newsathleticsa year ago

Usain Bolt praises young Indian sprinter Nisar Ahmed

India's budding sprinter, Nisar Ahmed, who is just 17 years old, is on a high after he was praised by both Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. Ahmed was one of the 14 athletes from all over the world selected for a month-long training camp in February at the world famous Racers Club, Kingston, Jamaica.
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newsathleticsa year ago

Usian Bolt to reveal his football team today

Usain Bolt will announce the name of his first football team on Tuesday as the athlete looks at a major career shift after bidding goodbye to a glittering athletics career. Bolt had posted a short video on Twitter in which he stated that he would disclose the name of the club on February 27.
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featureathletics2 years ago

Usain Bolt - the advertisement Athletics desperately needed

When a sportsman bids goodbye to his revered sport, it is only natural for the fans to revisit the edifice that he built and trace the path he took on his way to achieving sporting greatness. This serves as an attempt to seek a context which might help in defining the true impact of his career.
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newsathletics2 years ago

World Athletics Championships | Usain Bolt loses to Justin Gatlin in 100m final

Usain Bolt had to be content with a bronze medal in the 100 m race at the World Athletics Championships in London after losing to Justin Gatlin in the final. Gatlin finished first in the competition to win the gold medal whereas 21-year-old Christian Coleman grabbed the silver medal.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Justin Gatlin predicts Usain Bolt's comeback after retirement

American sprinter Justin Gatlin believes Usain Bolt will find it hard to stay away from the track and eventually return from his retirement to compete yet again. Bolt had announced he would retire from the sport after participating at the World Championships in London, starting in August.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Usain Bolt wins 100 meters at Golden Spike meet

Usain Bolt registered a win in the 100 meters race at the Golden Spike meet in Ostrava where he posted a time of 10.06 seconds yesterday. After the race, Bolt admitted that he was suffering from a stiff back but insisted that he would be ready for the Diamond League on 21 July.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Usain Bolt says he has no plans to carry on after current season

Usain Bolt has insisted that the current season will be his last as he calls an end to a career that has been a shining light in athletics amidst doping scandals. The 30-year-old also claimed that he was shocked to see longtime rival Justin Gatlin win the US national championships at the age of 35.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Usain Bolt wins his last home race

Usain Bolt clocked a time of 10.03 seconds in his last 100 meters race on home soil in Jamaica ahead of his retirement in August. The 30-year old produced a spectacle for a buzzing crowd of 30,000 fans in a race termed as "Salute to a Legend" who flocked to see the speedster in action.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Usain Bolt shocked by the death of 'very close friend' Germaine Mason

Germaine Mason lost his life in a motor crash in Jamaica and sprint king Usain Bolt who was also caught up in the pile-up is in shock at the loss Mason who was a very close friend of Bolt. 34- year old Mason won the silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the high jump event.
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newsathletics3 years ago

Usain Bolt : It's rough that I have to give back one of my medals

Usain Bolt said that it is rough for him to return one of his Olympic gold medals after teammate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Games in Beijing. The 30-year-old, however, added that he was not worried about his legacy at losing his triple-triple crown.
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