Usain Bolt News
On World Athletics Day, here is a look at some of the top athletes from across the world.
18-year-old sprint sensation Erriyon Knighton clocked 19.49 seconds at the Baton Rouge meet while destroying his U-20 world record of 19.84 seconds.
The first Olympic 100m final since the great showman's departure was a subdued affair, with Jacobs clocking 9.80sec at a COVID-emptied Tokyo National Stadium
Tokyo Olympics: Jamaican sprinter Hansle Parchment tracks down volunteer who helped him win gold; watch video here
Parchment told the story in a video posted on Instagram, which ended with him meeting the volunteer. He thanked her, showed her the gold medal, gave her a Jamaican Olympic shirt and paid her back the money she had lent
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins first men’s 100m gold in post-Usain Bolt era
Jacobs, 26, timed a European record of 9.80 seconds, with American Fred Kerley taking silver in 9.84sec in one of the most understated major championship 100m races of recent times.
In Bolt's absence, a raft of up-and-coming track and field stars headlined by Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis, US sprinter Noah Lyles, and recent 400m hurdles world record setters Karsten Warholm and Sydney McLaughlin head to Japan looking to build their own legacy.
In the 125 year history of Olympic Games, the time in men's 100m has only gone down by 2.37 seconds despite the improvement in track quality, nutrition, shoe technology.
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 will see some of the biggest names in recent sporting history miss out, whether that's due to retirement or through injury.
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'He's been a talent', Usain Bolt says watch out for USA's Trayvon Bromell in 100m event
One of Bolt's favorites in the 100 at the rescheduled Tokyo Games will be Trayvon Bromell, who won the event last weekend at the US Olympic Track and Field trials.
Bolt revealed the news on social media with a Father's Day family photo, showing a lightning bolt emoji next to each of his children's names in the caption.
Jamaica Health Minister Christopher Tufton said Usain Bolt was aware of the results and his recent contacts were being traced.
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
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
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 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
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
'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
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
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.