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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins outdoors 60m in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the 60m dash (outdoor) at The Queen’s/Grace Jackson Meet – a local meet held on Saturday to open her season. Fraser-Pryce, who said she plans to run at the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships, clocked 7.11 seconds (+0.4m/s) to take the win. The Jamaican, who holds a personal indoor best of... 

Melaine Walker off and running at Jamaica trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Olympic champion Melaine Walker and her training partner Kaliese Spencer both moved into the final of the women’s 400m hurdles, following victories in their heats at the Jamaica Olympic Trials at the National Stadium on Thursday. Follow Live Results Here Walker, who won gold at the Beijing Games in 2008, posted 54.88 seconds, the day’s fastest... 

Women’s 100m and strong fields in the throws to take the spotlight in Osaka

Two reigning World champions and a pair of reigning Olympic champions will headline the Osaka Grand Prix on Saturday, the second IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2010. Leading the field in the women’s 100m will be Jamaica’s two-time Olympic 200m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown. Earlier this year, Campbell-Brown won the World indoor title in the 60m in Doha, and outdoors has run 22.32 in the 200m. Christian... 

Jamaica International Invitational Live Results

Live updated results from the Jamaica International Invitational from the national stadium on Saturday May 1. Get the results as they happen. With supers such as triple world and Olympic champion competing the meeting is expected to be a classic once again. Also down on the schedule to grace the meet are American 2007 world sprint double champion Tyson Gay, Veronica Campbell, who is the two-time... 

Jamaican Coach Tells American Colleague He Should Be Grateful

National track & field coach Raymond ‘KC’ Graham, a high school stand-out coach has blasted comments made by US Junior College coach Michael Smart about getting second-tier athletes from Jamaica. “Coach Smart has no regard or respect for Jamaican coaches when he said in an article that he got second-tier, and athletes who are not good in his programme (Essex Country College),” said a very... 

Bolt and four others line-up for Lausanne

World Athlete of the Year Usain Bolt, and another four IAAF Diamond League Ambassadors have been announced by the organisers of Athletissima for the meeting which will take place in Lausanne’s Pontaise stadium on 8 July. Joining him will be his fellow national representative, Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica, the Olympic and World 100m champion, will face World silver medallist Kerron Stewart in the... 

Tsegaye Kebede Wins London Marathon

Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia won the London Marathon for the first time to end Kenya’s six-year winning streak Sunday, while Liliya Shobukhova led a 1-2 Russian finish in the women’s race. Kebede improved on last year’s second-place finish, completing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 19 seconds despite being bothered by the wet conditions. “The rain wasn’t... 

Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17. The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see Powell’s  clubmates and Olympic gold medallists Nesta Carter and Michael Frater,... 

Tyson Gay Set For Great City Games

American sprint ace Tyson Gay is set to compete at this year’s Great City Games in Manchester on May 16. Also on the card to compete at the meeting that attracted the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt of Jamaica last season, are Great Britain’s double world champion Jessica Ennis, and fellow countrywoman and Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu. Gay, the world silver medallist over... 

Trammell, Robles and Liu all through to 60m hurdles final

Terrence Trammell of USA in action of the men's 60m hurdles Terrence Trammell showed he will be hard to beat in the men’s 60m hurdles after producing a sizzling 7.51 performance to leave the trailing defending champion Xiang Liu (7.68) of China at a distance. Also this morning: Red-hot LaVerne Jones-Ferrette blasts into 60m final The American got off to fast start and build on it right... 
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