Sunday, June 30, 2013

Injured : Yohan Blake pulls out of World Championships

By Rick Broadbent -

Yohan Blake will not defend his 100 metres title at the World Championships in Moscow in August after officials confirmed he needs surgery. The Jamaican has barely run this year and pulled out of last week’s Jamaican trials, with his camp saying they would monitor his progress as he prepared to go to Russia via a wild-card. But now the training partner of Usain Bolt has conceded defeat against a hamstring injury and delivered another hammer blow to a nation dealing with the fallout from the positive dope test of their leading female star, Veronica Campbell-Brown. The only people who