Thorkildsen returns after injury to take on Finland’s finest

2011-06-24 20:20 Written by Administrator
Andreas Thorkildsen

The Kuortane International meeting in Finland on Saturday, a European Athletics Outdoor Area Permit Meeting, should see the return of Norway’s reigning Olympic, world and European javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen. Read more

Zigismunds Sirmais breaks world junior record...again

2011-06-24 09:00 Written by Administrator
Zigismunds Sirmais

Latvian throwers had excellent results on the Janis Lusis Cup held in Bauska on Wednesday. Zigismunds Sirmais bettered his own world junior record by 22 centimeters to 84.69m, but the competition was won by Vadims Vasilevskis with 87.11m. Read more

Goldie Sayers: 'I must wrap myself in cotton wool until 2012'

2011-06-23 08:37 Written by Administrator
Goldie Sayers

After two years out due to injury, the javelin thrower is looking an Olympic prospect again. She talks to Simon Turnbull Read more

For Patterson, success resides somewhere in her head

2011-06-20 00:02 Written by Administrator
Kara Patterson

Kara Patterson is living through a cliché. A horrible, gut-wrenching, soul-searching cliché. “It’s pretty much 99 percent mental,” said Patterson, a 25-year-old Vancouver native who happens to be America’s best javelin thrower. Read more

Špotáková improves to 65.77m in Prague

2011-06-15 09:22 Written by Administrator
Barbora Špotáková

Competing before a crowd of nearly 10,000, Barbora Špotáková produced the key highlight at the Josef Odlozil Memorial in Prague on Monday (13). Read more