Category Archives: Olympic

More World and Olympic champions for adidas Grand Prix

NEW YORK —Three of the top four women in the world, including the reigning World and Olympic champions, will headline the 100-meter dash at the adidas Grand Prix on June 9, organizers announced today. Carmelita Jeter, Kelly-Ann Baptiste and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, ranked No. 1, 3 and 4 in the world for 2011, will do battle … Continue reading More World and Olympic champions for adidas Grand Prix

Usain Bolt to race at Golden Gala in Rome

KINGSTON — Jamaican sprint ace Usain Bolt has signed up to race over the 100 meters at the Golden Gala in Rome again, organizers confirmed on Thursday. This season, the meeting, which is part of the Samsung Diamond League series, is set for Thursday 31 May at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Bolt, who clocked 9.91 seconds … Continue reading Usain Bolt to race at Golden Gala in Rome

Usain Bolt working harder in training to beat Yohan Blake

KINGSTON — World Championships 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has claimed that his recent success has forced training partner and world record holder Usain Bolt to pick things up a little in training. Blake, who won the world 100m title last summer after Bolt was disqualified, stunned everyone, including the world record holder when he … Continue reading Usain Bolt working harder in training to beat Yohan Blake