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Re: Outdoor season 2014

Men's 150m straight

1) Yohan Blake 14.71
2) KBC 15.00
3) Chris Brown 15.10
by shivfan
Sat May 17, 2014 2:43 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Outdoor season 2014
Replies: 453
Views: 42708

Re: Outdoor season 2014

Christine Day pulled up limping...could be a hammy.

She's in the Jamaica mile relay squad for Bahamas...that could mean she's out.
by shivfan
Sat May 17, 2014 2:33 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Outdoor season 2014
Replies: 453
Views: 42708

Re: Outdoor season 2014

Deja vu...it reminds me of Jamaica, and the bitterness between MVP and Track Racers.
8)
by shivfan
Sat May 17, 2014 11:33 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Outdoor season 2014
Replies: 453
Views: 42708

Re: Tyson Gay banned for one year

So far, we know that it's an anabolic steroid, but USADA still hasn't told us what it is that Gay tested positive for....

Given me a hearing open to the public over these closed, secret hearings any time.
by shivfan
Sun May 04, 2014 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Tyson Gay banned for one year
Replies: 56
Views: 4459

Re: Outdoor season 2014

Womens 100mH Tiffany Porter
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZhfRNmaWHI

12.92 at the Jamaica Invitational....
by shivfan
Sun May 04, 2014 12:17 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Outdoor season 2014
Replies: 453
Views: 42708

Re: Zharnel Hughes

This article is for the Little Englanders.... 8) http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/athletics/delano-williams-the-brit-learning-at-the-feet-of-usain-bolt-9278945.html '"When I first turned up it was kind of scary," recalls Williams. "That first day I was scared but I did a lot...
by shivfan
Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:56 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Re: Zharnel Hughes

This is a difficult situation for the young man. Emotionally of course he wants to run for his homeland, but he can't represent them on the biggest stage of all. All but the most mercenary would be torn in that situation. I fully accept his right to wear the British vest under current rules, but he...
by shivfan
Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:47 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Re: Zharnel Hughes

I think he'll choose Jamaica. Whilst Hughes may have the right to compete for Britain, his links with GB are probably limited. He has more of a connection with Jamaica. I don't care either way, we have enough promising talent in GB right now. Not a chance of that happening...Hughes will follow the ...
by shivfan
Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:36 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Re: Zharnel Hughes

As a native of Anguilla it is my understanding that he already is, or can become at any time a UK citizen. So all arguments against his competing for us are mute. He certainly has no alternative (maybe JAM if his mother is from there) if he ever wants to compete at the Olympics. Just because realit...
by shivfan
Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:41 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Re: Zharnel Hughes

I'M not! Let him represent his own Country, AnGuilla could have a decent little team if the athletes stopped going to Lottery Land! Better still, Britain could always stop holding on to their colonies, like Anguilla and the Falklands, and grant them independence. It's funny how the British are so h...
by shivfan
Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:06 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Zharnel Hughes

This young man won the schoolboy Class One 100m final in 10.12 in Kingston, Jamaica! :shock: He broke Yohan Blake's schoolboy record of 10.21.... Now, as to why this is important for GB athletics.... Well, while the young man is attending Kingston College, he is a native of Anguilla, which is a colo...
by shivfan
Sat Mar 29, 2014 9:47 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Zharnel Hughes
Replies: 133
Views: 9235

Re: World Indoors Day 3

SAFP wins in a WL 6.98!
:mrgreen:
1) SAFP (Jam) 6.98
2) Muriel Ahoure (Ivory Coast) 7.01
3) Tianna Bartoletta, nee Madison (US) 7.06
4) Asha Philip (GB)
5) VCB (Jam) 7.13
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:14 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 3
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: World Indoors Day 3

Problems with the gun/blocks in that 4x4 To go along with the ridiculously long period between ''On your marks'' and ''Set'' all championships Poor Patricia Hall...those blocks really played with her mind. Jamaica did well to get second...good run by Kaliese. 1) USA 3:24.83 2) Jamaica 3:26.54 3) GB...
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 3
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: World Indoors Day 3

Third semi

1) SAFP 7.08 SB
2) Asha Philip (GB)7.09
3) Michelle-Lee Ahye (TT) 7.10 - advances to the final as well.
40 Taheisha Harrigan-Scott (BVI) 7.17
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:51 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 3
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: World Indoors Day 3

Second semi-final

1) Verene Sailer (Germ) 7.12
2) Tianna Madison (US) 7.14
3) VCB (Jam) 7.17
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:33 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 3
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: World Indoors Day 3

Ahoure wins the first semi in 7.06...looking like the favourite for the gold, I must admit.
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 3
Replies: 131
Views: 6559

Re: BBC coverage plumbs new depths of awfulness?

