Feb 16, 2017

Disgraced sprinter Carter files CAS appeal

Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after he was retroactively found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, his lawyer said Wednesday. Carter is awaiting a date to come before the CAS ...

Bolt still at ease with plans to retire

Feb 15, 2017

Bolt still at ease with plans to retire

Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about his decision to retire from athletics in 2017 as he has accomplished everything he wants to in the sport. Bolt will hang up his spikes following the world championships in London in August, ...

Jamaican sprinter Carter free to compete during CAS appeal

Feb 8, 2017

Jamaican sprinter Carter free to compete during CAS appeal

Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter will be allowed to compete pending the outcome of his appeal over retroactively testing positive for the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine, The Gleaner newspaper reported Tuesday. Usain Bolt’s feat of winning Olympic gold in the 100- and 200-meter sprints and ...

Bolt stripped of Beijing gold

Jan 26, 2017

Bolt stripped of Beijing gold

Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC said Wednesday that Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Olympic ...

Jan 4, 2017

Coe backs 'bold' new athletics event

World athletics chief Sebastian Coe threw his support Wednesday behind a new team event spearheaded by Usain Bolt, saying the sport needed “brave, bold ideas” to stay relevant. Nine-time Olympic champion Bolt will headline the inaugural Nitro Athletics in Melbourne next month, captaining the ...

Dec 29, 2016

Bolt to focus on 100 meters in final season

Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 meters in the 2017 season, which will bring the curtain down on a glorious career in which he has captured nine Olympic gold medals. “Right now, it’s my last season and I have ...

Bolt adjusting training regimen in final season

Nov 29, 2016

Bolt adjusting training regimen in final season

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt dedicated what is set to be his last track season to his fans, with the Jamaican sprint star saying his training regimen was now “more relaxed.” However, the 30-year-old insisted Monday that his will to win was undimmed. “It’s ...