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Usain Bolt to retire after Rio Olympics

Athlete Usain Bolt of Jamaica addresses the media at the Sheraton hotel in Brussels on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Bolt arrived in Brussels to participate in the Diamond League Memorial Van Damme Track and Field meeting on Friday. AP

Usain Bolt says he plans to retire from the sport after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Athletics: Medal-hunter Bolt still in legendary quest

Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning gold in the Men's 100-meter final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. AP

No sooner did Usain Bolt happily pocket the 100m world gold than his focus was promptly switched to snagging two more golds in his never-dying quest to become a “real legend” of modern day track and field.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Bolt on track to recapture 100 title at worlds

Usain Bolt. AP Photo

At the end of Day 1, Usain Bolt is on track to recapture the 100-meter gold he lost at the last world championships and Mo Farah already has the 10,000 title he missed out on two years ago.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Athletics: Bolt eyes Lewis mark with Gay absent

Usain Bolt. AP Photo

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt goes into the World Athletics Championships within touching distance of equaling American legend Carl Lewis’ record of eight world gold medals.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Usain Bolt wins 100 finals at Jamaica nationals

Justin Gatlin, of the United States, left, competes alongside Michael Rodgers, of the United States, center, and Usain Bolt, of Jamaica, on his way to win the men's 100m event at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, at Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 6, 2013. American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-meter race at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Gatlin clocked 9.94 seconds and Bolt crossed second in 9.95. AP

Usain Bolt clocked a time of 9.94 seconds to win the 100 meters finals at the Jamaica national championships on Friday.

Posted: June 22nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Usain Bolt laughs off idea he’s ‘past it’ after loss

Jamaica's Usain Bolt greets fans after the men's 100m event at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, in Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 6, 2013. American sprinter Justin Gatlin handed world-record holder Usain Bolt a narrow defeat in the 100-meter race at the Golden Gala meet on Thursday. Gatlin clocked 9.94 seconds and Bolt crossed second in 9.95. AP/Andrew Medichini

Usain Bolt laughed off suggestions he may be ‘past it’ on Tuesday and said he is looking forward to defending his world titles at 100 and 200 meters in Moscow in August.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Bolt in shock over Pistorius arrest

Olympic gold medalist track athlete Usain Boltm of Jamaica, warms up before the NBA All-Star celebrity basketball game, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Houston. AP

Usain Bolt says he was shocked by the news that fellow Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius had been charged with the shooting death of his model girlfriend.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Bolt’s last run ends in world mark, 3rd gold

RECORD RUN Jamaica’s Usain Bolt outsprints Ryan Bailey of the United States to win the gold medal in the men’s 4x100-meter in record time during the athletics competition at Olympic Stadium in London. AP

After an unforgettable performance in the 4×100-meter relay, Usain Bolt of Jamaica wanted a souvenir with which to remember his second Olympics.

Posted: August 13th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Bolt gets 3rd gold and world record; Farah wins

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates his win in the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Jamaica set a new world record with a time of 36.84 seconds. AP/Anja Niedringhaus

His place in history already secure, Usain Bolt added to his legend by anchoring Jamaica’s 4×100-meter relay team to a world record and capping his second Olympics in a row with three gold medals.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Olympics: Lightning Bolt takes thunder road into history

Usain Bolt. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

This was it. The race that would decide whether Usain Bolt, the fastest man the world has ever seen, would become a legend — according to the Jamaican sprint star himself.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

‘Living Legend’ Bolt wins 200, Rudisha gets 800 record at Olympics

Jamaica's Usain Bolt kisses the finish line after winning the men's 200 meters at the Summer Olympics in London on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

Usain Bolt backed up his billing as a “living legend” by winning the Olympic 200 meters and becoming the first athlete to repeat as double Olympic sprint champion.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Usain Bolt wins 100m final in Olympic record time

Usain Bolt. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt won the Olympic 100m final here Sunday, defending his title with the second fastest time in history.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Sky’s the limit but focus not on Bolt, says Blake

yohan-blake-vs-usain-bolt

The sky’s the limit but the focus is most definitely not on Usain Bolt, according to Yohan Blake, the fastest man in the world this year who will be going for the Olympic sprint double.

Posted: August 2nd, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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