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Paris meet shells out US$300,000 for Bolt's 200m confirmation

bolt-008PARIS, France (AFP) — Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been signed to run the 200m at the Diamond League meeting in Paris in July, organisers said yesterday.

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Usain Bolt honoured by sports journalists

Sprint legend Usain Bolt crowned an impressive list of achievements in 2012 by winning the international sports journalists award for the world's top male athlete of 2012.

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Bolt blazes to sprint double

Bolt-blake-weirJamaican Usain Bolt etched his name deeper into Olympic folklore by completing an unprecedented sprint double in successive Games with a smooth 200 metres victory yesterday in the race he calls his "pet" event.

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MICHAEL FRATER STANDS FIRM IN THE FACE OF INJUSTICE

In the lead up to the elections to choose a new administration for the Jamaica Athletic Administrative Association (JAAA), there were rumblings that trouble was brewing in the MVP camp over Michael Frater, the 2005 World Championship 100-metre silver medalist. Word on the ground was that if he was successful in his bid to become a vice president of the JAAA, Frater could find himself without a training base, especially if Dr. Warren Blake retained the presidency of the JAAA.

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OLYMPICS WATCH: Did 'The Beast' violate Olympic sponsorship rules?

Yohan_Blake_-_Robert_Mille_watchSprinter Yohan 'The Beast' Blake is the latest athlete in London under scrutiny by the Olympic branding police after he wore a special Richard Mille tourbillon watch during his silver-medal run in the 100M final on Sunday.

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Bolt named World Athlete of the Year

BARCELONA—Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time yesterday over US hurdler Aries Merritt and Kenyan runner David Rudisha. The Jamaican sprinter, who defended his 100 and 200 metre gold medals at this summer’s Olympic Games, had previously won the award in 2008, 2009, and 2011.

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Grenada’s Kirani James wins Gold

LONDON – Grenada’s Kirani James has proven that there are other athletic powers in the Caribbean.

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Runners from 30 Countries to Participate in Reggae Marathon

ReggaeMarathon_10K_LogoRunners from 30 countries around the world will converge in the island in December for the annual Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10-K event.

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Bolt, Blake wins Gold and Silver for Jamaica in London

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt today ran a blistering 9.63 seconds in the men’s 100 meters race to set an Olympic record claiming gold and successfully defending his title as Olympic champion.

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Usain Bolt says he will go for a third sprint hat-trick at Rio 2016

Usain Bolt has revealed he plans to defend his Olympic sprint titles in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and not switch disciplines. The Jamaican declared himself a "living legend" after retaining his 100 and 200m titles at London 2012, as well as being a member of his country's victorious 4x100m relay team.

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Round One in Sprints to Jamaica - Shelly-Ann takes the 100m Gold

LONDON — Heading into the Olympics, America’s top sprinters were determined to break the Jamaican stranglehold on the 100 meters. Jamaica’s women swept the event four years ago, and the United States had won only one medal in the women’s 100 in the last three Olympics. Usain Bolt personifies his country’s dominance as the world’s fastest man.

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Jamaican duo test positive for drugs

ricardocunningham-300x225KINGSTON – Jamaican quarter- miler Dominique Blake and 800m national champion Ricardo Cunningham may know their fate on October 17 after both tested positive for banned substances at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association/ Supreme Ventures Limited National Senior Championships earlier this year.

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Jamaica transfixed as its sprinters storm the Olympic stage

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaicans crowded around a giant television screen in the busy Half Way Tree section of Kingston on Friday, anxious to witness the highly anticipated 100-meter races at the Olympic Games in which the Caribbean island's men and women are the favorites.

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Bolt's management advises against unauthorised use of image, trademark

THE MANAGEMENT of Jamaica track and field sensation Usain Bolt has warned persons that they run the risk of prosecution if they continue to use the image and trademark of the two-time Olympic gold medallist to market their products without the proper licence to do so.

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Betting on London

blake-n-bolt_w445A bet on Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell to win the 100-metre final at the 2012 London Olympics could earn thirty times your money.

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Next season will be mine says Blake

yohanblake-300x198KINGSTON – Reigning 100 metres world champion Yohan Blake has sent out an early warning that he will be hard to beat when the new track and field season starts next year.

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Getting sharp! Sprint phenom Bolt on track ahead of Games

BIRMINGHAM, England — Aspirants for Usain Bolt's 100-metre title at the London Olympic Games should be nervous. In fact, very nervous.

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JAMAICA - Cunningham strikes gold

Jamaica's Alphanso Cunningham won gold in the men's F52/53 Javelin at the London Paralympic Games in England yesterday.

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Ashmeade beats Spearmon in Monaco Diamond League meet

Jamaica's Nickel Ashmeade powered past his rivals on the turn to win the men's 200 metres at the Herculis Diamond League track and field meet in Monaco yesterday.

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Bolt, Blake break meet records

LAUSANNE - Olympic legend Usain Bolt and his Jamaican heir apparent Yohan Blake both set new meet records as they swept both sprints at the Lausanne Grand Prix here yesterday.

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Blake wins, VCB loses, Jason Young shines

World Champion Yohan Blake won his 100m but it was world university games 200 metre silver medallist Jason Young who stole the headlines at the Lucerne European permit meeting today with a dazzling 19.86 second clocking in the 200 meters.

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