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Usain trains with BVB Dortmund

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23rd March 2017 – After retiring from competitive athletics last year Usain took his first step to a football career by spending two days trading with Bundesliga team BVB Dortmund.   Report from puma.com – Usain Bolt’s latest career move? Professional football. The fastest way to football greatness? Train in some of the world’s best… Read more »

Usain plays in Hublot’s Match of Friendship

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21st March 2017 –  Hublot ambassadors Usain, Diego Maradonna and Jose Mourinho were joined by a host of football legends for Hublot’s Match of Friendship in Basel.  The event to mark Hublot’s official countdown to the 2018 World Cup was staged on the eve of the world’s premier watch show Baselworld.     The teams… Read more »

Usain to play in Socceraid at Old Trafford on June 10

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27th February 2018 – Olympic hero Usain Bolt and global popstar Robbie Williams today announced on social media that they will go head-to-head for the eagerly anticipated Soccer Aid for Unicef match, as part of a new annual charity campaign for Unicef UK and ITV. Usain’s Soccer Aid World XI will go up against Robbie’s England… Read more »

UBF donates JA$1m to Walkers Place of Safety

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24th January 217 – The Usain Bolt Foundation handed over a cheque for JA $1 million to Walkers Place of Safety after a fire destroyed their facility.  Full story from http://jamaica-gleaner.com The Government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of lessening the plight of the nation’s most vulnerable children. Members of the private sector and the… Read more »

UBF Christmas Treat 2017

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26th December 2017 – Usain treated the children of Sherwood Content to the annual Usain Bolt Foundation Christmas Treat. #GivingBack

Usain Bolt Foundation & JN Partner to Run For Our Elders

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6th September 2017 – Olympic Champion, World Champion and Jamaica’s most decorated athlete, Usain Bolt has partnered with the Jamaica National Foundation, through his Usain Bolt Foundation, to host the third staging of the Heroes in Action Run/Walk. “I’m happy to be partnering with the JN Foundation to stage this initiative, which will this year… Read more »

Usain opens Hublot boutique in Japan

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5th September 2017 – September 5, Kyoto (Japan) – Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot held a charity event with legendary Usain Bolt to celebrate the opening of Hublot Boutique Kyoto.   A career which has not only made him a legendary athlete but also one of the greatest sportsmen of all time!. 8 Olympic medals… Read more »

‘Tracks & Records’ comes to the UK

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11th August 2017 – (London, England) Jamaican based franchise company, FRANJAM has signed a major contract with the UK based Casual Dining Restaurants Group (CDRG) to open 15 Tracks & Records restaurants across the UK over the next 5 years with the intention of developing beyond this. This deal will signify the first Jamaican owned restaurant franchise… Read more »

Usain runs 9.95 in Monaco

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21st July 2017 – In his final Grand Prix meeting Usain won the 100m at the Hercules Monaco Diamond League event in a time of 9.95 secs.  Next stop is London for the IAAF World T&F Championships.  Monaco Diamond League meeting report from www.iaaf.org – At the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday night… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: Monaco Diamond League, July 21

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21st June 2017 – Today the organisers of the Monaco Diamond League meet announced that Usain will compete there for the second time in his career.  The Hercules EBS meet will be Usain’s last race before the IAAF World T&F Championships in London after which he will retire. Announcement from herculis.com – He announced it,… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: Ostrava, June 28

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6th June 2017 – The best athlete of history Usain Bolt will fly to Ostrava this year again, where he will perform at the 100m on Wednesday 28 June at the 56th Ostrava Golden Spike international athletic meeting of the IAAF World Challenge. “We have been discussing the ninth Ostrava appearance of the most wanted… Read more »

‘Salute to a Legend’

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1st May 2017 – ‘Salute to a Legend’ will be the theme of the 2017 Racers Track Club Grand Prix on June 10 as Usain competes on Jamaican soil for the final time in his career.  The meet, organised by Usain’s coach, Glen Mills, has attracted many of the top names in world athletics including Olympic… Read more »

Usain wins 4th Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award

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14th February 2017 – Usain won his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award at a glittering ceremony of sporting royalty held in Monaco under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert and HSH Princess Charlene.  He beat Cristiano Ronaldo,  Lebron James, Steph Curry, Mo Farah and Andy Murray to add the 2017 title to… Read more »

Bolt All-Stars win Nitro Athletics series

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Saturday 11th February 2017 – It was hailed as a great success.  The first ever Nitro Athletics series ended with the Bolt All-Stars winning the trophy in a close contest with hosts Australia.   Full stadiums, excited fans, new events, close competition and a sprinkling of Usain Bolt stardust brought fun and excitement back to… Read more »

Bolt All-Stars team for Nitro Athletics

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25th January 2017 – Introducing the first ever Bolt All-Stars team for Nitro Athletics.  We have – Five Olympic Champions Six World Champions Two NCAA Champions Two Paralympic stars And four young Aussies   For further information on Nitro Athletics see http://nitroathletics.com.au

