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…

Chambers sizzled to 6.51secs in 60m semis; Lolo just made it

Great Britain’s Dwain Chambers again looked impressive when winning his semi-final heat of the men’s 60m dash at the World Indoor Championships. Chambers, one of the favourites to win the event, clocked a sizzling 6.51seconds to qualify easily for the final race later this evening. Jamaica’s Nesta Carter, a member of the Jamaican 4x100m Olympic…

Dayron Robles wins hurdles in Lievin in final race before Doha

Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuban has won the 60-meter hurdles at the Pas de Calais meet, beating Yevgeniy Borisov of Russia. Robles finished in 7.45 seconds Friday on the indoor track in Lievin, France. Borisov was 0.08 seconds behind and countryman Igor Permota finished third in 7.67. Robles is scheduled to run at next…

Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell set to light up Gibson Relays

Fireworks are anticipated in events involving Jamaica’s elite athletes, as the organisers of the Gibson Relays have received entries from Usain Bolt’s Racers and Asafa Powell’s MVP Track Clubs. “I know the Racers Club athletes will be participating and the only way they will not compete is unless they are injured… I can’t vouch for…

Veronica Campbell-Brown Wins Tyson Invitational 60m Dash

Sprint ace Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women’s 60-meter dash in 7.15 seconds at the Tyson Invitational Friday night at the University of Arkansas. The three-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica ran the 10th-fastest time in the world this year and earned her first indoor victory of the season. Campbell-Brown, an Arkansas alum, ran the event…

Powell will not commit to defending Commonwealth Games 100m title

By Steve Campbell, World-Track RIETI, Italy — Former 100-metres world record holder Asafa Powell is still uncertain as whether he will defend his Commonwealth Games title, but the sprinter is not ruling out the possibility. Powell, a back-to-back World Championships bronze medallist over the 100m, won the event at the last Games in Melbourne, Australia…