Asafa Powell runs 9.87sec in last outing before worlds
Asafa Powell runs 9.87sec in last outing before worlds

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell ran 9.87sec in his last 100m outing before the Beijing world championships at a meet in the Swiss town of Bellinzona on Tuesday.

De Grasse ready to take Pan Am sprint spotlight
De Grasse ready to take Pan Am sprint spotlight

With no Usain Bolt or Justin Gatlin in the field, Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse eased to a leisurely win in his opening heat of the 100 metres at the Pan American Games on Tuesday. 

Jimmy Vicaut dips under 10sec to storm to French 100m title
Jimmy Vicaut dips under 10sec to storm to French 100m title

Jimmy Vicaut stormed to his second French national 100m title on Saturday to maintain his impressive form ahead of next month`s world championships in Beijing.

Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell
Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin might have strung together an undefeated run of 25 races since August 2013, but his main rivals in the absence of the injured Usain Bolt believe the American sprinter can be beaten.

Fraser-Pryce opts not to defend world 200m title in Beijing
Fraser-Pryce opts not to defend world 200m title in Beijing

Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce said Friday she will not defend her world 200 metres title in Beijing next month and will just race the 100m.

But the 28-year-old track star insisted that she will defend both gold medals at the Rio Olympics next year.

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best
Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.

SEA Games: Cray wins 100m as US-Filipinos dominate
SEA Games: Cray wins 100m as US-Filipinos dominate

Texas-based Eric Cray swept to 100m victory at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Tuesday as he led a Filipino-American assault on the athletics competition.

Justin Gatlin off to flying start in Doha
Justin Gatlin off to flying start in Doha

American Justin Gatlin stormed to victory at the Diamond League opener in Doha on Friday winning the 100m to serve notice to Usain Bolt ahead of the world athletics championships in Beijing in August.

Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic
Usain Bolt opts out of Camperdown Classic

Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt opted out of the Camperdown Classic athletics meeting on Saturday after toying with the idea of launching his 2015 season with a 400m there.

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.