Former Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento "Pele" has been in the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo for 6 days after undergoing a series of routine examinations.
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22, 2021 - Jamaica's men's and women's 4x400M teams both won silver medals the World Athletics Under-20 championships in Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday.
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 22, 2021 - Jamaica's women's 4x100m team ran an under-20 world record 42.94 seconds to win the gold medal in Sunday's final session of the World Athletics Under-20 Championships at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya.
EUGENE, Oregon - Two-time Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah ran a record 10.54 seconds, the second-fastest women's 100m of all time, ahead of fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win at Saturday’s Wanda Diamond League meeting in Eugene.
Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2021 - The Jamaican female quartet of Briana Williams, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson comprising the women 4x100m team, this morning gave their country an independence gift clocking a national record 41.02 seconds at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, for Jamaica's first gold in the event since 2004 in Athens.
TOKYO, Japan, August 6, 2021 - Bahamian 400m sensation Shaunae Miller-Uibo successfully defended her 400m Olympic title today in Tokyo, taking the gold medal in a new personal best time of 48.36.
TOKYO, Japan, August 5, 2021 - Reigning world champion Steven Gardiner added the Olympic title to his growing list of accolades winning the men’s 400m gold medal in a time of 43.85 seconds at the Tokyo National Stadium.
TOKYO, Japan, August 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Hansle parchment shocked world champion Grant Holloway and created a monumental upset to win gold in the 110m hurdles at the Olympic finals in Tokyo Japan.
TOKYO, Japan – August 2, 2021 - Megan Tapper is the first Jamaican ever to win a medal in the women’s sprint hurdles at the Olympics, after speeding to 12.55 seconds to take bronze in Tokyo.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 31, 2021 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has congratulated Jamaican sprinters Elaine Thompson-Herah; Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson for smashing the Olympic Record and and sweeping the medals 1-2-3 in the women's 100m event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
TOKYO, Japan, July 31, 2021 - Billed as one of the greatest sprint races of all time, Jamaica’s sprinting sensation, Elaine Thompson-Herah ran an Olympic and National Record 10.61 seconds (-0.6m/s), successfully defending her 100m Olympic title as Jamaica swept the event 1-2-3 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
As a short-distance track and field runner in high school and college, I often found myself wondering which of the eight or sometimes nine lanes on the track was the fastest. It was conventional wisdom that the middle lanes – lanes three through six – were the best.
Associated Press, July 6, 2021 - Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. At the top of that list, of course, is Florence Griffith Joyner’s 33-year-old mark in the 100 meters.