Women's 400m Hurdles

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record: Yuliya Pechonkina, Russia, 52.34

Venue: National Stadium

Asafa Powell makes it three in a row

Asafa Powell has won his third consecutive 100 meters at the Monaco grand prix. He ran a time of 9.82 seconds, his personal best for 2008.
Darvis Patton of the United States finished second with a time of 9.98 seconds. Powell’s rivals Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay did not compete in [...]

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Usain Bolt shows he is in top form for the Beijing Olympics by winning the 200 meters in 19.76 seconds at the London Grand Prix.
“I came out here with a plan and I did execute that well,” Bolt said. “My coach, no doubt, will tell me what I did wrong. I just came here to [...]

Australia’s dual hurdling champion Jana Rawlinson is taking an enforced rest in the hopes of overcoming an injury ahead of the Beijing Olympics in August.
Rawlinson required surgery on a toe in January which forced her out of the 400m hurdles at two meets in Europe.
Rawlinson has come to the conclusion that despite knowing that without [...]