Complete-Results: Adidas Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — The following are the complete results from the Adidas Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting held at Icahn Stadium on Saturday. There were several Olympic and World champions on show at the meeting in New York, with Jamaicans once again dominating the sprint events. Veronica Campbell-Brown and Warren Weir captured…

Wins for Gay, Campbell-Brown and Rudisha at adidas Grand Prix

Wins for Gay, Campbell-Brown and Rudisha at adidas Grand Prix

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — Tyson Gay, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Warren Weir and David Rudisha were all among the winners at Saturday’s adidas Grand Prix held at Icahn Stadium. Gay, who has been in good form so far this season, won the men’s 100 metres, easing down in the closing metres to take first in 10.02 (-0.8 m/s) seconds….

Bolt wins at Cayman Invitational, but says “It was just a bad race”
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Bolt wins at Cayman Invitational, but says “It was just a bad race”

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt opened his season over 100 metres with a tight victory after taking the men’s dash in a modest 10.09 seconds at the 2nd Cayman Invitational on Wednesday night. The Jamaican world record holder had to come from behind to take the win in a photo-finish with…

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RESULTS-2013 Jamaica International Invitational

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — The following are results from the elite events at the 2013 Jamaica International Invitational track and field meeting, which took place at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday night. The meeting, which showcase several of the world’s best athletes in both running and field events, was also without several superstars…

Jamaica International Invitational Live Updates and Lane Assignments

Jamaica International Invitational Live Updates and Lane Assignments

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — The absence of the likes of Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake takes away some of the excitements in the build up of the 2013 Jamaica International Invitational, but the oragnizers have still managed to assemble a host of superstars for the Track and Field meeting on Saturday (May 4)….

Usain Bolt back in action at Athletissima 2012 in Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland (Sporting Alert) – Olympic sprint double champion Usain Bolt returns to competition on Thursday night at the IAAF Diamond League Lausanne – Athletissima 2012 Event – in Lausanne, Switzerland. DIAMOND LEAGUE LAUSANNE – ATHLETISSIMA LIVE ON UNIVERSAL SPORTS: Event starts: August 23 2012 @ 2:00 pm ET The Jamaican sprinter who became the first man…

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OLYMPICS-Watch The Men’s 100m Final Live on NBC: Bolt says he’s ready

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — The stage is now set for the final of the Olympic Games men’s 100 metros dash on Sunday, following the exciting semi-finals earlier this afternoon. Watch The Men’s 100m Final Live on NBC Online Streaming: At 3:50 ET Defending champion Usain Bolt looked very impressive in his semis and dismissed all…

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Watch Live: Bolt, Blake, Gay and other in Olympic men’s 100m semis

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — The men’s 100 metres dash is expected to be the highlight of Sunday’s third day of track and field action at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Watch The Men’s 100m Semi-Finals Live on NBC Online Streaming The event is flooded with star-studded sprinters, who have all showed signs of being gold…

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Yohan Blake and Tyson Gay set for early 100m showdown in semi-finals

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — World champion Yohan Blake and American record holder Tyson Gay, two gold medal contenders, will get an early face-to-face battle after the pair were drawn in the same 100m semi-finals at the London Olympics. The semi-finals are slated for Sunday, with the final later on that night. Blake, who is the…

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Bolt, Gay, Blake stroll through, Bailey fastest in the 100m in 9.88

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Defending champion Usain Bolt cruised into the semifinals of the men’s 100 metros dash the London 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday morning. Bolt, the champion from the Beijing Games, and world record holder in the event, strolled home to a relaxed 10.09 seconds to win his heat, following a huge roar…

Asafa Powell: “a lot of guys will eat my dust” in London

Asafa Powell: “a lot of guys will eat my dust” in London

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — A confident Asafa Powell believes that “a lot of guys will eat my dust” in the 100 metres when track and field action begins later this week. Powell, who has been labeled as a choker at the major championships in the past, is desperate to win an Olympic individual medal after…

Bolt says he’s ready to go after recovering from slight problems
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Bolt says he’s ready to go after recovering from slight problems

BIRMINGHAM (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt says he’s feeling good and will be ready to defend his 100m and 200m sprint titles at the London Olympic Games this summer. The Jamaica admits that he had been having some problems with his hamstring, which came as a result of a back problem. Bolt was beaten twice…