Reigning Olympic 200-metre champion Veronica Campbell-Brown believes female sprinter will continue to play second fiddle to the men until someone gets close to or breaks Florence Griffith-Joyner’s World records.
The Netherlands Antilles has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sports to restore Churandy Martina as the third place finisher in the men’s 200 metres, after he was disqualified for stepping out of his lane.
Jamaica defeated Guyana to close in on the West Indies Women’s Championship title while there were wins for defending champions Trinidad and Tobago, and Grenada as the tournament continued yesterday in St Lucia.
Jamaica have emerged as the red-hot favourite to lift both gold medals in the sprint relays after the United States men’s and women’s teams dropped the baton in the heats this morning at the Beijing Olympics.
American Michael Johnson has labelled Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt ‘Superman 2’ after the 21 year old smashed his 12 year old, 200-metre World and Olympic record at the Beijing Olympics yesterday.