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Athletics: Indoor rookie Fraser-Pryce blasts to 60m win

Debutant Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took her outstanding outdoor form indoors by blasting to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Sunday. Fraser-Pryce, who emulated male teammate Usain Bolt by winning treble gold at last summer's Moscow outdoor worlds, timed 6.98 seconds, the seventh fastest time ever clocked over the distance. "I'm one of those people who doesn't watch times, I don't think I need to run this or that time," she said.

Athletics: Jamaican Fraser-Pryce wins women's world indoor 60m

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce blasted to victory in the women's 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Sunday. Fraser-Pryce, who emulated male teammate Usain Bolt by winning treble gold at last summer's Moscow outdoor worlds, timed 6.98 seconds, the seventh fastest time ever clocked over the distance. Ivory Coast's Murielle Ahoure won silver in a season's best of 7.01sec, with American Tianna Bartoletta claiming bronze (7.06).

Olympic champion Fraser-Pryce to run in Commonwealth Games

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Twice Olympic 100 meters champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will run in this year's Commonwealth Games, she said on Friday. The Jamaican, who won gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay at last year's world championships in Moscow, is undecided on which events she will contest in Glasgow.

Athletics: Fraser-Pryce targets World Indoors

World and Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, targeting her first athletics World Indoor Championships, opened her 2014 season with an unusual outdoor 60m on Saturday. Fraser-Pryce won the special event at a meeting in Kingston in a time of 7.11 seconds. "I am happy to know I was able to create history by running the first (outdoor) official 60m," said Fraser-Pryce, whose outstanding 2013 season included an outdoor World Championships sprint double.

Bolt and Fraser-Pryce win 2013 World Athlete awards

(Reuters) - Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday. Bolt won gold in the 100 meters, 200 and 4x100 relay at the Moscow worlds in August to take his all-time tally to eight golds and two silvers at the championships, making him the most successful athlete in their history.

Athletics: Fraser-Pryce makes history in relay, France disqualified

Jamaica regained the women's 4x100 metres relay title in Moscow on Sunday at the World Athletics Championships with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clinching an historic three-gold sweep. The Jamaicans timed a championship record 41.29 seconds to take gold while France won silver (42.73sec) and defending champions the United States the bronze (42.75sec). However, the French were later disqualified following a protest from the British for 'changing outside their sector on the second baton exchange' and had an appeal against the disqualification turned down.

Athletics: Fraser-Pryce makes history in easy relay win

Jamaica regained the women's 4x100 metres relay title in Moscow on Sunday at the World Athletics Championships with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clinching an historic three-gold sweep. The Jamaicans timed a championship record 41.29 seconds to take gold while France won silver (42.73sec) and defending champions the United States the bronze (42.75sec). The Jamaicans' victory meant Fraser-Pryce became the first woman sprinter to win both the individual events (100/200m) and the 4x100m relay at a world championships.

Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce wins 2nd gold of 2013 world championship

Moscow, Aug 16 (EFE).- Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce grabbed her second gold medal of the 2013 IAAF World Athletic Championships with a triumph here Friday in the women's 200-meter sprint. The 26-year-old won the 100-meter sprint earlier this week at the event in Moscow. Fraser-Pryce covered the 200 meters in 22.17 seconds, while Ivorian runner Murielle Ahoure picked up the silver medal and Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare took bronze. Ahoure also finished second to the 5-foot-tall Jamaican in the 100 meters.

Fraser-Pryce completes glorious sprint double

By Mitch Phillips MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce completed a remarkable sprint double on Friday as she added the 200 meters world championship gold to the 100 she won earlier in the week. However, her eagerly-awaited showdown with Allyson Felix failed to materialize as the American, seeking a record ninth world championship gold, pulled up with a hamstring injury early in the race and fell to the floor in tears.

Fraser-Pryce takes it easy in bid for world sprint double

By Alison Wildey MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has her eyes on a golden sprint double at the world championships after curtailing the celebrations following her 100 meters victory. Fraser-Pryce, who took 100 meters gold at the London Olympics but silver in the longer sprint, will face defending champion Allyson Felix in the final of the 200 after winning her semi on Thursday without hitting top gear.
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