Usain Bolt to race at Golden Gala in Rome

KINGSTON -- Jamaican sprint ace Usain Bolt has signed up to race over the 100 meters at the Golden Gala in Rome again, organizers confirmed on Thursday. This season, the meeting, which is part of the Samsung Diamond League series, is set for Thursday 31 May at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Bolt, who clocked 9.91 seconds to beat Analysis: Zürich on top – USA, France, Germany are the most active summarizes some interesting facts about the Invitational/One-day outdoor competitions and about the outdoor Special competitions in 2009. Top-3 Invitational/One-day competitions in the World in 2009: Zürich Weltklasse (Switzerland) Roma Golden Gala (Italy) Monaco Herculis (Monaco) Nr.1 Outdoor special competition in the World in 2009: Halle Hallesche Erdgas-Werfertage (Germany) The analysis that is published on includes: Nr.1 Invitational/One-day competitions in 2009

Gay not discouraged by Bolt World title threat

By Gary Smith, World-Track ROME -- World sprint double champion Tyson Gay says he was impressed with the dazzling 200m Usain Bolt ran in Lausanne on Tuesday, but is confident he is ready to defend his titles in Berlin. In repulsive conditions for sprinting at the Athletissima IAAF Super Grand Prix meeting Tuesday, Bolt produced one of