TrackandField

  • Emory University track and field team involved in accident

    ATLANTA – A van carrying the Emory University Track and Field Team crashed and overturned early Friday morning in Birmingham. Officers believe a car failed to yield causing the crash. The wreck totaled the van. Amazingly no one suffered major injuries.   Medics took one woman to the hospital...
  • Usain Bolt predicts his world records could hold for 15-20 years!!!

    Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He holds the world record of...
  • Farewell Usain Bolt, A Wonder Of Our Sporting Age!!!

    The end is coming. A marvel of this sporting age is one championship away from retirement, 30 seconds or so from consigning himself to history. The age of Usain Bolt is nearly over and so the present must be cherished. Bolt, the fastest man in history, one of the...
  • Usain Bolt falls to the ground during final race of career

    Usain Bolt, perhaps the greatest sprinter ever, was hoping to ride off into the sunset with a successful showing at this year’s world championships in London. His farewell meet took an unexpected turn when he finished in third place at last week’s 100-meter dash final. On Saturday, in the final race...
  • Justin Gatlin bows to Usain Bolt after upsetting him for 100-meter world championship

    For years, Usain Bolt has been unbeatable. With his 2009 world record of 9.58 in the 100 meters seemingly untouchable, the Jamaican sprinter’s dominance remained on display even when he finished nowhere near it. Going into the 100-meter final of the track and field world championships in London on...
  • Carrying a New Kidney, an American Hurdler Returns to Worlds

    SACRAMENTO — Aries Merritt will return to the world track and field championships — this time, with a working kidney. Merritt finished second, behind Aleec Harris, in the 110-meter hurdles on Sunday at the United States track and field championships, which double as a qualifying event for worlds. When...