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Bolt Seeks to Strike Gold Once More at London Olympics

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake race for gold in the men’s 200-meter sprint Thursday, one of the premier events of the 13th day of competition at the London Olympics. Days after winning the 100-meter race in record time, Bolt is seeking to win his second gold medal of the 2012 Games, and become […]

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Usain Bolt Seeks More History-Making Gold at 2012 Olympics

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake will compete in the finals of the men’s 200-meters race Thursday at the 2012 London Olympics. Days after winning the 100-meters race, Bolt is seeking to win his second gold medal of the 2012 Games, and become the first man to win both the 100- and 200-meters event […]

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US Sprinter Felix Wins Women’s 200-Meter Gold in London Olympics

Posted August 9th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix’s victory in the women’s 200-meter race Wednesday at the 2012 London Olympics was the highlight of a huge night for the American track-and-field team. Felix finally won gold after consecutive second place finishes in the 2004 and 2008 Games. Her time of 21.88 seconds beat Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who was seeking […]

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US Sprinter Felix Wins Women’s 200-Meter in London

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix has powered to victory in the women’s 200-meter race, one of the most anticipated events at the London Olympics Wednesday. Felix’s time of 21.88 seconds beat Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who was seeking a 100-meter, 200-meter sprint double win. In men’s competition, the world’s fastest man, Jamaican Usain Bolt, eased into Thursday’s […]

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Jamaica Hopes to Continue Olympic Track Dominance

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Jamaica is hoping to continue its dominance on the track at the London Olympics. One of the most anticipated events Wednesday will be the finals of the women’s 200-meters, which features a lineup of the world’s best sprinters. Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown is seeking to become the first woman to win gold medals in the same […]

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Jamaica Hoping to Continue 2012 Olympic Dominance in Women’s Track and Field

Posted August 8th, 2012 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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One of the most anticipated events Wednesday at the 2012 London Olympics will be the finals of the women’s 200-meters, which features a sterling lineup of the world’s best sprinters. Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown is seeking to become the first woman to win gold medals in the same individual track and field event in three consecutive […]

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7 Cameroon Athletes Missing at Olympics

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Cameroon’s Olympic chief says seven of the country’s Olympic competitors have disappeared after coming to the London Games. The missing competitors have been identified as five boxers, one swimmer and a soccer player. A source who asked not to be named because of the sensitivity of the matter told VOA the group left after collecting […]

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Britain Dominates at London Olympics Tuesday

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The host country of the London Olympics enjoyed a big day Tuesday, earning a stream of medals to add to its fast-growing tally. Britain won gold medals in the men’s triathlon, track cycling and equestrian team dressage, and it captured other medals in sailing, track cycling and triathlon. By day’s end, Britain had surpassed its […]

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Sprinter Bolt Advances in Quest More Olympic Glory

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has resumed his quest for more gold at the London Olympics, after successfully defending his title as the world’s fastest man. Bolt returned to competition Tuesday, fresh off his victory in Sunday’s 100-meter finals. Bolt advanced to the semifinals of the men’s 200 meter sprint, along with teammate Yohan Blake, the […]

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Usain Bolt Resumes Quest for Further Olympic Glory

Posted August 7th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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The world’s fastest man is marching on. Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt returned to competition at the 2012 London Games Tuesday, fresh off his victory in Sunday’s 100-meter finals. Bolt advanced to the semifinals of the men’s 200 meter sprint, along with teammate Yohan Blake, the 100-meter silver medalist. Americans Wallace Spearmon, Maurice Mitchell and Isaiah […]

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