Elaine Thompson won the 200m dash at the two-day 2019 Nanjing World Challenge meeting in China on Tuesday in a season’s best 22.40.

After word surfaced earlier this year that Omar McLeod, the 2016 Olympic 110m hurdles champion had parted company with Coach Eldrick Floreal, Sportsmax.tv can now confirm that the Jamaican hurdles star is currently based in Florida training under the guidance of Coach Gary Evans.

Jamaica's Damion Thomas won his country's first gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships on Thursday when he won the 110m hurdles title. He also became the first Jamaican to win a World U20 title in the event.

Jamaica’s Damion Thomas and Orlando Bennett, two of the three fastest boys in history in the sprint hurdles, easily advanced to the finals of the 110m hurdles at the IAAF World Under20 Championships on Wednesday, looking like medal favourites.

Janieve Russell, Sasha Lee Forbes of Jamaica and Shane Brathwaite of Barbados registered wins at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meeting in Luzern, Switzerland on Monday.

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