Don't forget Dickenson confusing Fraser-Pryce with Campbell-Brown until Jackson corrected him off air....

I didn't realise that Eurosport was carrying this, until I watched yesterday's afternoon session, and IMHO Eurosport was better.
by shivfan
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:15 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: BBC coverage plumbs new depths of awfulness?
Replies: 48
Views: 3387

Re: World Indoors Day 2

MysteryBrick wrote:Looking at that race, Campbell-Brown should probably have doped a bit more...

If she'd had a doping history like Dwain Chambers, VCB might be winning races now....
by shivfan
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:41 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 2
Replies: 133
Views: 6462

Re: World Indoors Day 2

A fool following a fool...the commentator says he was mixing up Fraser-Pryce with Fraser-Brown, when he obviously meant Campbell-Brown...and I followed him!
by shivfan
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:32 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 2
Replies: 133
Views: 6462

Re: World Indoors Day 2

Ashton wrote:Paul Dickenson making a hash this morning!

How can you mix up Fraser-Pryce with Fraser-Brown?
:roll:
It's a good thing Colin Jackson is around to correct him, off air, to save him embarrassment....

And I love seeing SAFP smile broadly!
:D
by shivfan
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:03 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 2
Replies: 133
Views: 6462

Re: World Indoors Day 1

Sadly, as usual, there's limited coverage of the women's high jump and the women's triple jump....
by shivfan
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:54 am
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: World Indoors Day 1
Replies: 52
Views: 3561

Re: Public Warning for Veronica Campbell-Brown

Ashton - Why is this terrible news? Do you know better than the CAS? What do you know that they don't? Surely it's great news when all of the evidence is examined and an athlete is found not to have cheated? We want cheats caught. We don't want great athletes banned for no good reason A great decis...
by shivfan
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:31 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Public Warning for Veronica Campbell-Brown
Replies: 61
Views: 5457

Re: Public Warning for Veronica Campbell-Brown

VCB cleared to compete again by CAS... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/VCB-cleared http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/26328032 "Campbell-Brown could return to competition at next month's World Indoor Championships in Poland with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in July also an option....
by shivfan
Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Public Warning for Veronica Campbell-Brown
Replies: 61
Views: 5457

Re: this w/e

Women's 60m final

1) Murielle Ahoure (Ivory Coast) 7.10
2) SAFP (Jam) 7.10
3) Asha Philip (GB) 7.12

The false-start mechanisms not working properly...we're seeing too many problems with it.
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:09 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: this w/e
Replies: 50
Views: 4380

Re: this w/e

Women's 400m

1) Regina George (Nig) 51.78
2) Kaliese Spencer (Jam) 52.14

Men's 400m

1) Nigel Levine (GB) 45.73
2) Luguelin Santos (DR) 46.08

Edino Steele (Jam) fourth....
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:19 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: this w/e
Replies: 50
Views: 4380

Re: this w/e

Men's 60m final....

1) Dasaolu 6.50
2) Carter 6.53
3) Collins 6.55

The Brit hurt his hammy in winning this....
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: this w/e
Replies: 50
Views: 4380

Re: this w/e

Women's 60m second heat....

1) SAFP 7.18
2) Papps 7.22
3) Okparaebo 7.28

Jamaicans Aleen Bailey fifth 7.31, Carrie Russell sixth 7.34, Andrea Bliss last 7.95.
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:29 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: this w/e
Replies: 50
Views: 4380

Re: this w/e

Women's 60m hurdles 1) HIldebrand 8.04 2) Tiffany Porter 8.07 Kellie Wells fourth.... Men's 60m heats First heat 1) Jimmy Vicault (France) 6.48 2) Mike Rodgers (US) 6.55 3) Nesta Carter (Jam) 6.55 Second heat 1) James Dasaolu (GB) 6.47 2) Kim Collins (SKN)6.53 3) Dwain Chambers (GB) 6.55 Christophe ...
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:30 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: this w/e
Replies: 50
Views: 4380

Re: Early 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold predictions

'"I am not sure what events I will be running (at the Commonwealth Games), but I know I will be running one event; I'm not sure if it will be the 100m or 200m, but I'm looking forward to doing that," said Fraser-Pryce, who lines up in her first and only 60m for the season, ahead of the Wor...
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Early 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold predictions
Replies: 43
Views: 5373

Re: Bolt to skip London over tax rules

Levitas Verum wrote:Glasgow Grand Prix gets tax exemption. Common sense wins!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/athletics/26197494

Agreed....

Correction made to title.
:oops:
by shivfan
Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Current events (Legacy Only)
Topic: Bolt to skip Anniversary Games DL over tax rules
Replies: 11
Views: 1297
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