Usain is GQ Man of the Year 2016

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Feature on www.gq.com by Devin Freiedman Usain Bolt on Winning Gold, “Wining” Women, and Retiring on Top Usain Bolt favors the supine. Given the chance, the feet will go up on something or the ass will scoot down on something. He looks very natural on a couch in the “fourth hour of watching sports on… Read more »

Usain partners with XM

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14th November 2016 – Today XM, one of the fastest growing Forex and CFD Brokers, is proud to announce its partnership with the World’s Fastest Man, 9 Time Olympic Champion and 11 Times World Champion Usain Bolt. Usain Bolt widely recognized under the nickname Lightning Bolt has signed an agreement to become XM’s official brand… Read more »

Usain launches Nitro Athletics in Melbourne

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4th November 2016 –   The world’s greatest athlete, Usain Bolt, will compete and captain the ‘Bolt All-Stars’ in a new sports entertainment series set to revolutionise global track and field.   A high energy, team-based competition, Nitro Athletics will see the stars of Australian and international athletics compete across three nights of blockbuster entertainment… Read more »

Usain is the new Digicel Chief Speed Office (CSO)

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14th September 2016 – Report from the Gleaner – In a partnership dubbed Speed At Work, sprint megastar Usain Bolt yesterday turned up for his first day on the job as telecommunication giant Digicel’s chief speed officer at the Digicel regional headquarters, located at 14 Ocean Boulevard, downtown Kingston. According to Digicel, Bolt has the partnership… Read more »

Usain wins 4x100m gold to complete the Triple Triple

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19th August 2016 – Usain completed his triple triple by anchoring the Jamaican men’s 4x100m to victory for the third time in as many Olympics.  Race report from www.iaaf.org – REPORT: MEN’S 4X100M FINAL – RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES Usain Bolt completed his triple triple by anchoring the Jamaican men’s 4x100m to victory for the… Read more »

Usain adds the 200m gold medal

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18th August 2016 – Usain won his eighth Olympic Games gold medal taking the 200m title in Rio.  He dominated the race from the gun to give all the fans in Rio and around the world what they came to see.     Race report from www.iaaf.org – REPORT: MEN’S 200M FINAL – RIO 2016 OLYMPIC… Read more »

Usain wins Olympic Games 100m Gold in Rio

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15th August 2016 – Usain created history by winning his third Olympic Games 100m gold medal in front of a capacity crowd at the Olympic Stadium in Rio.  After wins in Beijing and London Usain added the Rio crown with a time of 9.81 secs ahead of Justin ratlin (USA) and Andre De Grasse (CAN)…. Read more »

Usain launches ‘Champion Shave’

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26th July 2016 – Usain today announced his new shaving company Champion Shave. Tens of millions of men worldwide deserve a razor that is a not only of the highest quality that provides a great shaving experience, but is also very affordable. Champion Shave is a tough 6 blade razor with a light aerodynamic handle giving… Read more »

Get the Usain Bolt emojis

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22nd July 2016 – Get the Usain Bolt Emojis now https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/boltmoji/id1134625897… and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details…

19.89 in London

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22nd July 2016 – In his final race before the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Usain was a convincing winner of the 200m at the Muller Anniversary Games in London.  The 29 year old Jamaican clocked 19.89 secs to win comfortably from Alonso Edwards and Adam Gemili. Report from iaaf.org – Twelve months ago, Usain… Read more »

Update on Usain’s hamstring

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1st July 2016 – Statement from Usain “After feeling discomfort in my hamstring after the first round last night and then again in the semi-final tonight I was examined by the Chief Doctor of the National Championships and diagnosed with a Grade 1 tear. I have submitted a medical exemption to be excused from the… Read more »

9.88 secs win at the Racers Grand Prix

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11th June 2016 – Running in front of his home crowd at the JN Racers Grand Prix in Kingston, Usain recovered for a stumble to win a high quality 100m in a time of 9.88 seconds.  Report from www.iaaf.org – Usain Bolt gave an emphatic demonstration of his readiness for an Olympic three-peat by running 9.88… Read more »

Usain takes 8th Ostrava win

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20th May 2016 – Usain made his eighth visit to the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava and won for the eighth time there.  He posted a time of 9.98 secs in the 100m to win by 0.2 seconds.  Event report from iaaf.org – BOLT GOES SUB-10 World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt shaved a few… Read more »

Usain opens 2016 season with a win

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14th May 2016 – Usain opened his 2016 T&F season with a win in the 100m at the Cayman Invitational in a time of 10.05 secs.    Speaking after the race he told reporters – “I’m just glad I got out of that one injury-free.  In a season-opener, you never know what to expect. My coach… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: Racers Grand Prix, June 11

