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Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Sep 5, 2018

Keisuke Honda hoping for chance to compete against Usain Bolt in A-League

Keisuke Honda is looking forward to an "awesome" showdown with sprinter-turned-soccer player Usain Bolt in the Australian League the former Japan international said Tuesday following his first training session with Cambodia's national team. Honda told reporters in Phnom Penh — where he is serving as ...

Usain Bolt set for tryout in Australia

Aug 18, 2018

Usain Bolt set for tryout in Australia

Usain Bolt says he's deadly serious about becoming a professional soccer player and plans to show the world what he's capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an A-League club. The superstar athlete has been given the chance to prove ...

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Aug 15, 2018

Keisuke Honda credits Melbourne Victory move for saving career

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda said Wednesday the offer to play for Australian soccer team Melbourne Victory kept him from retiring from the sport. Speaking for the first time from the headquarters of his new club, Honda said a conversation with his now-coach Kevin Muscat ...

Usain Bolt near tryout with A-League club

Jul 17, 2018

Usain Bolt near tryout with A-League club

Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to have a tryout with the A-League's Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said Tuesday, as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional soccer. Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics ...