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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, … Continue reading Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins outdoors 60m in Jamaica

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, … Continue reading Melaine Walker off and running at Jamaica trials

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

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 … Continue reading Jamaican Coach Tells American Colleague He Should Be Grateful