Jamaica sprinter Yohan Blake out for season after surgery

Jamaica’s double Olympic sprint silver medallist Yohan Blake has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season after undergoing surgery on an injured hamstring, coach Glen Mills said on Tuesday.

Powell makes modest return to track in Lucerne

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell wasted no time getting back into the thick of the action a day after his doping ban was reduced, running a modest 10.30sec in the 100m at the Lucerne meeting on Tuesday.

`Pocket Rocket`, Blake headline inaugural world relays

Jamaican sprinters Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Yohan Blake headline a raft of high-profile athletes who will debut at the inaugural two-day IAAF World Relays this weekend.

Bolt `requests` thieves to return his 20,000 pounds-worth `signed spikes`

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has reportedly requested the thieves, who stole his signed pair of running shoes from a commercial premises on an industrial estate, to return the 20,000 pound-prized spikes.

Jamaican sprinter Simpson handed 18-month doping ban

Athens Olympics relay champion Sherone Simpson has been suspended for 18 months after testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine during last June`s Jamaican trials.

I`m redeemed, says Jamaican sprinter Campbell-Brown

Celebrated Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has claimed redemption after she was cleared to resume her track and field career following a ruling that she had not used the banned substance last year for performance enhancement.

Asafa Powell tells panel he `forgot` supplement names

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday he did not list the supplements he was taking because he could not remember their names.

Sherone Simpson says trainer to blame for positive test

Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson, who tested positive for a banned substance last year, told a disciplinary panel on Tuesday that she saw no "red flags" before taking a supplement supplied by her trainer.

Is Vettel getting as monotonous as Usain Bolt?

Sebastian Vettel winning around Formula 1 circuits is getting as monotonous as Usain Bolt scorching the tracks around the world, or so it would seem. The German driver has dominated the adrenalin sport much like the Jamaican sprinter. Even their critics grudgingly accept that they are truly great.

Puma renews sponsorship deal with sprint champion Bolt

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has renewed his sponsorship deal with Puma (PUMG.DE) until after the 2016 Games in Rio, the German sportswear company said on Tuesday.

Powell’s sponsorship woes

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell has started facing the side effects of being trapped into the doping net.

Asafa Powell's physio hits back over doping blame

Asafa Powell`s physiotherapist on Wednesday hit back at claims from the Jamaican sprinter that he was to blame for a positive dope test, maintaining that he did not provide him or compatriot Sherone Simpson with banned drugs.

Italian police find stash of pills, medicine in Powell’s room

Italian police have said they discovered a stash of unidentified pills and medicines in the hotel room of Asafa Powell, the Jamaican sprinter accused of doping.

Sprinter Campbell-Brown may get away lightly

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, who tested positive for a banned substance in May, is unlikely to receive the standard two-year ban.