Usain & Elaine On Course for History


Usain Bolt will run in lane-4 of semi-final-2 of the men’s 200-metres at the Rio Olympics, this evening at 8.

Bolt, who already won the 100-metres title, says he’s over the excitement of Sunday’s history making performance.

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Elaine Thompson could become the 4th female and the 1st Caribbean woman to win both sprint titles at the same Olympic games when she runs in the 200-metres final.

Majorie Jackson of Australia, Wilma Rudolph of the USA and Renate Stecher of East Germany are the other women to accomplish the feat.

Meanwhile, The Trio of Shermaine Williams, Nickiesha Wilson and Megan Simmonds will contest the women’s 100-metres hurdles semi-finals.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.