Thompson, Goule win Gold
Double Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson won the 100m at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
Thompson won with 11.18 seconds, ahead of Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye (11.27) and Vitória Cristina Rosa (11.30), who were second and third-respectively. Her teammate Natasha Morrison was sixth in 11.40 seconds.
Dacres win gold at Pan American Games
Fedrick Dacres threw 67.68m to win gold at the Pan Amercan Games on Tuesday. Another Jamaican, Traves Smikle, took silver with 65.02m ahead of the USA’s Reginald Jagers III, with 64.48m.
Jamaicans shine brightly at London DL
Danielle Williams showed that the controversial events at the National championships have not affected her negatively by posting a new National record 12.32 in the sprint hurdles at the London Diamond league. She ran 12.41 in the heats earlier. This win sees her leading the event on points in the Diamond League, needing an outright win (on points) if she is to be considered for an IAAF wild card to the World Championships.
No Jamaican winner @ Monaco DL
There was no Jamaican winner at the Monaco Diamond League but the Jamaican participants exhibited relatively good form, bearing in mind that the IAAF World Championships are ten weeks away.
Janeek Bown to debut at Monaco DL
Janeek Brown to debut as pro at Monaco Diamond League
Janeek Brown, the fastest 100m hurdler in the world, will open a new chapter in her track and field career next Friday. Brown will run her first race as a professional at the Monaco leg of the IAAF Diamond League on July 11. Brown, who has lowered the Jamaican record to 12.40 seconds, will face a crack field, including the last two Olympic champions, and world record holder Kendra Harrison.
American sprinters happy Bolt has retired
Americans happy Bolt's retired.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- In the post-Bolt world of sprinting, top American runners are enjoying new rivalries and more open races.
Ahead of their races at the Diamond League meeting known as Athletissima, Justin Gatlin and Noah Lyles spoke Thursday of enjoying duels that were harder to predict.
Janeek Brown signs with Puma
Janeek Brown is now a professional