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Usain Bolt Chides Doping Officials Over Tyson Gay Ban

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY Sports) By Kayon Raynor (Reuters) – Usain Bolt believes anti-doping officials have sent a “bad message to the sport,” after American sprinter Tyson Gay received only a one-year ban following a positive test for an anabolic steroid. “I’m not really happy with the situation and with how it was done,” […]

2014 Race Unlikely Between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will return to Rio de Janeiro next month to run a special 100 meters on the beach, he said on his website on Sunday, but the Jamaican world record holder is now unlikely to race against Justin Gatlin this year. The six times Olympic gold […]

Bolt seeks exemption to compete at Commonwealth Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEFF HAYNES (Reuters) – Six time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has made himself available for the Jamaican relay teams at next month’s Commonwealth Games, providing organizers with a potential boost for the multi-sport event’s profile. Bolt has not competed at all this season due to injury and has asked for a medical exemption […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt wins 100m

As if there was any doubt, world Record holder, Usain Bolt (JAM), after being disqualified last time with a false start, gets it right today, beating Justin Gatlin (USA) by .08 seconds at 9.77.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt 100m Heat

Usain Bolt (JAM) runs a 10.07 in his heat to qualify for the Semi-Finals tomorrow.

Bolt, Bondarenko and Farah Shortlisted for Award

Credit: Reuters/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, joined world high jump champion Bohdan Bondarenko and double Olympic and world 10,000 and 5,000 meters champion Mo Farah on the shortlist for the male Athlete of the Year award announced on Monday. Bolt, who has won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) […]

Universal Sports Update: Bolt Extends Retirement Date

Two-time Olympic champ, Usain Bolt (JAM), says he may hold off any retirement plans until after the World Championships in 2017.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Brussels Final: Usain Bolt wins 100m

In the non-Diamond League Men’s 100m race, the World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, gets it done in 9.80 seconds, just .10 faster than Michael Rodgers (USA) who posted his season’s best.

Universal Sports Network: Bolt Announces Plans To Retire

Jamaican superstar, Usain Bolt, announced today that his plans are to retire, following the 2016 Olympic Games is Rio.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Zurich Final: Usain Bolt wins 100m

In the final men’s 100m race of the Diamond League season, Jamacian Usain Bolt ran a slow, 9.90, Nickel Ashmeade was 2nd. Though he finished 3rd today, Justin Gatlin’s three wins this season allowed him to claim the overall Diamond League title.

Bolt Is Officially Named World’s Best

Usain Bolt reacts after Jamaica won the men’s 4×100 metres relay final during the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow August 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Phil Noble (Reuters) – Usain Bolt, already enshrined as one of the greatest Olympians of all time, became the most successful athlete in world championship history when he […]

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt Interview

Usain Bolt (JAM) talks about his team’s 3rd 4×100 win and the future.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt interview

World Record Holder Usain Bolt (JAM) talks about his record third 200m win and getting older.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt wins 200m

In Men’s 200m, Usain Bolt (JAM) easily wins his third title (the first man to ever do so) at 19.66, .13 seconds faster than Warren Weir (JAM) and .38 seconds faster than Curtis Mitchell (USA).

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt 200m Semi-Final

During the second to last day of the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow, Usain Bolt qualified for the 200m finals in 20.12 seconds, with Anaso Jobodwana nipping at his heels the whole way, coming in a close second at 20.13.

2013 IAAF Track and Field World Championship: Usain Bolt Interview

Usain Bolt talks about his first day on the track.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 4x100m Relay: Bolt leads JAM to victory

Racing anchor, Usain Bolt took the JAM team to the finish with a time of 37.74, setting a new meet record.

Uinversal Sports Update: Usain Bolt says he’s clean

Track star Usain Bolt (JAM) has stated that the recent doping issues have tarnished the integrity of sprinting, and that he is clean.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 100m: Usain Bolt wins

In the non-Diamond League event, Usain Bolt (JAM) runs down Michael Rodgers (USA) to claim the win at 9.85, winning by .13 seconds.

Universal Sports Update: Gatlin vs Bolt

With Tyson Gay dropping out of the World Championships next month, Justin Gatlin is now Team USA’s big hope against Jamaica’s Usain Bolt. And Gatlin has defeate Bolt earlier this season.

