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 [...]
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) – Former 100 meters world record holder Asafa Powell ran an impressive 9.96 seconds on his return to competition from a shoulder injury at the Trinidad national championships on Saturday.
The race, into a slight head wind with persistent drizzle, was the Jamaican sprinter’s first since February.
“I was a bit nervous [...]