Athletics adds some much-needed Wattage

You’d be forgiven for thinking that track and field had taken an indefinite break after London but Melbourne hosts an IAAF event, the grandiosely-named Qantas Melbourne World Challenge, this Saturday.

World Championships: lining up for the long jump

Dave Goodwin points Almanac readers in the direction of this excellent piece on the World Aths Championships website: http://daegu2011.iaaf.org//newslistdetail.aspx?id=61661   Dave goes on to say:   Today, 30 August, is the 20th anniversary of a magic moment in sport. Carl Lewis’ quest for Bob Beamon’s world record of 8.90 metres and beyond to 9 metres [Read more]