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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 gives back to William Knibb High School

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16th September 2015 – Back in the island after his triple gold medal – winning performance at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has come to the aid of his alma mater’s sports programme with a donation of $1.3 million plus sporting equipment and supplies. The world 100m and 200m… 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 »

‘USAIN BOLT ATHLETICS’

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Usain Bolt Athletics is an online computer game.  Run, Hurdle and Throw against your friends to see who is the online version of Usain Bolt, the World’s Fastest Man. Spread the word… PLAY, LIKE and SHARE…. https://www.facebook.com/UsainBoltAthletics

USAIN BOLT – MY STORY 9.58

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  Eight days…three gold medals…three world records…one amazing reputation firmly established. Usain Bolt’s life – and the world of sport – would never be the same again. Since those heady days of the Beijing Olympics in August 2008, Usain Bolt has lowered both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records once again – to a… Read more »

Tracks & Records, Kingston, Jamaica

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Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records is the first of its kind in the Caribbean region and has already started to break the barriers of a casual eatery and sports bar & lounge Our goal is to deliver a memorable experience to all customers… each and every time! With dedication and hard work we have become… Read more »

Oslo – 9.79 Seconds

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Usain Bolt clocked 9.79 seconds to win in Oslo on Thursday, June 7 over countryman, Asafa Powell, who was 2nd in 9.85. Bolt erased the old Meeting Record mark of 9.88 held by Ato Boldon back in 1988. Lerone Clarke ran 10.10 seconds to finish third and complete the trifecta for Jamaica. Of the 12 times Bolt… Read more »

Rome 9.76 secs

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Usain Bolt clocked 9.76 secs to record the fastest time so far this year and a meeting record at the Compeed Golden Gala Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday May 31. Bolt was part of a world-class line up which included countryman Asafa Powell (2nd9.91) and Christophe Lemaitre clocked 10.04 for a fast finish…. Read more »

Victory in Ostrava

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Usain Bolt won in his first Europe outing at the Golden Spike meeting in Czech Republic in a slow 10.04 seconds ahead of Kim Collins – 10.19 and Darvis Patton – 10.22. Bolt was slow out of the blocks after a false start. Bolt lingered briefly behind but caught up almost half-way and passed the… Read more »

THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD NOW HAS A WATCH DEDICATED TO HIM

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Quite some symbol.The aptly named King Power Usain Bolt. In addition to the watch’s many references to the sprinter, it features an interesting hallmark: the strap is made from exactly the same leather as his shoes. Usain “Lightning” Bolt, the world’s fastest man, now has a Swiss watch named in honour of him and featuring… Read more »

Usain announced for Weltklasse, Zurich

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Exciting news for athletics fans in Zurich: Superstar Usain Bolt (JAM) will be part of the cast of Weltklasse Zürich this year. The official ticket sale for the meeting on Tuesday, 30 August 2012 will begin tomorrow, Tuesday, 15 May, 9 a.m. Zurich will again host one of two Samsung Diamond League finals. It will… Read more »

Usain Bolt Partners with SOUL Electronics

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Lake Mary, FL – May 14, 2012 – SOUL Electronics and the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, have announced a branding partnership. The track and field star will be representing the SOUL brand during various events throughout the year and will be a development partner for his own special edition headphones, scheduled to hit the… Read more »

Usain will run 200m in Herculis, Monaco

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Monte-Carlo – Usain Bolt will return to Monaco to run the 200m at the Herculis Samsung Diamond League meeting on 20 July 2012. The series of 14 meetings spread across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the USA which compose the 2012 Samsung Diamond League season gets underway in just under a month’s time in… Read more »

Usain meets Prince Harry

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Prince Harry on his four day official visit to Jamaica met with the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt at the UWI/Usain Bolt Track on Tuesday, March 6. The Prince and the King of Track and Field met with children, teammates and sat and spoke to a small group of invited guests along with… Read more »

