Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy
Justin Gatlin continues unbeaten run in Italy

American Justin Gatlin continued his unbeaten season over 100m by winning the Rieti meet on Sunday in a time of 9.83sec.

Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry
Run Forrest, run! Justin Gatlin eyes Usain Bolt rivalry

After a sensational sprint double at the Diamond League finale, American Justin Gatlin admitted Tom Hanks` film character Forrest Gump had been an inspiration as he battled back from a four-year doping ban.

Justin Gatlin scorches to Diamond League 100m win
Justin Gatlin scorches to Diamond League 100m win

US sprinter Justin Gatlin scorched to a season`s fastest 9.77sec in winning the men`s 100m at the final Diamond League meet of the season on Friday.

Sponsors persuade Usain Bolt to run until 2017

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt revealed Friday that he will put back his planned retirement until 2017 at the request of his sponsors.

Powell makes modest return to track in Lucerne

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 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

Former Olympic sprint champion Patton dies

Mel Patton, the 200m gold medallist at the 1948 Olympics, has died at the age of 89, the University of Southern California said.

Gatlin wins back-to-back IAAF 100m races

Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin overcame strong headwinds to sprint to his second 100m victory in as many weeks at an IAAF World Challenge meeting in Tokyo on Sunday.

Fraser-Pryce wins Diamond League opener, Dibaba flops

Jamaican sprint sensation Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce kicked off the 2014 Diamond League season with a comfortable victory in the women`s 100m in Doha on Friday.

Don’t worry over late start: Bolt

Jamaica: Sprint sensation Usain Bolt is seeking to allay the fears of his fans who may be worried over his late start to the 2014 track and field season.

Sally Pearson eyes 100m double at Glasgow Games

Sally Pearson said Sunday she is keen to take on many of the world`s fastest women when she doubles up at this year`s Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Olympic champion Donovan Bailey to grace Delhi half marathon

The Airtel Delhi Half Marathon will have 1996 Atlanta Olympics 100m gold medallist Donovan Bailey as its "Event Ambassador" along with "Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh during the prestigious event which is scheduled to take place on December 15.

Merlin Joseph shatters women`s 100m dash national record

Railway sprinter Merlin K Joseph on Sunday smashed the 13-year-old national record in women`s 100m race in the semifinals but could manage only a bronze in the finals on the second day of the 53rd National Open Athletics Championships.

Bolt injury free, ready to defend titles

Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is injury free and ready to defend his titles at the 30th Olympiad starting in London Friday, his long time manager Norman Peart said.

Olympics won`t be easy for Bolt: Mennea

Olympic sprint champion Pietro Mennea said it will be certainly more difficult now that the runner has a new rival, also a Jamaican national, Yohan Blake.

Agent says Bolt back to full training and ‘good to go’ for London Olympics

Simms said the problem was nothing more serious than a tight hamstring and insisted that he was fully recovered and training normally.

Bolt aware ‘beast’ Blake now favourite at London 2012

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake handed Olympic champion Usain Bolt his first defeat at 200 meters in five years.

Diet of 16 bananas per day secret behind Blake’s blazing success

he secret behind sprinter Yohan Blake’s brilliant success in the recently conducted Jamaican Olympic trials has been revealed, and it is a diet of 16 bananas a day.

Technological interventions improving sprinters’ performance

Men’s 100 m sprint will be one event not to miss this summer, says Steve Haake, director of the Centre for Sports.

Yohan Blake defeats Usain Bolt again in Olympic trials

Yohan Blake has again beaten Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt in the 200m final at the Jamaican Olympic trials.