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, 2 months ago
Jamaica's Fastest Sprinters Have Symmetrical Knees - Epoch Times, 1 month ago
The secret of the world's greatest sprinters revealed: Researchers find top Jamaican athletes have symmetrical KNEES - Capital Bay, 1 month ago
Jamaica's Asafa Powell, who has struggled to produce his best form at major championships, believes a change in coach and a new approach to training will improve his fortunes. The sprinter who held the 100m world record between 2005 and 2008 before ...Namibian Sun, 1 week ago Powell tries new training regime Times of Malta, 1 week ago Powell believes change will help him reach the top ENCA, 2 weeks ago Powell tries new regime to win elusive gold Yahoo!Xtra, 2 weeks ago
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, 1 month ago
Andre Lowe, Senior Staff Reporter KINGSTON, Jamaica: Its shaping up to be another exciting instalment of the IAAF World Challenge certified Jamaica International Invitational, with a host of heavyweights already confirmed for the meet, set for ...Power 106, 1 week 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 2 months ago Sprinters with even legs use less energy and cover distances more quickly Capital Bay, 2 months ago
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