Olympic champ Thompson triumphs in Lausanne 100

Aug 26, 2016

Olympic champ Thompson triumphs in Lausanne 100

Olympic 100-meter champion Elaine Thompson took center stage in the absence of her Jamaican teammate Usain Bolt in the first Diamond League meet after the Rio de Janeiro Games on Thursday. Thompson timed 10.78 seconds with a slight tailwind at Athletissima — just .07 ...

Cambridge dreaming of big future

Jun 4, 2016

Cambridge dreaming of big future

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Born to a Jamaican father and a Japanese mother, maybe sprinter Aska Cambridge has a slight edge genetically over most other runners in Japan. But that fact alone isn’t enough to make him an elite athlete. He needs to get physically stronger. In the ...

Jul 10, 2015

Gatlin breezes past Powell, Gay

Justin Gatlin easily beat two big-name rivals by clocking 9.75 seconds in the 100 meters at the Athletissima Diamond League meet on Thursday. The in-form Gatlin left runner-up Asafa Powell of Jamaica trailing in 9.92, the same time as his fellow American Tyson Gay ...

Powell, Gay looking to scalp Gatlin

Jul 9, 2015

Powell, Gay looking to scalp Gatlin

Justin Gatlin might have strung together an undefeated run of 25 races since August 2013, but his main rivals in the absence of the injured Usain Bolt believe the American sprinter can be beaten. Gatlin re-emerged on the track an athlete possessed after his ...