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Jamaican Minister of Health confirms sprinter Usain Bolt tested positive for coronavirus
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Jamaican Minister of Health confirms sprinter Usain Bolt tested positive for coronavirus

Jamaica Health Minister Christopher Tufton said Usain Bolt was aware of the results and his recent contacts were being traced.

Sprint legend Usain Bolt self-quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19
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Sprint legend Usain Bolt self-quarantining after testing positive for COVID-19

In a video posted on Twitter, Bolt said he had experienced no symptoms, but he urged friends he had been in contact with to take precautions.

Kiren Rijiju says girl taking her father on cycle from Gurgaon to Bihar was tragic, but expecting medals from her shows lack of sports knowledge
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Kiren Rijiju says girl taking her father on cycle from Gurgaon to Bihar was tragic, but expecting medals from her shows lack of sports knowledge

Rijiju was amazed that his colleagues felt that people like Jyoti Kumari, Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda and Rameshwar Gurjar -- who became social media sensation -- were Olympic prospects.

Noah Lyles 'breaks' Usain Bolt's 200m world record in unique high-tech athletics meet, later discovers he ran only 185 metres
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Noah Lyles 'breaks' Usain Bolt's 200m world record in unique high-tech athletics meet, later discovers he ran only 185 metres

Lyles had been mistakenly lined up to run only 185 meters of the Bradenton track for his star turn of this curious version of the storied Weltklasse meet in Zurich on Thursday.

Athletics great Usain Bolt and long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcome first child
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Athletics great Usain Bolt and long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcome first child

Athletics great and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett welcomed their first child.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's Andre De Grasse has opportunity to be part of sprint show after postponement of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada's Andre De Grasse has opportunity to be part of sprint show after postponement of Games

Andre De Grasse now has the chance to be a major part of the sprint show at the Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Usain Bolt's coach says 'can't see Games going ahead', should be postponed to 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Usain Bolt's coach says 'can't see Games going ahead', should be postponed to 2021

'This would be unprecedented, but we are in unprecedented time. Move everything up one year and then everything will eventually fall back in place,' said Glen Mills, Sprint legend Usain Bolt's coach.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk makes return after two-year absence though knee-injury
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk makes return after two-year absence though knee-injury

Van Niekerk tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee playing in a charity tag rugby game in his home town of Cape Town in late 2017

Usain Bolt still had a lot to offer as a sprinter, feels fellow Jamaican track icon Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
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Usain Bolt still had a lot to offer as a sprinter, feels fellow Jamaican track icon Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Usain Bolt quit too early, reckons fellow Jamaican great Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who strongly feels that the fastest man on the the planet could have actually dug deep to extend his love affair with athletics instead of bidding it adieu.

Internet-famous kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda refuses to undergo trials in SAI Bengaluru
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Internet-famous kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda refuses to undergo trials in SAI Bengaluru

Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda, who has created a social media storm after his record-setting performance in a traditional buffalo race, has refused to undergo trials to be conducted at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru.

Kambala racer Srinivas Gowda's trial date yet to be fixed, to be given time for acclimatisation, say SAI sources
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Kambala racer Srinivas Gowda's trial date yet to be fixed, to be given time for acclimatisation, say SAI sources

The actual date of trial for kambala racer Srinivas Gowda, who has been called for an assessment at the SAI Center Bengaluru, is yet to be decided as he will be given time for acclimatisation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Usain Bolt picks USA's Christian Coleman as 100-metre favourite for showpiece event
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Usain Bolt picks USA's Christian Coleman as 100-metre favourite for showpiece event

Usain Bolt has some advice for speedy Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill: Forget trying to make the US team for the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprint legend Usain Bolt returns to track to inaugurate newly-completed stadium for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sprint legend Usain Bolt returns to track to inaugurate newly-completed stadium for Games

Sprinting great Usain Bolt ran on the track at Tokyo’s newly-completed National Stadium on Saturday during an event to celebrate the opening of the venue set to be the centrepiece of next year’s Olympics.

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt looking to bring Bolt Mobility electric scooters to Japan despite strict regulations
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Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt looking to bring Bolt Mobility electric scooters to Japan despite strict regulations

Bolt Mobility aims to be in 20 cities globally by the end of this year and 50 across eight countries in 2020. Earlier this year, it launched in New York, Paris and Washington

Saharan silver ant, world's fastest insect, can travel nearly a meter per second
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Saharan silver ant, world's fastest insect, can travel nearly a meter per second

The Saharan silver ants hit these top speeds racing at midday across desert sands that reach 60 degrees Celsius.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Despite standout performances, track and field still in search of next big star after Usain Bolt

The debate about the wisdom of bringing the IAAF's biggest competition to a country that is still gearing up to host the biggest in any sport — the 2022 FIFA World Cup — haunted this event from the get-go

World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles produces sensational run to win 200m title, leads American gold rush in Doha
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Noah Lyles produces sensational run to win 200m title, leads American gold rush in Doha

Noah Lyles led a triumphant night for the United States on Tuesday at the World Athletics Championships just hours after the sport had been rocked by the suspension of controversial coach Alberto Salazar.

World Athletics Championships 2019: Returning new-mothers Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix revel in record glory
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World Athletics Championships 2019: Returning new-mothers Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix revel in record glory

Fraser-Pryce and Felix, both racing in their first major championships since taking time off from the sport to have children, lit up a pulsating day three of competition even if the action was played out inside a near-empty Khalifa Stadium.

World Athletics Championships 2019: From Noah Lyles to Sifan Hassan, three athletes who could shine in global showpiece event
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World Athletics Championships 2019: From Noah Lyles to Sifan Hassan, three athletes who could shine in global showpiece event

As the World Athletics Championships begins on Friday, we take a look at the three athletes who could shine in the global showpiece, the first since 2003 without Usain Bolt