Desmond Palmer

3 Jamaicans Win in Zurich Desmond Palmer Sep 3, 2013

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Usain Bolt continued their winning ways at the Weltklasse Zurich IAAF Diamond League meet in Switzerland on August 29. Meanwhile, another Jamaican woman used that venue to dip under 11 seconds in the 100m dash for the first time.

Fraser-Pryce Takes Back World 100m Title Desmond Palmer Aug 13, 2013

Jamaica’s 2008 and 2012 Olympic 100m gold medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce defied a slight pain she felt after her semi-final run and stormed to a world leading 10.71secs for victory over a strong field at the Moscow, Russia World Championships yesterday.

Powell's Trainer Claims Innocence in Doping Scandal Desmond Palmer Jul 19, 2013

Asafa Powell’s trainer said yesterday he should not be blamed for a banned stimulant found in Powell’s system, and the embattled Jamaican sprinter has returned home to Kingston from Italy days after learning that he had tested positive for oxilofrine (methylsynephrine) at the Jamaica National Trials in June. His training partner Sherone Simpson also tested positive for the same substance.

Powell Rebounds in Ostrava Desmond Palmer Jun 28, 2013

Asafa Powell rebounded from his disappointing 7th place finish at the Jamaica Trials last week to win at yesterday’s Ostrava Golden Spike meet in the Czech Republic.

Bolt Loses to Gatlin in Rome Desmond Palmer Jun 7, 2013

Two-time double Olympic champion Usain Bolt was defeated by Justin Gatlin in the 100m dash at yesterday’s Golden Gala in Rome. It was Bolt’s third defeat in a Diamond League 100m race since he first broke the world record in 2008. He was beaten that year in the Swedish capital Stockholm by his countryman Asafa Powell and again by the American Tyson Gay in 2010 in that same city.

Bolt Wants to Dominate all The Way to 2016 Desmond Palmer Jun 6, 2013

Double world record holder Usain Bolt told the world Tuesday that he wants to continue dominating sprinting until the Brazil 2016 Olympics. He also dismissed the recent criticisms he got over something he thought was not a big deal.

Fraser-Pryce Defeats Campbell-Brown Desmond Palmer Jun 1, 2013

The much anticipated 100-meter clash between Jamaicans Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell-Brown materialized today at the 39th annual edition of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, with Frazer-Pryce taking the top spot.