Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica completed a sprint double Friday at the world championships, adding the 200-meter gold medal to her 100 title.
Three-time world champion Allyson Felix of the United States dropped to the track early in the race. She grabbed her right leg and did not finish.
Fraser-Pryce won in 22.17 seconds. Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast took the silver in 22...
So far, the U.S.-Jamaica sprint rivalry is turning into a rout at
the world championships. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce rubbed it in
Monday with a winning margin of Bolt-esque proportions in the
women's 100 meters.
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Sanya Richards-Ross of the U.S. outleaned Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica to win their 200-meter semifinal heat in 22.30 seconds on Tuesday night, setting up a showdown for the title between two women who both already are bringing home gold from the Olympics.
The final is Wednesday, and there will be quite a field lining up alongside 400 champion Richards-Ross and 100 champion...
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August 07, 2012
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica won her second consecutive
100-meter Olympic gold medal by winning the final in 10.75
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica moved closer to a second consecutive 100-meter Olympic title by winning her semifinal heat in 10.85 seconds Saturday night.
The last woman to win the dash twice in a row was Gail Devers of the U.S. in 1992 and 1996.
Fraser-Pryce was joined in the final, scheduled for later Saturday, by teammate Veronica Campbell-Brown, but there won't be a...
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August 04, 2012