Yohan Blake stunned Usain Bolt, Fraser-Pryce run 10.70 to win trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce sounded the strongest of warnings ahead of the Olympic Games in London with a stunning 10.70 to win the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night. Fraser-Pryce time was a Jamaica national record. The defending Olympic champion blasted home to win the race in a new…

Richards-Ross moves closer to 200/400 double at U.S. trials

EUGENE, Ore. (Sporting Alert) — Sanya Richards-Ross stayed on course to land the 400/200 double after winning her semi-finals of the women’s 200m at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene. Richards-Ross, who has already landed the 400m title, sizzled to the fastest time of the day and the second quickest time this year, at 22.15…

Asafa Powell runs 9.92 in semis, Fraser Pryce opens fast at trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce ran the quickest time of the semi-finals for the women’s 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday. The 2008 Beijing champion clocked 11.02 seconds to win the first semis ahead of Sheri-Ann Brooks, who came home in 11.18, those were the only two to…

New boys Shinji Kagawa, Nick Powell will tour with Manchester United

MANCHESTER (Sporting Alert) — Manchester United have confirmed that new signings Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell will both be in action during the Premier League’s pre-season tours. United manager Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the plans for the coming pre-season, stating that although some of the club’s top players, including captain Nemanja Vidic – will be…