Usain Bolt has suffered his first defeat of the season in the 100m Diamond League race in Rome tonight after losing to former Olympic Champion Justin Gatlin.
Bolt had the fastest reaction time, but was unable to stick with Gatlin through the middle of the race and couldn’t catch the American in the final few metres. [...]
LONDON (AP) — Be it a gold medal or a souvenir from a record relay run,Usain Bolt always gets what he wants at the Olympics. The Jamaican will leave London a perfect 3 for 3 — three events, three victories — just the way he departed Beijing four years ago.
About even with the last U.S. [...]
(Reuters) – Usain Bolt surged to the Olympic 200 metres title on Thursday at the head of a Jamaican medal sweep to become the first man to win the 100 and 200m sprints at successive Games.
The race capped a historic night when Kenya’s David Rudisha broke his own 800m world record, leaving the field trailing [...]
Usain Bolt has easily qualified for the 200m Semi Final tomorrow night, winning his Round 1 Heat in a time of 20.39 seconds.
Brazilian Aldemir Da Silva Junior and American Isiah Young took the other two automatic qualifying spots.
Usain Bolt put his loss to Yohan Blake in the Jamaican trials behind him, to run a blistering 9.63 seconds and win the 100m Final at the London Olympics tonight.
Bolt finished well ahead of Blake who ran 9.75 seconds, with Justin Gatlin of the USA finishing third in 9.79 seconds.
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Usain Bolt has run a time of 9.87 seconds to win heat 2 of the 100m Semi Final at the London Olympics.
Bolt ran at full speed for the first 60 metres, but slowed down to jog over the line ahead of Ryan Bailey of the USA.
Usain Bolt has easily qualified for the 100m Semi Final tomorrow night, winning his Round 1 Heat in a time of 10.09 seconds.
Daniel Bailey and Britains James Dasaolu took the other two automatic qualifying spots.
Blake beats Bolt once again
(UKPA) – Jul 2, 2012
Usain Bolt admits he will have plenty to prove at the London Olympics after suffering a second defeat in the space of three days to his training partner Yohan Blake.
Just over 48 hours after losing for only the second time in four years in the 100 metres at [...]
AFP – KINGSTON, Jamaica — Yohan Blake served notice he will be ready to challenge for the Olympic 100m title, upstaging world record holder Usain Bolt to win in 9.75 seconds at the Jamaican Olympic Athletic Trials.
Just one month before the start of the London Games, Blake became the fourth-fastest man ever in the event [...]
(Reuters) – Jamaica’s world record holder Usain Bolt blamed a new type of starting blocks after being made to work for victory in the 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday.
Bolt found himself in the unusual position of second, behind compatriot Asafa Powell with 10 metres to go, before edging ahead [...]