Julian Forte Wants Rio Spot, But Admits Usain Bolt’s The Man

Published on July 18, 2016 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sprinter Julian Forte says he would be disappointed to lose his Olympic Games place in the 200m to Usain Bolt, but admitted that the world record holder deserves the spot.

Canada Names Rio Olympics Team

Published on July 12, 2016 |

TORONTO – World Championship 100m bronze medallists Andre De Grasse, world indoor heptathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton and world pole vault champion Shawn Barber headline the Canadian Olympic team for Rio.

Complete Team USA Olympic Games Roster For Rio

Published on July 12, 2016 |

Sprinters Justin Gatlin, LaShawn Merritt, Allyson Felix and Tori Bowie, as well as Brittney Reese, Ashton Eaton, Jenny Simpson and Bernard Lagat, are all named in the U.S. team for the Rio Olympic Games next month.

Jamaica Announces Olympic Team; Bolt, Thompson Selected for 100/200

Published on July 11, 2016 |

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.

Aries Merritt Planning For Rio Despite Doctor Warning

Published on July 6, 2016 |

EUGENE, Ore. – Sprint hurdler Aries Merritt said on Wednesday that he plans to compete at next month’s Olympics despite being warned by doctors.

Yohan Blake Well Off Rio Gold Medal Standard, Says Coach Glen Mills

Published on July 5, 2016 |

Despite winning the sprint double at the Jamaica Olympic Trials this past weekend and signalled his return from injury, Yohan Blake has been told he is way off gold medal pace for Rio, later this summer.

English Gardner: USA 4x100m Team Will Be “Nasty”

Published on July 4, 2016 |

U.S. sprint champion English Gardner is promising a “nasty” women’s 4x100m relay team at the Rio Olympics next month.

U.S. Olympics Team Trials Results: Day Three

Published on July 3, 2016 |

EUGENE – Results from event finals on Day Three at the U.S. Olympic Game Team Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene on Sunday.

Gatlin: USA Going For 100m Medal Sweep In Rio

Published on July 3, 2016 |

EUGENE, USA – American champion Justin Gatlin says the USA will be going for a clean sweep of the medals in the men’s 100m at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

Mike Rodgers: I Hope Someone Beats Bolt, Puts Him In His Place

Published on July 3, 2016 |

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.”

Justin Gatlin: We Will See Bolt In Rio

Published on July 2, 2016 |

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.

How Fit Is Hansle Parchment For Jamaica Olympic Trials?

Published on June 30, 2016 |

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Hansle Parchment is reportedly sweating on his fitness ahead of the start of the JAAA – Jamaica Olympics Senior Trials 2016 – this weekend.