Usain Bolt confirmed for Paris Diamond League Meeting

Published on February 26, 2013 |

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…

Bolt does it again! Wins Olympic sprint double

Published on August 9, 2012 |

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.

1:40.91! – David Rudisha Sets 800m World Record In London

Published on August 9, 2012 |

David Rudisha has set a new world record in the men’s 800 metros, following his winning performance at the London Olympic Games on Thursday.

Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win U.S. trials

Published on June 30, 2012 |

EUGENE, Ore. — Allyson Felix set a new personal best of 21.69 to win the women’s 200m at the U.S. Olympic trials to pick the team for the London Games on Saturday. The two-time world champion flashed off the corner and took the lead into the straightaway to batter a very strong field to become…

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

Published on June 30, 2012 |

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…

Blake, Fraser-Pryce win Jamaica 100m titles with personal bests

Published on June 29, 2012 |

Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce sounded the strongest of warnings ahead of the Olympic Games in London with a stunning 10.70 to win the 100m at the Jamaica Championships on Friday night.

Usain Bolt working harder in training to beat Yohan Blake

Published on January 15, 2012 |

KINGSTON — World Championships 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has claimed that his recent success has forced training partner and world record holder Usain Bolt to pick things up a little in training. Blake, who won the world 100m title last summer after Bolt was disqualified, stunned everyone, including the world record holder when he…