Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

Athletics Aug 25, 2020

Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Jamaica after last week celebrating his 34th birthday with a big bash mask-free. Jamaica's health ministry confirmed late on Monday that Bolt, who ...

Bolt expecting high-voltage games in Tokyo

Olympics Jul 17, 2019

Bolt expecting high-voltage games in Tokyo

by Dave Hueston

Approaching one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, double individual world record holder and now-retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt said he is thrilled to be coming to Japan for the sporting extravaganza, even if he is no longer considered "the fastest man ...

ESPN playing it for laughs with list

Sports | SPORTS SCOPE Mar 27, 2018

ESPN playing it for laughs with list

by Ed Odeven

It's beyond comprehension how ESPN The Magazine could omit Michael Phelps from its new list dubbed the "Dominant 20" athletes of the past 20 years. The swimming immortal is the winningest Olympian of all time. His collection of 28 Olympic medals, including a jaw-dropping 23 ...

Kiryu makes history with sub-10 second 100 meters

More Sports / Athletics Sep 9, 2017

Kiryu makes history with sub-10 second 100 meters

Yoshihide Kiryu became the first Japanese to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters with a time of 9.98 seconds at an intercollegiate meet on Saturday. Kiryu finally realized a long-held Japanese athletics dream by shaving 0.02 off the national record set by Koji ...

Nervous Bolt wins final 100 meters on home soil

More Sports / Athletics Jun 11, 2017

Nervous Bolt wins final 100 meters on home soil

An emotional Usain Bolt recovered from a moderate start to win his final 100 meters sprint on home soil, clocking 10.03 seconds at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on Saturday. The multiple Olympic and world gold medalist, who will retire after August's world championships ...

More Sports / Athletics 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 for ...