Tag: Olympic


Thompson-Herah — “No I Won’t Return To MVP Coach”

Two-time double sprint Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has made it clear that she has no intention of returning to the camp of her former coach Stephen Francis. In a press report, when asked whether she would consider returning to the camp of her former MVP coach, the double Olympic champion’s terse response was, “No, I won’t.” At the same time, […]


Former American 100m World Champion Tori Bowie Dead At 32

American track star and 2017 world 100m champion Tori Bowie has died. Confirmation came from Bowie’s long-time management group, Icon Management Inc, led by Kimberly Holland, via a Twitter post. Holland tweeted: “We’re devasted to share the very sad news that Tori Bowie has passed away. We’ve lost a client, dear friend, daughter, and sister. Tori was a champion…a beacon […]


Elaine Thompson-Herah Continues Winning Ways

Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah continues to show her class with an impressive start to the season, turning in a meet record performance to be the lone Jamaican winner at the Rabat Diamond League meet in Morocco on Sunday. The 29-year-old brushed off the field to win in a meet record 10.83 seconds. There were a host of season’s […]


Thompson-Herah And Parchment Among Winners At 2022 Puerto Rico Athletics Classic

Reigning Olympic champions Hansle Parchment and Elaine Thompson-Herah were among the winners at Thursday’s Puerto Rico International Classic in Ponce. Parchment sped to a season’s best mark 13.15 for victory in the Men’s 110m hurdles ahead of the USA’s current world leader Devon Allen (13.20) and Jamal Britt (13.30). The Women’s 100m hurdles was won by the USA’s Alaysha Johnson […]


The World’s Fastest Woman Wins Post-Olympic Meet In Spanking Form

Photo credit: Citizen59 “I’ve wrestled with alligators / I’ve tussled with a whale / I done handcuffed lightening / and throw thunder in jail / You know I’m bad, just last week I murdered a rock / Injured a stone, hospitalized a brick / I’m so mean, I make medicine sick” — Muhammad Ali. The quote in the foregoing is […]


That Girl Shelly-Ann

Photo credit: Erik van Leeuwen Assessing Fraser-Pryce’s Shot At Winning Olympic 100 And 200 Meters Double It is said that the only thing in life that ages well is fine wine. Well, at 34 years old, Shelly-Ann Fraser is proving to be like that fine wine in the world of athletics.  In 2019, her win as a 32-year-old made her […]


Bolt Keeps Pace And Builds Meet Equity

The opening of the 39th Gibson McCook relays at the National Stadium in Kingston was not without its usual excitement and when World and Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt graced the track in a surprise appearance “everyting tun up,” and the roar and cheers  of spectators at the stadium packed event could be heard more than a mile away. The […]