Usain Bolt injury

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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Laureus Award for Scintillating

Big Boy Bolt Bags His 4th Laureus Award for Scintillating Performance at Rio Games

 February 25, 2017   R K Gupta

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Like in athletic arena, Jamaican super-sprinter Usain Bolt attracted the most attention at Monaco’s 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony on February 14, 2017. While Bolt walked away with 2017 Laureus Sportsman of the Year award, American artistic gymnast Simone Biles claimed the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year for her superb show at the 2016 […]

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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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Sprinter

Usain Bolt is Track-and-Field’s Biggest Achiever

 January 5, 2017   R K Gupta

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Readers can see a nearly similar article published in kridangan.com during September 2013 titled, “Bolt of Electricity in Track and Field”. Since then, Usian Bolt has already achieved the tag of an all-time great. Participating in his third consecutive Olympics after 2008 Beijing Games, 30 year old Bolt achieved something at Rio that is confined […]

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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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Usain Bolt stole the show on Sunday night

Blazing Bolt Beats Gatlin to Win 100m and South African Van Niekerk Breaks 400m WR

 August 15, 2016   R K Gupta

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Sunday at Rio had several athletic events beginning with women’s marathon in the morning. But nothing held viewers’ fancy more than the day-ending 100m men’s final that pitted Jamaican powerhouse Usain Bolt against USA’s Justin Gatlin. The two had taken top spots in their semifinal rounds earlier and excitement was already in air. Besides over […]

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Athletics in the Rio Games

There is More to Athletics in the Rio Games Than Just Usain Bolt

 August 12, 2016   R K Gupta

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The hype and hoop-la generated by Usain Bolt’s keenly awaited triple-triple has somewhat shadowed the other star athletes preparing for track-and field action starting Friday. In a message last week to his 4 million followers on twitter, Bolt beckoned everyone to watch him make Olympic history at the Rio Games. No one has ever done […]

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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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Neeraj Chopra

India’s Neeraj Chopra Breaks U-20 Javelin World Record at Poland Bolt Wins 200 in London

 July 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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In one of the most heartening news for Indian athletics, Haryana’s 18-year old Neeraj Chopra shattered the world under-20 record in men’s javelin at IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Unfortunately, Chopra could not be included in India’s Olympic squad but he has time on his side. The Indian fans would expect him to […]

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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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