Marcell Jacobs

Astonish the world: Italy keeps surprising on Olympic track after Rio setback

Who knew, though, that the Latin phrase “Stupor mundi” would be so appropriate, especially for a track team that didn’t win a single medal at the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro five years ago.

published on : 7th August 2021

Sprinting sensation Marcell Jacobs to carry Italy's flag at closing ceremony of Olympics

Last weekend, Jacobs succeeded Usain Bolt as Olympic 100-meter champion by clocking a personal-best 9.80 seconds.

published on : 5th August 2021

No connection: Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs yet to hear from Usain Bolt

Not on Twitter. Not on Instagram. Not by personal message. Not through an intermediary.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Tokyo Games: Italy coach says Marcell Jacobs can run much faster

La Torre pointed out that the final was held about 2 ½ hours after Jacobs clocked 9.84 in his semifinal heat.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs was determined to find his dad

Dad, whose name is Marcell Jacobs Sr, is getting to know who junior is now: Headline news everywhere as The Fastest Man in the World.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Viva Italia! Olympic golds in athletics follow soccer and song successes

The successes have been a welcome respite for a country that spent much of the past 16 months in various stages of lockdown.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Italian Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins Olympic 100 m gold to become 'world's fastest man'

Jacobs topped America's Fred Kerley and Canada's Andre DeGrasse to take the spot Bolt had commandeered since 2008.

published on : 1st August 2021