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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.

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 100-meter world … Continue reading Bolt belonged not in the 2008 Olympics but the 2040 Games

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 … Continue reading Usain Bolt To Attack 300m World Record In Ostrava