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Two 90-year-old men run a 100 meter dash in under 17 seconds

It may not exactly be Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake but these two nonagenarians ran a thrilling 100-meter heat during a veteran's track meet in San Sebastian, Spain the other day. 94-year-old Emiel Pauwels of Belgium came for behind to defeat Finland's 95-year-old Ilmari Koppinen at the tape. What may look like more of a preventive dash to the men's room than an athletic...
Via The Other Paper
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Yohan Blake only races with $500,000 Bling Bling on the Wrist

Oh, all yall other countries trying to get Oakley deals by wearing just $200 sunglasses? Wham! Bam! $500,000 on the wrist. Thank you, Ma'am. This is the type of **** that makes foreign athletes laugh at Americans. An American does this, millions of people complain about the .02 seconds he probably was held back wearing so much cash money. Jamaicans on the other hand are...
Via Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Yohan Blake's $500,000 Watch, Worn During 100 Meters, Could Land Him in Hot Water

What Yohan Blake's $500,000 watch won't tell you is that it's time to do some explaining. But that's exactly what time it is for Blake, as the Jamaican sprinter's spendy wristwear could land him in some hot water. Blake has been sporting a $500,000 Richard Mille tourbillon watch throughout the Olympics. Other than it being a little wacky to throw on such an expensive...
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

IOC investigating Yohan Blake for $500k watch

And this is where we all have a collective eye roll. The International Olympic Committee is investigating Yohan Blake, 100m silver meadlist, not for doping, not for admitting to cheating, but for wearing a $500,000 watch. What’s at issue with this? It happens to be custom-made by Richard Mille. What’s wrong with Richard Mille? They [...]
Via The Victory Formation
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake wore $500,000 watch during 100M

For those scoring at home, Yohan Blake’s custom-made Richard Mille watch is worth $5,000 per meter of the 100 meter race that scored him a silver medal.  Why would be wear such a thing?  Because he can.  My guess is that he figured that he had no chance to beat Usain Bolt (who clocked an Olympic record 9.63).  Blake ran a 9.75…did the weight of the watch factor in?  No...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt Wins Men's 100m Final

Usain Bolt won the 100m finals with an Olympic record time of 9.63 with his fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake getting the silver and American Justin Gaitlin getting the Bronze. Bolt broke his Olympic record of 9.69 that he set in 2008 at the games in Beijing and was well ahead of Yohan Blake at the end.  The real race was for the silver between Yohan Blake, Justin Gaitlin, and Tyson...
Via Sports-Glory
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamaicans prepare to cheer Bolt, Blake in Olympics

Jamaicans are preparing to brave rain and winds from a tropical storm to watch the biggest in-country duel of the London Olympics: Usain Bolt vs. Yohan Blake in the 100-meter dash. Islanders are gathering at homes to watch their two top male sprinters in Sunday's head-to-head showdown. If the weather is clear, fans are expected to submerge the national stadium in a sea of green...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake aims to extend run of success against Bolt

When Yohan Blake sprinted to the most recent major 100-meter title, at last year's world championships, Usain Bolt was banished from the starting blocks because of a false start. When Blake beat the world-record holder in the 100 and 200 at the Jamaican trials for the London Olympics, Bolt attributed poor-as-can-be starts in both sprints to hamstring problems connected to a...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Blake wins 100 meters at Lucerne

Yohan Blake ran a time of 9.85 seconds to win the 100 meters at a meet in Switzerland on Tuesday in his first competitive race since beating Usain Bolt twice at the Jamaican Olympic trials.
Via Fox Olympics
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Yohan Blake to compete in Switzerland next week

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake will compete in Switzerland next week in his first race since beating Usain Bolt over 100 and 200 meters in national Olympic trials. Organizers of the Spitzen Leichtathletik meet in Lucerne said Blake will run in the 100 next Tuesday. ''It's his first run after the trials and perhaps his only run before the Olympics,'' meeting director...
Via AP on Fox
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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