Jamaican Sprinting

  • Powell yet to join Jamaican Olympic squad July 23, 2012

    Birmingham, England: Days before the end of its pre-Olympics training camp at the University of Birmingham, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with two reigning Olympic champions, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Melaine Walker, are yet to join the Jamaican team. Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Mike Fennell had said arrangements would be made with...
  • All focus on Bolt's hamstring July 23, 2012

    London: Organisers may think the most closely-guarded secret of the 2012 Games is the one who will light the Olympic flame, but of far greater interest to the wider sporting public is the condition of Usain Bolt's right hamstring. The Jamaican triple gold medallist from Beijing is the number one attraction...