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Dashing performance in 100

Fraser wins gold, Jamaica sweeps

Shelly-Ann Fraser (left), Kerron Stewart (center) and Sherone Simpson are on top of the world. Shelly-Ann Fraser (left), Kerron Stewart (center) and Sherone Simpson are on top of the world. (Francois xavier marit /Associated Press)
By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / August 18, 2008

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BEIJING - In the frenetic aftermath of a Jamaican sweep in the women's 100-meter dash, gold medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser received one congratulatory phone call after another. The first came from her mother, Maxine Simpson. The second from Jamaican prime minister Bruce Golding. (Full article: 759 words)

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