2013 Diamond League: Paris: Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt wins

Usain Bolt (JAM) has yet to win a 100m this season, but he scores his second 200m win at 19.73, winning by .19 seconds over Warren Weir (JAM), as home town favorite Christopher Lemaitre (FRA) fought for 3rd.

Usain Bolt Believes He Is Back

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt believes he is getting back to his best after the Jamaican trials gave him a confidence-boost in the build-up to next month’s world championships in Moscow. The world record holder won the 100 metres at last month’s trials to secure his place at the worlds, having been given a […]

Usain Bolt Headlines The Bislett Diamond League, Runs Year’s Fastest 200m

(Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt responded to last week’s surprise sprint defeat in Rome by storming to a world-leading time of 19.79 seconds over 200 meters at the Bislett Diamond League meeting on Thursday. The Jamaican world record holder, surprisingly beaten over 100 meters by American Justin Gatlin in Italy, streaked away from the […]

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt wins

After his upset during last week’s Diamond League in Rome, and with no serious challengers during this week’s Diamond League in Oslo, Usain Bolt (JAM) managed to pull off a meet record in the 200m at 19.79 seconds. So far, all four Men’s 200m races have been won by Jamaican team members.

Gatlin Runs 9.95, Beats Bolt At The Golden Gala In Rome

Rome, Italy – 6 June 2103 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt’s defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August’s world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist at the London Games after a four-year doping ban, ran […]

2013 Diamond League: Rome: Men’s 100m: Gatlin beats Bolt

Justin Gatlin (USA) downs two-time Olympic champ Usain Bolt (JAM) in the men’s 100m by .01 seconds, posting a time of 9.94 seconds. It’s Gatlin’s 3rd win this Diamond League season.

Universal Sports Update: Usain Bolt Is Good To Go

Usain Bolt says he’s back to 100% after an injury and ready to race the 100m in the Rome Diamond League.

Universal Sports Update: Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt plans to run in the London Diamond League event this summer.

Universal Sports Update: Usain Bolt: Victory In Rio

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, kicked off his 2013 season in the home of the upcoming summer Olympic games, Rio de Janeiro, cruising to a victorious 150m dash with the time of 14.2 seconds.

Copacabana Beach: Bolt wins 150-meter race

Olympic Champion Usain Bolt wins 150-meter race on Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana beach. (REUTERS)

Bolt wins 150-meter race at Copacabana beach

Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt (C) leaps ahead of Brazil’s Bruno de Barros (L) and Ecuador’s Alex Quinonez to win the “Mano a Mano Men’s 150 metres” challenge on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, March 31, 2013. (REUTERS/Sergio Moraes) CLICK HERE to watch the race Usain Bolt won his first sprint of the […]

Bolt to run 100m in Rome’s Golden Gala

March 19 (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will run the 100 meters at Rome’s Golden Gala meeting on June 6, organizers said on Tuesday. The Jamaican world record holder has already announced appearances in the 200 at Oslo’s Bislett Games on June 13 and at the Paris Golden League meeting on July 6 […]

Universal Sports Update: Usain Bolt: March 14, 2013

Universal Sports’ Nick Gismondi provides an update on Usain Bolt’s plans to run at the Golden Spike IAAF event.

Bolt to run 200 in Paris Diamond League meeting

PARIS, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt will race over 200 meters at the Paris Golden League meeting on July 6 as part of his buildup for the Moscow world athletics championships in the following month. The Jamaican world-record holder will compete against France’s European 100 meters champion Christophe Lemaitre in the […]

Bolt beaten in season opener

By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt was beaten in his first race of the 2013 season on Saturday, finishing third in a low-key 400 metre event in his hometown of Kingston. The triple gold medallist from both the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics easily won his […]

Bolt eyes three golds at world championships

Jan 23 (Reuters) – Triple London Olympic champion Usain Bolt is injury free and eyeing three gold medals at this year’s world championships in Moscow in August. As part of his preparations, the Jamaican 100 and 200 meters world record holder will run the longer sprint at the Bislett Games Diamond League meeting in Oslo […]

