Dayron Robles from Cuba wins 110 meter hurdles
Dayron Robles has won the men’s 110 meter hurdles at the Beijing Olympics in 12.93 seconds.
David Payne and David Oliver both from the United States won the silver and bronze medals respectively.
After Liu Xiang pulled out of his heat in the 110 meter hurdles, the field has opened up a little.
Dayron Robles from Cuba holds the world record for the event and will be the favorite to win gold. David Oliver also thinks he has a chance, “Prognosticators don’t know very much,’’ said Oliver, who [...]
Everyone in China will be talking about Liu Xiang’s shock withdrawal from the 110 meter hurdles at the Beijing Olympics.
Liu pulled out of the starting blocks and ran just a few steps before pulling up, limping. He soon exited the arena to the back of the stadium.
Liu Xiang’s face is plastered all [...]
Liu Xiang still battling injury
Huge expectations are being placed on Liu Xiang in the lead up to the 110 meter hurdles final on Thursday. Media even met his parents at the train station in Beijing as they arrived from Shanghai.
He still however, has a nagging injury which could make a repeat of his Athens’ performance difficult.
100 meter showdown this Saturday night
The men’s 100 meter sprint is definitely going to be one of the highlights of the Beijing Olympics. The three favorites Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt will battle for the gold medal and title of ‘fastest man in the world’.
The heats start this Friday and the final will be [...]
Asafa Powell beats Usain Bolt at DN Galan meet
Asafa Powell beat the world record holder Usain Bolt by just one-hundredth of a second at the DN Galan meet.
He won the 100 meter sprint in 9.88 seconds. Bolt was a little slow out of the starting blocks and almost caught Asafa Powell at the finishing line.
Jaysuma Saidy Ndure from Norway came third [...]
Dayron Robles medal favorite for 110 hurdles
Dayron Robles, 21 from Cuba just missed out on setting a new world record at the Golden League meeting in Paris.
He recorded a time of 12.88 in Paris. He record breaking time in June this year was 12.87 seconds.
Terrence Trammell came in secon with a time of 13.19.
“I feel very good, I am very [...]