LONDON: The world's fastest man - Usain Bolt is from Jamaica. And so is Asafa Powell, Nesta Carter and Yohan Blake. Ever wondered why the small Caribbean island produces the world's fastest athletes? Scientists finally know the answer. A ... Times of India, 1 month ago
Symmetrical knees linked to Jamaican sprinting prowess - EurekAlert!, 1 month ago
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Allyson Felix is aiming for a fourpeat in the 200, but can she outrun Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce?
Photo: The IAAF World Championships start Saturday in Moscow, in what could be a season highlight for a sport racked by drugs, injuries, withdrawals and even the horrific incidents involving Oscar Pistorius and the Boston Marathon. In perhaps the ...SI.com, 4 days ago
The IAAF World Championships in track and field kick off on Saturday morning in Berlin and run through Sunday Aug. 23. Here are five things to look for at the upcoming championships: 1. Usain Bolt vs. Tyson Gay Consider this a showdown between ...SI.com, 4 days ago
LONDON -- One is impossibly tall for his pursuit, the other appropriately slight. One is cartoonishly bombastic, pushing the envelope of self-aggrandizement so far -- "Bask in my glory," he said near the end of one of his press conferences here -- ...SI.com, 4 days ago
NEW YORK -- Nobody plays the character of Usain Bolt quite like Usain Bolt. The grand (planned) gestures. The baritone. The playfulness that turns deadly serious for a little less than 10 seconds, or a little less than 20. The ability to make the ...SI.com, 4 days ago
The key to running fast? SYMMETRICAL knees: Sprinters with even legs use less energy and cover distances more quickly
Researchers measured the knees of 74 elite Jamaican sprinters Runners with symmetrical knees had the quickest times over 100 metres This was because it is the only race which requires running straight While runners who had to make corners in longer ...Capital Bay, 1 month ago Sprinters with even legs use less energy and cover distances more quickly Capital Bay, 1 month ago
Brussels: US sprinter JustinGatlinwill go for a100-200mdouble at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday, up against a raft of track stars but not JamaicanUsainBolt. While Bolt has already called time on his injury-plagued season, the ...ZeeNews.com, 1 month ago
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