Bouncing back from his first 100m defeat since 2019, Trayvon Bromell won the 100m at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Gateshead on Tuesday evening (13) to re-establish himself as the favourite for gold at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
Seven months after tearing her achilles tendon, world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson believes she will be ready to contend for a medal at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
With the Tokyo Olympics less than two weeks away, many of the world’s top athletes will get a last chance to test their competitive form when they line up in the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Gateshead, England, on Tuesday.
World leader Trayvon Bromell heads the 100m line-up while Malaika Mihambo will continue her Wanda Diamond League tour when the series moves on to the Muller British Grand Prix in Gateshead on 13 July.
Bromell won the 100m in 9.80 (0.8m/s), and Felix made her fifth Olympic team during the USA Olympic Trials on Sunday night (20) in Eugene, Oregon.
The USA’s Trayvon Bromell stormed to seventh on the world 100m all-time list on Saturday (5) by running a world-leading 9.77 (1.5m/s) at the NACAC New Life Invitational – a World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting – in Miramar, Florida.
Jamaica's double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is among the large field of world-class athletes listed for action at the inaugural North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) New Life Invitational on Saturday (5).
Six athletes, led by Andrea Seccafien and Zounair Talbi, achieved Olympic standards as Track Meet action got under way with three 10,000m races in Irvine, California, on Friday (14).
Organisers of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix have announced that world medallists Noah Lyles, Sydney McLaughlin and Trayvon Bromell will return to the World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting on 13 February.
Life has never come easily to Trayvon Bromell.