IAAF World Challenge: Elaine Thompson wins 200m in Jamaica

Double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson won the 200m at the IAAF World Challenge in 22.09 seconds in Jamaica, equalling the fastest time of the year. The Jamaican, 24, beat compatriot Shericka Jackson and Shalonda Solomon of the United States in Kingston. Americans Tori Bowie and Deajah Stevens have also clocked 22.09 this year. “It’s about…

Diamond League: Adam Gemili third in Shanghai 200m as Noah Lyles wins

Shanghai Diamond League Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website and app from 17:00 BST on Sunday Great Britain’s Adam Gemili claimed third place in men’s 200m at the Diamond League event in Shanghai. American Noah Lyles, 19, equalled the world-leading time of Wayde van Niekerk by winning in 19.90 seconds….

Scottish Indoor Athletics: Alisha Rees breaks 35-year 200m record

Aberdeenshire’s 17-year-old Alisha Rees won two national titles at the Scottish Indoor Athletics Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena. Rees won the 60m with a personal best time of 7.51 seconds. And she broke a 35-year record for an athlete under 20 to take the 200m title in a time of 24.18 seconds. “I wasn’t expecting…