Yohan Blake opens season with 400m race at Camperdown Classic

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — Double Olympic silver medalists Yohan Blake got his 2014 campaign underway on Saturday after racing over 400m at the Camperdown Classic local meeting in Kingston. Blake posted a time of 47.20 seconds to finish third in his heat, with the race going to his fellow Racers teammate Edino Steele, who ran…

Usain Bolt won’t race, but Blake, Weir set for local season opener

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — World record holder over the short sprints Usain Bolt will not be opening his 2014 season campaign this weekend, but several of his teammates, including Yohan Blake will race at the Camperdown Classic, local meeting on Feb. 8.

Bolt, Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica Worlds team

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce lead the Jamaican contingent for the IAAF World Championships , which runs from 10-18 August in Moscow, Russia. Bolt and Fraser-Pryce, who won gold medals at the London Olympic Games last summer, head the 45-member squad, which will be without several big names, including…

Warren Weir runs wind-aided 19.90 to win at Edmonton International
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Warren Weir runs wind-aided 19.90 to win at Edmonton International

EDMONTON (Sporting Alert) — Olympic bronze medallist Warren Weir ran a wind-aided 19.90 seconds to win the men’s 200 metres at Saturday’s Edmonton International Track Classic on Saturday. Weir, who finished third at the London Olympic Games behind training partners Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, looked very comfortable as he crosses the finish line, but…

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…

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….