USAIN BOLT GIVES

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So often we ignore charities and foundations – non for profit organisations which give back to communities in the social, academic, cultural and general development of people. However, as stars emerge and evolve a lot of what they do is help to grow the community which they grew up, in a bid to make it… Read more »

Sigma Corporate Run

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KINGSTON, February 19 – Usain Bolt Foundation and sponsor partners have contributed US$25,000 (J$2,150,000) to Pan Caribbean Sigma Corporate Run which has collaborated with the Chain of Hope Foundation to raise J$50,000,000 for Cardiac Programme at the Bustamante Hospital for Children. Usain Bolt is one of three patrons along with Her Excellency Lady Patricia Allen… Read more »

Usain will return to the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava

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PRAHA (CZE): Fastest man on earth confirmed his 6th appearance at Ostrava Golden Spike meet (fifth in the row since 2008). Usain Bolt will return to his usual early season fixture in Czech Republic on May 25 (IAAF World Challenge) and currently plans a 1oo m race there. Organisers for first time secured his participation… Read more »

The Best of Usain Bolt – January 2012 Edition

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AWARDS – 2011 RJR National Sportsman of the Year (the island’s top sporting awards) – Category Award for Track and Field – 4 X 100 metres relay team member (World Record) – Inaugural Sagicor Iconic Award (inaugural award – given for his venerable achievement in track and field nationally, regionally and internationally) – Racers Track… Read more »

Usain Bolt confirmed for a return to the Golden Gala in Rome

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Rome, Italy – For the second consecutive year Usain Bolt, the triple Olympic champion, twice World champion and triple World record holder will be the headline attraction of the Compeed Golden Gala, the third leg of the 2012 Samsung Diamond League set for Thursday 31 May at Rome’s Olympic Stadium. The Jamaican will run the… Read more »

Best of Usain Bolt – December 2012 Edition

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– Special Feature with Reuters broadcast to media all over the world – Feature – Times of India – Feature – US Weekly Magazine – Feature – Rise magazine (USA) Gatorade – 2012 Campaign – see an excerpt here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQnQWdrXNMk&feature=share Nominations – Laureus Sportsman of the year 2012 – All-Athletics.com Male athlete of 2011 –… Read more »

Usain Bolt nominated for Laureus Award

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KINGSTON, December 15 World and Olympic champion and record holder, Usain Bolt has once again been nominated for the Laureus Sports Awards for 2012. Bolt a two-time winner is the only track and field athlete in the male category. Bolt won this prestigious award back in 2009 and 2010. Bolt and other nominees are: footballer,… Read more »

Best of Usain Bolt – November 2012 Edition

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November 2011 Edition – University of the West Indies, Mona confers the Honorary Doctor of Laws at the annual graduation ceremony making him Dr. The Hon Usain St. Leo Bolt OJ – For the third time he was named International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) Male Athlete of the Year – previously named in 2008 and… Read more »

UWI TRIBUTE TO USAIN FROM BRIAN MEEKS

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Usain St. Leo Bolt Chancellor, forgive my unorthodox start, as I cut to the chase and allow the ‘big man’ to speak for himself: Bang! The moment the gun went I checked out my rivals as I popped the blocks, glancing left and right to see whether they’d got out before me. It was just… Read more »

UWI HONOURS USAIN BOLT

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The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona recognised Usain Bolt as one of five Caribbean icons at its Graduation ceremonies November 4 and 5. The track star along with Ms. Minna Israel, Mr. Earl Jarrett received the Honorary Doctor of Laws ( LLD) while Professor Lenworth Jacobs and Dr. Erna Brodber will receive the… Read more »

DIGICEL PROMOTION WINNERS ENJOY MEMORABLE NIGHT OUT

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Lucky winners of Digicel’s online top-up competition win a trip for two to Jamaica to have dinner with World’s Fastest Man Monday, October 24th 2011 – Kingston, Jamaica: The lucky winners of the Digicel online top-up competition and their guests were hosted by Digicel Brand Ambassador, Usain Bolt, on Saturday night last, at his renowned… Read more »

