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Burke making strides in US

Burke making strides in US

If one sophomore on the Cougar track and field team is able to get his already impressive 100m dash time down to 10 seconds flat by the time he graduates, he will be in company with many world-class sprinters. The goal time would make him the fastest person in his home country, top 10 in […]

Bolt on IAAF, career

Bolt on IAAF, career

Usain Bolt has acknowledged the efforts by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to reform itself in the wake of the scandal that has beset the sport within the last year. Speaking ahead of the IAAF Athlete of the Year awards, where he was overwhelming favourite to collect a record sixth title ahead of […]

Bolt among world nominees

Bolt among  world  nominees

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt, Britain’s distance running superstar Mo Farah and South Africa’s Rio 2016 hero Wayde van Niekerk have been announced as the three finalists for the 2016 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Male World Athlete of the Year award. Bolt is chasing a record sixth male crown after completing the “triple […]

Big marathon weekend

Big marathon weekend

This year’s Run Barbados Marathon series promises to be bigger and more lucrative than ever before. That was the word Tuesday from organizers during a media briefing at the office of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), 1st Floor of the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, to discuss plans for the December 2 – 4 […]

Bolt heading Down Under

Bolt heading Down Under

Sprinting superstar Usain Bolt has given his backing to a new event called Nitro Athletics which has pledged to “revolutionise” global track and field. The Jamaican, a nine-time Olympic gold medallist, will compete for and captain the “Bolt All-Stars” in the team event which will be held in Australian city Melbourne in February next year. […]

de Grasse: Sorry when Bolt quits

de Grasse: Sorry when Bolt quits

Canadian sprinter Andre de Grasse is hopeful world’s fastest man Usain Bolt will reconsider his planned retirement from the sport of track and field next year. Bolt the nine-time Olympic gold medallist has announced that the 2017 World Championships in London will be his last competitive meet, leaving many to speculate on the impact his […]

IAAF wants Bolt’s services

IAAF wants Bolt’s services

KINGSTON, Jamaica – IAAF President Sebastian Coe has underlined the importance of Usain Bolt’s continued involvement in international track and field after he retires and again pointed to Jamaican athletics as a valuable element in the efforts to build a positive global image for the sport. Coe, who is in the middle of a campaign […]

Bolt in line for top honour

Bolt in line for top honour

World record holders and Olympic champions dominate the World Athletes of the Year shortlist unveiled Tuesday by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Jamaican sprinting supremo Usain Bolt will be chasing a record sixth male crown after completing the “triple triple” of 100, 200 and 4×100 metres relay titles for a third successive Games. United […]

Seniors cop 92 medals

Seniors cop 92 medals

A contingent comprising twenty-six athletes and three officials returned home today with a record 92 medals from the Huntsman World Senior Games held in St. George, Utah, USA from October 3 to 15. The Barbados team competed in the disciplines of track and field, basketball, table tennis, archery, cycling and lawn tennis. The team improved […]

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