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Campbell-Brown wins women’s 100m in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (AP) — Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown beat American rival Carmelita Jeter to capture the women’s 100 meters on her 29th birthday at the Shanghai Diamond League meet today.

Campbell-Brown benefited from a fast start and held off a quickly closing Jeter in the final meters to win in a time of 10.92 seconds. Jeter was second in 10.95 and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare third in 11.23. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica Observer

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  • I DO believe it was stage managed much the way you describe. Power to the people, I say (but only if they want to accomplish stuff I agree with, of course).

  • What ever it was, it worked, and the dictator was sent packing. Congratulations to the Egyptian people! However, there now remains a problem – just who is going to fill the vacuum? Not the Vice President I hope, as I understand he is just as bad as the outgoing President. It would be, as we say in Jamaica, “swapping black dawg for monkey”. The people have stated loud and clear who they wanted out, but I haven’t heard them say, who they want in. Billy G.

  • It was interesting to see what the Egyptian military would do. They seemed to owe a lot to Mubarek but also to the US, and the whole world was watching.
    I hope things do not go wrong now after all this drama. I get nervous when people start to celebrate and party too hard and there is still much it seems that needs to be worked out.