London: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce leaned across the finish line of the women's 100 meters, then looked up at the blank scoreboard for the name of the next Olympic champion.
Five seconds passed, then five more.
Was it the Jamaican, Fraser-Pryce, or the American, Carmelita Jeter?
The race couldn't have been any closer, and when Fraser-Pryce's name finally came up first, she fell to the ground and shouted, "Thank you, Jesus!"...more
03:35 AM, Aug 05, 2012
London: World 100 metres sprint champion Yohan Blake has dismissed experience as a key factor in the contest at the London Olympics this weekend. The 22-year-old is one of the favourites to win the Olympic 100 metres but will enter the competition with the odds stacked against him. While he is the fastest man this year, the Jamaican is expected to face at least three others who over the years...
02:16 PM, Aug 02, 2012
Kingston: Jamaican Olympic champion Usain Bolt held his nerve after two false starts by competitors and powered to the year's fastest 100 metres at the Jamaica International Invitational on Saturday. The 100- and 200-metre world record-holder clocked a dazzling 9.82 seconds in his first individual race of 2012, exploding from the blocks to take control at 40 metres. "It's a good start, I would say," said Bolt, who erased the...
12:57 PM, May 06, 2012
World record signals that Michael Phelps is back in top form. ...
11:56 AM, Jul 10, 2009
Fast bowling legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said he was confident Pakistan's hotly-anticipated tour of India next month would pass off safely and urged the two sides to use threats by Hindu radicals as motivation. Pakistan will meet their arch-rivals in five one-day internationals and two Twenty20s in December and January, their first full series since 2007, but Indian Hindu groups have urged Delhi to cancel and threatened protests....
06:28 PM, Jul 18, 2008