Tag: Usain Bolt

Jamaican Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt's wish comes true, gets invited for T20 League

The fastest man on earth, Usain Bolt, is eyeing a career in cricket and is keen to play in the T20 Leagues like Jamaican superstars such as Chris Gayle and Andre Russell.

  • Wednesday, 08 December 2021
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Odisha boy Somesh sets eyes on 2024 Olympics; to train in Jamaica

Rourkela: Bringing laurels to the state, Odisha lad Somesh Swain of Delhi Public School (DPS) in Rourkela bagged gold medal in the grand finale of the All India 100 mts competition held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi. Somesh was felicitated at the Rourkela railway station after he received a rousing welcome by […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Bolt to run 100, 4×100 relay in final World Championships

London: Jamaican star Usain Bolt confirmed on Wednesday that he will compete in the 100 metres and 4×100m relay race at the IAAF World Championships here next month. The 100 meters and 200 meters world record holder Bolt said in a press conference that he will only run in the 100 and 4×100 relay in his […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Srabani meets Bolt, Pryce; hopes to better her personal best

Ace woman sprinter of Odisha Srabani Nanda believes that she can beat her personal best in the 200-meter sprint, her chosen event, at the Rio Olympics

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Usain Bolt starts practice with Australian football club

Sydney: Former Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt on Tuesday started his first practice with professional Australian football club Central Coast Mariners. The eight-time Olympic gold medal winner marked his 32nd birthday by completing the session at the club’s stadium in Gosford, north of Sydney, as documented by an Efe journalist. “The Mariners decided to give me […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Bolt signed up to make Aussie cricketers 'explosive' runners

Sydney: Australia’s cricketers are now joined by retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve their “explosiveness” off the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Jeered Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt's 100m farewell party

London: American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London and rain on the Jamaican’s farewell race in the blue riband event. Gatlin, who has served two doping bans and won silvers behind Bolt at the last two world championships, clocked 9.92 seconds, with teammate […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Bolt declares my records not meant to be broken

Laughing off questions on potential challengers, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt turned on the charm offensive on his maiden trip to India, throwing humility out of the window to declare that his records are pretty much out of reach

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
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Usain Bolt bounces back with 100 metre win in London

London: Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt made an impressive return to competition with a win in the 100 metres at the Diamond League meet here. Bolt, hampered by injury for much of this year, prevailed in his first competitive heat in six weeks with a time of 9.87 seconds on the same […]

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Felix Surpasses Bolt's Tally Of Gold Medals At World Championships

Doha: US’ Allyson Felix surpassed Jamaican great Usain Bolt as the most decorated athlete in the history of World Athletics Championships as she helped her team to the 4x400m mixed relay title in Doha. It took Felix’s gold tally to 12, one more than what Bolt finished with at the 2017 World Championships. USA on […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Rijiju calls 'India's Usain Bolt' Srinivasa Gowda for trials

New Delhi: Srinivasa Gowda, a Kambala jockey from Moodabidri in Karnataka, has been called for trials by the Sports Ministry after he set a new record as the fastest runner in the history of the traditional sport of the coastal region. “I’ll call Karnataka’s Srinivasa Gowda for trials by top SAI Coaches. There’s lack of […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Jolt For Indian Bolt From Another Kambala Jockey

Bengaluru: A second Kambala racer has emerged faster than Srinivas Gowda, the jockey hogging limelight across the country for ‘eclipsing’ Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt’s 100m record. “Nishant Shetty hailing from Bajagoli Jogibettu village broke Gowda’s record at Venoor Kambala (buffalo race). He covered 100m in just 9.51 seconds,” said a Kambala organiser. Bolt currently […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021