PUMA News Archive

May 2010

  • Bolt sets Ostrava meet record in 30.97 for the 300m

    Bolt sets Ostrava meet record in 30.97 for the 300m

    May 28, 2010
    Bolt's appearance at the IAAF World Challenge in Ostrava, running the 300m hot on the heels of his 19.76 200m outing in Shanghai, was hyped as an assault on the World best of 30.85 set by Michael Johnson at altitude in Pretoria a decade ago.
  • Germans Lead the Hardchorus

    May 27, 2010

    Here is the Hardchorus leader board as it currently stands: The Germans have surpassed the French and lead with 8,785 votes! 

  • Les Unknown Nicknames of Les Lions Indomptables

    Les Unknown Nicknames of Les Lions Indomptables

    May 27, 2010

    We all know that Cameroon is commonly referred to as les Lions Indomptables (the Indomitable Lions). Whether a reference to their proud country's history, the bold attitude of the people or simply the great relationship between the players, is still unidentified.

  • John Super Mario Mensah Cart

    May 27, 2010

    After spending some time with the Ghanaian team two things become obvious.

    But before we announce the results of this grueling battle, a test of skills and mind, it's important to remember that winning isn't everything.

  • Night of Epic Proportions

    Night of Epic Proportions

    May 27, 2010

    We flew with a small delegation from the Lions to Paris today on a private jet. It was nice to travel with the guys as people, not "just" football players. The plane ride was fun; we have never seen grown men eat so much chocolate! We have a feeling the flight attendant was expecting that, as she was very well prepared.

  • The Black Stars Show Us How to Sing

    The Black Stars Show Us How to Sing

    May 26, 2010

    The last two days have been a bit cold, but they say that the weather in South Africa is going to be quite similar to this. After all, it's winter there and by cold we're still talking about 20-ish degrees Celsius.

    Sulley Muntari arrived worthy of a newly crowned Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League Champion in his dark sports car at the training ground.

  • Bolt Will Race His First 300 Meter Tomorrow - Wish Him Luck Here!

    Bolt Will Race His First 300 Meter Tomorrow - Wish Him Luck Here!

    May 26, 2010
    Tomorrow, Usain Bolt will race the 300 meter for the first time in his career at the 49th Ostrava Golden Spike Meeting. The world?s best time for this distance is currently 30.85, ran by Michael Johnson in 2000?
  • Les Éléphants: Congrats, Autographs, Jokesters and More Cowbells

    Les Éléphants: Congrats, Autographs, Jokesters and More Cowbells

    May 25, 2010

    During lunch with Les Éléphants the whole team celebrated Seydou Doumbia who won Player Of The Year Award in the Swiss Championship and the applause might still echo across the Alps.

    A nice little rest and delicious lunch later the team gathered in the lobby to take the bus to training. And that's where this curious little man showed up. His name is Stefan Von Gunther, a 43-year old German and he's an autograph collector with over 16,000 signatures under his belt.

  • Black Stars Amp it Up

    Black Stars Amp it Up

    May 25, 2010

    Morning training in the blistering sun and despite the early hour, PUMAFootball only spotted smiles. However, smiles that are more and more alert.