Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

/ Aug 13, 2017

Japan gets bronze in 4x100 relay

Japan won its first medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at a world athletics championships, finishing third after Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt, running the anchor leg for his nation, hurt his leg shortly after taking the baton and could not finish the race Saturday. Shuhei ...

McLeod gives Jamaica gold in hurdles

/ Aug 8, 2017

McLeod gives Jamaica gold in hurdles

The tune blaring across the stadium sound system was unmistakable: "Jamming" by Bob Marley. The flag the winner paraded around the track was familiar, too: The black, green and gold cross of Jamaica. That 110-meter hurdler Omar McLeod was at the center of this celebration ...

Bolt supremely confident ahead of farewell worlds

/ Aug 2, 2017

Bolt supremely confident ahead of farewell worlds

An encore for Usain Bolt? Unthinkable. A loss in his going-away party? Impossible. Track's fastest man and greatest entertainer made both those points clear Tuesday leading to his final world championships this week. It was an engaging hour filled with reminisces, chats about his plans and ...

Nervous Bolt wins final 100 meters on home soil

/ 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 ...

/ Mar 18, 2017

Stars to honor Bolt in Jamaica

Britain's Mo Farah and Kenya's David Rudisha are among the athletes who will compete in the Racers Track Club Grand Prix on June 10, the final Jamaican competition for superstar Usain Bolt, organizers said Friday. The two are part of a star-studded international athletics field ...