Grenada’s missed opportunity?

The spice island of Grenada has given to the world, in the person of teenager Kirani James, a budding world-class athletic star. James won his country’s first ever gold medal in world championships athletics in the 400m final in Daegu with gladiatorial determination. The Usain Bolt lookalike threw his country of 110,000 inhabitants into a […]
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Daegu World Championships Day 9 Results, Highlights + more

Baton changes were key Women find joy in breaking national record Daegu Diary: Kudos to Jamaican athletes ‘A good run’ Grange lauds relay team for ‘amazing world record’ Pictures from Daegu Letter: IAAF must revisit false-start rule Letter: A blessing in disguise Letter: Give Yohan Blake the credit he deserves Jamaica wins 4x100m gold in […]
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Men’s 4x100m Relay Finals

4×100 Metres Relay – M   FINAL 04 September 2011 - 21:00 Position Lane Team Country Mark React 1 6 Jamaica (Nesta Carter; Michael Frater; Yohan Blake; Usain Bolt) JAM 37.04 (WR) 0.163 2 8 France (Teddy Tinmar; Christophe Lemaitre; Yannick Lesourd; Jimmy Vicaut) FRA 38.20 (SB) 0.162 3 1 Saint Kitts and Nevis (Jason Rogers; Kim Collins; Antoine Adams; Brijesh Lawrence) SKN 38.49 0.169 4 7 […]
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Women’s 4x100m Relay Finals

4×100 Metres Relay – W   FINAL 04 September 2011 - 20:35 Position Lane Team Country Mark React 1 4 United States (Bianca Knight; Allyson Felix; Marshevet Myers; Carmelita Jeter) USA 41.56 (WL) 0.179 2 6 Jamaica (Shelly-Ann Fraser – Pryce; Kerron Stewart; Sherone Simpson; Veronica Campbell-Brown) JAM 41.70 (NR) 0.207 3 8 Ukraine (Olesya Povh; Nataliya Pohrebnyak; Mariya Ryemyen; Hrystyna Stuy) UKR 42.51 (SB) 0.171 4 […]
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Daegu World Championships Day 7 Results, Highlights + more

‘I didn’t want to go home with two silver medals’ Junior sprinters celebrate VCB’s victory The grooming of a true legend: Bolt accepts blame for false start Letter: Did ‘legend’ talk lead to false start? Can one man really change the world? VCB hails coach Claude Grant Truly special athlete The hallmark of champions Jamaican […]
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