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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 … Continue reading Bolt qualifies for Olympic 100m final

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, … Continue reading Usain Bolt opens with 9.82 at Jamaica Invitational

Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Former 100 metres world record-holder Asafa Powell of MVP has been entered to runin the 200 metre event at the third staging of the University of Technology (UTech) Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium on April 17. The meeting, which will see a number of the top Jamaican athletes competing, with also see … Continue reading Asafa Powell to run 200m at UTech Track Classic on April 17

Usain Bolt to run at Penn Relays

World sprint double and relay world record holder Usain Bolt, will compete at the Penn Relays as part of the USA vs. the World event April 24, USA Track and Field announced Thursday. The Jamaican sprint ace is scheduled to compete in the men’s 4×100 relay and event he ran on the third leg when … Continue reading Usain Bolt to run at Penn Relays