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Usain Bolt confirmed for Paris Diamond League Meeting

PARIS (Sporting Alert) — World Record holder Usain Bolt will race over 200-metres at the 2013 edition of the Meeting AREVA – Samsung Diamond League – in Paris on July 6. Bolt, who holds the world record in the event, at 19.19 seconds, will compete against French sprinter Christophe Lemaitre, who was confirmed for the event by the organisers of the Meeting AREVA. The Jamaican sprint... 

All-Athletics.com: Top 20 male and female performances at London Olympics

All-Athletics.com published the Top 20 male and female single performances respectively of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The lists were calculated according to the rules of the All-Athletics.com Overall Rankings. All results from London are available, as well as lots of updated statistics including the 2012 World Top Lists, and the World All-Time Lists. The Athlete Profiles of all participants... 

Bolt does it again! Wins Olympic sprint double

LONDON — Usain Bolt finally confirmed himself as a track and field legend after firing to gold in the men’s 200 metres dash at the London Olympic Games here tonight. In fact, Bolt led fantastic night for Jamaica, which not only won gold, but the silver and bronze medal as well. All three sprinters are coached by Jamaican sprint guru and former national coach, Glen Mills. Bolt, feeling confident... 

Bolt qualifies for Olympic 100m final

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt strolled into the final of the men’s 100 metres dash on Sunday at the London Olympic Games after winning his semi-final heat very convincingly. The defending champion and world record holder ran the opening half of the race before slowing down to a jog, while looking around as he crossed the finishing line in an impressive 9.87 seconds. American Ryan... 

Bolt at ease, Ryan Bailey fastest in 100m heat, at 9.88

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Defending champion Usain Bolt cruised into the semifinals of the men’s 100 metros dash the London 2012 Olympic Games on Saturday morning. Bolt, the champion from the Beijing Games, and world record holder in the event, strolled home to a relaxed 10.09 seconds to win his heat, following a huge roar from the large crowd inside the Olympic Stadium. His training partner... 

No messing around, Bolt buys Olympics starting blocks

Usain Bolt has taken a massive step in his preparation to defend his Olympic Games sprint titles after the World record holder purchased one of the starting blocks that will be used in London. Bolt has been complaining of having problems with the new blocks being used on the international circuit – revealing that they are a little bigger than normal. The Jamaican has struggled all season to get... 

Bolt’s coach not surprised Blake beat him at Jamaica trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Glen Mills, the coach of both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, says he was not surprised to see the world record holder beaten over the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night. Blake exploded from the blocks to outpaced Bolt and Asafa Powell to the finish line to win in a new personal best of 9.75 seconds and set a new stadium record in the process. Bolt has had his problems... 

Yohan Blake leads 100m qualifiers, Bolt, Powell in also

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — World champion Yohan Blake leads the list of high-profiled sprinters heading into the semi-finals of the men’s 100 metres dash at the Jamaica National Championships on Thursday. Blake posted 10.00 seconds to win his heat over young star Kemar Bailey-Cole, who ran 10.12 secs for second and former national champion Oshane Bailey, who took third in 10.26. World... 

Results from Golden Spike Ostrava 2012

100-1, Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 10.04 seconds. 2, Kim Collins, St. Kitts and Nevis, 10.19. 3, Darvis Patton, United States, 10.22. 4, Lerone Clarke, Jamaica, 10.26. 5, Dwain Chambers, Britain, 10.28. 6, Justyn Warner, Canada, 10.30. 200-1, Wallace Spearmon, United States, 20.14. 2, Marvin Anderson, Jamaica, 20.41. 3, Michael Mathieu, Bahamas, 20.45. 4, Jared Connaughton, Canada, 20.80. 5, Pavel Maslak,... 

Usain Bolt opens with 9.82 at Jamaica Invitational

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt opened his quest to defend his titles in London with a world-leading 9.82 seconds performance to win the men’s 100m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium Saturday night. Bolt, who looked in good form could have easily broken into the 9.7s, but opted to ease down towards the end of the... 
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