Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Media playback is not supported on this device Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil. The 30-year-old will bring down the curtain on his illustrious career when he retires in August after the World Championships in London and began his goodbye in…

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…

Germaine Mason: Former GB high jumper, 34, dies in Jamaica motorbike crash

British Olympic high jump silver medallist Germaine Mason has died aged 34 after a motorcycle crash in Jamaica. The Jamaica-born athlete, who switched to represent Great Britain in 2006, won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He was a friend of sprinter Usain Bolt, who was on the scene soon after the crash at 04:20…

Bolt could lose Jamaica relay gold

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt could lose one of the three gold medals he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Reuters report that the ‘A’ sample of one of his team-mates in the 4x100m, Nesta Carter, was found to contain the banned substance Methylhexanamine. The news comes after the retesting of 454 samples from the 2008 Games….