EUGENE, Oregon, (Reuters) – Keni Harrison equalled the second-fastest 100 metres hurdles ever run and fellow American Justin Gatlin breezed to a sparkling but wind-assisted 100 metres victory at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting yesterday.
‘A’ Division on 96 points maintained its lead at the end of the second day of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) annual Inter-Division track and field championship at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary yesterday.
By Iva Wharton
Coming off a sub par year in 2011 by her usual lofty standards, top female long distance athlete Alika Morgan is contemplating participating in more international competitions this year.
Today’s field events will determine the winner of the East Georgetown Inter-Schools competition but yesterday the athletes were quite assertive on the track, throwing down the gauntlet to competitors in the upcoming National Track & Field, Cycling and Swimming championships next month.
St. Mary’s Secondary School recorded a mammoth 441 points to comfortably win the track and field aspect of the North Zone Inter-Schools Championships in Zone Three yesterday at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary.
Defending Schools National Champions, North Georgetown (District 11) began their stringent selection process yesterday with their inter-zone field events for the upcoming Schools National Championship slated for next month.
A traditional rivalry between two local powerhouses in athletics is set to flare up again when the Guyana Police Force meets the Guyana Defence Force at the 2011 Joint Services Athletics Championships scheduled to start tomorrow.
Robin Persaud carted off the 35-lap Schoolboys and Novices race yesterday when National cycling Coach Hassan Mohammed and the Unitech Awning ran off a successful 11 race cycling meet at the National Park circuit, Thomas Lands.
DAEGU, South Korea, CMC – Jamaican Melaine Walker failed in her title defence as American Lashinda Demus stormed to a world-leading time to win the women’s 400 metres hurdles at the World Championships yesterday.