Bolt powers to win in London 100

Jul 25, 2015

Bolt powers to win in London 100

Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 meters in 9.87 seconds at the Diamond League meet at Olympic Stadium on Friday night. After a poor start, the Jamaican struggled to break away from the pack but eventually edged Michael Rodgers of the ...

Injured Bolt pulls out of Diamond League meets

Jul 1, 2015

Injured Bolt pulls out of Diamond League meets

Hobbled by a blocked joint in his left leg, Usain Bolt withdrew Tuesday from this month’s Diamond League meetings in Paris and Lausanne, dealing a blow to his title defense preparations for the world championships in August. “I’m disappointed not to be able to ...

Jun 21, 2015

Bolt to run at Jamaican trials

Usain Bolt, off to a lackluster start to the season, will run in Jamaica next week even though he is assured of a berth in the world championships as reigning 100- and 200-meter champion. The world record-holder in the 100 (9.58 seconds) and 200 ...

Bolt sure he'll be in top form by worlds

Jun 13, 2015

Bolt sure he'll be in top form by worlds

Usain Bolt remembers the rain, remembers the false start, and remembers his excitement at racing a big-name opponent in the 100 meters for the first time. Just over seven years ago, the Jamaican sprinter arrived at Randall’s Island, east of upper Manhattan, as a ...

Bolt wins 200 at Golden Spike meet

May 27, 2015

Bolt wins 200 at Golden Spike meet

Usain Bolt cruised to victory in the 200 meters race at the Golden Spike meet on Tuesday, as the Jamaican star prepares for the world championships after a season marred by injuries. Facing rain and cold at the IAAF World Challenge event, Bolt had ...

Gatlin eager for showdown with Bolt at worlds

May 11, 2015

Gatlin eager for showdown with Bolt at worlds

Justin Gatlin ruled the track last season in a very Usain Bolt-like fashion: 18 wins from 18 races. Impressive, but comes with a tiny caveat: Bolt never lined up in the lane next to Gatlin last summer. The Jamaican world-record holder took time off ...

Apr 24, 2015

Bolt calls Gay's reduced doping ban 'wrong message'

Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his American rival’s reduced ban for cooperating with investigators “the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard.” Gay received a backdated one-year suspension last year after testing positive for a ...