Monthly Archives: August 2011

IAAF World Championships Day 6 Preview

Hurdlers, High Jumper and Milers lead US Medal Hopes Day 6 of the IAAF World Championships has huge potential for adding to the USA’s lead in the medal table. Jesse Williams is pointing towards gold in the men’s high jump … Continue reading

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IAAF World Championships Day 4 Preview

Ennis, Isinbayeva, Rudisha, and Merritt are the highlights Day 4 of the IAAF World Championships feature world record holder David Rudisha going after his first Worlds gold medal, Yelena Isinbayeva attempts to regain her champion status, and Jessica Ennis and … Continue reading

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IAAF World Championships Day 3 Preview

Allyson Felix, USA versus Jamaica Sprint Faceoff, and a Hurdles Showdown Day 3 of the IAAF World Championships feature great sprint and hurdle finals. Allyson Felix attempts to win the first end of her double in the 400 meters. The … Continue reading

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IAAF World Championships Day 2 Preview

Decathlon battle, Mo Farah, and Usain Bolt! Day 2 of the IAAF World Championships begins tonight at 8:00 PM. The decathlon battle finishes up today, with the USA poised to win gold and silver. Ashton Eaton currently leads, but is … Continue reading

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IAAF World Championships Day 1 Preview

Women’s Long Distance Takes Center Stage The women’s marathon and women’s 10,000 meters are the lone events awarding medals on the first day of Daegu’s World Championships. The marathon features defending New York City Marathon champion Edna Kiplagat. The 10,000 … Continue reading

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Worlds Preview: Relays

Men’s 4×100 Relay Competition schedule: Heats, Sunday Sep 4, 6:00 AM Final, Sunday Sep 4, 8:00 AM 2009 medalists: Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Great Britain Expected USA lineup: Walter Dix, Justin Gatlin, Trell Kimmons, Doc Patton TFN medal picks: Jamaica, … Continue reading

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Worlds Preview: Men’s sprints

100 meters Competition schedule: Preliminaries, Friday Aug 26, 11:55 PM Heats, Saturday Aug 27, 8:45 AM Semifinals, Sunday Aug 28, 5:30 AM Final, Sunday Aug 28, 7:45 AM 2009 medalists: Usain Bolt (JAM), Tyson Gay (USA), Asafa Powell (JAM) The … Continue reading

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Worlds Preview: Women’s sprints

100 meters Competition schedule: Preliminaries, Friday Aug 26, 10:30 PM Heats, Saturday Aug 27, 11:10 PM Semifinals, Monday Aug 29, 6:30 AM Final, Monday Aug 29, 8:45 AM 2009 medalists: Shelly-Ann Fraser (JAM), Kerron Stewart (JAM), Carmelita Jeter (USA) The … Continue reading

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Worlds Preview: Men’s middle distance

800 meters Competition schedule: Heats, Friday Aug 26, 11:05 PM Semifinals, Sunday Aug 28, 5:00 AM Final, Tuesday Aug 30, 8:00 AM 2009 medalists: Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA), Alfred Kirwa Yego (KEN), Yusuf Saad Kamel (BHR) The Americans: Nick Symmonds (OTC … Continue reading

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Worlds Preview: Women’s middle distance

800 meters Competition schedule: Heats, Wednesday Aug 31, 10:40 PM Semifinals, Friday Sep 2, 6:25 AM Final, Sunday Sep 4, 7:15 AM 2009 medalists: Caster Semenya (RSA), Janeth Jepkosgei (KEN), Jenny Meadows (GBR) The Americans: Alysia Montano, Maggie Vessey, Alice … Continue reading

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