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9th March 2016 – Usain’s third individual completion of the 2016 season will be the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on June 11. Press release from the Organisers – On Saturday 11 June this year the world’s finest runners, jumpers and throwers will gather at the National Stadium in Kingston for the first edition of… Read more »

Usain announces new partnership with Enertor

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26th April 2016 – Usain today announced a new partnership with ENERTOR™.  Enertor is a new insole company that helps athletes to perform better and stay injury free.  Enertor is the only insole with patented D3O® technology. It’s a smart material that cushions the foot when moved slowly, but on impact locks together to absorb and… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: Golden Spike, Ostrava, May 20

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26th April 2016 – Usain was today announced to make this eighth appearance at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.  Press release from the Organisers – Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt will make his eighth appearance at the Golden Spike in Ostrava on 20 May, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting announced on Tuesday (26). This year… Read more »

Hublot launches two new Usain Bolt signature watches

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20th April 2016 – Luxury watch brand Hublot launched two new Usain Bolt signature edition watches in conjunction with their boutique opening on Fifth Avenue in New York.  The watches are called the Big Bang Usain Bolt and come in black and gold.  Usain and football legend Pele were the special guests at the store… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: Cayman Invitational, May 14

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5th April 2016 – Usain will return to the 2016 Cayman Invitational on May 14 to compete in the 100m.  It will be his first 100m race since winning three gold medals at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing last year. “It will be my first international competition in 2016 and my second time to… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: 2016 London Anniversary Games

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15th December 2015 – Usain will compete in the 2016 London Anniversary Games on July 22-23 in what is likely to be his final race before the Olympic Games in Rio.  It will be a return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, the venue of the 2012 Olympic Games where he won the… Read more »

Usain wins eleventh World Championships gold

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29th August 2015 – Usain won his eleventh World Championships gold medal tonight in Beijing anchoring Jamaica to the 4x100m title in a world leading time of 37.36.  Race report from www.iaaf.org –   Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on a spine-tingling evening of athletics by anchoring Jamaica to a fourth successive men’s 4x100m… Read more »

Usain adds the 200m gold to complete the sprint double

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27th August 2015 – Usain tonight added the World Championships 200m gold to his 100m title to complete the sprint double in Beijing.  This is his fourth straight World Championships 200m gold and tenth gold counting the 100m and 4x100m successes.  Race report from www.iaaf.org –   The 200m duel between Jamaica’s defending champion Usain… Read more »

Usain wins World 100m title in Beijing

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23rd August 2015 – Usain defended his World Championships 100m title tonight in Beijing winning in a time of 9.79 secs with Justin Gatlin 2nd in 9.80 and Trayvon Bromell and Andre De Grasse joint third in 9.92.   Race report form www.iaaf.org – The sound you did not hear was the sound of Usain… Read more »

9.87 secs twice in London DL

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24th July 2015 – Usain returned to racing with a win in the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games 100m recording 9.87 secs in wet and cold conditions to win his heat and then exactly the same time to win the final one hour later.  Report from www.iaaf.org – “Bolt is back,” was the message from the stadium… Read more »

PUMA RELEASES LATEST USAIN BOLT LIFESTYLE COLLECTION

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Herzogenaurach, Germany (23rd July, 2015) – Global Sports Brand PUMA has teamed up with the World’s Fastest, Usain Bolt, for a sport-inspired lifestyle collection released in Autumn-Winter’15. The collection features modern and sporty silhouettes inspired by the record-breaking athlete’s speed as well as his off-track style and swagger. The range includes the UB Blouson Bomber Jacket,… Read more »

Race Announcement – London, July 24

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10th July 2015 – Usain’s next competition will be the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in London on July 24.  Press release from British Athletics – The world’s biggest athletics superstar, Usain Bolt, will lead a stellar global cast at the re-opening of the London Olympic Stadium on Friday 24th July. Fans are expected to flock to the stadium… Read more »

Usain cancels Paris and Lausanne Meets

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30th June 2015 – Six times Olympic Champion Usain Bolt today informed the organisers of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings that he will be unable to compete in their events on July 4 and July 9. The 28 year old Jamaican has been feeling discomfort in his left leg since his last competition… Read more »

Usain wins 200m in New York

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13th June 2015 – Returning to the scene of his first 100m world record Usain took another victory , this time in the 200m, at the New York Diamond League meeting in Icahn Stadium.  Running into a -2.8 wind the six times Olympic Champion crossed the line in a time of 20.29 secs to take… Read more »

Usain wins 7th title in Ostrava

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26th May 2015 – Usain took his seventh Golden Spike title in Ostrava winning the 200m on a cold and wet night in the Czech city.   The 28 year old clocked 20.13 seconds to add to his 200m victories of 2006 & 2008.  Speaking to reporters after the race Usain commented – “’I’m always… Read more »

