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Agent says Usain Bolt is highest paid track athlete ever

KINGSTON – Usain Bolt is the highest ever-paid track & field professional, this according to the athlete’s agent Ricky Simms.

Simms while admitting Bolt is not making as much as he should, mainly because of the financial crisis, warned that track & field athletes earning should not be compared to those of footballers, golfers, Formula One, and tennis professionals.

“They are sports that traditionally have a lot of money in them.”

“I think Usain is now earning much more than any other track & field athlete has done in the past,” he explained….Read More

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. MICKEY

    September 22, 2009 at 3:44 pm

    He deserves every penny!!! Make that money my brotha!!!

  2. mitch

    September 23, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    yes, and soon and very soon the truth will come out when the drug pushers want more of the money.

  3. janice

    September 24, 2009 at 3:55 pm

    mitch ur so envious eat your heart out i bet if this athlete was from the us you would say otherwise

  4. Gaza

    September 26, 2009 at 1:34 pm

    the truth will come out i must agree with mitch because Jeter’s suppliers will be demanding more.lol Usain a star an him work hard fi everyting weh im have so —

  5. MICKEY

    September 27, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    Silly People!!!!

  6. Rayzor

    September 29, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    Haters haters haters<——directed at Mitch…finally the US pharmacy has been closed and the truth has come out that Jamaica (affectionately called Jamdung) has for years been churning out the world's greatest sprinters and now they (US) want to discredit our legitimacy as the world's smallest but greatest track and field superstars factory…eat yuh heart out Mitch JA!!!!! forever

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