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KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Reigning World 100m champion Yohan Blake has withdrawn from this weekend’s Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) Senior Championships and will concentrate on being ready for the World Championships in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…

Jamaica International Invitational Live Updates and Lane Assignments

Jamaica International Invitational Live Updates and Lane Assignments

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — The absence of the likes of Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake takes away some of the excitements in the build up of the 2013 Jamaica International Invitational, but the oragnizers have still managed to assemble a host of superstars for the Track and Field meeting on Saturday (May 4)….

Watch UWI Track and Field Invitational: Bolt, Blake in 400m

KINGSTON (Sporting Alert) — Olympic sprint double champion Usain Bolt will compete over the 400-metres at the 2013 UWI Track and Field Invitational in Mona. Watch Live Stream Coverage of the UWI Track and Field Invitational NOTE: You must register and pay US $9.99 to watch the live stream. Bolt, who repeated as the Olympic 100m and…

Weir beats Bolt, Blake in season opener
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Weir beats Bolt, Blake in season opener

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Warren Weir and Yohan Blake beat training partner Usain Bolt in his season opener over 400 metres at the Camperdown Classic at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. The trio who swept the 200m in London last summer, did not run head-to-head, but Weir and Blake both posted faster…

Crawford, Griffin help Clippers beat Pistons, earned 10 straight

Auburn Hills, Michigan (Sporting Alert) — Jamal Crawford and Blake Griffin each scored 15 points and the visiting Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Detroit Pistons 88-76 at The Palace of Auburn Hills. The victory saw the Clippers extending their win streak to 10 games, the franchise’s longest winning streak in 38 years. Exciting point guard…

Gay false-starts in Zurich, Blake wins 100, Bolt wins 200m

ZURICH (Sporting Alert) — American Tyson Gay became the latest big name sprinter to fall victim to the false start rule after he was thrown from the men’s 100 metres at the Zurich Diamond League meeting for jumping the gun. Gay, the equal second fastest man in history, along with Jamaican Yohan Blake, at 9.69…

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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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Bolt looks impressive, Gatlin fastest, Blake quick too: Olympics 100m Semis

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt strolled into the final of the men’s 100 metres dash on Sunday at the London Olympic Games after winning his semi-final heat very convincingly. The defending champion and world record holder ran the opening half of the race before slowing down to a jog, while looking around as he…

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Watch Live: Bolt, Blake, Gay and other in Olympic men’s 100m semis

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — The men’s 100 metres dash is expected to be the highlight of Sunday’s third day of track and field action at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Watch The Men’s 100m Semi-Finals Live on NBC Online Streaming The event is flooded with star-studded sprinters, who have all showed signs of being gold…