Usain clocks fastest ever relay split of 8.65 secs

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2nd May 2015 – The Jamaica – USA 4x100m rivalry continued at the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas with USA overturning a seven year Jamaican winning streak to come out on top in a fast 37.36 secs.   Usain anchored a Jamaican quartet of Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole and Nichael Ashmeade to silver in… Read more »

Race Announcement: Ostrava, May 26

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29th APirl 2015 – The organisers of the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava on May 26 today announced Usain’s participation.  It will be his seventh time to compete in the Czech meeting organised by Alfons Juck.  Press release from organisers – Usain Bolt, the fastest man on earth, will compete at the Golden Spike in… Read more »

Usain Bolt Documentary Announced

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29th April 2015 – Usain’s preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and his retirement in 2017 will be made into a feature length documentary by British filmmakers Fulwell 73.   The film, set for theatrical release, will also look back at his career and feature some of the people who helped him become… Read more »

Usain wins 3rd Mano a Mano in Rio de Janeiro

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19th April 2015 – Usain won his third Mano a Mano title in Rio de Janeiro this morning beating Ryan Bailey, Jose Carlos and Churandy Martina over 100m on a specially built track at the prestigious Jockey Club.  The six times Olympic Champion clocked 10.12 secs as he pulled away from his competitors over the… Read more »

Usain in Rio 2015

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19th April 2015 – On his fourth visit to Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games Usain visited Projeto Olympic da Mangueira, guided blind Brazilian Paralympic Champion Terezihna Guilhermina as part of a Nissan event, presented prizes for Gatorade competition winners, signed autographs for Sesi and Nissan and met Vinicius the Rio Olympic mascot.  Tomorrow… Read more »

Usain meets President Obama

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10th April 2015 – The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt got to meet the World’s most powerful man President Barack Obama in Kingston, Jamaica.  The meeting took place at a town hall event for Young Leaders at the University of West Indies where the United States President was the keynote speaker on his short visit… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT – IAAF World Relays, May 2-3

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7th Apirl 2015 – The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will compete at the IAAF / BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) announced on Tuesday (7). The second edition of this innovative and exciting competition takes place in Nassau, The Bahamas on the weekend of 2-3 May. The JAAA met on… Read more »

RACE ANNOUNCEMENT: New York Diamond League, 13th June 2015

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Press release from www.diamondleague.com Bolt Will Compete in NYC for First Time Since His Stunning 100m WR in 2008 NEW YORK CITY (March 25, 2015) — Usain Bolt will compete in New York City for the first time since 2008 when he returns to the adidas Grand Prix on June 13, organizers announced today. It will be a homecoming… Read more »

Race Announcement: Athletissima Lausanne, July 9

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9th March 2015 – The organiser of the IAAF Diamond League meeting Athletissima, Lausanne today announced Usain’s participation in the 200m at their meet on July 9.  It will be his fourth time to run the 200m at the fast Lausanne track.   Bolt, Lavillenie, Hussein and Kambundji at Athletissima! Bolt confirms 200m – Lavillenie,… Read more »

Race Announcement – Paris Diamond League, July 4

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11th February 2015 – Usain’s first Diamond League race announcement took place today with the organisers of the Meeting Areva in Paris confirming the world’s fastest man for the 100m there.  Full release from www.diamondleague.com – With a little less than five months to go, the MEETING AREVA 2015 can already tick off one name… Read more »

The Usain Bolt Foundation hosts Christmas Treat in Sherwood Content

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26th December 2014 – The Usain Bolt Foundation once again hosted a standout Christmas Treat for his home town community of Sherwood Content and invited neighbouring communities from the Parish of Trelawny to attend. The event was hosted by the Triple Olympic and World Champion Usain Bolt with the support of his sponsors Digicel, Puma,… Read more »

Usain’s Facebook following surpasses 16 million

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13th October 2014 – Usain’s Facebook following continues to grow surpassing the 16,000,000 mark over the weekend.  The top five countries that follow the six times Olympic Champion are India, UK, USA, France and Italy.   His home city of Kingston, Jamaica has the 5th highest number of followers behind London.  The top languages are… Read more »

World Indoor 100m Best in Warsaw

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23rd August 2014 – In his second individual 100m race of 2014 Usain ran a time of 9.98 secs to win the 5th Warszawski Memorial Kamili Skolimowskiel.  As the meet took place in the main football stadium in Warsaw under a closed roof it counts as a new World Indoor best time surpassing the 10.05… Read more »

100m win in Mano a Mano Brazil

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17th August 2014 – Usain returned to Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro 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…. Read more »

Usain wins Commonwealth Games 4x100m gold

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2nd August 2014 – Olympic & World Champion Usain Bolt added a Commonwealth Games gold medal to his amazing collection with a fantastic last leg in the 4x100m  to bring the team home to gold, a world leading time and Commonwealth Games record .  The team of Jason Livermore, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmeade and Usain… Read more »

