Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

  • Fraser-Pryce targeting third straight 100m Olympic gold 08-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Kingston: Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is aiming at Rio 2016 to become the first female sprinter to win 100 metres gold at three straight Olympics, her coach Stephen Francis has said. The pint-sized Jamaican captured the gold in Beijing in 2008 - her breakout year - and followed up by...
  • Usain Bolt and Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards 17-11-2013 11:52 AM

    Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday. Bolt won gold in the 100 metres, 200 and 4x100 relay at the Moscow worlds in August to take...
  • Jamaica sweep 6 sprint events with relay golds 18-08-2013 09:38 PM

    Moscow: Usain Bolt is perfect again. With three gold medals in Moscow, the Jamaican great became the most successful athlete in the 30-year history of the World Championships. The 4x100m relay gold on Sunday erased the memories of the 100m title he missed out on in South Korea two years...
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce gets triple gold in 4x100 relay 18-08-2013 08:19 PM

    Moscow: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first woman in world championships history to sweep the sprint events when she anchored Jamaica to gold in the 4x100-meter relay final on Sunday. Fraser-Pryce, the 100 and 200 champion, got the baton with a big lead already. But, with her pink hair extensions slapping...
  • Usain Bolt back in search of 200 metres hat-trick 17-08-2013 09:27 AM

    Moscow: Usain Bolt returns to centre stage on Saturday and it seems only a catastrophic injury can prevent the Jamaican world record holder from securing a third successive world 200m title and completing another brilliant sprint double. Bolt leads a fearsome Jamaican trio in the final (1605GMT) as they seek...
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins women's 200 meters in Moscow 16-08-2013 11:12 PM

    Moscow: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica completed a sprint double Friday at the world championships, adding the 200-meter gold medal to her 100 title. Three-time world champion Allyson Felix of the United States dropped to the track early in the race. She grabbed her right leg and did not finish. Fraser-Pryce...
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix advance to 200 finals 15-08-2013 11:11 PM

    Moscow: On a night when pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva's remarks about gays shifted attention from track to politics, the U.S.-Jamaican sprint showdown moved to the 200 metres at the world championships on Thursday. Both 100 champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Olympic champion Allyson Felix dominated their semifinal heats. That kept...
  • Fraser-Pryce wins women's 100 meters at World Championships 12-08-2013 11:34 PM

    Moscow: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a masterful display of sprinting to complete a Jamaican 100 metres double at the world championships with victory in the women's final on Monday. The 26-year-old set a world leading time of 10.71 seconds for a commanding win which followed hot on the heels of compatriot...
  • Fraser-Pryce on course to give Jamaica 100 double 12-08-2013 10:51 PM

    Moscow: Jamaica were on course for a 100 metres double at the world championships after Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce eased into the final of the women's event on Monday. Title favourite Fraser-Pryce never looked troubled as she clocked 10.85 for the fastest time of the three semi-finals but she faces...
  • Usain Bolt, Fraser-Pryce to lead Jamaican team for worlds 30-07-2013 09:51 AM

    Kingston: Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce headline a Jamaican world athletics championships squad that will come under intense scrutiny in Moscow following several positive doping tests by some of the country's athletes. Five athletes, including Olympic gold medallists Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, tested positive for banned substances...
  • Carter, Brathwaite win, Fraser-Pryce beaten in Birmingham 01-07-2013 03:23 PM

    Birmingham: The Diamond League meeting in Birmingham saw mixed results for Caribbean athletes with Jamaican Nesta Carter and Ryan Brathwaite the only Caribbean winners as Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was upset in the women's 200 metres. Carter took the men's 100m dash Sunday in a competitive 9.99 seconds despite his...
  • Top athletes line up for Jamaica Invitational 24-04-2013 02:36 PM

    Jamaica: World and Olympic 400m hurdles champion Melaine Walker has been confirmed for the 100m hurdles at the Jamaica International Invitational (JII) Meet on May 4. Walker will be running the sprint hurdle in a competitive event for the first time since 2006 when she was a student at the...