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
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
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
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
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).