Usain Bolt disqualified at World Championships

Jamaican super sprinter Usain Bolt’s dream of a third golden treble ended in stunning circumstances when disqualified after false starting in the final of the 100m at the world athletics championships. Countryman Yohan Blake took full advantage, claiming the gold medal in 9.92 seconds.  Blake was a deserving winner as the only man in the … [Read the full story]

Poms appeal gets Sally Pearson disqualified

Australia’s Sally Pearson has been stripped of the Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold medal after an unsuccessful counter-appeal against being disqualified for false-starting. Pearson won the race in 11.28 seconds in New Delhi on Thursday night. But the English team successfully appealed that she should have been disqualified for a false start, as happened to … [Read the full story]