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  1. Usain Bolt talks about foot injury, focus beyond 2014

    Apr 15, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    World’s fastest man might not race again until June.

  2. Are Trayvon Bromell, Zharnel Hughes the future of sprinting?

    Apr 2, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

    Trayvon Bromell

    A pair of 18-year-olds turned heads last weekend.

  3. Usain Bolt suffered foot injury

    Mar 28, 2014, 4:49 PM EDT

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    Six-time Olympic champion’s next scheduled meet is June 17.

  4. Michael Johnson analyzes Usain Bolt

    Mar 27, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    Michael Johnson

    Johnson repeats that he thinks Bolt can break 19 seconds in 200m.

  5. Laureus World Sports Awards — who will win?

    Mar 25, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

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    Usain Bolt, Missy Franklin up for Sportsman, Sportswoman of the Year.

  6. Usain Bolt on playing for Jamaican soccer team: Anything is possible

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

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    Jamaican coach hopes Bolt wants to play after 2016 Olympics.

  7. Justin Gatlin running faster than ever … in practice

    Mar 1, 2014, 12:06 PM EDT

    Justin Gatlin

    World silver medalist eyes American record as he chases Usain Bolt.

  8. Usain Bolt beats bus in Buenos Aires street race (video)

    Dec 14, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT

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    Usain Bolt is faster than a bus. The six-time Olympic champion sprinter took to the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in an 80m exhibition race with a bus televised by Argentina TV on Saturday. The race was a bit of a dud (video here). Bolt, in a green top and black shorts in the South American…

  9. Michael Johnson: track and field would be dead without Olympics

    Dec 11, 2013, 10:10 AM EDT

    Michael Johnson

    Four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson scrutinized doping in track and field and the popularity of the sport outside Usain Bolt at a forum in Doha, Qatar, on Wednesday. “You are never going to have a situation where no one cheats — athletics is a microcosm of real life, and in real life you will always have people who…

  10. Usain Bolt races virtual cheetah (video)

    Dec 2, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT

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    Usain Bolt has accomplished pretty much all there is in sprinting, but it’s unlikely he’ll ever beat a cheetah. As part of “Big Cat Week,” Nat Geo Wild studied what would have happened if a cheetah took part in the 2009 World Championships 100m final, where Bolt set the world record of 9.58 seconds. Bolt’s time…

  11. Usain Bolt and the great tortoise race (video)

    Nov 21, 2013, 9:27 AM EDT

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    Usain Bolt has never seen a race this slow before. The six-time Olympic champion visited “Access Hollywood” during his autobiography tour in California. The above clip appears to start with a previous racewalking challenge between Bolt and Billy Bush. A makeshift course was set up for this year’s race. Not for the world’s fastest man,…

  12. Usain Bolt: I’m not going on strike (video)

    Nov 20, 2013, 8:57 AM EDT

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    Usain Bolt‘s book tour arrived in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday. He signed copies of his autobiography, “Faster Than Lightning,” and answered questions about anti-doping in track and field. His comments echoed what the six-time Olympic champion said in Monaco on Saturday, when he won his record fifth IAAF Athlete of the Year award. The…

  13. Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win Athlete of the Year awards; more drug testing comments

    Nov 16, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT

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    Two Jamaicans winning the most prestigious awards in track and field did not come and go without more talk of Jamaica’s drug-testing program. Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, both triple gold medalists at the World Championships in August, swept the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards announced in Monaco on Saturday. Bolt, 27, beat out British…

  14. Usain Bolt’s obsession with ‘Call of Duty’

    Nov 13, 2013, 9:05 AM EDT

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    For all of Usain Bolt‘s recent worldwide adventures, his home life is fairly common. “My evening routine is usually just me playing ‘Call Of Duty,’” Bolt told FHM, according to the Telegraph. “I’m OK at it.” One would hope he’s better than OK, given the copious hours he’s spent playing the gun-shooting video game series over the…

  15. Usain Bolt: Sub-19 would be bigger success than more Olympic medals

    Nov 7, 2013, 8:47 AM EDT

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    What’s tougher — eating 1,000 chicken McNuggets or breaking 20 seconds in the 200m? Bolt addressed both in his recently released autobiography, “Faster Than Lightning.” We know about the McNuggets story from the Beijing Olympics. In another excerpt, Bolt said he could break his world record in the 200m (19.19) and run sub-19 as early…

