Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has won the gold in the 2014 Commonwealth games being held in Glasgow.  Blessing crossed the 100 meter finish line in 10.85 seconds, setting the Commonwealth record and her best. 

Whe outrunned the Jamaican favorites, Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart. The ease and relaxed demeanor with which she crossed the finish line pointed to the potential of improving her score even further in future games. She still has the 200 m and the long jump to compete in and, perhaps, win more medals.

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Top 10 Most Dominant Male Athletes of All Time:

  • American Football: Jerry Rice?
  • Auto Racing:  Schumacher?
  • Baseball: Bebe Ruth?
  • Basket Ball: Michael Jordan
  • Boxing: Mohammad Ali?
  • Golf: Tiger Woods?
  • Hockey: Wayne Gretszky?
  • Soccer: Pele
  • Tennis: Pete Sampras? 
  • Track and Field: Ussein Bolt

 The modern Olympic Games were launched in 1896. However, the first Afro to win a medal is 

George Poage.     In 1904, George Poage  won third place in both 200-meter and 400-meter hurdles.
He attended the University of Wisconsin. Since then, scores of afros have excelled in Olympic Games.

J.B. Taylor: the first Afro to win a gold medal. This was in 1908, in London in the 1,600-meter relay as part of the
                     United States of America  team.
DeHart Hubard: the second Afro to win a gold medal. This was  in 1924, in Paris, in the long jump competition.

Eddie Tolan: the first Afro to win two gold medals. This was in Los-Angeles in 1932, for the 100-meter and
                     200-meter dashes.

In Olympic Games of 1936, held in Berlin, Germany:

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