Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt becomes father for first time

Track & Field May 19, 2020

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt becomes father for first time

Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt has become a father for the first time after welcoming the birth of a baby girl with partner Kasi Bennett, reports said Monday. Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness confirmed in a congratulatory tweet on Monday. "Congratulations to our sprint legend Usain ...

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

General | 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 ...

Nervous Bolt wins final 100 meters on home soil

More Sports / Track & Field 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 / Track & Field 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 ...

Bolt still at ease with plans to retire

More Sports / Track & Field 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, bringing ...