Juan Miguel Echevarría nearly clears pit At IAAF Diamond League Stockholm!

STOCKHOLM, Sweden –At the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, midway through the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday, Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarria soared 8.83m through the air, the longest jump in the world in any conditions for 23 years at the IAAF Diamond League Stockholm. Only Carl Lewis and Mike Powell have jumped further than Echevarria.

Usain Bolt finishes with Bronze Medal in final Individual race

LONDON – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt finished third and announced that he plans to retire after the IAAF World Championships in London, bringing an end to one of the most remarkable record setting careers in all of sports. Bolt in the 100m final on Saturday captured a bronze medal as American Justin Gatlin earned gold with…