MIAMI, FL – Men’s 110m hurdles world record holder Aries Merritt says the Jamaican selection system would have been perfect for Kendra Harrison. “For her not to be on the team is tragic.”
LONDON – Usain Bolt says he was disappointed the American camp, especially with rival Justin Gatlin, for think that he would fake-out of the Jamaica Olympic Trials.
American Kendra Harrison made up for not making the U.S. Olympic team by breaking the 100m hurdles world record at the London Diamond League meeting on Friday, while Usain Bolt shows that he’s back on track to strike in Rio.
KINGSTON – As expected, Usain Bolt and Janieve Russell were among the athletes named in Jamaica’s team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.
Sprinter Michael Rodgers thinks Usain Bolt should earn his place on the Jamaican team to the Rio Olympics, and he hopes someone will beat the sprint sensation and “puts him in his place.”
EUGENE – American sprinter Justin Gatlin is confident arch rival Usain Bolt will be fit for the Olympic Games, despite the world record holder’s uncertain status due to an injury.
KINGSTON – World record holder Usain Bolt remains hopeful of recovering in time to take part in the Rio Olympics after suffering a hamstring injury at the Supreme Ventures Jamaica Senior Championships.
Selected results from Day 2 at the 2016 Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Senior Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston, on Friday night, July 1.