Olympics: Maturity and confidence, quietly cultivated, propel fencer Kiria Tikanah

SINGAPORE – Somewhere along Bukit Timah Road, situated between a fast food drive-through and a busy traffic intersection is a quaint little shophouse unit that houses Blade Fencing Club. It is unfussy, unassuming, and for the past decade it has also represented the cocoon for fencer Kiria Tikanah Abdul Rahman’s metamorphosis. She first walked through the rustic pine doors at

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Athletics: Fraser-Pryce rockets to Jamaican 100m title, books ticket to Olympics

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) – Two-time Olympic Champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the fastest woman alive, sped to a 10.71 second win in the women’s 100m on Friday (June 25), the second day of Jamaica’s national athletics championships. With her trademark rocket start, Fraser-Pryce separated from the field at 50 metres and closed out the win to book her ticket to a fourth

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