds and 11 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 102-95 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday. The Knicks are heavy favourites to win the series, but defeat today put a massive dent in their quest for a quick…

Dan Pfaff named head coach at World Athletics Center

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Dan Pfaff has been named to the dual roles of Head Coach of the World Jumps Center and Human Performance Director of the World Athletics Center, based in Phoenix, Ariz. Pfaff, who has coached nine Olympic medalists and five world record-holders during his famed 39-year career, was appointed by World Athletics Center…

Japhet Korir shocks field, wins World Cross Country; Emily Chebet takes women’s race

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland (Sporting Alert) — Japhet Kipyegon Korir of Kenya pulled away from his challengers on the final lap to win the IAAF World Cross Country Championships men’s race in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday. The 19-year-old, who finished 6th at the Kenyan trials, was not on the radar for a medal, but defeated the odds…