LaShawn Merritt shines as Americas begin Continental Cup defence
LaShawn Merritt shines as Americas begin Continental Cup defence

 LaShawn Merritt romped to victory in the 400 metres at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech on Saturday as the Americas opened the defence of the title they won four years ago.

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home
Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Botswana`s Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men`s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday.

James breaks 400m national, meet record in Lausanne

Grenadian sensation Kirani James has streaked to victory at the Athletissima Diamond League meet in the fifth fastest men`s 400 metres of all time, setting a new national and meet record and scoring another crucial win over nemesis LaShawn Merritt.

James edges Merritt in world-leading time

Grenada`s Olympic champion Kirani James stormed to a world-leading time as he won his first major 400 metres duel of the year with American Lashawn Merritt at the Prefontaine Classic here on Sunday.

Blake back in form, leads Jamaica to 4x100 relay title

Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake made it a perfect trip to the inaugural IAAF World Relays as he anchored Jamaica to a triumphant run in the 4x100 metres relay on Sunday.

Australia`s Sally Pearson denied Nia Ali rematch in 100m hurdles

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has been robbed of a chance to redeem herself against rival Nia Ali after the American Monday pulled out of the Melbourne World Challenge, infuriating organisers.

Merritt wins as world champions triumph in Stockholm

American LaShawn Merritt eased to victory in the 400 metres as one of several newly-crowned world champions to shine at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

Merritt regains world 400 metres title

American Lashawn Merritt regained the men`s 400 metres world title at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow on Tuesday.

IOC rules bar 400-champ Merritt from London Games

The IOC says Lashawn Merritt is ineligible to defend his Olympic 400-meter title at the 2012 London Games, even though his doping ban ends a year earlier.

IOC rules bar 400-champ Merritt from London Games

The IOC says Lashawn Merritt is ineligible to defend his Olympic 400-meter title at the 2012 London Games, even though his doping ban ends a year earlier.

Olympic champion Merritt suspended for 21 months

US Olympic 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has been suspended through July 2011 after testing positive for a banned substance found in a male enhancement product, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said Monday.

Olympic champion Merritt suspended for 21 months

US Olympic 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has been suspended through July 2011 after testing positive for a banned substance found in a male enhancement product, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said Monday.

Olympic champion Merritt fails doping tests

Olympic and world 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has failed three doping tests for a banned substance and accepted a provisional suspension, his lawyer said.

Olympic champion Merritt fails doping tests

Olympic and world 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has failed three doping tests for a banned substance and accepted a provisional suspension, his lawyer said.

US picks up 3 more golds on final day of worlds

LaShawn Merritt raised the metallic blue baton high in the air as he crossed the finish line. Sanya Richards went with a simple flicking motion.

US picks up 3 more golds on final day of worlds

LaShawn Merritt raised the metallic blue baton high in the air as he crossed the finish line. Sanya Richards went with a simple flicking motion.

Merritt and Wariner to battle for 400 metres gold

American 400 metres runners LaShawn Merritt and Jeremy Wariner will clash in a golden showdown at the world athletics championships on Friday.

Merritt and Wariner to battle for 400 metres gold

American 400 metres runners LaShawn Merritt and Jeremy Wariner will clash in a golden showdown at the world athletics championships on Friday.

Merritt and Wariner on course for 400m showdown

Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt and world champion Jeremy Wariner stayed on course for an all-American world 400 metres showdown as they cruised through the opening round on a windy day.

Merritt and Wariner on course for 400m showdown

Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt and world champion Jeremy Wariner stayed on course for an all-American world 400 metres showdown as they cruised through the opening round on a windy day.