2014 Race Schedule finalised

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21st July 2014 – Usain will compete in four track meets in August – August 1 & 2 – Commonwealth Games 4x100m, Glasgow August 17 – Mano a Mano 100m, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro August 23 – LOTTO Kamila Skolimowska’s Memorial 100m, Warsaw August 28 – Weltklasse 100m, Zurich  

Update on Commonwealth Games

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26th June 2014 – Message from Usain – “I am not ready to compete at the Jamaican Championships this weekend but I have informed the JAAA’s that I am available for selection for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and have submitted the relevant documentation.  I do not wish to take the place of anyone who… Read more »

Not yet ready for Ostrava or Paris

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Dear Followers, As reported a few weeks ago I had to miss some training in late March and early April due to a foot injury.  Thankfully my foot is 100% healthy now and I am back in full training.  Unfortunately due to the training that I missed I am behind where I am at normally… Read more »

Race Announcement: Warsaw, August 23, 2014

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Usain Bolt for the very first time in Poland The fastest man on earth Usain Bolt confirmed another date for the second part of the season. The 100 m and 200 m Olympic and World multiple gold medalist and World record holder will compete at the 5th edition of LOTTO Kamila Skolimowska’s Memorial on August… Read more »

Race Announcement: Weltklasse Zurich, 28 August 2014

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12th May 2014 – Release from Weltklasse, Zurich – The fastest man of the world will compete at Weltklasse Zürich on 28 August. The organisers are also happy to announce a new top-performance track at the stadium. Tickets for this year’s meeting will go on sale on 13 May, 9am. Swiss athletics fans will be… Read more »

Usain wins Jesse Owens Award

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10th March 2014 – Usain added another award to his growing collection as he was awarded the Jesse Owens International Trophy Award  at a ceremony in New York.  The award was presented by the International Athletic Association (IAA), one of the leading athletic organizations providing recognition and support to professional and amateur athletes. The award, presented… Read more »

Usain nominated for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year

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26th February 2013 – After winning the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award three times (2009, 2010, 2013) Usain has once again been nominated for the 2014 award.  Click on the link below for the full list of nominations – https://www.laureus.com/awards2014/ 

Race Announcement: Paris Diamond League, July 5

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20th January 2014 – Usain will return to Paris to make his fifth appearance in the IAAF Diamond League meeting, Meeting Areva.  Announcement on www.iaaf.org  – Usain Bolt will compete in the 2014 edition of the Meeting AREVA, the eighth leg of this year’s IAAF Diamond League, in Paris on Saturday 5 July. It will be… Read more »

Race Announcement : Ostrava, June 17

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14th January 2014 – Organisers of the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava today announcement that Usain will compete there on June 17, 2014. PRAHA (CZE): Sprint star Usain Bolt will return to Ostrava this year. The Jamaican confirmed his participation at 53rd Ostrava Golden Spike meeting which will be staged on June 17 (IAAF World… Read more »

Sportsman of the Year Awards

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31st December 2013 – In the traditional end of year awards announcements Usain added to his 2013 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year and IAAF Male Athlete of the Year  when he was selected as World Sportsman of the Year by AIPS (International Sports Press Association) and La Gazette della Sport as well as being… Read more »

Season’s Greetings Everyone

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Merry Christmas to one and all..I wish endless happiness and joy for you all #bethankful #pray #HappyHolidays #LiveLoveLaugh#ChristmasTime

Usain in Argentina

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14th December 2013 – Usain made the trip to Buenos Aries, Argentina as a guest of Imagen Deportiva to take part in a number of promotional activities. He ran against the number 59 Metrobus, he won an exhibition race against his Racers Track Club training partners Kimmari Roach, Mareio Forsythe and Daniel Bailey, he took… Read more »

Usain wins IAF Athlete of the Year

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15th November 2013 – Usain won his fifth IAF Male Athlete of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony in Sportsing Club d’Ete in Monte Carlo.  Full report from www.iaaf.org – Usain Bolt (JAM) and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) were today named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2013. Bolt, who won the award for the fifth time, and… Read more »

Win a Usain Bolt ‘I’m Ready’ poster

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FACEBOOK competition – SIGNED ‘I’M READY’ POSTER GIVEAWAY – I will send 10 lucky winners a signed Usain Bolt ‘I’m Ready’ poster. To enter answer the following question by sending me a private message on Facebook (include your postal address). 10 winners will be selected at random from the correct answers. Enter before 3pm Jamaican time on… Read more »

Usain signs new contract with Puma

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Herzogenaurach, Germany (24 September, 2013) – PUMA announced today it has signed a renewed endorsement contract with the World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt.  Having partnered with the Jamaican World and Olympic Champion since he was sixteen years old, this new deal will see PUMA work with Usain through and beyond the 2016 Olympic Games in… Read more »

