Thursday, September 15, 2011

EME NEWS (SEP 15, 2011)

EME NEWS (SEP 15, 2011)

The final big meet: Bolt vs. the clock, Rudisha against Kaki, return of Bekele

BRUSSELS (BEL): Second year of Samsung Diamond League will end on Friday in Brussels at Van Damme Memorial. Usain Bolt, David Rudisha, Yohan Blake, Kenenisa Bekele, Veronica Campbell-Brown are just a few of top stars at this last big gathering of stars on the track circuit 2011.



100m : Usain Bolt will be the star of the evening in a special staged 100m. He is coming to Brussels with the aim of running a world leading performance, which currently belongs to Asafa Powell with 9.79. Also in the race is Justin Gatlin and Nesta Carter.

200m: World 100m champion Yohan Blake hopes to improve on his 19.78 personal best, even though it has been a long season for the youngster. American Walter Dix wins the DR in case he competes.

400m: Belgian twins Jonathan and Kevin Borlée are set to light up the stadium in this non DL event. A Belgian win is highly anticipated by Belgian media and the home country.

800m: Abubaker Kaki and world record holder David Rudisha go head to head. Not only for the win in Brussels but also for the DR win. Kenyan Asbel Kiprop is also still in the race, as well as Alfred Yego Kirwa.

5000m: Ethiopian Imane Merga and Kenyan Vincent Kiprop Chepkok are both going for the DR win.


LONDON (GBR): Shaun Dawson, the chief executive of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, has told the London Assembly that there is still a possibility Leyton Orient could move to Eton Manor following the conclusion of the London 2012 Games. The League One club, along with Tottenham Hotspur, have been granted a judicial review into the decision by the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) to award the Olympic Stadium to West HamOdstrániť z výberu Formátovanie. The judicial review is due to take place on October 18 with Orient hopeful they can overturn the OPLC's decision writes Insidethegames.

KINGSTON (JAM): Former 100m world record holder, Asafa Powell, is certain that after retirement he will be remembered as one of the greatest sprinters in history, whether or not he manages to secure a global title. Powell, who has registered the most sub-10 seconds times over the distance by any sprinter, with close to 80 to his credit, has said recently that he is running out of time in his ambition to claim an Olympic or World Championships gold medal over 100m reports The Jamaican Gleaner.


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