British Olympic Champion Germaine Mason killed in motorbike crash

[PHOTO: COURTESY]

British high-jump Olympic silver medalist Germaine Mason has been killed in a motorbike accident as he rode in a convoy with Usain Bolt in Jamaica.

Germaine Mason, who won silver at the Beijing Games in 2008, died in a crash as he rode home from a party with pals.

The 34-year-old died on the spot after losing control of his bike.

He had been on a night out with fellow Olympic champion Bolt along with sprinter Michael Frater.

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tweeted a message of condolence in honor of the fallen hero: “Our sincere condolences to sporting fraternity.”

[PHOTO: COURTESY]

 

Next Story
LATEST STORIES
Manchester United tops football’s rich list

Manchester United top world football money list

2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour kicks off

The global leg of 2018 FIFA World cup tour kicked off with official launch in London.

Shujaa to redeem lost glory: Former captain Amonde returns ahead of Friday trip

National Sevens team prepares for Sydney Sevens in Australia.

When Sanchez met Fergie: What I told Sir Alex Ferguson

Alexis Sanchez has revealed he once told Sir Alex Ferguson that ...

Jose Mourinho on Alexis Sanchez Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap deal

Manchester United on Monday confirmed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction.

Wenger left exposed by Sanchez sale to United

When Manchester United last bought a player from Arsenal, then manager Alex Ferguson complimented counterpart Arsene Wenger on the hard bargain he dro

More Stories
Thinking of baking him a cake dessert? Chocolate Lava Cake will do

When you cut through it, it bursts from the centre and oozes liquid chocolate!