Shericka Jackson played spoiler in a race that included the three women who combined to win the last seven Olympic flat sprint titles, taking the 200m at a Diamond League meet in Rome on Thursday.

Jackson, an Olympic 100m and 400m bronze medalist for Jamaica, clocked 21.91 seconds, just four hundredths off the world’s top time this year set by Olympic 200m silver medalist Christine Mboma of Namibia. Mboma wasn’t in the Rome field. Read More