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 [...]

Usain Bolt wins in London

LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – Jamaica’s world 100 metres record holder Usain Bolt sounded another warning to his Olympic rivals with an impressive winning time of 19.76 in the 200 metres at the London Grand Prix on Saturday.

Powell runs 9.96 in Trinidad

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 [...]

Beijing Olympics – Usain Bolt still uncertain

In an interview with, 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.

Usain Bolt Video Gallery

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Usain Bolt – The Making of a 100m World Record Holder

Analysis of Usain Bolt’s world-record 100 metres run in New York on May 31, showed that he covered the distance in only 41.5 strides. On average, the world’s best sprinters cover the distance in about 45 strides.

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 [...]

Usain Bolt runs fastest 200m this year

Usain Bolt’s first 200-metre race of the year at the Golden Spike meet in the Czech Republic, saw the Jamaican run 19.83 seconds, the fastest time this year and also a meeting record.