Bolt eyes ‘three-peat’ at 2016 Rio Olympics

(Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 8 (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has set his sights on defending his three titles at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro rather than switching to another event, the six-times gold medalist said on Monday. The 26-year-old Jamaican said his coach would like him to take up […]

Bolt will not seek world champs’ 100m wild card

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt poses with supporters after he won the men’s 200m race during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Michael Buholzer) By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON, Jamaica Sept 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will not seek a wild card entry in the 100 meters at next year’s world championships, hoping instead […]

Merritt sets hurdles world record, Bolt, Blake win

Aries Merritt of the U.S. competes in the men’s 110m hurdles event at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting, also known as Memorial Van Damme in Brussels September 7, 2012. Merritt sets a new world record of 12.80 seconds (REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule) By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Aries Merritt of the […]

2012 Diamond League Brussels: Usain Bolt wins 100m

Bolt gets his first Diamond League Title, finally running enough races to get three wins and leading a Jamaican sweep.

2012 Diamond League Zurich: 200m Usain Bolt Wins; Ashmeade takes Diamond title

Usain Bolt (JAM) sets a new meeting record at 19.66 seconds, but with more races overall this season, Nickel Ashmeade (JAM) wins the Diamond League title.

Rudisha suffers shock loss, shivering Bolt wins

Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman (C) celebrates as he won the men’s 800m race in front of David Rudisha of Kenya (R) during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich, August 30, 2012. (REUTERS/Ruben Sprich) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Olympic 800 meters champion David Rudisha suffered a shock defeat at the Weltklasse diamond […]

Usain Bolt wins 200m in Lausanne

Usain Bolt (JAM) set a new meet record with his 19.58 time in the 200m during the 2012 IAAF Diamond League Lausanne.

Bolt wins 200 in Lausanne, Blake sets personal best

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt (C) celebrates after winning ahead of his compatriot Warren Weir (R) and Netherlands’ Churandy Martina in the men’s 200m race during the Athletissima Diamond League meeting in Lausanne August 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) LAUSANNE, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran 19.58 seconds for victory in the 200 metres at […]

Bolt keen on Rio, 400 and long jump eyed

Usain Bolt (JAM) holds his shoes up after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) Aug 22 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt is a definite starter for another Olympic Games in four years’ time, opening up the possibility of more sprint […]

More Bolt gold as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt (JAM), Yohan Blake (JAM), Michael Frater (JAM) and Nesto Carter (JAM) pose with their new world record after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt ended his London […]

Rudisha plots 400M fun run against Bolt

Kenya’s David Lekuta Rudisha celebrates his win in the men’s 800-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Rudisha set a new world record with a time of 1:40.91. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – David Rudisha lit up […]

Imperious Bolt blazes to sprint double-double

Usain Bolt (JAM) and Wallace Spearmon (USA) react after competing in the men’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Justin Palmer LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Jamaican Usain Bolt etched his name deeper into Olympic folklore by completing an unprecedented sprint double in successive Games […]

Brilliant Bolt scorches to sprint gold

Usain Bolt (JAM) in lane seven enroute to winning the men’s 100m final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. From left, Usain Bolt (JAM), Justin Gatlin (USA), Yohan Blake (JAM) By Mitch Phillips LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt achieved his aim of becoming a sporting legend on Sunday as he […]

Stumbling start for Bolt as Americans impress

Usain Bolt (JAM), middle, competes in the men’s 100m heats during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt eased into the 100 meters semi-finals on Saturday but was served notice that he would have to be at his best to […]

Bolt can run 9.40s says IAAF President

Jamaica athlete Usain Bolt during a press conference at the 2012 London Olympics. During the Beijing Olympics in 2008, Usain Bolt won gold medals with world record runs in the 100 and 200. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) By Neil Maidment LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Usain Bolt could lower his 100 meters world […]

Bolt says fit for fastest 100m ever

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt laughs (L) with teammate Asafa Powell during a team news conference in east London, July 26, 2012. (REUTERS/Paul Hackett) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, July 26 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt says he is fit and ready for the London Olympics and is convinced his defense of the 100 meters title could trigger […]

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