from Photographers' Blog:

The Cuban gazelle

June 6, 2012

By Desmond Boylan

A mixture of gazelle and human is the impression Dayron gave me when he took off from where I was standing on the training grounds and jumped the first hurdle. He became tiny in the lens very fast, and when he was running towards me there wasn't much time to shoot until he filled the frame.

Gatlin’s return throws up 100 metres quandary

August 7, 2010

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If Justin Gatlin, back in action this week after a four-year doping ban, were to line up alongside Jamaican Usain Bolt in the 2012 Olympic 100 metres final in London, who would American fans want to win?

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

What’s behind Spain’s run of sporting success?

July 26, 2010

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Spanish sports fans have never had it so good.

The Iberian nation is celebrating its latest triumphs after a month of success that local media have called a golden age.

Inside Track: This league has not reached the diamond level yet

May 28, 2010

ATHLETICS/Might the Diamond League be snake-bitten in its initial season? Injuries and other setbacks have taken away a chunk of glitter from the initiative, which was to bring new fans and interest to the sport.

Inside Track: Waiting for the first sprint showdown

May 21, 2010

ATHLETICS-WORLD/When will the Diamond League have its first sprint showdown?

That’s a frequent question from athletics followers whose appetites have been whetted by the fast early times of Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay and Usain Bolt.

Inside Track: Who gets the Diamond League dollars?

May 14, 2010

ATHLETICS-GOLDEN/Times and distances won’t be the only figures athletes and their managers will be checking on the new Diamond League circuit which began on Friday in Doha.

Inside Track: Solinsky’s record-breaking debut

May 7, 2010

ATHLETICS-WORLD/Except for a training run, new American distance find Chris Solinsky might not have become the first North American runner to break 27 minutes in the 10,000 metres.

Does athletics still rule the Olympics?

April 30, 2010

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Dash or splash? Which is the number one Olympic sport?

Athletics has massive crowds and Usain “Lightning” Bolt torching world records while swimming boasts Michael Phelps ripping off another bundle of world and Olympic records.

Gay dips under 45 seconds for sprinting milestone

April 20, 2010

World silver medallist Tyson Gay’s name should be popping up on more Diamond League announcements after a milestone weekend.

from The Great Debate UK:

What can London 2012 learn from Vancouver? Seb Coe answers your questions

February 25, 2010

OLYMPICS/The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver were hit at the very start by the tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili and for a while the Games struggled to recover, as organisers were faced with problem after problem, from the unseasonably warm weather to transport snarl-ups to scoring problems.