Tag Archives: Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake Buys Government House For j$52M

Athletics star Yohan Blake has paid the Jamaica Government j$52 million for a run down property at 11 Jack’s Hill Road in St. Andrew. But Blake will need to spend heavily on fixing the property, as its condition has deteriorated badly in recent years and is said to require “major repairs”, by one official close to the transaction. The Government ...

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Yohan Blake Undergoes Hamstring Surgery And Will Be Out For The Remainder of 2014

Yohan Blake will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after undergoing surgery in Germany to repair a damaged hamstring muscle. Blake, the 2011 World 100-metre champion, damaged the muscle while competing at the Diamond League meet in Glasgow, Scotland, almost two weeks ago. The athlete’s coach, Glen Mills, confirmed that Blake underwent surgery, but said he didn’t have much ...

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Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake Could Miss The Commonwealth Games

Top Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake look set to miss this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Neither sprinter has been entered for the June26-29 National Trials, which will be used to select Jamaica’s team for the Commonwealth Games set for July 23 to August 3. Under JAAA rules, athletes must compete at the Trials to be considered ...

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Nesta Carter Beats Yohan Blake To Take Adidas Grand Prix 100m Gold

Unable to recover from a poor start Yohan Blake finished runner-up to compatriot Nesta Carter at the New York Diamond League athletics meeting yesterday. Carter clocked 10.09s in the race run in a headwind, while Blake finished in 10.21s. Trinidad’s Keston Bledman clocked 10.23s and came third.

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Yohan Blake Comfortably Wins All Comers Meet 100m

Jamaica’s 2011 World 100m champion Yohan Blake sped to a comfortable 10.02s to win the 100m at the JAAA All Comers Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. The initial flash time was 9.98s and the former St. Jago High school star might have been a little disappointed that the time didn’t stand before being rounded down.

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Jamaica Win Men’s 4×200 in World Record Time at World Relays

Jamaicans lit up the Thomas Robinson track last night to take the men’s 4×200 at the inaugural IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas. Jamaica with Yohan Blake, Nickel Ashmeade, Warren Weir and Jermaine Brown clocked a world record 1.18.63s to take the event as top challenger USA fumbled a baton change and was disqualified. St. Kitts finished second with France ...

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Yohan Blake Wants To Play Cricket

Yohan Blake said he plans to make a career change when he retires from the track in another six years. The former world 100m champion from Jamaica said English county side Yorkshire has offered him a chance to fulfill a childhood dream of playing cricket at a high level. “Cricket is my first love,” said Blake in an interview. “I’ve ...

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Yohan Blake Getting Back To Top Form

Yohan Blake had his first 200m race since early June last year, before injury ruled him out of competition, he sped to a 20.49s win at the UWI Invitational in Mona, Jamaica, Yesterday. “It’s my second race of the season and I am feeling good. I have to give God thanks, as well as the coach; for me to come ...

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Team Jamaica Heads For Switzerland Diamond League

Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt will lead the charge of thirteen Jamaicans — including eight medalists — who will storm the track in tomorrow’s Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland. Swiss fans are in for a treat as organizers have lined up five of the women who made the London Olympic 100m final, including the three medalists. Fraser-Pryce ...

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Video: Yohan Blake Runs 9.85s in Switzerland

100 Metre World Champion, Yohan Blake ran 9.85s today to win the 100m sprint in Lucerne, Switzerland. Fellow Countryman Michael Frater was second with 10.00s. While Trinidadian Mark Burns was third with 10.00s, Jamaican Lerone Clarke also finished fourth with 10.12s.

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