WORLD 400-metre record holder Michael Johnson has thrown his support behind the proposed two-leg staging of the USA versus Jamaica Challenge series, which is being negotiated between both track and field federations.

“Absolutely!,” the American replied to Observer queries as to whether he was in support of the mouthwatering head-to-head match-up between the world’s two big athletics powerhouses.

“I think that would be, depending on how it’s presented. I think it could be very good for the sport,” Johnson added.

The Challenge, which was suggested by USA Track and Field’s CEO, Doug Logan, in March of this year, has been the subject of negotiations between the Americans and the Jamaica Amateur Athletics Associations (JAAA)….Read More

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