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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 45.44 to win the event overall. “It was really good. I left myself back a little late and tried to run…

MOSCOW, Russia (Sporting Alert) — American sprint legendary Michael Johnson doesn’t believe Great Britain’s Delano Williams will improve on his technique training with the likes of Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake under the guidance of Glen Mills. Johnson made the comment after watching Williams taking second to Bolt in the 200m heat at the World Championships in Moscow on Friday morning. Despite Bolt’s dominance over the short sprints where he holds the world records in…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt has picked up a “slight problem” during the just concluded Jamaica Olympic Games trials last weekend and has pulled out of the Diamond League Meeting in Monaco. Bolt’s coach Glen Mills confirmed the decision on Wednesday, stating that the problem will need time for treatment and enough time to training before the Olympics in London later this summer. Mills had revealed that the Jamaican speedster was not 100…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had several problems at the just concluded Jamaica National Championships to pick the team to London, but he and his coach are determined to fix them quickly. Bolt ran 9.86 and 19.83 for the sprints, but was beaten by a sharper Yohan Blake (9.75 and 19.80) in both events over the weekend, which drew several pundits’ attention. But while there are many who are panicking about his form…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake coach Glen Mills has warned not to expect anything crazy in the rounds over the 200 metres at the Jamaica Championships on Saturday. Blake set the stage in the 100m with a stunning 9.75 seconds to beat Bolt (9.86) for the national crown on Friday night and it is believed that they would look to light up the stadium again over the half-lap. However, Mills…

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Glen Mills, the coach of both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, says he was not surprised to see the world record holder beaten over the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night. Blake exploded from the blocks to outpaced Bolt and Asafa Powell to the finish line to win in a new personal best of 9.75 seconds and set a new stadium record in the process. Bolt has had…

Yohan Blake’s coach Glen Mills says the world 100 metres champion is training to run the sprint double at the London Olympic Games in the summer. Blake had been seen as a 100m specialist until his break through season year when he ran the second fastest 200m time ever behind Usain Bolt’s world record. His 19.26 seconds achieved in Bruxelles, last September is second on the all-time list to Bolt’s 19.19secs performance and Mills believes…