Fraser-Pryce's bid for 3rd straight gold spoiled by fellow Jamaican

All eyes were on double defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. But it was her fellow-Jamaican Elaine Thompson who ran away with gold in the 100 meters.Though Fraser-Pryce may have been first out of the blocks Saturday, Thompson powered through for the title in 10.71 seconds. American Tori Bowie lunged at the line for 10.83 and beat Fraser-Pryce by 0.03 seconds.European champion...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Elaine Thompson Beats Fraser-Pryce; Strikes Gold In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Elaine Thompson of Jamaica blasted to a stunning time of 10.71 to win the women's 100m at Rio 2016 - dethroning her compatriot and training partner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who finished third.
17 days ago

Rio 2016 Women’s 100m Semis: Fraser-Pryce v Schippers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Dafne Schippers have been drawn together in the same semi-final of the women's 100m at Rio 2016 Saturday night.
18 days ago

Elaine Thompson beats fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win 100m gold

Gold: Elaine Thompson (Jamaica) Silver: Tori Bowie (United States) Bronze: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A changing of the guard in women's sprints doesn't mean a redrawing of the map. That 100-meter Olympic gold medal is heading back to Jamaica, only this time in the hands of Elaine Thompson, the 24-year-old who took down America's best, to say nothing of...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fraser-Pryce Leads The Way In 100m; Carter Stunned Adams In Shot

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce opened her quest to become the first woman to win three successive Olympic 100m titles with an impressive 10.96 seconds in the heats at Rio 2016 on Friday's opening day of track and field competition.
18 days ago

Rio 2016 Evening Session Live: James, Fraser-Pryce In Action

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Kirani James start their quest to defend their respective sprint titles at Rio 2016 in the evening session on Friday's first day of competition.
19 days ago

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins 100m heat

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocked 10.96 seconds to win her opening100m heat. You can't miss her with her new hair color.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce qualifies for 100m

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins her 100m heat to qualify with a10.96.
Via CSN Chicago
19 days ago

Farah dominant, Fraser-Pryce sluggish in final pre-Rio races

LONDON (AP) Mo Farah cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fell short in a sluggish sprint on Saturday in contrasting fortunes for the Olympic champions in their final races before heading to Rio de Janeiro. Back on the London track where he became a double Olympic champion four years ago, Farah dominated the field to finish 15 seconds ahead of fellow...
Via Associated Press
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce wins women's 100 meters in Beijing

BEIJING -- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first three-time world champion in the women's 100 meters, riding a lightning start to hold off Dafne Schippers on Monday. Tori Bowie of the United States took bronze. Already a two-time Olympic champion over the distance, Fraser-Pryce added another world gold in 10.76 seconds, her right arm and her index finger aloft as she crossed the...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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