UNBEATEN in 2011

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Announcers now call him, “the great man”, and rightly so, as no known human being has ever run faster. But this season, Usain Bolt may have earned that titled even more so than in past world record-setting years. This season, Bolt’s greatest challenger was not Tyson Gay, or countryman Asafa Powell, but his own limitations… Read more »

Usain hosts clinic at Mt. Sac

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Usain Bolt and PUMA host track and field clinic at Mt SAC On Tuesday, September 27th, PUMA athlete and world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, ventured out to Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California to treat some of today’s young athletes to advice and tips on how to get faster, be the best they can… Read more »

Usain Bolt and Digicel

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DIGICEL and Usain Bolt have been partners since 2004. Usain has featured in all of the company’s major campaigns during that period and since copping the Olympic and World Championships records and titles, both Brands have combined well to impact on the loves of people in the Caribbean region. This time, Usain and Digicel took… Read more »

LOOK OUT WORLD

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September 26 Usain Bolt is warning the rest of the world that they should be very worried, now that he and teammate Yohan Blake are major competitors. In an interview with ESPN, while in Europe; Bolt who was reflecting on the false start in the 100 metres in Daegu said “It won’t happen again. “… Read more »

Fastest Time in the World in Brussels

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Usain Bolt ended his season on top of the world with a world leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres ahead of Nesta Carter (JAM) – 9.89 and Lerone Clarke 10.05 at the Van Damme Memorial in Brussels on Friday, September 16. Bolt’s time was an improvement of .02 seconds set by Asafa Powell… Read more »

Brussels 100m

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Usain Bolt will close his season in the 100 metres in Brussels on Friday, September 16. Bolt coming off a season’s best of 9.85 from Zagreb hopes to eclipse the fastest time over the distance this year of 9.78 set by countryman, Asafa Powell. Bolt will face off with Jamaicans, Nesta Carter and Lerone along… Read more »

Zagreb 9.85

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Usain Bolt put on a season’s best performance and meet record of 9.85 seconds to win the 100 metres in Zagreb, Croatia on Tuesday, September 13. The time placed him ahead of Kim Collins (SKN) 10.01 and Richard Thompson (TT) 10.03 to complete a Caribbean sweep. Bolt who was running his first 100 metres race… Read more »

Bolt in Zagreb

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Usain Bolt headlines the list of athletes down to participate in the IAAF World Challenge scheduled for Zagbreb, Croatia on Tuesday, September 13. Since the 100 metres disqualification in Daegu, South Korea 15 days ago, this will be Bolt’s first 100 metres. He will face bronze medalist, Kim Collins along with Justin Gatlin (USA) and… Read more »

Bolt runs 19.40 in 200m

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Daegu, September 3 – Usain Bolt ran a world leading 19.40 seconds to capture the gold medal in the 200 metres at the 13th World Championship in Daegu, South on Saturday. Bolt breezed through the semi final and round one a day earlier to make it to the final. Bolt’s 19.40 is the fourth fastest… Read more »

WORLD 4x100m RECORD: 37.04

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Daegu, September 4 – The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt anchored his Jamaican 4 X 100 metres relay team to an astonishing world record of 37.04 seconds to end the 13th World Championship in Daegu on Sunday. This was done on the final day and the final event and Bolt was a part… Read more »

Back in the 200m Final

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Daegu, September 2 – Usain strolled to 20.31 seconds to comfortably take first spot in semi-final 2 of the 200 metres at the World Championship in Daegu. Bolt ran out of lane 6 and covered the field for the first 40 metres, then straightened up and lead comfortably until the finish line. Bolt after finishing… Read more »

200 METRES Heats

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Daegu, September 2 – Usain Bolt returned to the track on Friday, September 2 in the 200 metres to clock an easy 20.30 seconds in winning heat 2 of 7 in the 200 metres. Bolt came off the curve quicker than his competitors and with just about 40 metres to go, shut down and cruised… Read more »

