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  • Texas Raider Pledger Receives BIG12 Honors

    Jan 21, 2015

    IRVING, Texas – Texas Tech junior Le’Tristan Pledger has been named the Big 12 Female Track & Field Athlete of the Week, after her performance at the Texas Tech Open. Pledger had a busy weekend for Tech. Her 55m hurdles mark of 7.60 was just .01 off her own school and facility record of 7.59, set last year. The time converts to 8.20 in the 60m hurdles, giving her the No. 4 mark in the nation and what would be [...]

  • NCAA sprint champion Remona Burchell targets faster times and more trophies

    Dec 5, 2014

    “I want to defend my titles, I want to PR again in all my events… I want to run faster, everybody wants to run faster. I just want to be the best,” said Remona Burchell (RB), the reigning NCAA indoor 60m and outdoor 100m champion. Remona, a senior at the University of Alabama, who has personal best times of 11.03 seconds in the 100m and a school record 7.11 seconds in the indoor 60m, is poised to again dominate the [...]

  • What’s wrong with the Gatlin nomination?

    Oct 16, 2014

    It has been widely publicized that former Olympic 100m champion American Justin Gatlin was one of ten athletes nominated for the IAAF 2014 Male Athlete of the Year Award. Based on his impressive performances on the track this season, Gatlin is rightfully deserving of this nomination. His 2014 dream season included an undefeated season where he went 17 for 17 in all of his races and along the way setting personal best and world-leading times of 9.77 and 19.68 seconds [...]


    Oct 7, 2014

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECLERMONT, FL— SEPTEMBER 26, 2014— Nestled in the picturesque backdrop of Central Florida, amidst palm trees and tropical weather, are many striking views for the sports enthusiast. Whether you call your sport of choice world-class American College Football, Soccer or Track and Field, Central Florida has year round facilities to accommodate it. Due to its consistently warm climate and its distinction of the only place in Florida that has hills and a mountain, Clermont is prime real-estate for [...]

  • Steve Mullings Excited about new book “Banned for Life”

    Sep 25, 2014

    After a few years in obscurity, Steve Muliings has re-surfaced with a new book called “Banned for Life; The Steve Mullings Story”. Steve, a Jamaican sprinter was given a lifetime ban from the sports of Track and Field by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Disciplinary panel in November 2011. In 2004, Steve Mullings was sanctioned with a two doping control (methyltestoterone). In June 2011, Steve Mullings provided an in sample at the national Senior Championships in Jamaica which was tested at the [...]

  • Asafa Powell & Sherone Simspon appeals partially upheld by CAS

    Jul 14, 2014

    Lausanne 14 July 2014– The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld in part the appeals filed by the Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson against the decisions of the Jamaica Anti-doping disciplinary panel imposing a suspension of 18 months on both of them, starting on 21 June 2013. The CAS decided to reduce their period of ineligibility to 6 months, which has been already served. The athletes were already free to compete since 18 June 2014 after [...]

  • Asafa & Sherone complete CAS Hearing in New York

    Jul 9, 2014

    Kingston, Jamaica July 9, 2014 – Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson completed their appeal hearings yesterday, July 8th, 2014 in New York before The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The appeal was filed was against the 18th month sanction issued by JADCO earlier this year on  April 10, 2014. Both athletes are more than satisfied with the process and patiently await the CAS panel’s decision. Meanwhile under the stay issued by CAS on June 18, 2014 both athletes are [...]

  • Akheem Gauntlett Takes 400m National Title

    Jun 30, 2014

    Akheem Gauntlett ran a personal best time of 45.00 seconds to capture the men’s 400m tile at the 2014 JAAA Senior Trials held at the National Stadium, in Kingston on Sunday. The 24-year old Akheem entered the race with a previously best time of 45.13 seconds finished ahead of Rusheen McDonald (45.25), Hugh Graham Jr. (45.43) and Edino Steele (45.46). This is the first national title for Akheem who earlier this year, was a member of the Jamaican indoor 4x400m [...]