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Shinji Kagawa And Nick Powell Will Start For Manchester United In The Team’s Preseason Clash Against Shanghai Shenhua, Michael Carrick Moves Back To Play Center-Back. SHANGHAI (Sporting Alert) — Shinji Kagawa starts again for Manchester United in game three of their preseason campaign against Chinese big spenders Shanghai Shenhua at the Shanghai Stadium. Watch Live Coverage Form United Official Site Kagawa played in the last game which ended 1-1 with South African side Ajax Cape Town on…

SHANGHAI (Sporting Alert) — Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that Manchester United are in talks over a possible move to bring Sao Paolo’s Lucas Moura to Old Trafford this summer. Manchester United have been heavily linked with the Brazilian in recent weeks, with reports even claiming that the Barclays Premier League club already struck a deal to land the midfielder for £26million. But while the experienced manager admits to wanting the Brazil starlet, he has…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce ran the quickest time of the semi-finals for the women’s 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday. The 2008 Beijing champion clocked 11.02 seconds to win the first semis ahead of Sheri-Ann Brooks, who came home in 11.18, those were the only two to progress to the final from that heat. Veronica Campbell-Brown was next quickest with a time of 11.03secs, a time she…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have confirmed that new signings Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell will both be in action during the Premier League’s pre-season tours. United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the plans for the coming pre-season, stating that although some of the club’s top players, including captain Nemanja Vidic – will be left back, he will still pick a strong team for the tours. The travel plans also excluded Ryan Giggs and…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell have been drawn alongside each other in the semi-finals of the 100 metres at the Jamaica Nationals Championships to select its team to the London Olympics. The semi-finals and final are on Friday. Blake, the fastest from the preliminaries with a time of 10.00 seconds, will line up in lane four, while Powell, who clocked 10.19secs in his heat will be in lane three. Nesta…

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have completed a move for England Under-18 international Nick Powell from Crewe Alexandra. The Red Devils have been heavily linked with the talented star and has now been confirmed that they have fended off the challenges from Everton to sign Powell on a four-year deal. Manchester United confirmed that Powell passed a medical test and will link up with the club at the beginning of July “for an undisclosed…

Kingston, Jamaica – World record holder Usain Bolt is back home resting after involved in a minor car accident here early this morning. Trackalerts.com reports that the Olympic Games sprint double champion from Beijing, was on his way home from a party when he met in the accident. The management team of the 100m and 200m world record holder confirmed the accident, but did not get into details. “I am confirming that Usain Bolt was…

OSLO — Usain Bolt was going so fast he couldn’t stop himself from crashing into a flower girl as he cross the finish line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting at Bislett Stadium in Oslo on Thursday. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="566" caption="Usain Bolt of Jamaica"][/caption] The Jamaican double Olympic sprint champion, turned on the jets in the closing parts of the 100 metres dash to overtake fellow countryman Asafa Powell and win the event in…

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had to do some chasing tonight, but he did so successfully in catching Asafa Powell at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday. The World record holder and double Olympic champion, who set a world-leading 9.76 seconds time when bettering Powell in Rome, last week, ran 9.79secs for first place in the men’s 100m, which is also a meet record. The time…

SHANGHAI, China (Sporting Alert) — Xiang Liu was in stunning form at the Samsung Diamond League Meet in Shanghai on Saturday night after the Chinese hurdler sizzled to a world-leading time to win the men’s 110m Hurdles. Liu, the 2004 Athens Olympic gold medallist, who is coming back from a series of injuries that barred him from defending his crown in Beijing, four-years-ago, produced a world-leading 12.97 seconds to take down a very strong field…

PHOTO/trackalerts.com SHANGHAI, China (Sporting Alert) — Asafa Powell will take on a very strong men’s 100 metres dash field at the Samsung Diamond League Meet in Shanghai on Saturday. Powell Ready To Give A Good Showing The Jamaican former world record holder was beaten by American Justin Gatlin in his opening race of the season, but clocked a very quick 9.88 seconds, the fourth fastest this season and by far the quickest in this field.…

DOHA (Sporting Alert) — Justin Gatlin chased down Asafa Powell to win the men’s 100 metres dash at the IAAF Diamond League opening meeting in Doha, Qatar on Friday night. Watch Justin Gatlin beat Asafa Powell in Doha Powell, the former world record holder got a very good start and looked well on his way to winning in his outdoor opener until he was run down over the last 40-metres by a very determined Gatlin,…