Sha’Carri Richardson set to return at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic this weekend

EUGENE, Oregon — Sha’Carri Richardson will return to competition over the weekend at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon after serving out a suspension at the Tokyo Olympics for testing positive for marijuana. The 21-year-old Dallas native who enters this weekend’s competition as the third fastest woman, will face off against Jamaican medalists Elaine Thompson-Herah,…

Jamaican Sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah sets Olympic record in women’s 100 meters

TOKYO, Japan — Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah set a new Olympic world record Saturday in the women’s 100 meters event on Saturday recently held by Florence Griffith Joyner. Thompson-Herah broke the previous 33-year-old Olympic record of 10.62 seconds, set by Florence Griffith Joyner at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Her time of 10.61 seconds is the second fastest time in history,…

Sha’Carri Richardson will miss 100 meter event at 2021 Tokyo Olympics

DALLAS, Texas — American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson will not be able to participate in the 100-meter event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after a positive tasting positive for marijuana. Richardson was expected to contend for a gold medal, accepted a one-month ban, retroactive to June 28, for failing the test. “I want to take responsibility…

Sha’Carri Richardon, Wins Her 1st Olympic Trials Final in 100M

EUGENE, Oregon — Sha’Carri Richardson, the 21-year-old won the women’s 100m final at the Olympic Trials to secure her place at the Olympic Games in 2021. Allyson Felix through to the final of the women’s 400m. “It’s a dream since I’ve been young,” Richardson said on NBC. “Being happy is an understatement. All of those…

United States dominates with 14 gold medals in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar — Three victories on the final day of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 – from 100m hurdler Nia Ali and the men’s and women’s 4x400m teams – alotted the United States’ a firm position at the top of the medal table, bringing their count to 14 golds and 29 medals in…

Mutaz Barshim clears 2.37m to win high jump gold

DOHA, Qatar — Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim becomes first man in history to successfully defend a world high jump title on Friday. Barshim successfully cleared 2.37m to win the high jump gold medal before a near-capacity crowd at Khalifa Stadium. “For me, it was just a dream. At home, it was just amazing. Everybody was…

Dalilah Muhammad sets world record in women’s 400m hurdles

DOHA, Qatar — Dalilah Muhammad (USA) set a world record in the women’s 400m hurdles on Friday, winning herself a gold medal with a time of 52.16. “This means so much,” said Muhammad, the 29-year-old Olympic champion. “It’s difficult to describe. I just wanted the world title so much but to break the world record…

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins eighth world championship gold medal

DOHA, Qatar — Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce captured her eighth world championship gold medal, winning the 100 meters final in 10.71. In the women’s 100m, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce added title number four, a decade after winning her maiden crown – and coming just 13 months after giving birth to her son, it is surely her finest world…

Christian Coleman wins men’s 100m gold at World Athletics Championships

DOHA, Qatar — Christian Coleman, finished with a personal best and the sixth fastest time in history — completing the 100m in 9.76 seconds to capture gold at World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar at Khalifa Stadium. In World Championships history, only Usain Bolt’s legendary 9.58 world record at the 2009 edition in Berlin has…

Usain Bolt records NFL record for Fastest 40 yard dash, 4.22 seconds

ATLANTA, Georgia — Usain Bolt participated in his first NFL experience during Super Bowl Weekend. The world’s fastest man showcased his speed to fans in attendance, setting an NFL record for Fastest 40 yard dash, 4.22 seconds. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram NFL record for Fastest 40 yard dash 4.22 🤷🏾‍♂️ Ett inlägg delat…