Monday Sep 8
Justin Gatlin's Track Comeback Should Be Touted from the Rooftops
American sprinter Justin Gatlin 's racing campaign in 2014 has been one of the most dominant by any track athlete all year. His comeback from a four-year doping ban during 2006-2010 should be hailed in the sport of track and field as the successful reclamation of an athletic career gone astray.
Athletics: Gatlin scorches to Diamond League sprint double
US sprinter Justin Gatlin rolled back the years to scorch to a rare 100-200m double at the final Diamond League meet of the season on Friday . US athlete Justin Gatlin crosses the finish line to win the Men's 100m event of the Memorial Van Damme athletics Diamond League meeting in Brussels, September 5, 2014.
Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League
For a track star who dallied with American Football when serving a four-year doping ban, it is fitting that sprinter Justin Gatlin likened his decision to race an unusual 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday to his own "Super Bowl". As Jamaican world and Olympic champion Usain Bolt called time on his injury-plagued season, Gatlin has gone on to dominate the sprinting world.
My 100m record pretty much out of reach: Bolt
Usain Bolt would have made Muhammad Ali proud as he vowed the star-struck audience here Tuesday with one-liners and a bit of justifiable arrogance laced with humour, reminiscent of the boxing great during his salad days decades ago.
Rugby World Cup 2015: University of Birmingham to host South Africa team during tournament
Springboks to be based at university ahead of their Villa Park match against Samoa, who will be based at Sutton Coldfield RFC.
Britain's coaches say Adam Gemili, Jodie Williams and Co can be world-beaters
Neil Black was catching the last of the afternoon sunshine outside Zurich's Letzigrund Stadium, basking in a record-breaking day for Britain when he predicted that the young British sprinters who dominated at the European Championships could 'give a fright' to the Jamaicans and Americans.