Yohan Blake

  • Tendulkar has left a legacy for everyone to follow: Blake 19-11-2013 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Sprint superstar Yohan Blake says his "childhood hero" Sachin Tendulkar's humility has touched many people around the world and the batting legend has left an ever-lasting legacy for everyone to follow. The Jamaican sprinter said it was an "honour" for him to speak about Tendulkar, whose popularity transcends...
  • World waits for showman Bolt to strut his stuff 10-08-2013 08:33 AM

    Moscow: Usain Bolt will need to guard against complacency as he begins his bid to win the 100 metres crown while double Olympic champion Mo Farah goes for gold in the 10,000 on the first day of the world championships on Saturday. Track and field, beset again by a spate...
  • Yohan Blake to miss rest of the season 22-07-2013 07:44 PM

    Kingston: Jamaican sprint superstar Yohan Blake is recovering well but will miss the rest of the track season, his manager Cubie Seegobin has disclosed. Blake has struggled with a stubborn hamstring injury, which he suffered in April and has since pulled out of next month's IAAF World Championships in Moscow,...
  • Doping: Jamaican athletes in crisis 17-07-2013 09:40 PM

    Even as the doping shadow looms large on Jamaican athletics, it suffered another body blow as defending 100 metres champion Yohan Blake is out of the World Championships because of injury. ...
  • Blake ruled out of World Championships due to injury 17-07-2013 08:22 AM

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake will not defend his title at next month's World Athletics Championships in Moscow due to a nagging hamstring injury, his manager said on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Jamaican suffered the injury at the Utech Classic in Kingston in April and missed last month's Jamaican...
  • I'm on target after confidence-boosting trials: Bolt 03-07-2013 08:56 AM

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt believes he is getting back to his best after the Jamaican trials gave him a confidence-boost in the build-up to next month's world championships in Moscow. The world record holder won the 100 metres at last month's trials to secure his place at the worlds, having...
  • Yohan Blake not ruled out of world 100m title defence: Manager 30-06-2013 09:13 PM

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has not been ruled out of defending his title in Moscow in August because of injury, his manager Cubie Seegobin said on Sunday, knocking down media reports that the Jamaican was to undergo surgery. "There is absolutely no discussions or plans for any...
  • Bolt and Blake share wild cards for world c'ships 13-06-2013 01:09 PM

    Kingston: Usain Bolt will have to qualify for the 100 metres at this year's world championships after Jamaican officials decided the country's automatic entry into the race should go to his training partner Yohan Blake. But Bolt was given his country's wild card entry into the 200m after the Jamaica...
  • Yohan Blake suffers hamstring injury, out for six weeks 18-04-2013 11:19 AM

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has been sidelined for six weeks after medical reports raised concern about an injury sustained at an event in Jamaica last weekend. Blake pulled up clutching his right hamstring in the 100m Saturday at the UTech Classic, while trailing eventual winner Kim Collins...