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Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Experienced Jamaican sprinter Simone Facey shared that she and her teammates were told that Elaine Thompson would not compete in the women's 4x100m relay final at the World Championships just before they started warming up a couple...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Usain Bolt's participation at the IAAF World Championships in London has been put into perspective with reports that the sprinter competed at the event despite suffering from a major back problem.The full nature of the issue is...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Devastated after watching Usain Bolt clutch his hamstring and crash to the floor during the anchor leg of the Men's 4x100 metres relay, his teammates are among those who are blaming a 30-minute wait as a possible cause for the iconic...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Sprint hurdler Yanique Thompson is hoping to continue her growth after narrowly missing out on a spot in the final of the 100m hurdles at the World Championships in London.Thompson clocked 12.88 seconds for third place in her semi-...

Published:Saturday | August 12, 2017 | 2:57 PMAndre Lowe

Elaine Thompson will not take part in the women's 4x100m relay final at the World Championships in London.  Jura Levy, Natasha Morrison, Simone Facey and Sashalee Forbes - in that order, will represent the Jamaicans in the final which gets...

Published:Saturday | August 12, 2017 | 12:06 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Athletics boss Sebastian Coe underlined the void that will be left when Usain Bolt runs his last race today at the World Championships in London and insisted that the IAAF's relationship with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative...

Published:Saturday | August 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Defending 100 metres hurdles champion Danielle Williams struggled to find the words as she came to grips with what had happened a few minutes earlier.The defending champion struck the first hurdle, and couldn't avoid at least four...

Published:Saturday | August 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:It ends today.The greatest sprinter in history will take his final stride on the track, bringing to an end an era of unmatched dominance, influence and impact. Track and field's poster boy will, we hope, bring the curtain down on his...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:34 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England: Jamaica's quarter-mile pair of Shericka Jackson and Stephenie-Ann McPherson are hoping Jamaica's depth in the 400 metres will reflect in the 4x400m relay at the World Championships in London, starting tomorrow. ...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:26 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:  Aisha Praught-Leer has pointed to her coaching change and a number of other adjustments in her life as the reasons behind what has been her best season to date.  Praught-Leer, who will today line up in the women’s...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Six years after her first World Championships appearance as a promising 19-year-old in Daegu, 400m hurdler Ristananna Tracey finally made her way on to the podium after a powerful, well-timed 53.74 seconds secured her the 2017 World...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Two years after putting her trust in Maurice Wilson and his G.C. Foster College-based Sprintec Track Club programme, World Championships 400m hurdles bronze medal winner Ristananna Tracey is thrilled to be sharing a special first...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts was left disappointed with her finish in the women's long jump final on Monday at the World Championships in London, but is nonetheless grateful for the improvements in her performances at major...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:A fourth-place finish in the 100 metres final and failure to advance to the 200m final. It was supposed to be a much better 2017 World Championship for Yohan Blake.That's his conviction, and last night's third-place finish in his...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:"Yes, Jamaican sprinting has a problem."Yohan Blake's assessment did not require any Sherlock Holmes-style sleuthing. His own performance in the men's 200m semi-final and the fact that Jamaica will, for the first time in the World...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Despite barely missing out on a medal in the women's shot put, Jamaica's Danniel Thomas-Dodd says she is leaving the World Championships in London fully satisfied with her history-making efforts.The 24-year-old was already the first...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Kemar Mowatt is not clinging to any disappointment after his fourth-place finish in the 400 final at the World Championships in London, but feels he could have certainly won the event.Mowatt, competing at this level for the first...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:After recovering from an early stumble in her 200m heats to book her spot in the semi-final at the World Championships in London, young sprinter Sashalee Forbes was asked a question that has been making the rounds in the English...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:The Jamaicans left the men's 400 metres final inside the London Stadium without a medal, but the pair of Demish Gaye and Nathon Allen walked off the 2017 IAAF World Championships track with a piece of history and a healthy serving of...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Novlene Williams-Mills will today compete in her last individual race at the IAAF World Championships in the final of the 400 metres inside the London Stadium.Williams-Mills, 35, who will run from lane two, is competing in her...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Danniel Thomas-Dodd says she is looking to remain calm throughout her series as she takes her spot in the women's shot put final tonight at the IAAF World Championships in London and is hoping to act as an inspiration for others."In...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:14 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Having conquered the sprint hurdling world, freshly minted Omar McLeod will be turning his attention elsewhere, and he hopes it will start with a leg on Jamaica's 4x100m relay team at the IAAF World Championships in London.The 23-...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:12 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Elaine Thompson spent nearly seven hours in anti-doping after her final on Sunday, because her sample was continuously deemed unsuitable according to World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) standards.Thompson's sample failed to meet the...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:12 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Sprinter Yohan Blake says he remains confident heading into tomorrow's 200m semi-final despite Saturday's disappointing fourth-place finish in the 100m final at the World Championships inside the London Stadium.The Jamaican also...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAndre Lowe

LONDON, England:Moments after adding the World 110m hurdles title to the Olympic crown he won in Rio last year, Omar McLeod not only dedicated his win to Usain Bolt's legacy, but also noted that he is already thinking about next season's challenges...

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