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Usain Bolt


Usain Bolt describes racist abuse of England trio as ‘horrible’ and ‘unfair’

July 14, 2021 9:00 am

England trio Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka, who missed their spot kicks in the shootout, were targeted online in the wake of England's defeat.

Going the extra half-mile: Usain Bolt trains for 800m event

July 06, 2021 10:02 pm

Usain Bolt selected the 800 meters, a two-lap endeavor measured in minutes, not seconds, like he’s more accustomed.

Usain Bolt's forecast: Watch out for Trayvon Bromell in 100 at Olympics

June 25, 2021 12:52 pm

The 34-year-old Bolt, retired since 2017, will watch from the comfort of his home in Jamaica as someone other than him captures the title in the 100 m and later the 200 m for the first time since 2004.

Srinivas Gowda sets new record in Kambala racing

March 21, 2021 10:52 pm

Gowda covered the 125 metre-long Kambala track in 11.21 seconds. On calculating the speed versus distance, he covered 100 metres in just 8.96 seconds and broke his own previous records, the organisers said.

Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19 after celebrating birthday in Jamaica

August 25, 2020 2:02 pm

Usain Bolt confirmed on Twitter that he has tested positive for coronavirus and he would go into self-isolation for the next two weeks.

Kambala jockey Nishant Shetty said to have 'beaten' Srinivasa Gowda's 'record'

February 18, 2020 4:15 pm

Shetty covered 143m in 13.68 seconds, reportedly at the Soorya-Chandra Jodukare Kambala at Venoor, which would mean he was 0.04 seconds faster than Gowda over 100 metres.

Comparing kambala racer Srinivasa Gowda with Usain Bolt is unfair to both

February 18, 2020 10:08 am

The notion that India is only 100m away from an Olympic sprint gold medal is insulting the dash and the challenges it represents for the athletes.

Faster than Usain Bolt? A fact-check of kambala jockey Srinivasa Gowda's 'record'

April 12, 2020 7:05 pm

Is the jubilation over kambala jockey Srinivasa Gowda warranted? Is equating speeds in a race for buffaloes and speeds in a race for humans logical?

Yohan Blake: Emerging from the shadows

December 03, 2019 8:57 am

With Usain Bolt having hung his spikes, Yohan Blake trains his eyes on gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Jamaica's 'spoilt' male sprinters need to work harder: Usain Bolt

July 10, 2019 12:40 pm

Usain Bolt, who won eight Olympic gold medals and led Jamaica through a golden era in sprinting, said he felt motivation levels had fallen since his retirement after the London world championships in 2017.


Usain Bolt, Ashish Nehra, Kaka, Felipe Massa: Sportstars who retired in 2017

December 29, 2017 9:29 pm

Many legends from various sports brought the curtain down to their illustrious career this year. Here is a look back and a tribute to the sporting personalities who hung up their boots this year.

Usain Bolt limps out of farewell race

August 13, 2017 3:50 am

Usain Bolt was part of the Jamaican 4x100m relay team in the IAAF World Championships. It was his final race but he pulled up with what looked like a hamstring injury and fell down on the track.

Usain Bolt's greatest achievements in 100m

August 06, 2017 10:12 am

Usain Bolt was eyeing a fourth gold medal at the World Athletics Championship but ended with a bronze after Christian Coleman finished the race in 9.94 seconds and Justin Gatlin claimed gold in 9.92 seconds.

Usain Bolt's fairytale ending spoiled

August 06, 2017 3:36 am

Usain Bolt didn't get the right result in his farewell 100 metres race at the London World Athletics Championship as he could only register a time of 9.95 seconds which wasn't enough to beat Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.

Usain Bolt gears up for final showdown at World Athletics Championship

August 05, 2017 7:20 pm

It will be the last time when Jamaica’s eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will be seen on the circuit for his 100m final, defending his World Championship title in London on Saturday. Bolt is competing in his seventh World Championship.

Usain Bolt adds another gold to tally after winning 200m at World Athletics Championships

August 27, 2015 9:14 pm

Usain Bolt claimed his fourth 200m gold at the World Athletics Championships after winning the 200m gold in Beijing.

Usain Bolt pips Justin Gatlin for World Championships 100m gold

August 23, 2015 9:52 pm

Usain Bolt wins 100m gold in 9.79 secs at World Championships being held at Beijing after pipping Justin Gatlin by 1/100th of a second.