Friday, July 30, 2010
Saturday, July 24, 2010
JAPAN GETS 200 M GOLD AND QATAR HIGH JUMP
MONACO (MON): TrackAlerts writes from behind the scenes how was it with lane 8 for Yohan Blake in the 200 m. „I asked for lane 8 for him,“ explained his agent Cubie Seegobin. „I was instructed by coach Glen Mills,“ he said.The 19.78 by Blake in lane 8 is one of the fastest times ever in that lane, but not the fastest. Xavier Carter clocked in Lausanne at Athletissima meet from lane 8 even faster 19.63 in 2006.
Friday, July 23, 2010
BORZAKOVSKIY IS INJURED
GOLDS FOR ROMANIA AND NORWAY
BOLT GETS READY
DEFAR FOR STOCKHOLM
SEMENYA FOR MILANO
BARCELONA (ESP): Munich 2002 European Marathon champion Chema Martinez will be carrying the flag for the 88-strong Spanish team at the opening ceremony of the Barcelona European championships on Monday. Other flagbearers will be Christian Reif for Germany, Anita Wlodarczyk for Poland, Petr Svoboda for Chzech Republic, Naide Gomes for Portugal and Nataliya Dobrynska for Ukraine.
LONDON (GBR): Former Olympic champion and world record holder over the 400m Michael Johnson has challenged Usain Bolt to break his 400m record. In a column for The Times Johnson said the 400m challenge could provide Bolt with motivation to keep running beyond the 2012 Olympics. „It would be incredible to see someone hold the world record at 100 metres, 200 metres and 400 metres and that‘s where his motivation could come from after London,“ Johnson wrote.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
LEE DEFENDS 100 M TITLE
OTTEY IN BARCELONA
BARCELONA TEAMS NEWS
PORTUGAL: Portugal is missing olympic winner Nelson Évora in triple jump. He underwent a surgery on his stress fracture end of last year and is still not ready to compete. European Indoor Champion 2009 Rui Silva has a problem with his achilles tendon and list leader Ines Monteiro is also not running due to knee surgery.
BARCELONA (ESP): The official Barcelona 2010 press conference will be held on Sunday July 25th at 12am at the press conference room at the Estadi Olimpic de Montjuic Lluis Companys. Barcelona’s major Jordi Hereu will chair de press conference along with uropean athletics President Hansjorg Wirz and Barcelona 2010 president José Maria Odriozola.