Faster than Lightning

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12th September 2013 – Usain’s official autobiography ‘FASTER THAN LIGHTNING’ is now on sale.   Get your copy from http://smarturl.it/ub-ftl or in ebook form at http://smarturl.it/ub-ib.   ‘I live for the Big Moment.  That’s where I come alive.’ ‘Give me a big stage, a fight, a challenge, and something happens – I GET REAL.  I walk an… Read more »

Usain makes it three wins in a row in Brussels

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6th September 2013 – The world’s top athlete Usain Bolt (JAM) closed his 2013 T&F season with a convincing win in the 100m in the Memorial van Damme meeting in Brussels.  The Glen Mills coached athlete clocked 9.80 secs to beat Mike Rodgers (USA) 2nd in 9.90 and Nesta Carter (JAM) 3rd in 9.94 secs…. Read more »

Usain wins 100m in Weltklasse Zurich

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29th August 2013 – In his first race since the World T&F Championships in Moscow Usain was back to winning ways with a 9.90 secs wins in the 100m in Weltklasse Zurich.  In a line up closely resembling the Moscow final Usain made his usual late race surge to take the win over fellow Jamaican… Read more »

4x100m gold makes it 8 at World Champs

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18th August 2013 – Usain anchored Jamaica to gold in the 4x100m relay on the final day of the IAAF World T&F Championships to win his eight World Championships gold medal.  With a team of Nesta Carter, Kemar Bailey-Cole, Nickel Ashmede and Usain Bolt they stopped the clock at 37.36 ahead of USA and Canada… Read more »

Usain adds the 200m title

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17th August 2013 – Usain won the World Championships 200m title to make it a double sprint success in Moscow.  Six days after taking 100m glory the Glen Mills coached athlete fulfilled his favourite tag to win his favourite event in a world leading time of 19.66 secs.  This is now his third consecutive world… Read more »

Usain wins World Championships 100m title

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11th August 2013 – In pouring rain in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow Usain won the World Championships 100m title in a time of 9.77 secs.   The 2009 Champion confirmed his favourite status overpowering American Justin Gatlin and fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter in the final 50m.   His time was  a Russian All-Comers record… Read more »

Race schedule in Moscow

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8th August 2013 – Usain will compete in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m in the IAAF World T&F Championships in Moscow.  The 100m heats will take place on Saturday 10th August at 20:15 local time followed by the semi-final at 19:05 and final at 21:50 on Sunday 11th August.   The 200m heats will be… Read more »

Usain Bolt Sprints into Temple Run 2

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Run as the Fastest Man On Earth in the Fastest Growing Mobile Hit Ever Raleigh, N.C.– August 1, 2013 – Imangi Studios, the developer behind the global sensation Temple Run, and Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world’s fastest man, today announced one of the greatest videogame & athlete cameo cross-overs of all time… Read more »

9.85 Season’s Best in London

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27th July 2013 – In his final race before the IAAF World T&F Championships in Moscow Usain returned to the Olympic stadium in London  to win the 100m in a season’s best 9.85 secs in the London Anniversary Games.  One day later he returned with his Racers Track Club team of Mario Forsythe, Kemar Bailey-Cole… Read more »

Stadium Record & World Lead in Paris

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6th July 2013 – On his third visit to the Meeting Areva in Paris Usain came away with a 200m stadium record and world leading time of 19.73 secs.  The Jamaican made it a Paris triple as he ran away from training partner Warren Weir and local hero Christoph Lemaitre. ‘Personally I think I should… Read more »

Usain wins Jamaican 100m title

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21st June 2013 – Six times Olympic Champion Usain Bolt took his fourth Jamaican 100m title at the National Championships in Kingston with a 9.94 secs victory over training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole (9.98) and 200m specialist Nickel Ashmeed (9.99).   The 26 year old Bolt had an average start but powered through the field and… Read more »

Bislett Games Meeting Record in Oslo

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13th June 2013 – After a below par performance in Rome last week Usain bounced back into form with an excellent 19.79 secs meeting record in the Bislett Games in Oslo.  In cold temperatures the Glen Mills coached athlete controlled the turn before accelerating away in the record the first sub 20 in the world… Read more »

2014 Malmo Games

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10th June 2013 – Usain Bolt today became the first athlete announced for the 2014 Malmo Games on 19th August 2014. Press release from the organiser on www.malmogames.com – It has been many years since there was a leading international athletic competition in Malmo, Sweden, but now that time has arrived. Tuesday August 19, 2014… Read more »

2013 T&F season schedule – Zurich confirmed

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13th May 2013 – After opening his international season in Rio and Gran Cayman the remainder of Usain’s 2013 T&F schedule has been announced. He will travel to Europe next month to compete in two Diamond League meetings – 100m in the Golden Gala in Rome on June 6 and 200m in the Bislett Games… Read more »

