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Attorney: Briana took cold and flu tablets; Jamaican junior sprint champ wants expedited hearing

Jamaica Briana Williams

The legal team of Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams has released a statement seeking an expedited hearing with the Jamaican Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after the World Under-20 gold-medallist tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide.  The sprinter, who is coached by four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, blames cold and flu …

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Usain’s last lap; happy 33rd birthday, Bolt from the Caribbean blue

Usain St Leo Bolt turns 33 tomorrow. As a birthday salute to the Caribbean’s most decorated sprinting legend, Wired868 shares this tribute with our readers. The original version of this story was written for a now disappeared magazine just over two years ago when the Jamaican icon finally bowed out …

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Farewell, Thora Best Andrews: T&T’s first female medalist at major international track meet

Former top Trinidad and Tobago sprinter and hurdler Thora Andrews, nee Best, passed away in Beaumont, Texas, on Saturday. The 73-year-old former national long-jump title-holder was the first Trinidad and Tobago female athlete to win a medal at a major international meet, capturing bronze in the 80-metres hurdles at the …

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