Gatlin not concerned by Zika

Jun 3, 2016

Gatlin not concerned by Zika

Justin Gatlin is already on his way to Rio de Janeiro and he’s not concerned about the Zika virus. After winning the 100 meters at the Golden Gala meet in Rome on Thursday, Gatlin’s next event is a street race in Rio on Sunday. ...

Gatlin races to win in 100 at Prefontaine Classic

May 29, 2016

Gatlin races to win in 100 at Prefontaine Classic

Justin Gatlin considers himself an antsy person, finding it hard to wait early in the season for the fast times he hopes to have later in the year. “Worry about those later when they count the most,” he said. The 34-year-old American sprinter had ...

Schippers beats Felix in Diamond League finale

Sep 12, 2015

Schippers beats Felix in Diamond League finale

Dafne Schippers swept away any doubts she will be a gold-medal contender at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, crossing the finishing line at the Van Damme meet Friday with one index finger held proudly in the air. The Dutchwoman won a stirring 200 meters ...

Gatlin, Felix headline Brussels meet

Sep 10, 2015

Gatlin, Felix headline Brussels meet

Justin Gatlin takes center stage in the absence of Usain Bolt from Friday’s season-ending Diamond League meet in Brussels, while Dutch sprint star Dafne Schippers comes up against Allyson Felix over 200 meters. Bolt pushed Gatlin into second place in both the 100 and ...

Bolt trumps Gatlin to retain 100-meter title

Aug 24, 2015

Bolt trumps Gatlin to retain 100-meter title

A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger. Sure, for Usain Bolt, the winning result, the bow-and-arrow victory celebration and even the setting may have been the same as 2008. But the show he put on Sunday in ...

Bolt scrapes into 100-meter final

Aug 23, 2015

Bolt scrapes into 100-meter final

Defending champion Usain Bolt made a meal of it but recovered from a stumbling start to reach Sunday’s 100-meter final at the world championships, setting up his Beijing showdown with in-form American Justin Gatlin. The Olympic champion and world-record holder qualified joint-third fastest in ...