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Olympic Games sprint double champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah, is set to leave the MVP Track Club, according to media reports.

Nationwide News is reporting that sources close to Thompson-Herah disclosed the development on Thursday. It’s being reported that Thompson-Herah sent a letter to MVP and her major shoe sponsors Nike,  indicating her decision.

Stephen Francis coached Elaine Thompson-Herah to back-to-back sprints double titles in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. She also won silver in her breakthrough year of 2015 at the Beijing World Championships.

It is also understood that Thompson-Herah may sign with Puma. was unable to get confirmation from MVP president Bruce James, but he told Nationwide Sports that discussions are underway regarding Thompson-Herah’s future at the track club.

“In short, I would not be surprised if she [Thompson Herah] is not here. I don’t know if she is going to be here but neither do I for anybody else in her situation,” Francis told the RJRGLEANER Group.

Elaine Thompson-Herah ran a new Jamaica and Olympic Games record of 10.61 to win the 100m in Tokyo and lowered the mark less than two weeks later to 10.54. She also broke Merlene Ottey Jamaican record of 21.53 to win the 200m in Tokyo.

She ended her season with victory at the Diamond League in Zurich.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.