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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... 

Usain Bolt: Gatlin needs to worry about Gay, Blake before testing me

ROME — Usain Bolt has laughed off comments from American sprinter Justin Gatlin – which suggested that the 2004 Olympic champion was ready to take down the world record holder in London. Gatlin, who has been in great form this season, following his return to the track from a four-year suspension – believes that he could be the man to dethrone Bolt of his title at the London Olympic... 

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 disappointed with 10.04 time in Ostrava

Ostrava, Czech Republic — Double World record holder Usain Bolt won the men’s 100m dash, but his time was less than impressive at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Friday (May 25). The Jamaican who leads the world with time of 9.82 seconds, fell asleep in the blocks and had to play catch-up in the latter parts of the race. In the end he stopped the clock at 10.04 seconds (-0.8 m/s) headwind,... 

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... 

Bolt's home robbed on Wednesday

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The home of Jamaica’s 2008 Olympic Games hero Usain Bolt, was broken into and robbed in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, as his younger brother Sadeke Bolt slept in another room of the house, unharmed, throughout the whole incident. The irony is, this robbery took place just mere hours before Usain laced up his spikes in the city of Ostrava Czechoslovakia, more than... 

Williams to help US regain sprint crown

United States’ 2005 Helsinki World 100m champion, Lauryn Williams, says she is looking forward to being a part of her country’s initiative to regain their sprint dominance over Jamaica. At last year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Jamaica led by Usain Bolt’s stunning world record runs of 9.69 and 19.30 in the 100 and 200 metres respectively, rocked the sprint world…..READ... 

Gone with the wind, Bolt still happy with storming time in Ostrava

By Gary Smith, World-Track OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Usain Bolt says was not disappointed by the slight wind push that robbed him of one of the best performances in history at the Ostrava Golden Spike Ostrava on Wednesday. The Olympic champion recovered from a poor start to storm to victory in 9.77seconds, the fastest time of this season. But although the time was accomplished in a following... 

I am not the best yet, says Bolt

By Gary Smith, World-Track OSTRAVA — Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says it is too early to consider himself the best athlete ever, but admits that he is working hard towards the feat. "I am not (the best ever) I am only one of them. Therefore I am still working on myself or more the "project BOLT" to get there to become the best athlete and legend ever," he said... 
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