100m win in Cayman

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8th May 2013 – In his opening stadium race of the season Usain came through to win the 100m at the Cayman Invitational.  The 26 year old clocked 10.09 secs to get the verdict in a photo finish with training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole (10.083 to 10.089).  After the race Bolt told reporters, “”It wasn’t the best… Read more »

Cayman Invitational on Wednesday

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6th May 2013 – I am happy to say that I will be racing in the Cayman Invitational on Wednesday as previously announced.  My hamstring is feeling good and I look forward to running my first 100m of the season.  Full details of the meet are available at www.caymaninvitational.com

Usain Bolt withdraws from the Jamaica International Invitational

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30th April 2013 – Six times Olympic Champion and world record holder Usain Bolt has announced his withdrawal from the 200m at the 2013 Jamaica International Invitational on Saturday due to a slight hamstring strain.  The 26 year old felt tightness in training over the weekend and in consultation with his coach Glen Mills decided… Read more »

Usain wins Copacabana 150m sprint race in 14.42 secs

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31st March 2013 – On a specially constructed track on Copacabana beach Usain Bolt recorded the second fastest time ever to win the Mano a Mano 150m in 14.42 secs.  In hot conditions the 26 year old superstar of T&F enthralled the exuberant Brazilian crowd with his performance, just 0.07 secs off his own world… Read more »

Samsung Camera partners with Usain Bolt

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25th March 2013 – Samsung Camera partners with Usain Bolt to promote the NX300 range.  Press release from Samsung Camera –   Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world, chosen for Samsung SMART CAMERA NX300   ◇ Usain Bolt, the perfect model for speed of NX300. ◇ Highly interested in smart cameras as a a… Read more »

Usain Bolt announced for Brussels MVD on 6th September

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20th March 2013 – Press release from www.iaaf.org – For the sixth time in his outstanding career, Usain Bolt will compete at the Belgacom Memorial, the second of two finals of the Samsung Diamond League, on 6 September 2013. He will decide later in the season whether he will contest the 100m or 200m in Brussels,… Read more »

Ciao Roma, Golden Gala, 6th June 2013

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Press Release from www.fidal.it   USAIN BOLT WILL BE COMPETING AT ROME’S GOLDEN GALA ON 6 JUNE Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, the iconic double Olympic Champion of 100m, 200m, and 4x100m (races won both in Beijing 2008 and London 2012) will be competing for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of… Read more »

Usain will run the 4x100m relay in Ostrava

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14th March 2013 – The organisers of the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting today announced that Usain Bolt will run the 4x100m as part of a Jamaican team on Thursday 27th June.  Usain has been a regular visitor to the Czech city for a meeting which currently has IAAF World Challenge status and attracts many of… Read more »

Laureus World Sportsman of the Year 2013

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  RIO DE JANEIRO, March 11, 2013 – Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt – the fastest man on Earth – is the winner of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award for the third time after his sensational performance in the London Olympics.       In London, Bolt became the first man in… Read more »

Race Announcement: Cayman Invitational, May 8

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6th March 2013 – Media release from the Cayman Invitational organizer –   On the 8th May 2013 the Cayman Islands will host the second annual Cayman Invitational, one of the biggest athletic track meets of its kind in the Caribbean, and none other than world-famous, six-time Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder, Jamaica’s… Read more »

Race Announcement – Meeting Areva, Paris, July 6

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26th February 2013 –  The organisers of the Paris Diamond League meeting on July 6th announced that Usain Bolt will return to the French city to run the 200m against local hero Christophe Lemaitre.   It will be Usain’s forth time to race in Paris having won the 100m there in 2009 and the 200m… Read more »

Usain Bolt to run 150m race on Copacabana beach

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21st February 2013 – Six time Olympic Games gold medallist Usain Bolt will run a 150m race on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 31st 2013.  The event titled ‘DESAFIO MANO A MANO’ will feature four of the top sprinters in a street meet type concept.  The organisers X3M Sports with Dream… Read more »

Teddy McCook – You will be truly missed

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“Tallest man around” is how I always greeted Mr. McCook, or usually he greeted me first with calling me “Shortest man” and the biggest laugh ever. Encouraging and positive words epitomized our conversation when Teddy and I spoke. I remember like yesterday the critical role Mr. McCook played in me joining the High Performance family… Read more »

NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, Feb 15

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Press Release from www.nba.com – NEW YORK — The NBA and Sprint announced the official lineup of the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, which will take place at the Sprint Arena on Friday, Feb. 15, during NBA All-Star Jam Session at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. NBA All-Stars James Harden of the host Houston Rockets… Read more »

China votes Usain as 2012 Titan Sportsman of the Year

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The winners of the “2012 Titan Sportsman of the Year” hosted by Titan Sports Media Group have been announced on December 19. There are two categories voted by specialist panels, including the Chinese Sportsman of the Year and the International Sportsman of the Year. Sun Yang,Ye Shiwen and Lin Dan wrap up top 3 in… Read more »

