A number of top athletes will seek to achieve the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials and Games qualifying standards when they compete in the Texas Qualifier on Saturday.
Despite showing some dazzling form over the open 400m during the indoor season, hurdles specialist Shamier Little said she will only focus on running the 400m hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Trials later this year.
Olympic and world sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has joined the calls for the resumption of sports in Jamaica, citing that there is no evidence to support claims that sporting activities will contribute to the COVID-19 spike.
World heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson has had a setback in her preparations for this summer’s Olympic Games after sustaining an Achilles tendon injury that will keep her out until March.
Sprinter Yohan Blake believes that the lack of track and field competition in the country since the global COVID-19 pandemic is putting local talents at a huge disadvantage.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce posted an impressive 10.87 seconds to set a new world-leading time for this season on her way to winning the women’s 100m at the Velocity Fest 4 at the National Stadium o Saturday.
LIMA, Peru — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce set a Pan American Games record of 22.43 to win the women’s 200m on the fourth-day of track and field on Friday.
LIMA, Peru — Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson won the gold medal in the women’s 400 meters on the third day of track and field at the Pan-American Games on Thursday.
Both teams originally won bronze at consecutive Olympic Games (2008 and 2012) prior to upgrades being confirmed now upgraded due to Russian doping sanctions
AMSTERDAM – Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele will run the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 21 October, race organizers confirmed.
OTTAWA – Andre De Grasse has decided to cut his season short for a second successive term after struggling to recover from a hamstring injury.
LONDON — Former World and Olympic 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain has decided to hang up her track and field spikes at the age of 34.