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Usain Bolt wins world championships 100m, Dibaba secures 10,000m
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Usain Bolt wins world championships 100m, Dibaba secures 10,000m

MOSCOW, Russia (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt dominated another world-class 100-metres field to win the final at the IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium here in Moscow. The Jamaican World record holder ran away from the field after 70m to clock a 2013 best of 9.77 seconds to make up for his false-start at…

Sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce head Jamaica’s World Champs team

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce lead the Jamaican contingent for the IAAF World Championships , which runs from 10-18 August in Moscow, Russia. Bolt and Fraser-Pryce, who won gold medals at the London Olympic Games last summer, head the 45-member squad, which will be without several big…

Kerron Stewart and Usain Bolt win Jamaica sprint title, Asafa Powell 7th

Kerron Stewart and Usain Bolt win Jamaica sprint title, Asafa Powell 7th

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Sporting Alert) — Kerron Stewart and Usain Bolt landed the men’s and women’s 100 metres titles at the Jamaica Track and Field Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston on Friday night. The big news though was that former World record holder Asafa Powell failed to make the team after finishing a disappointing…

Usain Bolt to be challenged by Norwegian in Bislett

Usain Bolt to be challenged by Norwegian in Bislett

Excitement will be at fever pitch in Oslo’s Bislett stadium when the world greatest athlete Usain Bolt is challenged by the local Norwegian favourite Jaysuma Saidy Ndure in the 200m which will be the highlight of this year’s Exxon Mobil Bislett Games. This will be the second instalment of the IAAF’s Diamond League to be…

Usain Bolt slammed for posing with clothes which promote drugs

Usain Bolt slammed for posing with clothes which promote drugs

EUGENE, Ore. (Sporting Alert) — World record holder and track and field icon, Usain Bolt was heavily criticized, following media images showing him posing with clothes produced by The Pothead Diaries, a US firm which promotes drugs. According to the company’s website, their product is to help “express your inner pothead and celebrate our love…

Usain Bolt, Carmelita Jeter win 100m dashes at Cayman Invitational

Usain Bolt, Carmelita Jeter win 100m dashes at Cayman Invitational

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt opened his season over 100 metres with a tight victory after taking the men’s dash in a modest 10.09 seconds at the 2nd Cayman Invitational on Wednesday night. The Jamaican world record holder had to come from behind to take the win in a photo-finish with…

Usain Bolt confirmed for Paris Diamond League Meeting

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…

NFL star Adrian Peterson wants to race Usain Bolt

NFL star Adrian Peterson wants to race Usain Bolt

MIAMI (Sporting Alert) National Football League (NFL) star Adrian Peterson says he’s not phased by the accomplishments of Usain Bolt and would love to meet the Jamaican world record holder at the 2016 Olympics. The 27-year-old Minnesota Vikings running back revealed that he always wanted to compete at track meetings and is prepared to train…

Usain Bolt: “Everything is coming together”
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Usain Bolt: “Everything is coming together”

Usain Bolt says he’s feeling good and will be ready to defend his 100m and 200m sprint titles at the London Olympic Games this summer. The Jamaica admits that he had been having some problems with his hamstring, which came as a result of a back problem. Bolt was beaten twice at the Jamaica Championships…

Usain Bolt runs 9.79, beats Asafa Powell in Oslo
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Usain Bolt runs 9.79, beats Asafa Powell in Oslo

OSLO, Norway (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt had to do some chasing tonight, but he did so successfully in catching Asafa Powell at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games – IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday. The World record holder and double Olympic champion, who set a world-leading 9.76 seconds time when bettering Powell in…

Usain Bolt improves WL to 9.76secs in Rome

ROME (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt delivered a spanking 9.76 seconds (-0.1 m/s) world-leading time to hammer a solid field and win the men’s 100m dash at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday. The Jamaican world record holder got away first time and kept moving away from the field as the race…