BIRMINGHAM (USA, Dec 6): Sub 10 sprinter Harry Adams clocked 6.66 at the Panther Icebreaker indoor meet in the B final. Second Marcus Rowland 6.72 (but 6.71 in heats), also in heats US Indoor Champion 2013 DÂ´Angelo Cherry 6.70. In the A final the winner Jalen Miller got 6.70 ahead of Michael Granger 6.72. Clayton Parros opened the season with solid 46.97 in the 400 m.
CHARLESTON (USA, Dec 6): Barbados hurdler and World Champs participant Greggmar Swift clocked 7.74 at 60 m hurdles. Shot putter Curtis Jensen improved to his first ever 20+ at this Early Bird meet with 20.29 m.
ALLENDALE (USA, Dec 6): Shane Crawford was timed at another Lake Early Bird meet with 6.69 at the 60 m. Canadian Moscow 1500 m semifinalist Nicole Sifuentes ran her first indoor 5000 m in good 15:50.52.
RIVERDALE (USA, Dec 6): Jacob Freeman started the weight throw season with 22.34 at the Manhattan Opener. Multiple Trinidad champion Annie Alexander got 17.31 in women shot put.
SOUTH BEND (USA, Dec 6): Pat Feeney clocked at the Blue and Gold Invitational solid 46.97 in the 400 m at the oversized track here.
LARAMIE (USA, Dec 6): World Universiade medalist 2011 Mason Finley opened in shot put with 20.12 at the Power Meet. Isaiah Grady improved at 55 m to 6.28 win.
BALTIMORE (USA, Dec 6): Coach O Invitational meet saw sensational 60 m heat times, EME NEWS suggests to wait for final verification. The summer 10.6 sprinter Berfrantz Charles clocked in heats 6.56 in the 60 m, he won the finals in more realistic 6.78. Second Rashad Smith 6.85 was also substantially faster in heats with 6.66. In women 60 m Jamaican Gayon Evans won in 7.34, but her heat time also fast 7.20. But in her case all looks more realistic as her best is 7.33.
BANGALORE (IND, Dec 7): Kerala state retained the overall champion title, its nineteenth in twenty-nine year history of the junior nationals. However Jessy Joseph from the champion state improved her own national youth record in 800m with a time of 2:08.65, that was 2/100th of a second faster than her previous mark which she set during the Inter-Zonal championships at Kochi earlier this year. Jessy’s personal best – 2:06.82 – from the Open Nationals at Ranchi remain intact as there was no one to push her in today’s race. The second national record of the day came from Bengal boy Chandan Bauri in the under-16 division. He clocked an impressive 22.11 in the 200 m. However the most impressive performance of the day came from Tamil Nadu’s Mohd Zuber in youth boys triple jump as he etched a meet mark of 15.50.
LOUGHBOROUGH (GBR, Dec 7): In an early season competition Luke Cutts vaulted 555 in the pole vault. 400 m hurdler Meghan Beesley won the women 60 m in 7.60.
CAMPBELLTOWN (AUS, Dec 7): Joshua Brown clocked here 6.68 (+1.8) in the 60 m.
GENEVE (SUI, Dec 7): Kenyan runners dominated the 36th Course de lÂ´Escalade road race here. Abraham Kipyatich (20, his first race in Europe) won the 7.248 km for men in. Second Patrick Ereng and third Ethiopian Ahunin Workeneh . Best European Belarus Maksim Pankratau as 10th in . Women winner at 4.79 km was Kenyan Cynthia Kosgei in over Jane Muia and Canadian Asther Bacha . Here top European French Aurielle Bernard and Julie Coulaud as 5th and 6th in . This is the biggest road race in Switzerland with 33 695 names on the start list.
DOHA (QAT, Dec 6): Ethiopian Makida Abdela of Qatar Police topped in the women’s race of the World Police Cross-Country Championship while in the men’s section Qatar’s Mike Kipruto Kigen finished third to comp
lete an impressive show for the host nation. Qatar also won the second place in the overall team championship. Bahrain clinched the top honours in the team event and Tunisia had to settle for the third position. Abdela clocked 27:29 in the 8 km. Second and third were Ethiopians Askale Adula 27:37 and Tilahun Biruk 27:54. In the men 12 km Bahraini double success as Isaac Korir got 35:29 ahead of Bacha Regassa 35:35. They were followed by Qatari runners Mike Kigen and Henry Kiplagat.
PORTLAND (USA, Dec 7): Sarah Baxter did not make history at the Nike Cross Nationals as she after two wins in last two years finished third at the 5 km in. Winner Alexa Efraimson clocked and second Elise Cranny . In boys race the win for Taylor Wilmot over Blake Haney and Tanner Anderson . Team wins for girls of Wayzata XC Club and boys of GIG XC Club.
MEMPHIS (USA): The 2013 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend was canceled due to weather conditions.