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Usain Bolt’s Final Race Ends in a Cry of Pain

 August 13, 2017   kridangan

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Running the final race of his career, the 30-year-old Usain Bolt, after taking the baton from his Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake, suffered cramps on his left hamstring as he tried, in vain, to chase down the British and American rivals in the last lap of the race. “It’s cramp in his left hamstring but a […]

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Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

Usain Bolt Loses One Olympic Gold Medal for No Fault of His Own

 February 10, 2017   R K Gupta

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In one utterly frustrating news for the iconic Jamaican speedster Usain Bolt, he has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals. On January 2017, the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games, because they found Bolt’s teammate Nesta Carter guilty of doping violations. A few months […]

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Elaine Thompson Repeats Rio Magic at Lausanne’s 11th Diamond League Meeting

 August 27, 2016   R K Gupta

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Freshly-minted Rio Olympic champion Elaine Thompson of Jamaica gave proof of her premier status as world’s best woman sprinter with a dominating 100m victory in 11th Diamond League meeting at Lausanne on Thursday. Thompson’s compatriot Asafa Powell took the honors in men’s 100m. Other Olympic champions, who repeated their Rio performances were; Colombian Caterine Ibarguen […]

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Jamaican Thunder-Bolt Scripts Athletic History and Fulfills His Promise of the Triple-Triple

Jamaican Thunder-Bolt Scripts Athletic History and Fulfills His Promise of the Triple-Triple

 August 20, 2016   R K Gupta

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When Usain Bolt hangs his running boots, the three days of August 14, 18 & 19 of 2016 Rio Games will forever be etched in his memory. He ran fastest in 100m on August 14, won the 200m on August 18 and then anchored the Jamaican quartet to victory in 4x100m relay on August 19.  […]

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Lightning Bolt Jets Into Rio

Lightning Bolt Jets Into Rio for Tryst with the Historic Triple-Triple

 August 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Games, no single man has made more news than the Jamaican super-sprinter Usain Bolt. The Jamaican’s best time of his career came in a space of one year between Beijing Olympics in August 2008 and World Championships in Berlin in August 2009. In Beijing, Bolt broke the world […]

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Usain Bolt Cleared for Rio

Usain Bolt Cleared for Rio After All Justin Gatlin Will be There Too

 July 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association has announced that world record holder Usain Bolt will be the part of their nation’s Olympic team for 2016 Summer Games in Rio. After the conclusion of the Jamaican Olympic Trials, a large contingent of Track-and-Field athletes has been cleared for the Rio Olympics and Bolt features in 100m, 200m […]

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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican Olympic Trials

 July 2, 2016   kridangan

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Two-time 100-meter Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt withdrew from the Jamaican Olympic Trials on Friday after suffering a Grade 1 hamstring tear. Bolt won his 100-meter semifinal heat with a time of 10.04 seconds. He complained of a tight hamstring after his preliminary race on Thursday, and the pain resurfaced after his semifinal run. Bolt could miss […]

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Gets Ready to Make Olympic History at Rio

 February 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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No woman athlete has ever won three 100m gold medals in Olympic history. With Beijing 2008 and London 2012 titles already in her bag, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is on the verge of scripting her name in athletic history with the third 100m gold at 2016 Rio Olympics. Fraser-Pryce was not quite 1½ years old, when […]

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Usain Bolt’s Dream of a Sub-19 200m Run and Scientific Secrets of Jamaican Super Sprinting

 October 10, 2014   R K Gupta

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Just a few days after Usain Bolt left Bangalore in September 2014, the athletics world welcomed the news of his ambition of making a 200m dash in less than 19 seconds. The 28-year old Jamaican, who holds world records in 100 and 200 meters, has stayed out of competitive sprints in either category for the […]

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Pavey belies her 40 years by winning Commonwealth 5,000 metres bronze medal

 August 3, 2014   John Welsh

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Usain Bolt may have captured the headlines by anchoring the Jamaican team to win the 4×100 metres relay gold medal on the final day of track and field athletics competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, but on the same evening, it was a veteran 40 year old athlete who proved that age and experience can […]

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