The IAAF said: "When approved false-start
detection equipment is in operation, the evidence of the equipment shall normally be accepted as conclusive by the starter.
Olympic gold medallist Allan Wells has backed the new sprinting false-start
Olympic 100metres champions Maurice Greene and Marion Jones were among dozens of athletes who signed a petition opposing the proposed false-start
Facing suspension following the false-start
Prix de l'Abbaye (from left) Jim Crowley, Paul Hanagan, Adrian Nicholls, Kevin Shea, Darryll Holland and Frankie Dettori
Then a false-start
penalty pushed the ball back five yards and D.
Aintree, of course, is no stranger to such problems, a false-start
fiasco in 1993 leading to the `race that never was' being declared void.
The Cardinal drew two false-start
penalties and another delay-of-game infraction to flatline their momentum.
Those in the stands were left scratching their heads after Thompson's announcement, as the false-start
flagman had not raised his flag.
DWAIN CHAMBERS put himself in pole position for the 100 metres World Championship title - but only after surviving false-start
mayhem here last night.
But a false-start
penalty pushed Westlake back another five yards.
Dettori insisted that he was hard done by in being accused of misleading the senior starter, Simon Morant, yet was opposed by Willie Carson, who said on BBC that the false-start
decision had been wrong.
However, the Welshman was later adjudged to have infringed the new controversial false-start
rule, even though he was initially cleared of the offence by meeting officials.
Same dilemma as last week - five men can't block nine - but the holding and false-start
penalties were inexcusable.
MARK LEWIS-FRANCIS is sure he is ready for the new false-start
rule in sprinting.