Rio 2016 Women’s 100m Semis: Fraser-Pryce v Schippers

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Dafne Schippers have been drawn together in the same semi-final of the women's 100m at Rio 2016 Saturday night. Fraser-Pryce, the two-time defending champion, ran 10.96 seconds, the fastest time from the heats Friday, despite not having one of her better starts. The Jamaican, who has recovered from the

Rio 2016 Evening Session Live: James, Fraser-Pryce In Action

Kirani James of Grenada

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Kirani James start their quest to defend their respective sprint titles at Rio 2016 in the evening session on Friday's first day of competition. Live Online Streaming Coverage Will Be On NBC Sports Network @ 7:30 pm ET. Follow Live Results on IAAF.org Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce will go in search

Rio 2016 Women’s Sprint Preview

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The battle for the women's sprint titles at Rio 2016 should be very interesting, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell-Brown chasing history. Americans Allyson Felix, Tori Bowie and English Gardner, Jamaicans Fraser-Pryce, the veteran Campbell-Brown and Elaine Thompson, in addition to the Netherlands' Dafne Schippers and Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas,

Campbell-Brown, Richards Named As Jamaica Team Captains

Veronica Campbell-Brown

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sprint queen Veronica Campbell-Brown and standout Shot Put thrower O'Dayne Richards were named respective captains for Jamaica's track-and-field team at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, officials announced on Sunday night. Women's captain Campbell-Brown, who is one of the veterans in the camp, will be competing in her fifth Olympic Games since

Olympic Champion Fraser-Pryce Wins 100m In Padova

Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce

PADOVA, Italy - Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce captured the 100 metres dash at the European Athletics (EAA) Citta di Padova Meeting on Sunday (17). Fraser-Pryce, who is bidding to win a third successive women's Olympic 100m crown at the 2016 Rio Games next month, won in Italy with a time of 11.25 seconds. The Jamaican easily defeated

Jamaica Olympic Trials Results On Day 3

Jamaica Olympic Trials

KINGSTON - Selected results from Day Three at the 2016 Jamaica Olympic Games Team Trials inside the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. Action on the day saw Omar McLeod dominating the men's 110m hurdles finals with a very impressive time after being challenged midway through the race. Elaine Thompson and Yohan Blake, the 100 metres champions

Injury Setback For Bolt, But Thompson Flashes To 10.70 At Jamaica Trials

Usain Bolt

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sporting Alert - Elaine Thompson and Yohan Blake won the women's and men's 100m titles at the 2016 Jamaica Olympic Trials, but there were some concerns over the fitness of Usain Bolt, who withdrew from the championships on Friday night. Injury Concerns For Usain Bolt Bolt, who muscled his way into the final with another

Powell v Blake v Ashmeade; Elaine v Shelly-Ann: Trials 100m Semis

Jamaica Trials 2016

KINSTON, Jamaica - Asafa Powell, Nickel Ashmeade, Yohan Blake and Kemar Bailey-Cole have been packed in a loaded second semifinal of the men's 100m at the Olympic Trials in Jamaica. With only the top three finishers from each heat assured of a place in the final, one of these world-class sprinters will have to wait to