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Usain Bolt Strikes Again And Wins World Champs 200m Finals

Jamaica’s sprint sensation Usain Bolt brutally ended two-time doping offender Justin Gatlin’s attempt to controversially usurp him as the king of sprinting when he blazed to the 200 metres world title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China today. The world’s fastest man clocked a time of 19.55 seconds to retain his world title, beating Gatlin into second in ...

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Captures World Champs 100m Title

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce captured an unprecedented world 100 metres treble at the IAAF World Championships today. The powerhouse sprinter clocked a time of 10.76 seconds, retaining her world title and beating Dutch champion Dafne Shippers into second (10.81s) and the formidable American Tori Bowie into third (10.86s). Jamaica’s other finalists, 2007 women’s 100m champion Veronica Campbell Brown (10.91s) ...

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Usain Bolt Retains Worldchamps 100m Title

After stumbling through to the 100m final at the World Championships, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt defended his title in a time of 9.79 seconds at the IAAF World Championships now under way in Beijing, China. Bolt’s title-defending run silenced his doubters and critics as he convincingly forced Gatlin to battle his way to a second-place finish in 9.80 seconds. Bolt entered ...

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Mexico Defeat The Reggae Boyz 3-1 And Win The Gold Cup

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz surrendered to Mexico 3-1 in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Mexico captain Andres Gaurdado opened the scoring in the 31st minute, with follow-up goals from Jesus Corona (47th) and Oribe Peralta (61st). Substitute Darren Mattocks, restored Jamaican pride with an individual goal in the 80th minute. Mexico will collect US$1m, while Jamaica will pocket US$500,000 ...

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T&T Red Steel Beat The Barbados Tridents To Claim CPL Title

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel defeated the Barbados Tridents by 20 runs in the final of the Caribbean Premier League at Queen’s Park Oval today. T&T RED STEEL 178 for five off 20 overs (Kamran Akmal 60, Cameron Delport 50, Dwayne Bravo 29 not out; Rayad Emrit 2-25, Kieron Pollard 2-28) Red Steel Captain Dwayne Bravo was named ‘Hero ...

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Usain Bolt Wins London Diamond League Men’s 100m Race

Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 metres in 9.87 seconds at the Diamond League meet in London’s Olympic Stadium yesterday. After a poor start, the Jamaican struggled to break away from the pack but eventually edged Michael Rodgers of the United States by three hundredths of a second. Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica was third in 9.92 and ...

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The Reggae Boyz Beat USA 2-1 And Head To The Goal Cup Finals

For the first time in 12 years, the United States have failed to make the Gold Cup finals. They lost 2-1 to Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz. Vancouver Whitecaps’ Darren Mattocks opened the scoring in the 30th minute, while Houston Dynamo’s Giles Barnes added a second six minutes later with a superb free kick from 20 yards. This is the first time ...

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Jamaica’s Sherone Simpson Wins Women’s 100m Gold at The Pan-Am Games

Jamaica’s Sherone Simpson today won the 100-metre final at the Pan American-Games in Toronto, Canada, in a time of 10.95 seconds. Ecuador’s Angela Tenorio finished second in 10.99 seconds and was followed by Barbara Pierre of the United States, who finished third in a time of 11.01 seconds. Simpson, running out of lane 8, was left behind out of the ...

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Pan-Am Shot Put Gold For Jamaica’s O’Dayne Richards

Commonwealth Games shot put champion, O’Dayne Richards, struck gold at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. Richards won the event in a meet record and season best 21.69 metres. His mark beat the 21.30m set by Canada’s Dylan Armstrong four years ago in Mexico. Timothy Nedow of Canada was second with 20.53m as German Lauro of Argentina threw 20.24m ...

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Olympic Jamaican Silver Medallist Shericka Williams Wants To Switch Allegiance To Bahrain

Beijing 2008 Olympic 400m silver medallist Shericka Williams, has applied to the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association, for a switch of national allegiance to the country of Bahrain. If the switch is approved, Shericka will have to wait a year from the date of approval before she can represent her new country, Bahrain. Two other Jamaican athletes Kemarley Brown and Andrew Fisher, ...

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