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Published:Saturday | July 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has admitted that winning her third Olympic 100 metres gold medal in Rio next month would be her finest achievement.The sprint queen, who is also the reigning World 100m champion, has been plagued by injury this campaign but...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 3:25 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce confirmed her class with another show of powerful sprinting at the BAHAUS Athletics Diamond League meeting. The Jamaican sprint queen clocked 10.93 for the 100m in front of an appreciative Stockholm crowd...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 3:09 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

There was no success for either Rusheen McDonald or Edino Steele in the Men's 400m at the BAHAUS Athletics meeting in Sweden today. McDonald made a flying start and was leading off the final bend, however, he failed to see the race out and...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 1:47 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Peter Matthews put up a decent showing to claim second place in the 400m B race at the BAUHAUS Athletics meeting in Stockholm. The one lap runner clocked a time of 45.79 seconds to place behind Donald Sanford the American-born...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:05 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

Triple jumper Kimberly Williams finished third at the BAHAUS Athletics meeting in Stockholm, Sweden. Williams, the 2014 Commonwealth Games champion, had a best jump of 14.22m. In cold and wet conditions, Williams started her series of jumps with a...

Published:Thursday | July 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

Stockholm, Sweden:REIGNING OLYMPIC and World 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce may very well also compete in the 200m at next month's World Championships in Beijing after all. The defending 200m world champion admitted yesterday that her coach...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 10:56 AMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Anyone who thought that Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was content to relax on her many laurels would be mistaken. The current Olympic and world 100m champion, in Stockholm, Sweden, for the BAUHAUS athletics meeting which forms a...

Published:Friday | June 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

OSLO, Norway:Only two Jamaicans took part in the 50th edition of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, which made up a segment of the IAAF Diamond League series in Oslo yesterday, but the athletes still shone brightly.In-form Kaliese Spencer won the 400...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 4:28 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

OSLO, Norway: Veronica Campbell-Brown was beaten into second place in the 100m at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games today. The seven-time Olympic medallist was, pre-race, of the opinion that she could emulate compatriot Kerron Stewart and dip under the...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 1:55 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

OSLO, Norway: In-form Kaliese Spencer won the 400m hurdles with ease at the 50th edition of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games which makes up a leg of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League series. Spencer, fresh from her win in Birmingham on Sunday,...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 12:42 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

OSLO, Norway: Sprint queen Veronica Campbell-Brown is quietly confident that she can run a sub 11 seconds 100m at Oslo’s ExonMobil Bislett Games tomorrow. The seven-time Olympic gold medallist is of the opinion that she can emulate compatriot...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

BIRMINGHAM, England:TWO WOMEN familiar with British conditions led the way for Jamaica at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting yesterday.Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallists, Kaliese Spencer and Stephenie Ann McPherson, were the only two...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

BIRMINGHAM, England:CONFIDENT KALIESE Spencer has virtually seen and done it all on the track.However, the Jamaican 400m hurdler would appear to have much more in her tank, if her Diamond League win in Birmingham is anything to go by.Spencer, the...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMRodney Hinds

BIRMINGHAM, England:WHEN A sprinter makes a bad start, the chances of success are virtually nil.That was the case for young Jamaican sprinter Juilan Forte as he contested the Birmingham Diamond League 100m yesterday.Forte made a sluggish start to...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 2:14 PMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England: There was no joy for Jamaica’s 100m sprinters at the Birmingham Diamond League meet today. Nesta Carter recorded 10.00 seconds for fourth place while Julian Forte clocked 10.15 taking fifth place in the final, after both...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 11:34 AMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England: A disappointed Simone Facey came home sixth in the 200m in Birmingham. Facey, who once broke Veronica Campbell's national junior record in the 200m, clocked 22.92 seconds. Facey told The Gleaner: “It was just a bad...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 11:16 AMRodney Hinds, Gleaner Writer

BIRMINGHAM, England: 400m hurdler Kaliese Spencer stormed to victory at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham to record yet another Diamond League victory. Spencer, who won the same event in Shanghai, set off like a train to record a season best time...

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