200m UP NEXT

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Daegu, September 2 – Usain Bolt returns to action today for the 200 metres. He will run in heat 2 out of lane 7 and will face Caribbean contenders like Emmanuel Calendar (TNT) and Churandy Martina (NED). Bolt suffered a setback on Day 2 (August 28) when he was disqualified in the final of the… Read more »

Statement from Usain Bolt

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Daegu, August 29 – “Firstly I would like to congratulate my team mate Yohan Blake and the other athletes who won the medals. Of course I am extremely disappointed not to have had the chance to defend my title due to the false start. I was feeling great through the rounds and was ready to… Read more »

FALSE START

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STATEMENT FROM BOLT CAMP Daegu, South Korea – The world was unable to see the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt defend his 100 metres title at the 13th World Championship in Daegu, South Korea on Sunday, August 28; this after a false start in the final. Bolt who entered the final as favourite following easy… Read more »

Racers Track Club in Korea

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August 20 Usain Bolt and other members of his Racers Track Club team are already in Daegu, Korea as the 13th World Track and Field Championships get underway on Saturday, August 27. Bolt is the defending champion for the 100 and 200 metres, where he seeks to defend his titles and should team with his… Read more »

5 Million FaceBook Fans!

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KINGSTON, August 8 – Usain Bolt has added another record to his already comprehensive list. Usain is the first Jamaican to have over 5 million fans on Facebook, adding 300,000 in less than two months. Up to June 16, his fan list was just about 4.6 million, a week after his 19.86 seconds clocking in… Read more »

Bolt creates one more record!

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KINGSTON, August 8 – Usain Bolt has added another record to his already comprehensive list. Usain is the first Jamaican to have over 5 million fans on Facebook, adding 300,000 in less than two months. Up to June 16, his fan list was just about 4.6 million, a week after his 19.86 seconds clocking in… Read more »

Bolt, Honorary Doctor of Law (UWI)

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PRINT king Usain Bolt, as well as corporate executives Minna Israel and Earl Jarrett will be conferred with honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degrees by the University of the West Indies (UWI) in November this year. According to the May 2011 issue of the UWI magazine Mona News, Bolt, Israel and Jarrett are among 20… Read more »

READY FOR PARIS

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Paris, France – Usain Bolt who will run his second 200 metres of the season when he races on Friday (8) at the Meeting Areva – Samsung Diamond League – in Paris’ Stade de France, took time out from his preparations this afternoon to meet the media at sponsor Areva’s HQ in the French capital…. Read more »

Top United Way award for Bolt

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World and Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion Usain Bolt is in line for another top award. Next Tuesday, Bolt will be recognised for his contributions to nation building at United Way’s annual Nation Builders & Employee Awards function at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. The track star will receive the highest individual… Read more »

BOLT to run 200 metres in OSLO

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After a 13 month absence, Usain Bolt will compete in the 200 metres at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 9. Bolt will line up against teammate Mario Forsythe (Racers Track Club), Kim Collins and Great Britain’s Christian Malcolm. Bolt last ran 19.56 seconds over the 200 metres at the Jamaica Invitational on May… Read more »

Bolt’s late surge just heads-off Powell 9.91 to 9.93 secs

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Rome, Italy – World record holder Usain Bolt despite a very poor start came through his first competition for nine months when winning over 100 metres at the Compeed Golden Gala, the third stop on the Samsung Diamond League series in Rome tonight (26). The world’s fastest man despite being the third last sprinter in… Read more »

ROME, ITALY

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Rome, Italy – Usain Bolt, the world’s most entertaining sportsman, returns to competition at the third leg of the Samsung Diamond League circuit inRome’s Olympic Stadium on Thursday (26). The owner of both the Olympic and World Championships sprint titles and World 100m and 200m record holder to boot, admits in his initial appearance of… Read more »

CHAIN OF HOPE

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USAIN BOLT FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH CHAIN OF HOPE JAMAICA AND HE LADY PATRICIA ALLEN …to support cardiac surgery for children Usain Bolt, through his Foundation, (Usain Bolt Foundation) will team up with Chain of Hope Jamaica and HE Lady Patricia Allen to raise well needed funds for paediatric cardiac service at the Bustamante Hospital for… Read more »

