By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaica's Olympic champion sprinter Elaine Thompson defended her national 100 meters title in Kingston on Friday with a world leading time of 10.71 seconds. Thompson, who completed a stunning Olympic 100 and 200m double at Rio, recovered from a moderate start
By Gene Cherry SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - After years of being Usain Bolt's main rival, Justin Gatlin wants one more race with the Jamaican world record holder and for a special reason. Bolt is retiring after his final 100 meters at August's world championships in London and Gatlin,
High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum and runners raced on a floating track as Paris turned some of its world-famous landmarks over to sports on Friday in hopes of wowing the International Olympic Committee. With Paris competing
SAO PAULO (AP) -- While soccer takes a rest in Europe and the Brazilian league gets going again, many local players have already caught the eyes of foreign clubs.