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Olympics-Jamaica sweep 100m podium, Djokovic leaves with nothing

Olympics-Jamaica sweep 100m podium, Djokovic leaves with nothing

JAMAICAN sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to 100 metres gold on Saturday, becoming the fastest woman alive as she denied compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a third Olympic title. In retaining her title Thompson-Herah added a sparkling flourish to a day which had seen U.S. gymnast Simone Biles withdraw from two more finals in Tokyo, and a listless Novak Djokovic fail to take bronze in tennis after his dream of a "Golden Slam" was dashed. Thompson-Herah led a Jamaican 100m podium sweep with Shericka Jackson in third. The champion's blistering 10.61 seconds time has only ever been bettered by the late Florence Griffith-Joyner,…
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Sprint queen Thompson-Herah back on Instagram after blocked over TV rights

Sprint queen Thompson-Herah back on Instagram after blocked over TV rights

KAROLOS GROHMANN and ELIZABETH CULIFORD NOT even the fastest woman in the world could outrun Tokyo 2020 Olympics broadcast rights holders it seemed when gold medallist sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah said she had been blocked on Instagram for posting videos of her victorious 100 and 200 metres races. The Jamaican sprinter defended her Olympic titles from the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics over the two distances in Tokyo, making it four Olympic gold medals from two Games. But her attempt to share her Tokyo competitions with her 310,000 followers on Instagram backfired. She said on Twitter she was blocked for posting…
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