Latest Cycling sprinter Stories

Key To Performance For Elite Sprinters Is Running Mechanics, Not Metabolism
2012-08-01 14:25:39

Sprinting performance isn’t a factor of conserving energy; rather, forces applied by the foot hitting the ground maximize all-out bursts of sprinting

2012-01-24 20:17:44

The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters.

2009-11-03 15:21:52

Longer toes and a unique ankle structure provide sprinters with the burst of acceleration that separates them from other runners, according to biomechanists.

2006-05-27 04:34:34

By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - Three years ago, Justin Gatlin and Asafa Powell were just two young sprinters among many running fast times and hoping to go faster.

2006-03-14 13:28:00

By Stephen Farrand ROME (Reuters) - Alessandro Petacchi's stage win on the final day of Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday was a timely morale booster for Saturday's Milan-San Remo race.

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