Wayde van Niekerk breaks world record to win Olympic gold

August 15, 2016 in Sports

South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk broke Michael Johnson's 17-year-old 400m world record to sensationally win Olympic gold at Rio 2016. The 24-year-old finished in 43.03 seconds, 0.15 quicker than the time Johnson clocked in Seville in 1999. Grenada's Kirani James, the London 2012 champion, finished 0.73...

Thrilled Thompson claims women’s sprint crown

August 15, 2016 in Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, CMC – Elaine Thompson became only the second Jamaican women’s Olympic 100 metres title-holder when she stunned her training partner and two-time defending champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, to win gold in the event at the Rio Olympics here Saturday night. Running out of...

Windies collapse sets up final day

August 13, 2016 in Sports

Despite a rained-out day and the slow rate of scoring runs in the first two innings, India entertained thoughts of winning the St Lucia Test thanks to a masterful spell of swing bowling from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Playing his first Test in a year and a half,...