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Jamaican sprinter appeals for help for junior athletes


September 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) Two-time Olympic 100 metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has called on the Jamaican government to provide more support, especially for the country's junior athletes.Fraser-Pryce, also Olympic 200 ... Read more...

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Jamaican trio wins but Fraser-Pryce beaten again


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican runners Nickel Ashmeade, Rosemarie Whyte and Kaliese Spencer took victories but compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce played second fiddle again to American Carmelita Jeter at the Birmingham Grand ... Read more...

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Sprint legend Quarrie says team support boosted Jamaica


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Jamaican sprinter Donald Quarrie says team support played a significant part in his country's record medal haul at the London Olympics.Quarrie, regarded as one of ... Read more...

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Bolt, Blake to lead Caribbean challenge


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne, Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake are among Caribbean athletes headlining a star-studded cast of Olympic medallists taking part in Thursday's Diamond league event here.Bolt and Blake are ... Read more...

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Jamaica defends its anti-doping programme


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 18 (IANS/CMC) The Jamaica Anti Doping Commission (JADCO) has rejected claims by the former chief of the world anti doping agency (WADA), Dick Pound who suggested that the ... Read more...

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Pound’s drug remark about Jamaican athletes rubbished


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) has rubbished a claim by International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound that it is difficult to test Jamaican athletes because they ... Read more...

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Campbell-Brown eyes Rio 2016 despite London disappointment


August 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown says she is eyeing a fifth consecutive Olympics despite her disappointing outing at the London Games.The marquee sprinter captured bronze in the 100 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US women’s quartet sets world record (Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Carmelita Jeter powered the United States 4x100 metre women's quartet to a world record time of 40.82 seconds giving them the gold medal for the first ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Felix wins 200m gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.Felix, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 21.88 for gold, holding off 100 metres champion ... Read more...

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Olympics: US takes on the Caribbean in women’s 200m final


August 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown leads three Caribbean women against three Americans in Wednesday's 200m final here at the London 2012 Olympic Games.Campbell-Brown, who won in Athens ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce through to 200 semis, Walker falls


August 7th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The Caribbean will be heavily represented in the women's 200 metres semi-finals Tuesday as all but one of their sprinters booked semi-final spots at the London Olympics.Defending ... Read more...

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Olympics: Francis tips Fraser-Pryce for sprint double


August 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Stephen Francis, coach of the women's Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, says Saturday's triumph has given her momentum and he has now tipped the Jamaican to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaicans rejoice as Bolt wins 100m final


August 6th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica came to a standstill shortly after the country's most recognisable face, Usain Bolt, reiterated his status as the fastest man on the planet by winning ... Read more...

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Samuels puts West Indies on course for victory


August 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Marlon Samuels defied a dropped chance and the "distraction" of the Olympics women's 100 metres final being shown at the ground to score a pivotal 52 that ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pryce retains 100m crown to make history (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first success of the London Games and became the first woman in 16 years to defend an Olympics 100 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Fraser-Pryce wins women’s 100m gold


August 5th, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce handed the Caribbean its first gold medal of the London Olympics when she stormed to victory in the women's 100 metres here Saturday night.Running ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce upbeat ahead of 100-m semis


August 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is very confident moving into the semifinals of the women's 100 metres here Saturday.The 25-year-old will line up in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Veronica says it will be tough to retain 200m crown


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic 200 metres queen Veronica Campbell-Brown has conceded it will be difficult to defend her crown at the London Olympics.The 30-year-old has not been enjoying the ... Read more...

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Powell among athletes yet to join Jamaican Olympic squad


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Days before the end of its pre-Olympics training camp here at the University of Birmingham, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with two reigning Olympic champions, Shelly-Ann ... Read more...

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James gets Olympic warm-up win, Fraser-Pryce loses


July 15th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS/CMC) World champion Kirani James warmed up for his first assault on an Olympic medal with a victory in the men's 400 metres but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ... Read more...

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Blake stuns Bolt for second time to win 200m


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Yohan Blake shocked Usain Bolt for the second time in three days, producing another sizzling run to whip the World and Olympic champion in the 200 ... Read more...

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Fraser-Pryce sends warning, Blake sizzles in New York


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 10 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sent a strong reminder of her credentials as she clocked a season-best to win the 100 metres at the Adidas Grand Prix, the ... Read more...

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Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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Powell edged out but Walker posts world-leading time


May 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell blamed jet lag for his loss to resurgent American star Justin Gatlin after he conceded an early-race lead to finish second in the ... Read more...

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Two more stars pullout from CWG citing fatigue


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Two-time European champion long distance runner Mo Farah of England and 800 metres world record holder David Rudisha of Kenya Friday joined the growing list of star athletes ... Read more...

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Asafa may join Bolt in skipping CWG


August 22nd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) After triple Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt, it is now fellow Jamaican Asafa Powell who is likely to skip the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here. Powell ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Rice to compete at Delhi CWG


August 19th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice will be avoiding a shoulder surgery to take part in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in October. It comes as a good news ... Read more...

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No Stosur, Hewitt in Australia’s CWG tennis squad


August 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) Australia Wednesday announced a second string tennis squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games without their star players Lleyton Hewitt and Samantha Stosur. The eight-member team will be ... Read more...

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Lapierre may give Commonwealth Games a miss


August 15th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) Australia's world indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre is doubtful for the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi. Lapierre said he is in two minds about competing ... Read more...

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Now, Stosur pulls out of Commonwealth Games


July 27th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur Tuesday joined the growing list of top athletes to pull out of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The world no.5 would ... Read more...

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Star pullout of Commonwealth Games not good: Sports Minister Gill (Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India's Sports Minister M.S. Gill Sunday lamented the withdrawal of some of the world's leading athletes like Usain Bolt, Chris Hoy and Shelly-Ann Fraser from the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Gill laments pullout of star athletes from Commonwealth Games


July 18th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S. Gill Sunday lamented the withdrawal of some of the world's leading athletes from the New Delhi Commonwealth Games and said the Commonwealth Games Federation ... Read more...

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Shelly-Ann Fraser Tests Positive For Oxycodone


July 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shelly-Ann Fraser, the 100 meters runner from Jamaica has tested positive for a prohibited substance. The announcement was made in a statement issued by Bruce James, ... Read more...

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Olympic champ Fraser suspended over doping


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 9 (DPA) Olympic and world 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica is provisionally suspended for failing a doping test, the ruling body IAAF confirmed Friday. "The IAAF can confirm now ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt triumphs in 200m, Carmelita Jeter in 100


September 14th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Thessaloniki (Greece), Sep 14 (DPA) Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt ended his season with victory in the 200 metres at the World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece. Meanwhile American Carmelita Jeter ran ... Read more...

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