Tag: sprinter

SPORTS

Jamaica’s Rising Star Sprinter Turns Up The Heat On The Track

Jamaica’s Oblique Seville ran a world lead and personal best 9.82 seconds (0.9m/s) to win the men’s 100m at Saturday’s sixth staging of the Racers Grand Prix at the National Stadium, beating World Champion Noah Lyles of the USA.Seville, who said later he “surprised” himself after he had to “back off in training” due to a slight injury, surpassed his […]

SPORTS

Jamaica Mines Another Sensational New Male Sprinter

Jamaica has mined another sensational new sprinter — 20-year-old sprinter Akeem Blake. Akeem Blake became the second-fastest Jamaican man this season after clocking a meet record 9.92 seconds to win the 100-meter event at the American Track League meet in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States on Sunday. Blake joins Oblique Seville as the two Jamaicans below 10 seconds so […]

SPORTS

Nesta Carter Throws In The Towel

Nesta Carter, the Jamaican 100 sprinter, has bowed out of athletics due to an undisclosed medical condition. The 35-year-old sprinter, who was part of Jamaica’s world record gold-winning 4x100m relay team at the London Olympics, tweeted his decision recently via social media platform Twitter. “…I am no longer able to give of my best as an athlete to the sport […]

Athletics

Usain Bolt Celebrates Birth Of Twins

Jamaican retired sprinter and legend who is widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time marks Father’s Day in style today. The 34-year-old Usain Bolt and his longtime girlfriend Kasi Bennett have welcomed twins, Saint Leo and Thunder Bolt, into their growing family. The couple, who welcomed their daughter Olympia Lightning Bolt in 2020, shared the news of […]