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Usain Bolt’s Statue Unveiled in Jamaica

Multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has described the unveiling of his statue in front of the National Stadium in the Jamaican capital of Kingston as one of the greatest moments of his career. The statue, commissioned by the Jamaican government and revealed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, stands in front of the place … Continue reading

Cuban Yunier Pérez Challenged Usain Bolt in Golden Spike Meeting

Yunier Perez finished second after Jamaican Usain Bolt, the best athlete of all time in this event, who beat him by only 0.03 thousandths Cuban Yunier Perez had an amazing performance when finishing second in the men’s 100 meters event in the Golden Spike meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Perez clocked 10.06 seconds and was […] Continue reading

Olympic Legend Usain Bolt Loses Gold Medal After Teammate Fails Drug Test

Usain Bolt will have to return the Olympic gold medal he won as part of the Jamaican 4x100m relay team at the 2008 Beijing Games, after teammate Nesta Carter was sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) The IOC ruling stated that reanalysis of Carter’s samples taken at the Games had tested positive for banned substance […] Continue reading

Bolt and Thompson, NACAC’s Best Athletes of the Year

The North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) made the anouncement on November 18th, as reported by the president of the association, Victor López in Havana Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson were chosen as the male and female 2016 North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Athletes of the Year, […] Continue reading

Bolt Gets Nomination to IAAF Athlete of the Year

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt appears again among the three finalists in the men’s category Athlete of the Year of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) With this nomination, Bolt could arrive at his sixth recognition of this type, after the one received in the years 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and surpass the American Ashton […] Continue reading

Bolt and Domínguez Most Voted in Prensa Latina Sports Survey

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Cuban chess player Lenier Domínguez got more votes Friday as part of the Prensa Latina annual sports survey. Bolt was voted as the Best Male Athlete of the year by the Guatemalan digital magazine Lios Leyes and the U.S. magazine OnCuba, which also voted for Dominguez as Most Outstanding Athlete. [...] Continue reading

Encabeza Yarelis Barrios medallero cubano en Roma

Yarelis Barrios
La lanzadora cubana del disco Yarelis Barrios encabezó el medallero de la Isla en la quinta parada de la Liga del Diamante 2013 al agenciarse la presea de plata. La pinareña lanzó el implemento hasta los 64.41 m en su primer intento, para ubicarse detrás de la croata Sandra Perkovic.

En el Estadio Olímpico de la capital de Italia, otro cubanos tuvieron actuaciones discretas. Entre ellos el joven triplista Ernesto Revé, quién clavó los pinchos hasta los 16.72 m y fue sexto. La prueba la ganó Christian Taylor (17.08), secundado por Daniele Greco (17.04) y Teddy Tamgho (17.01).

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