Blanka Vlasic To Make U.S. debut at Millrose Games

Two-time World High Jump champion Blanka Vlasic will be making her U.S. competitive debut at the Millrose Games in New York City on 29 January. The 26-year-old Croatian heroine’s appearance at Madison Square Garden will be her second of the season as she prepares to defend her World indoor title in Doha in March. Vlasic…

Ronnie O'Sullivan inspired by Usain Bolt

Ronnie O’Sullivan has taken inspiration from Usain Bolt as he enters the new decade with a new approach to his snooker. The ‘Rocket’, like Jamaican sprinter Bolt, has no peers in his sport, but his drive for perfection has contributed to the psychological demons the 34-year-old has needed to deal with since turning professional in…

Caribbean Track Life 2009 Awards To Caribbean Athletes

Caribbean Track Life named 2009 award winners The 2009 Track and Field season can be considered one for the ages. From the extraordinary and incomparable performances by Usain Bolt and his Jamaican teammates to Barbados’s Ryan Braithwaite upset and the consistency and gutsy performances of veteran Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie (Bahamas) and Josanne Lucas Trinidad & Tobago…

Bolt gives self to Jamaica

Jamaican athletic superstar Usain Bolt has teamed up with the Ministry of Tourism to promote the island across the world in a move aimed at capitalising on the sprint phenomenon’s worldwide popularity. Bolt, who gave his services and rights to his image for free, will star in electronic ads. These will begin airing next February…

China bans 3 after dope test cheating

BEIJING — The Chinese Athletic Association has banned a provincial coach and two athletes for cheating on a doping test. A statement posted on the association’s Web site said coach Zhu Lidong asked sprinter Teng Haina to take a drug test in place of her teammate Ha Xianpin in July. All are from a provincial…