Usain Bolt: How the world’s fastest man built a business empire

Usain Bolt is more than a veteran Olympic star. He's a brand -- a track and field icon with an international following.   Bolt, who is Jamaican, has deals with Puma, Nissan (NSANF), Hublot, Visa (V), Virgin Media and Japan's All Nippon Airways. There's also Optus, an Australian telecommunications company, and Enertor, which sells sports … Continue reading Usain Bolt: How the world’s fastest man built a business empire

The Science Behind Sprinter Usain Bolt’s Speed

Sprinters who have taken on Usain Bolt in the 100-meter dash often describe a moment in the second half of the race when the world’s fastest-ever human just runs away from them. One minute they are shoulder-to-shoulder with Bolt, believing that this will be the night the legend will be toppled. The next they are … Continue reading The Science Behind Sprinter Usain Bolt’s Speed

Men 4x100m Final IAAF World Champs 2015 courtesy of gettyimages

IAAF World Championships Beijing: The Jamaican teams win both 4x100m men and women races with top sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

By: Denise N. Fyffe The Jamaicans have dominated the sprint races in Beijing, China. The anchors, Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, blazed on the final legs and shut down all challengers. They have gold in the men's 100m, 200m and 4*100m. The women have gold in the 100m and the 4*100m. It has … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: The Jamaican teams win both 4x100m men and women races with top sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce

Usain Bolt IAAF 2015 200m winner

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt crushed Justin Gatlin in 200m finals

By: Denise N. Fyffe All questions have been answered, all critics can now be silent; Usain Bolt has silenced the challenges from Justin Gatlin. Usain Bolt led the entire way of the race, coming of the bend ahead of Gatlin, who could not respond. Its pure excitement at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015. POS BIB ATHLETE … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt crushed Justin Gatlin in 200m finals

Allison Felix and Shericka Jackson in 400m finals

IAAF World Championships: Watch Alison Felix win 400m finals, Jamaica’s Shericka jackson third

By: Denise N. Fyffe On Day 6 of the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, all 4 Jamaican women represented in the finals of the 400m;  Christine Day, Stephenie Ann Mcpherson, Shericka Jackson and Novlene Williams-Mills  in Beijing, China. At the end, Allison Felix was in superb form and could not be caught. Jamaica's Shericka Jackson finished third. Shericka JACKSON (JAM) … Continue reading IAAF World Championships: Watch Alison Felix win 400m finals, Jamaica’s Shericka jackson third

Veronica Campbell Brown IAAF World Athletics runs in the wrong lane

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Elaine Thompson looking like a top contender for the 200m gold, Sherone Simpson and Veronica Campbell Brown qualifies

By: Denise N. Fyffe All the Jamaican women have made the 200m finals on day 6 in Beijing China. The ladies who lined up include Elaine Thompson who looked really good in her race, but slowed down drastically, again, at the line. One wonders if this will cost her in the future, if she does not break … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Elaine Thompson looking like a top contender for the 200m gold, Sherone Simpson and Veronica Campbell Brown qualifies

Usain Bolt IAAF World Championships

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt and Nickel Ashmeade qualify for 200m finals

By: Denise N. Fyffe Usain Bolt was easy in the 200m semi finals, doing just enough to qualify for the finals. He and Nickel Ashmeade will represent Jamaica in the finals at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015. Usain Bolt 1st in the 200m semifinals at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015   Nickel Ashmeade 2nd and Warren Weir 7th … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt and Nickel Ashmeade qualify for 200m finals

Veronica Campbell Brown IAAF World Athletics

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Veronica Campbell Brown run outside her lane in the 200m heats

By: Denise N. Fyffe On day 5, the Jamaican women are on the field attempting to qualify for the 200m semi final. The ladies who lined include Elaine Thompson, Sherone Simpson and Veronica Campbell Brown. All hearts stopped when VCB ran outside of her lane into the other lane, but was not disqualified. She was … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Veronica Campbell Brown run outside her lane in the 200m heats

Shericka JACKSON, Novlene WILLIAMS-MILLS, Christine Day 400m women iaaf

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Christine Day, Stephenie Ann Mcpherson and Novlene Williams-Mills qualify for 400m finals

By: Denise N. Fyffe On Day 4 of the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, the Jamaican women, Christine Day, Stephenie Ann Mcpherson, Shericka Jackson and Novlene Williams-Mills were fresh in the blocks and all qualified for the 400m finals in Beijing, China. Christine Day (JAM) 2nd in Heat 1 of Women's 400m in IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015   Stephenie Ann Mcpherson (JAM) 2nd in Heat … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Watch Christine Day, Stephenie Ann Mcpherson and Novlene Williams-Mills qualify for 400m finals

Usain Bolt IAAF 2015 100m winner

IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt, Warren Weir and Jamaica’s men qualify for the 200m semifinals

By: Denise N. Fyffe The 200m was not a great challenge for the Usain Bolt and the Jamaican's as they did just enough to qualify for the 200m semifinals at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015. All sprinters did well at the men's 200m heats in Beijing China. There is an obvious lesson that many sprinters … Continue reading IAAF World Championships Beijing: Usain Bolt, Warren Weir and Jamaica’s men qualify for the 200m semifinals