Posts Tagged Women’s track and field

Amos relegates Rudisha to 2nd in 800 at Glasgow

Nijel Amos, celebrates after winning the men's 800 meter race from David Rudisha, of Kenya 2nd and Andre Olivier of South Africa 3rd, at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nijel Amos of Botswana turned the tables on Olympic champion David Rudisha to win the 800-meter gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on a cool, rainy Thursday night at Hampden Park.

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Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

Andrew Riley, second left,of Jamaica, crosses the line to win the men's 110 meter hurdles from William Sharman, second right, of England, who was placed second and Shane Brathwaite, third right, who was placed third, in Hampden Park stadium at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andrew Riley won the 110-meter hurdles gold Tuesday to complement his teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole’s 100-meter gold medal on the track at the Commonwealth Games, clinching both high-profile sprint races for Jamaica.

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Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica looks back after winning the men's 100 meter race  at Hampden Park stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/ Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In Usain Bolt’s absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collected the first individual gold of his career by winning the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month’s European championships in Zurich because of an injury.

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US sweeps 1,600 relays at junior worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.

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