Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

  • FraserPryce regaining confidence following Glasgow outing July 18, 2014

    Monaco: World and Olympic champion ShellyAnn FraserPryce believes last weekend's Glasgow Grand Prix was a turning point in her comeback from injury, and is hoping to continue improving for the rest of the season. The Jamaican was speaking ahead of her outing on Friday, where she will contest the 100 metres...
  • Fraser-Pryce targeting third straight 100m Olympic gold April 8, 2014

    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 defending...
  • Usain Bolt and FraserPryce win 2013 World Athlete awards November 17, 2013

    Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and ShellyAnn FraserPryce 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 his...
  • Jamaica sweep 6 sprint events with relay golds August 18, 2013

    Moscow: Usain Bolt is perfect again. With three gold medals in Moscow, the Jamaican great became the most successful athlete in the 30year 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 ago...
  • ShellyAnn FraserPryce gets triple gold in 4x100 relay August 18, 2013

    Moscow: ShellyAnn FraserPryce became the first woman in world championships history to sweep the sprint events when she anchored Jamaica to gold in the 4x100meter relay final on Sunday. FraserPryce, the 100 and 200 champion, got the baton with a big lead already. But, with her pink hair extensions slapping the...
  • Usain Bolt back in search of 200 metres hattrick August 17, 2013

    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 to...
  • ShellyAnn FraserPryce wins women's 200 meters in Moscow August 16, 2013

    Moscow: ShellyAnn FraserPryce of Jamaica completed a sprint double Friday at the world championships, adding the 200meter gold medal to her 100 title. Threetime 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. FraserPryce won in...
  • ShellyAnn FraserPryce, Allyson Felix advance to 200 finals August 15, 2013

    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 ShellyAnn FraserPryce and Olympic champion Allyson Felix dominated their semifinal heats. That kept FraserPryce's...
  • FraserPryce wins women's 100 meters at World Championships August 12, 2013

    Moscow: ShellyAnn FraserPryce 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 26yearold set a world leading time of 10.71 seconds for a commanding win which followed hot on the heels of compatriot Usain...
  • FraserPryce on course to give Jamaica 100 double August 12, 2013

    Moscow: Jamaica were on course for a 100 metres double at the world championships after Olympic champion ShellyAnn FraserPryce eased into the final of the women's event on Monday. Title favourite FraserPryce never looked troubled as she clocked 10.85 for the fastest time of the three semifinals but she faces the...
  • Usain Bolt, FraserPryce to lead Jamaican team for worlds July 30, 2013

    Kingston: Olympic champions Usain Bolt and ShellyAnn FraserPryce 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 at...
  • Carter, Brathwaite win, FraserPryce beaten in Birmingham July 1, 2013

    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 ShellyAnn FraserPryce was upset in the women's 200 metres. Carter took the men's 100m dash Sunday in a competitive 9.99 seconds despite his fourth...
  • Top athletes line up for Jamaica Invitational April 24, 2013

    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 University...
  • Messi, Bolt and Phelps in the running for Laureus award March 10, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Lionel Messi can pick up another accolade for last year's goal scoring exploits on Monday when he goes up against some of the top stars from the London Olympics for the Laureus sportsman of the year award. Messi, the four-time FIFA world player of the year, scored a...
  • Bolt, FraserPryce shortlisted for Laureus award December 19, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Top Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and ShellyAnn FraserPryce are among the athletes in the running for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards 2013. Bolt and FraserPryce have been shortlisted along with the world's greatest Olympic and Paralympic stars. The list includes British lawn tennis player Andy Murray,...
  • Allyson Felix of US wins Olympic 200 meters August 9, 2012

    London: Allyson Felix of the U.S. finally got her Olympic gold in the 200 meters Wednesday night, overtaking twotime 100 champion ShellyAnn FraserPryce of Jamaica down the stretch to win in 21.88 seconds. Felix, a silver medalist in the 200 in 2004 and 2008, was behind coming off the turn but...
  • Jamaican FraserPryce wins women's 100m title August 5, 2012

    London: ShellyAnn FraserPryce 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, FraserPryce, or the American, Carmelita Jeter? The race couldn't have been any closer, and when...
  • Powell yet to join Jamaican Olympic squad July 23, 2012

    Birmingham, England: Days before the end of its preOlympics training camp at the University of Birmingham, sprinter Asafa Powell, along with two reigning Olympic champions, ShellyAnn FraserPryce and Melaine Walker, are yet to join the Jamaican team. Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Mike Fennell had said arrangements would be made with...