Bolt wins Gold in 200m and sets a new World Record

BEIJING (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first man to win the Olympic sprint double with two world records when he blazed to 200 meters gold in 19.30 seconds.
The 21-year-old, who eased up before setting a record of 9.69 in the 100m on Saturday, allowed himself no such indulgence in the longer race and [...]

Usain Bolt eases through to 100m Olympics Semi Final

BEIJING (Reuters) – Usain Bolt delivered a stunning demonstration of his sprinting talent when he clocked 9.92 seconds to reach the Olympic 100 meters semi-finals while barely breaking sweat on Friday.

Usain Bolt eases through 100m heats at Beijing Olympics

BEIJING (Reuters) – World record holder Usain Bolt barely broke sweat despite the sweltering temperatures to cruise through the Olympic 100 metres heats along with compatriot Asafa Powell and world champion Tyson Gay on Friday.
The 21-year-old Jamaican, aiming to become the first man for 24 years to do the Olympic sprint double, started slowly but [...]

Beijing Olympics – Usain Bolt still uncertain

In an interview with TheSun.co.uk, Usain Bolt confirmed that that he is still uncertain if he will run the 100m and 200m at the Olympics in Beijing in August. He said that decision rested solely with his coach, Glen Mills.

No Bolt-Gay Showdown in Paris

Organisers of the Golden League meet in Paris-Saint-Denis have failed in their efforts to arrange a showdown between Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay next month.

Usain Bolt to run in London?

Usain Bolt is set to join Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay in a showdown in the Crystal Palace Grand Prix on July 25th. Bolts agent is currently in talks with organisers of the event. Bolt admits to liking this track having won the 200m title on it in 2007.

Powell will be fit for Jamaican trials

Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell who has been troubled with a shoulder injury since April, expects to be fit for the Jamaican Olympic trials in late June.
Powell is scheduled to race for the first time since the injury at the June 20-22 Trinidad national championships. The real test will come when [...]