Even on a rare evening of Scottish sunshine, the Commonwealth Games was hit with a lightning bolt as the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, took to the track for the first time in Glasgow and thrilled a packed crowd at Hampden Park, crossing the line in his customary position of first place on Friday (1).
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The first of two IAAF Diamond League finals will take place as part of the famous Weltklasse meeting in Zurich, with no fewer than 16 Diamond Races to be concluded on Thursday.
The competition in the 800 meters is intense, as David Rudisha returns to form and Nijel Amos aims for the form of his life! The CG 800 meters was fantastic last night! Here is how Alex Mills saw the race and where the 800 meters is going in 2015! - On August 9 2012 when David Rushisha elevated himself from super athlete to superhuman with a performance every bit as god-like and herculean as the acts produced by the Zeus and co, he could be forgiven for thinking that he would never have to worry about winning races again. His new objective would be to run against the clock with only time proving to be a worthy opponent.
For Tuesday night, Justin Lagat was quite busy. He wrote this piece on the 10,000 meters and then, wrote about the 1,500 meters! Here is his piece on the 10,000 meters women's race, which was a sweep for Kenyan women! 2014 Glasgow Women's10,000m; A Clean Sweep by Kenyans, by Justin Lagat
Day six report: Williams and Martinez set championship records – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014Written by IAAF
Championship records from US hurdler Kendell Williams and Cuban triple jumper Lazaro Martinez provided the highlights of the final day of the IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014 on Sunday (27).