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Elaine Thompson

16 Sep 2016
“That record is really far from me right now, so I think that also contributes to the reasons why we don’t get that much respect because we don’t run a lot of world records or fast times,” Thompson told members of the media.
20 Aug 2016
No doubt that the Olympic Games are the most glamorous multi-sports events known to man. The Games present athletes with platforms to make statements at games venues: statements that sometime resonate around the world.
19 Aug 2016
Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson won Olympic gold in the 200m to complete a sprint double in Rio.
18 Aug 2016
Elaine Thompson described herself as a "warrior" as she overcame a hamstring injury to seal the first women's Olympic sprint double in 28 years.
14 Aug 2016
Elaine Thompson stormed to victory in the women's 100m to usher in a new era for Jamaican sprinting as the eight-year Olympic reign of compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce came to an end.
3 Aug 2016
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor is Nigeria’s only realistic medals hope in the sprints at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which begins on Friday. The former NIPOGA Games champion will feature in the 100m, 200m, the 4x100m relay and perhaps, the long jump.

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