  16. Usain Bolt among finalists for IAAF World Athlete of the Year

    Nov 4, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

    Mo Farah, Usain Bolt

    The only track and field athlete to break a world record in 2013 is not a finalist for World Athlete of the Year, The IAAF, track and field’s international governing body, narrowed its men’s list from 10 to three finalists on Monday – Usain Bolt, Mo Farah and Bohdan Bondarenko. It left off Kenyan Wilson Kipsang, who won the Berlin Marathon…

  17. Usain Bolt estimates he ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets at Beijing Olympics

    Nov 3, 2013, 11:53 AM EDT

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    Usain Bolt spent much more time eating McDonald’s at the Beijing Olympics than he did winning gold medals. The six-time Olympic champion sprinter believed he ate 1,000 chicken McNuggets over 10 days at the Olympics in 2008, according to the latest review of his book, this one by the New York Post. “At first I ate a…

  18. WADA schedules Jamaica visit for anti-doping investigation

    Oct 23, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

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    The World Anti-Doping Agency will conduct its audit of Jamaica’s anti-doping program next week, according to reports out of the island nation. The news came one day after a report was published quoting WADA’s president’s dissatisfaction with the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) suggesting a visit not take place until the new year. WADA officials will…

  19. Mo Farah on sub-2-hour marathon, athletes changing countries, Usain Bolt race

    Oct 14, 2013, 11:44 AM EDT

    Mo Farah

    British distance-running great Mo Farah made headlines two weeks ago when he said he was “considering the feasibility” of a marathon being run in under two hours. That didn’t mean Farah thought he could be the first sub-two man. Far from it. “For me to say I can run under two hours is ridiculous,” Farah, the Olympic…

  20. AP: WADA launching ‘extraordinary’ investigation of Jamaica drug-testing agency

    Oct 14, 2013, 9:13 AM EDT

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    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Jamaica’s drug-testing issues needed to be looked at in August, and it’s following up on those assertions. WADA confirmed to The Associated Press that the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) had a lack of testing in the months leading into the 2012 Olympics, where Jamaica won 12 track and field…

  21. Kohei Uchimura inspired by Olympic track and field legend, picks best gymnast of all time

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    Kohei Uchimura

    The world’s greatest gymnast, and perhaps the best of all time, gave a rare detailed interview with the BBC, discussing sports legends and his future, among other topics. Japan’s Kohei Uchimura became the first gymnast — man or woman — to win four world all-around championships in Antwerp, Belgium, last week. Uchimura, 24, has won every world…

  22. Report: Usain Bolt will race 100 meters on famous Buenos Aires street

    Oct 2, 2013, 11:49 AM EDT

    9 de Julio Avenue

    Usain Bolt‘s season doesn’t appear to be over. The world’s fastest man will run a 100-meter exhibition on 9 de Julio Avenue in central Buenos Aires in December, according to Argentine newspaper La Nacion. The event will take place either Dec. 7 or 13 with at least three other Jamaican runners, according to the report. Bolt’s agent…

  23. IAAF announces candidates for World Athlete of the Year

    Oct 1, 2013, 10:56 AM EDT

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    Usain Bolt is a candidate for track and field’s athlete of the year award, as expected, but he’s by no means a sure bet to take home the title for the fifth time in six years. Bolt had a stellar 2013, winning the 100 meters, 200 and 4×100 relay gold at the World Championships and losing…

  24. Usain Bolt calls out Tony Parker, swishes unbelievable basketball shots (video)

    Sep 24, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

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    Usain Bolt‘s trip around Europe included a bit of basketball. Bolt, who lists Kevin Garnett as one of his sports heroes, called out San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker in a video posted on the French media website Canal+. “Hey Tony, your jump shot sucks,” Bolt said. “Watch this.” Bolt proceeded to drain three shots on an extraordinarily tall…

  25. Usain Bolt dresses up for Oktoberfest (photo); signs new contract with Puma

    Sep 24, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT

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    Usain Bolt‘s worldwide offseason Instagram tour continues. We’ve seen him marketing his book in London, where he trolled Thierry Henry, and posing with a bride and groom in Paris. His latest destination is apparently Munich for Oktoberfest. He’s getting in the spirit: Earlier Tuesday, Bolt announced he signed a new contract with the German sportswear company…

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