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Gatlin cruises in 200

American sprinters Justin Gatlin and Tori Bowie set the fastest times this year in the 200 and 100 meters respectively at the Herculis meet on Friday. Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion in the 100, came out of the bend with the lead and pulled away in the home stretch to ...

Jul 16, 2014

Powell returns from doping ban

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30 seconds in the 100 meters at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday. Powell, who along with fellow Jamaican ...

Rudisha runs away with 800 meters in Glasgow

Jul 13, 2014

Rudisha runs away with 800 meters in Glasgow

Kenya’s David Rudisha fired a warning to his Commonwealth Games rivals as he won the 800 meters in blistering time at the Glasgow Grand Prix on Saturday. Rudisha recorded the fastest 800 run anywhere in the world this year to claim the $10,000 first ...

Gay second in return from ban

Jul 4, 2014

Gay second in return from ban

In his return from a one-year doping ban, Tyson Gay finished second to Justin Gatlin, who ran a year-best 9.80 seconds in the 100 meters at the Athletissima on Thursday. Gatlin got a great start and pulled away after 40 meters. Gay clocked 9.93 ...

Jun 30, 2014

Allen takes hurdle title as Ash tumbles in final

Ronnie Ash began his day by becoming the first in the world since 2012 to break the 13-second barrier in the 110-meter hurdles. He ended it on a golf cart being driven slowly out of Hornet Stadium, bandages around his right ankle and left ...

Jun 29, 2014

McCorory wins 400 at nationals

World indoor champion Francena McCorory held off Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross to win the women’s 400 meters at the U.S. athletics championships Saturday in a world-leading 49.48 seconds. McCorory, who earned the indoor world title in Sopot, Poland, in March, seized the lead ...

Jun 24, 2014

Kenyan runner Rudisha targets Glasgow double

Kenya’s Olympic and world 800-meter record holder David Rudisha is keen to run a double at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games next month. The 25-year-old, who is bouncing back after a long injury layoff, wants to compete in both the 4×400-meter relay and the 800, ...

Murofushi captures 20th consecutive title at nationals

Jun 7, 2014

Murofushi captures 20th consecutive title at nationals

Two-time Olympic medalist Koji Murofushi won his 20th straight hammer throw title Saturday at the national athletics championships. The 39-year-old Murofushi, who won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics and the bronze at the 2012 Games in London, won his newest title ...

Gatlin takes Golden Gala 100 meters in 9.91

Jun 6, 2014

Gatlin takes Golden Gala 100 meters in 9.91

Justin Gatlin won the 100 meters at the Golden Gala for a second straight year, while Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar set a meet record in topping a high-class high jump on Thursday night. Gatlin, who set a year-leading time of 9.87 seconds last ...

May 31, 2014

Rupp claims 10K title at Prefontaine

American Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp ran the year’s fastest 10,000 meters to break his national record at the opening session of the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday. With British Olympic gold medalist and training partner Mo Farah cheering him on, Rupp ...