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Usain Bolt: Justn Gatlin is Getting Old, That’s Why He Didn’t Make The 200M Finals

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Usain Bolt says he was as surprised as anyone when Justin Gatlin failed to advance to Thursday’s 200-meter final. “Everybody’s in shock,” Bolt told BBC Radio 5 Live of Gatlin after the Jamaican advanced with the top time in Wednesday’s semifinals. “You can tell from the 100 meters he’s getting old. It’s a fact the older you get, the rougher it gets to double.” In the evening’s biggest stunner, Gatlin, who has given Bolt more run for his money thanRead More …

Usain Bolt could miss Rio Olympics after suffering hamstring tear at Jamaica trials

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt’s Olympic quest is in doubt, after the sprint superstar left his country’s national championships with a hamstring injury shortly before he was going to run the 100-meter final. And that was just one part of a bizarre night at National Stadium. Bolt’s longtime rival Yohan Blake won the 100 title and formally qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics — but only after a false-start disqualification call against him was overturned after review. ButRead More …

Usain Bolt Beats Gatlin To Win World Championship in 9.79 [Video]

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Usain Bolt reigned supreme today with a huge win over Justin Gatlin in the 100 M finals at the 2015 IAAF World Championship.   Usain Bolt was challenged today more than he has been at any time during his career. Put on top of that the burden of ‘saving the sport’ which was placed on his shoulders, it means that the pressure was there. I have to give him so much credit for that performance.” Scroll Down To see Video ——Views (1189)

Usain Bolt Against Changes to Olympic Program

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KINGSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday reports suggesting the 200m is among five athletics events at risk of being cut from the Olympic programme is “ridiculous” and must not happen. Bolt was responding to an article from Australia’s Fairfax Media which said the event he has won at the last two Summer Olympics is one of five key disciplines at risk. “Normally I’m not a controversial person, but I think that’s just stupid.Read More …

Jamaica, home to dominant sprinters, seeks to turn itself into sports tourism destination

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KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica is launching an initiative to develop sports tourism on the island that is the world’s dominant sprinting hothouse. The initiative dubbed Jamaica Sport is part of an effort to diversify the tropical nation’s tourism offerings. Tourism Minister Wykeham McNeill notes Jamaica’s sprinting dominance at the Olympics and other global meets and says that “now is the time to capitalize on this potential.” The group is headed by telecom businessman Christopher Dehring, who served as CEO ofRead More …

Floyd Mayweather Argues With A Jamaican Woman In Brixton, London

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Floyd Mayweather was getting his hair cut in Brixton, South London when a Jamaican lady said out loud that she didn’t know who he was. Being the highest paid athlete in all sports, Money May was surprised and ended up in a little beef with the lady! The woman made reference to knowing Usain Bolt, which didn’t sit well with Mayweather. He asked the lady if she knows what Forbes magazine is, and the lady quickly responded the she does,Read More …

Usain Bolt… The happiest man alive!

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Video highlights from the 2014 Mano a Mano in Rio de Janeiro Usain returned to Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro 17th August 2014 to win the Mano a Mano 100m  crown to add to his 150m win from last year.  Usain clocked 10.06 secs to win from Mark Lewis-Francis of Great Britain with Jefferson Liberato Lucindo of Brazil 3rd and Wallace Spearmon of the United States 4th. “The race was okay,” he said. “I think the first part was pretty bad,Read More …