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September 5, 2017 7:01 am gmt |
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Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt, who retired from the sport, last month visited western Japan on Tuesday (September 5). He took part in a charity event organised to promote and protect traditional culture in Kyoto. Bolt couldn’t run with the five Japanese children in the 15-meter race due to ...
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August 14, 2017 10:23 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt took an emotional final bow on the track at the end of the World Championships in London on Sunday (August 13) before declaring that, definitely and definitively, there was no way he would ever return to sprinting. Bolt toured the London Stadium very slowly, walking stiffly, to say goodbye...
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August 13, 2017 8:41 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt’s final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday (August 12) as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4×100 metres relay asBritain beat the United States for a shock gold medal. Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the individual 100 me...
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August 5, 2017 12:19 pm gmt |
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The end is coming. A marvel of this sporting age is one championship away from retirement, 30 seconds or so from consigning himself to history. The age of Usain Bolt is nearly over and so the present must be cherished. Bolt, the fastest man in history, one of the greatest sportsmen to have ever lived...
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July 28, 2017 5:30 am gmt |
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The Vice President of the Jamaican athletics team said on Thursday (July 27) that Usain Bolt will be missed from the team after his upcoming retirement. Ian Forbes called Bolt ‘inspirational’ and a ‘team player’ who creates a ‘good vibe’ in the Jamaican camp. But F...
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July 22, 2017 11:15 am gmt |
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Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt ran his first sub-10-second time of the year to win the 100m at the Diamond League in Monaco. The 30-year-old Jamaican clocked 9.95 in his final Diamond League race to beat America’s Isiah Young (9.98) and South African Akani Simbine (10.02). Britain’...
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November 4, 2016 10:02 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt is set to race in Australia for the first time in his career after it was confirmed the nine-time Olympic gold medallist will take part in the inaugural edition of the Nitro Summer Series in February. The 30-year-old is likely to earn upwards of $1 million for his appearance, according to ...
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October 19, 2016 5:19 am gmt |
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Great Britain’s Mo Farah has been nominated for the IAAF’s male athlete of the year award. Farah, 33, secured a historic ‘double double’ by retaining both his 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic titles at Rio 2016. Paula Radcliffe, in 2002, was the last British athlete to win one of the IAAF’s end-of-year awa...
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August 20, 2016 5:26 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games when Jamaica successfully defended the 4×100 metres relay crown on Friday. Two days before his 30th birthday, Bolt ran the anchor leg as the Jamaicans won in 37....
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August 17, 2016 6:57 am gmt |
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Rio got what it paid for, Usain Bolt, a lightning strike in yellow and black, sending Brazil to the top of the news agenda at media outlets across the globe. The winning time of 9.81 seconds was unremarkable, but then again so was the field, and he was slowing down in his victory strides. Bolt is a [...
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August 17, 2016 4:58 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt roused a quiet morning at the Olympic stadium as only he can on Tuesday (16th Aug), remaining firmly on course for his historic ‘triple triple’ by coasting through the 200 meters heats in 20.28 seconds. Racing in the ninth heat and cheered every step of the way by the sparse bu...
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August 15, 2016 4:01 am gmt |
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As befit the king of sprinting and the biggest global star at the Rio Olympics, Usain Bolt of Jamaica held up his index finger, signaling that he was No. 1, during introductions Sunday ( 14th Aug) night as the smitten crowd chanted his name. Then he proved it again, winning the 100 meters in 9.81 [&h...
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July 30, 2016 5:21 am gmt |
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The world’s first Refugee Olympic Team (ROT), which will compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is almost complete. On Friday morning (29 July), five athletes from South Sudan, who today live in Kenya, arrived in Rio de Janeiro ahead of their participation in the athletics events at Rio 2016.One of t...
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July 2, 2016 5:35 am gmt |
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World record holder Usain Bolt withdrew from Jamaica’s Olympic trials only minutes before the men’s 100 metres final on Friday (July 1). His executive manager Nugent Walker confirmed the news, less than 20 minutes before the race. “He, Bolt, is out of the remainder of the championsh...
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August 28, 2015 5:23 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt beat Justin Gatlin to win the 200m and complete the sprint double at the World Championships in Beijing. Defending champion Bolt, 29, won in 19.55 seconds, with American Gatlin taking silver in 19.74 in a repeat of Sunday’s 100m final. South Africa’s Anaso Jobodwana was third a...
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August 24, 2015 5:05 am gmt |
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Jamaican Usain Bolt trumped American rival Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title in spectacular style on Sunday. Bolt, also the double Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in the blue riband event, ran a season’s best of 9.79 seconds in Beijing. Gatlin, who has served two doping...