BOLT MONACO

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Monaco – Usain Bolt will run the 100m at Monaco’s Stade Louis II on 22 July 2011. The triple World record holder, triple Olympic and World champion has accepted the personal invitation made by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, President of the Fédération Monégasque d’Athlétisme which organises the meeting Herculis, 10th stage of the… Read more »

BOLT & MARLEY

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Usain Bolt will be competing at the 2012 London Olympics with the legend of Bob Marley on his shoulders. The world-record holder in the 100 and 200 metres and the rest of his Jamaican track and field teammates will be wearing uniforms designed by the reggae great’s daughter, Cedella Marley. “We both break records,” Marley… Read more »

USAIN TALKS ABOUT JAMAICA’S NEW PUMA OLYMPIC KIT

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On the week of the late Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley’s birthday, it has been announced that his daughter – fashion designer Cedella Marley – will design the PUMA Jamaican Track and Field team’s Olympic, podium and ceremony wear for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The designs will be worn by the entire team, including… Read more »

Bolt to run 100 metres in Oslo

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Oslo, Norway, January 11 – Triple World record holder Usain Bolt will be competing in the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 7 June in Oslo, Norway in the 100m. The meeting in Oslo is one of 14 Samsung Diamond League meets in 2012 and the first in which Bolt has confirmed his participation. “I am looking… Read more »

USAIN BOLT IS THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS JAMAICAN ALIVE (CNN)

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BEATEN only by Brazil and Singapore, Jamaica has been ranked the world’s third coolest country by CNN. The lighthearted article posted online listed the top 12 among 250 countries. “There’s more to Jamaicans than reggae, including Rastafarian (the most kick-back religion ever invented), an accent that’s the envy of the English-speaking world and the planet’s… Read more »

OLYMPIC JOB VACANCIES: TO BE A CARPARK MARSHAL OR CARRY USAIN BOLT’S BAGS

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The first of 100,000 interviews for volunteers at the Olympics will be held in London tomorrow as Britain’s biggest recruitment drive gets into full swing. About 300 people per day will have one-to-one interviews for the 70,000 roles, which range from car-park marshal to kitbag carrier for Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt. Applicants to become… Read more »

BOLT TO RUN 100 AT GOLDEN GALA IN ROME

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ROME (AP) — Golden Gala organizers announced Friday that world record-holder Usain Bolt will run the 100 meters at the meet in Rome on May 26. It will mark Bolt’s first Diamond League meet of the season, with the Jamaican also committed to run the 200 in June at the Bislett Games in Oslo. “I… Read more »

GATORADE BRINGS THE FASTEST MAN ON THE PLANET TO AUS.

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USAIN BOLT TO LAUNCH NEW PRODUCT AND ATTEND ATHLETICS MEET IN SYDNEY 8th September 2010 – Usain Bolt, the 100m World record holder and the fastest man on earth, will touch down in Sydney next Tuesday, 14th September, to officially launch the newest variant of Gatorade – a brand new lemon ice flavour which has… Read more »

BOLT WITHDRAWS FROM ZURICH & BRUSSELS

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Munich, August 10 After an assessment from his medical team we can confirm that Usain Bolt will close his 2010 track season and cancel his participation in the IAAF Diamond League meetings – Weltklasse Zurich and Memorial van Damme, Brussels. Usain was examined yesterday (Monday, August 9) by Dr Hans Müller-Wohlfahrt in Munich who found… Read more »

Chasing Bolt, Episode 1 – Paris 2010

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Episode 1 takes you to Paris, France and follows Usain as he makes a series of public appearances, including Courir on the Champs-Elysees where he revealed his custom race singlet to the press and to Place de l’hotel de ville where Usain DJ’d for thousands of fans. Of course, he also won the Meeting Areva… Read more »

100m WR – 9.58 seconds

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Usain Bolt breaks his own 100m World Record at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany with a time of 9.58 seconds. That’s fast!