Jamaica announced Olympic team

The Jamaica Olympic Association is pleased to announce the delegation to the Games of the XXX Olympiad to be held in London, United Kingdom from July 27 to August 12, 2012. ATHLETICS: (Women) FRASER-PRYCE Shelley-Ann 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay CAMPBELL-BROWN Veronica 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay STEWART, Kerone 100m, 4x100m Relay SIMPSON Sherone 200m, 4x100m Relay […]

Justin Gatlin runs impressive 9.90 in heats at U.S. trials

EUGENE, Oregon (Sporting Alert) -– Justin Gatlin was the fastest qualifier from the heats in the men’s 100 metres at the U.S. Olympic Games trials at Hayward Field on Saturday. The 2004 Olympic Games champion clocked 9.90 seconds to win his heat in the quickest time on the evening and defeated World Indoor finalist Trell […]

Galen Rupp and Amy Hastings win U.S. trials 10,000m

EUGENE, Ore. — Galen Rupp ran the fastest time by an American this year so far to win the men’s 10,000m at the U.S. Olympic trials in Eugene on Friday night. Amy Hastings won the women’s race. Rupp, running steady splits throughout the entire race, crossed the finishing line first at 27:25.33, a time which […]

Jamaica's Omar Brown open to defend Commonwealth Games 200m title

By Gary Smith, World-Track KINGSTON, Jamaica — Reigning Commonwealth Games champion Omar Brown has not ruled out defending his 200 metres title at the New Delhi Games in India next year. Brown, who won the title in close finish with Stephan Buckland of Mauritius and fellow countryman Chris Williams at the 2006 event in Melbourne, […]