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Jamaica distance runner Kemoy Campbell told he had 'died' after collapse in New York

Campbell, who collapsed while acting as a pacesetter, was given medical treatment on site and later taken by a stretcher for further treatment. He spent 17 days in a hospital.

Mar 22, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Life after Usain Bolt: New-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth Games test

As sprint legend Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn't so much fun for the Jamaica track team he left behind.

Apr 16, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

All-over-the-place Yohan Blake blames stumble for 100m shock

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake stumbled out of the blocks and said he was "all over the place" in coming third as South Africa's Akani Simbine won a stunning 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

Apr 09, 2018, 20:33 PM IST

Usain Bolt signs up as footballer, to reveal club name soon

Legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who has won eight Olympic gold medals in his illustrious career, is all set to swap his spikes for studs as he revealed signing for a football team. 

Feb 26, 2018, 15:26 PM IST

Usain Bolt secures trial with Borussia Dortmund

Sprint legend Usain Bolt said Sunday that he hopes to still see his dream of becoming a professional footballer come true when he undergoes a trial at German top-flight club Borussia Dortmund.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

With 'infinite love for fans', Usain Bolt says final goodbye to Team Jamaica – See Pic!

Bolt had earlier missed out on his bid to retain his 100m title earlier in the week, losing out to Gatlin and silver medallist Christian Coleman.

Aug 13, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

Usain Bolt fails to strike in his final race, goes down with cramp in 4×100m relay

Bolt missed out on his bid to retain his 100m title earlier in the week, losing out to Gatlin and silver medallist Christian Coleman, who ran relay anchor for the Americans on Saturday.

Aug 13, 2017, 06:49 AM IST

Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

That 110-meter hurdler Omar McLeod was at the center of this celebration Monday wasn't all that big a surprise.

Aug 08, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

No fairytale finish for Usain Bolt: Justin Gatlin gatecrashes legendary Jamaican's farewell 100 m run

It was meant to be a fairytale finish for Usain Bolt competing in his final 100 metre race. But the 'Thunder' Bolt failed to strike gold as the world witnessed a nightmarish end to the legendary Jamaican's career with two-time drug cheat Justin Gatlin gatecrashing the marquee event of 2017 IAAF World Championships in London early Sunday morning.

Aug 06, 2017, 06:57 AM IST

Usain Bolt, Elaine Thompson lead Jamaica's world championships charge

Bolt will chase his fourth successive 100 metres world title and a fifth consecutive 4x100m relay gold at the Aug. 4-14 meeting, his last international competition.

Jul 25, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

WI vs PAK, 1st Test, Day 3: Pakistan 201/4 after Mohammad Amir's best innings figures of 6/44

Amir wrapped up the home side's innings after they resumed at the overnight position of 278 for nine, bowling last man Shannon Gabriel to finish with six for 44, an effort which improved on his previous best of six for 84 against England at Lord's in 2010.

Apr 24, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

Usain Bolt, Wayde van Niekerk, Mo Farah, David Rudisha headline Jamaican meet

It will be my last competition on home soil ... I might shed a tear even though I`m not an emotional person as I close out where it started on Jamaican soil

Mar 18, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Sushma Swaraj assures help to family of Indian killed in Jamaica

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday assured help to the family of an Indian national who was shot dead during an armed robbery in Jamaica earlier this week.

Feb 11, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

Bolt, regarded as the fastest man alive, completed the triple treble (100m, 200m and 4x100m) last August at the Rio Olympics.

Jan 25, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Usain Bolt to focus on 100m in swansong season

Bolt is the record holder in the 100 metres (9.58sec) and 200 metres (19.19), and has won 11 world titles.

Dec 29, 2016, 12:56 PM IST

Gunman kills 3, wounds 1 during dominos game at Jamaica pub

Authorities say a gunman opened fire on four people playing dominos at a pub in Jamaica, killing three and leaving one seriously injured.

Nov 06, 2016, 07:14 AM IST

Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba brace for Hurricane Matthew`s wrath

 Hurricane Matthew powered toward densely populated Jamaica and Haiti on Sunday, unleashing winds that could fell homes and power lines, and torrential rain that may trigger potentially deadly landslides and floods, officials said.

Oct 03, 2016, 02:13 AM IST

Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that threatened Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.

Oct 02, 2016, 02:50 AM IST

Usain Bolt, 'fastest man on planet', leaves door open to 2017 sprint double at worlds

Usain Bolt has wild card entries for both the 100 and 200 metres at the Aug. 5-13 world championships by virtue of winning both events at last year`s worlds in Beijing.

Sep 14, 2016, 06:16 AM IST

Olympics shame: Eight years after 2008 Beijing Games, four athletes stripped of medals

The IOC stores samples for 10 years to allow them to be reanalyzed when improved methods become available.

Aug 31, 2016, 22:21 PM IST