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Yohan Blake opens season with 400m race at Camperdown Classic

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — Double Olympic silver medalists Yohan Blake got his 2014 campaign underway on Saturday after racing over 400m at the Camperdown Classic local meeting in Kingston. Blake posted a time of 47.20 seconds to finish third in his heat, with the race going to his fellow Racers teammate Edino Steele, who ran…

Agent confirms Yohan Blake is out of World Championships
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Agent confirms Yohan Blake is out of World Championships

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Reigning World champion Yohan Blake will not defend his 100m title at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, next month, his agent Cubie Seegobin confirmed on Tuesday. Blake, the 2011 world champion over 100m, had been doubtful for the championships with a hamstring injury he picked up in April at the UTech…

World Champion Yohan Blake pulls out of Jamaica trials
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World Champion Yohan Blake pulls out of Jamaica trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Reigning World 100m champion Yohan Blake has withdrawn from this weekend’s Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) Senior Championships and will concentrate on being ready for the World Championships in Moscow, later on this summer. Blake, who doesn’t need to qualify for Moscow over the 100m because he’s the defending champion in…

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Watch Yohan Blake v Usain Bolt, 200m final; Rudisha goes for 800m

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — After convincingly winning men’s 100 metres in a new Olympic record, Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt will seek to complete the sprint double once again when he goes in the 200m finals at the London Olympics tonight. Watch Live Coverage of the Men’s 200m Finals on NBC Online Bolt, who owns…

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Yohan Blake and Tyson Gay set for early 100m showdown in semi-finals

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — World champion Yohan Blake and American record holder Tyson Gay, two gold medal contenders, will get an early face-to-face battle after the pair were drawn in the same 100m semi-finals at the London Olympics. The semi-finals are slated for Sunday, with the final later on that night. Blake, who is the…

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…

World champ Yohan Blake wins 100m at Donovan Bailey Invitational

EDMONTON, Canada (Sporting Alert) — Jamaicans Yohan Blake and Sheri-Ann Brooks won sprint events as several meet records fell at the Donovan Bailey Invitational in Edmonton, Canada on Saturday. Blake, won the men’s 100 metres in 10.05 seconds, bettering American Trell Kimmons (10.11) and Jamaican Lerone Clarke (10.13). Blake will now turns his attention the…

Yohan Blake looks to get closer to Bolt, Rudisha looks for fast time – DL

NEW YORK (Sporting Alert) — World champion Yohan Blake is confident of bettering his seasonal best of 9.84secs, while David Rudisha, the 800m World champion and world record holder returns to action at the adidas Grand Prix in New York. The meeting is the sixth stop of IAAF Samsung Diamond League series and will be…