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German Jumper Ariane Friedrich exposed a stalker

World Championships High Jump bronze medallist Ariane Friedrich has exposed a stalker on social media powerhouse Facebook. The German star, Friedrich, revealed that a man went as far as sending her a photo of his genitals in an email, and the furious Olympic, who happens to also be a police officer, put him to shame on the world wide web. She said has been troubled by stalkers in the past... 

Usain Bolt Warns That Come Championships Time He Will Be Ready

Usain Bolt has warned his rivals not to read to much into the defeat to Tyson Gay earlier this season, while admitting that he and American does not see eye to eye. Bolt, the world’s fastest man and treble Olympic and World sprint champion, cut his season short because of a back injury, but prior to making that announcement he suffered his first defeat in two years to Gay... 

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 is scheduled to make her season’s debut in Trinec, Czech... 

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 the early 1990s. After threatening to the... 

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 (T&T), 2009... 

Jessica Ennis: 'After I'd won, I sat back and watched Bolt run 100m in 9.58sec'

A twinkle appears in Jessica Ennis’s eyes as she recalls how she came to have the best seat in the house for the headline event in track and field in 2009. It just so happened that the lap of honour for achieving the highlight of her sporting life thus far – a runaway heptathlon victory at the World Championships in Berlin in August – coincided with the start of the men’s... 

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 in the United States and online at www.visitjamaica.com,... 

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 athletics team from the northern province of Heilongjiang. When officials... 

Lebid and Farah rematch set for New Year's eve at BOclassic

Mo Farah of Great Britain and Ukraine’s Sergiy Lebid, the silver and bronze medallists at Sunday’s European XC championships will have a rematch up at the 35th edition of the BOclassic on New Year’s eve. In the women’s race, Aniko Kalovics, the 2006 winner will be racing in Bolzano. The 35th edition of the BOclassic will be celebrated this New Year’s Eve run with Lebid... 

Kebede wins Fukuoka International Marathon

FUKUOKA, Japan — Beijing Olympic bronze medalist Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia has clocked a personal best time to win the Fukuoka International Marathon. The 22-year-old Kebede broke away from Dereje Tesfaye at the 33-kilometer mark to win Sunday’s race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 18 seconds. Kebede’s mark was 2 seconds faster than his previous best of 2:05:20 set at the London... 
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