from RunBlogRun - In the aftermath of a well run 100 meters, Tyson Gay, the silver medalist and new American record holder at 9.71, has withdrawn from the 200 meters to focus on the 4 x 100 meter relay.
from USATF - BERLIN - Chelsea Johnson and Carmelita Jeter each won medals and Jenny Barringer improved her own American record during a productive evening for Team USA, Monday at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from IAAF - Berlin, Germany - Ultimately it was no contest. Usain Bolt of Jamaica cast aside the clowning for 9.58sec*, the World record time it took to win the World title at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, beating Tyson Gay of the USA and an Asafa Powell, also of Jamaica, who took the bronze medal as he had done two years ago in Osaka.
from USATF - BERLIN - Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay put on a remarkable display of speed and power in the men's 100m final Sunday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from RunBlogRun - The men's 100 meter final is now a race for the ages. People who were here will be telling their children, and perhaps grandchildren, that they saw history made. First of all, the three fastest men of all times, Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay were in the final.
from RunBlogRun - Christian Cantwell is a man of huge stature. He is a student of the shot put. He has spent the last decade working on his craft, perfecting his craft. He is a world class shot putter with promise. Much promise. Now, Christian Cantwell is the best shot putter in the world.
from USATF - BERLIN - 2008 Olympic silver medalist and two-time world indoor champion Christian Cantwell won the gold medal in the men's shot put Saturday evening at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - BERLIN - Team USA advanced through the rounds Saturday morning during opening-day competition at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Competition continues Saturday evening.
Nelson, Cantwell, Hoffa advance to final
from USATF - BERLIN - Reigning World Outdoor 1,500m and 5,000m champion Bernard Lagat will lead Team USA's men's middle and long distance runners at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
From IAAF- Berlin, Germany - The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics begin on Saturday morning (15th) with a bang. Literally, with the crack of the starting device, and metaphorically, because one of the first events on the track, the men’s 100m promises to be THE event of the championships.
From USATF - BERLIN - Allyson Felix and Michelle Perry are each looking to win their third consecutive world championship title as they lead a talented group of sprinters and hurdlers at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - BERLIN - Two-time World Outdoor champion Dwight Phillips and reigning world pole vault champion Brad Walker will headline Team USA's men's horizontal and vertical jumpers at the 12th World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - BERLIN - 2008 Olympic women's pole vault silver medalist Jenn Stuczynski will not compete at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics due to an injury. The Championships will take place August 15-23 at the 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin.
from USATF - BERLIN - Maggie Vessey, Christin Wurth-Thomas, Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher and Jenny Barringer will lead a crew of American female distance runners at the 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 15-23 in Berlin, Germany.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Reigning world champions Tyson Gay, Bernard Lagat, Allyson Felix, Jeremy Wariner, Kerron Clement, Michelle Perry, Reese Hoffa and Brad Walker will lead a potent Team USA roster at the 2009 IAAF World Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
from USATF - GREENSBORO, N.C.- Befitting a day that saw 1996 Olympic champion and American record holder Dan O'Brien as a guest starter, Gunnar Nixon of the Eastside Steppers broke an 11-year-old record in the intermediate boys' decathlon Wednesday in the top individual performance on day two of the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic
from USATF - GREENSBORO, N.C. -- California's Connor McCullough smashed the meet record in the young men's hammer throw Tuesday in the top performance on day one of the 43rd USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships at North Carolina A&T State University's Irwin Belk Track.
from USATF - GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Nine-time gold medalist Carl Lewis will lead a trio of America's most celebrated Olympic champions Wednesday at the opening ceremonies of the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - The 2009 Pan American Junior Athletics Championship will showcase many of the top international junior athletes, July 31-August 2 in Trinidad and Tobago.
from USATF - INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Crouser of Damascus, Ore., has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning two medals and setting a meet record at the recently completed IAAF World Youth Track & Field Championships in Bressanone, Italy.Crouser, who started off the boys shot put fina