USAIN BOLT FOUNDATION HOSTS JAMAICA WEEKEND EXPERIENCE

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KINGSTON, JANUARY 8 – The World’s Fastest Man – Usain Bolt is always doing something extraordinary and come April 18-21, he is expected to take that to another level, when The Usain Bolt Foundation hosts its inaugural Jamaica Weekend Experience, at the IBEROSTAR Hotels and Resorts, Montego Bay, Jamaica. This exclusive four-day events will feature… Read more »

BOLT HOSTS TREAT IN HIS HOMETOWN ON BOXING DAY

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TRELAWNY, DECEMBER 26 Usain Bolt was back in his hometown, Sherwood Content on December 26 (celebrated as Boxing Day) on the grounds of Piedmont Basic and Waldensia Primary Schools where he was on location to host 200 children. Bolt under his Usain Bolt Foundation banner, partnered with Digicel, KFC and his team to treat the… Read more »

What BOLT is listening to (as he closes 2012)

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KINGSTON, December 18 The year 2012 has been very special for Usain Bolt and as busy as he has been for the period, he has found time to listen to his some of his favorite songs. Bolt’s love for music is well known and he has even found time to handle the turntables at home… Read more »

Third BBC Overseas Sports Personality Award for Usain

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Report from www.bbc.co.uk – Sprinter Usain Bolt has been named the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year after winning triple Olympic gold for the second successive Games. The 26-year-old Jamaican starred at the London 2012 Games as he claimed 100m, 200m and 4x100m titles. Bolt became the only man to have retained both individual sprint golds and helped his team become the first… Read more »

Usain wins IAF Male Athlete of the Year for the fourth time

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Report from www.iaaf.com – 24 November 2012 – Barcelona, Spain – Usain Bolt (JAM) and Allyson Felix (USA) were today named the Male and Female World Athletes of the Year for 2012. Bolt, who won the award for the fourth time, and Felix, a first-time winner, received their trophies and US$100,000 prize at the Athletes… Read more »

Usain in New Zealand

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8th October 2012 – Report from www.stuff.co.nz – The jury’s out on whether Usain Bolt has hoops game, but there’s no doubt about his hops after he met the back-to-back champion New Zealand Breakers in Auckland today. Bolt, the six-time Olympic gold medallist and fastest man on the planet, got together with the Breakers as… Read more »

Charity auction for the camera used by Usain at the Olympic Games

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Swedish photographer Jimmy Wixtröm is auctioning off the famous camera Usain Bolt used during the Olympics.  It was right after Usain Bolt, one of the world’s greatest athletes – and the fastest man in the world – had finished the 200 meter finals that the Sportbladet photographer lent him his camera. As seen in the pictures that since… Read more »

BOLT ENDS SEASON ON A WINNING NOTE

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Usain Bolt finished a fantastic 2012 season with a win in Brussels clocking 9.86 seconds in the 100 metres on Friday (September 7). Bolt sprinted to his first ever Diamond League title with 16 points and won ahead of Nesta Carter and Kemar Bailey Cole who ran 9.96 and 9.97 seconds respectively. Following a successful… Read more »

Meeting Record in Weltklasse Zurich – 19.66 secs

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Usain Bolt won by a wide margin in the 200 metres at the Zurich Diamond League Meeting on Thursday clocking 19.66 for another meeting record. Fresh from his win over the same distance in Lausanne a week ago, Bolt lead a Jamaican sweep for the top four positions. Bolt lead from the start in wet… Read more »

Usain runs meeting record of 19.58 in Lausanne

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Usain Bolt clocked a comfortable 19.58 seconds to take the 200 meters at the Lausanne Samsung Diamond League on Thursday (August 23). Bolt, who successfully defended his 100 and 200 meters titles at the London Olympics is running his first race since the Games.   Bolt who is fresh from his 26th birthday, ran a… Read more »

Bolt! App Approaches 2 Million Players

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Download Bolt! for FREE from the iTunes store here. Usain Bolt is set to clear another milestone this week – his iPhone game will surpass the two million player mark. Bolt! launched just prior to the Olympics and quickly climbed the charts, reaching the #2 spot in the UK before the Opening Ceremonies. But it… Read more »

BOLT blazes to 9.63 seconds in Olympic 100m Final

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Usain Bolt successfully defended his 100 metres title at the London Olympics with an impressive 9.63 seconds on Sunday, August 5.   Although Bolt was jubilant about his victory, he noted “this is the first step for me and the 100 metres is just a step in the door and the 200 metres win would… Read more »

Usain Bolt announced for Athletissima Lausanne on August 23

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Lausanne, Switzerland – Great news for all Usain Bolt fans! After missing last year’s edition of Athletissima, Usain Bolt is back at the Samsung Diamond League meeting, and will run on the Pontaise track on 23 August for the sixth time. The Jamaican champion will decide after the London Games whether he line up in… Read more »