Michael Johnson: Bolt Is The Greatest Sprinter All-Time

Usain Bolt

Sprint legend Michael Johnson believes Usain Bolt is the "greatest" sprinter in track and field history. This means the former World and Olympic champion believes Bolt has already surpassed the likes of Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis and even the American himself, who watched Bolt bettered his previous 200m world record. Johnson, who owns the men's 400m world

Video: Johnson and Cram Talk Gatlin, Blast Agent

Justin Gatlin

Watch Michael Johnson and Steve Cram ripped into comments made by the agent of Justin Gatlin, Renaldo Nehemiah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAumQ-9KtME The former world-class athletes are now respective BBC track and field commentators and analyst, and they were not happy with the remarks made by Nehemiah, who singled out the correspondents during an interview with the BBC - claiming

Tyson Gay Targets Usain Bolt's 19.19 Half-Lap World Record

American World 100m silver medallist Tyson Gay, who is scheduled to run the 400 metres at tomorrow's seventh staging of the Jamaica International Invitational, is hoping to challenge Usain Bolt's 200m record of 19.19 seconds later this season. "I hope that my 400m relates to my 200m dropping down and I think that's the key," Gay

Bolt belonged not in the 2008 Olympics but the 2040 Games

In this month's issue of Esquire magazine, there's a great read on the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt. What made the piece so fascinating and enlightening was this paragraph: "Ethan Siegel, a theoretical astrophysicist at Lewis & Clark College, recently charted a graph to demonstrate that, judging by the incremental progression of the

Usain Bolt unlikely to challenge 400m WR until After 2012

Jamaican sprint sensation, the exciting Usain Bolt says he is unlikely to target Michael Johnson's 400m world record until after his London 2012 mission. American Johnson, world record holder is set at 43.18 seconds and he has suggested the Olympic and world 100m and 200m champion should change events. However, Bolt said: "The 400m is painful! I

Usain Bolt To Attack 300m World Record In Ostrava

 Usain Bolt (r) of Jamaica on his way to victory in the men's 200m during day two of the IAAF World Athletics Final at the Kaftanzoglio Stadium Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt will make a rare appearance in a 300-meter race at the Czech Golden Spike meet in May. Organizers announced on Wednesday that Bolt, the

Bolt says he would never be over confident

By Gary Smith and Symone Goss, World-Track PARIS -- Usain Bolt steps into every competition with the mentality of being a champion and such a desire has propelled him into the world beater he is these days. The Jamaican phenomenon, however, made it clear that at no point in time he is ever over-confident about his own

Consistent low 43-secs needed to break 400m WR, says Merritt

By Miranda Morgan, World-Track EUGENE -- Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt does not believe that Michael Johnson's 400-metres world record is under threat this season. It was suggested that a fast race between himself and Jeremy Wariner could see the record lowering. Merritt, however, despite staying optimistic, thinks for someone to challenge the 43.18-seconds world mark of Johnson set