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The men’s 100-meter final is one of the most anticipated events in the Summer Olympics and this year’s field was one of the best ever. It featured world record holder and 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the event Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake (100m winner at 2011 world championships), Asafa Powell (one-time world record [...]
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In his first appearance at the London Olympics, Usain Bolt did what he had to do to advance to the 100-meter semifinals, overcoming a slow start to win his heat in 10.09 seconds Saturday.
Bolt dominated the Beijing Games four years ago, winning golds in world-record times in the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay - something no man had ever done at an Olympics. At the 2009 world championships...
Being the fastest man on Earth doesn't get you through security any quicker at the Olympics.
There's no cutting the line for Usain Bolt or getting London's rigid regulations relaxed.
And the Olympic champion's not happy about it. Especially when the security guards hold him up ahead of his showpiece 100-meter event.
''I was in the line, we were waiting...
Usain Bolt posed again with Bolt Arms pointing to the sky, then put his hands behind his ears to get the crowd to yell for him more, as if they could. And then he sprinted his 200-meter heat Tuesday to an easy victory.
Well, actually, he sprinted about 125 of it, then jogged the other 75 to advance to Wednesday's semifinals.
"I was taking it as easy as possible,'&...
Sprinting icon Usain Bolt insists that he is serious about wanting a trial with Manchester United.
Many were questioning if Usain Bolt was ready to defend his crown in the 100m after his loss to Yohan Blake at the Jamaican trials. But all of that was put to rest on Sunday when he once again took the crown of the fastest man alive and set an Olympic record of 9.63 while he was at it.
London police say they have arrested a man for throwing a bottle on to the Olympic track at the start of the men's 100-meter final.
Scotland Yard says a man was heard shouting abuse and was then seen throwing a bottle immediately before the race.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who won the race, told reporters he had been unaware of the incident. He said Sunday: ''No...
Usain Bolt is still the fastest man on Earth tonight after winning the men’s 100m final with an Olympic World Record time of 9.64 seconds. The Jamaican super-sprinter has become a world hero /...
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It's same gold story for Bolt as he blows away competition in 100m.
Who's really Mr. Olympics, Bolt or Phelps?
After his blistering Olympic-record 9.63 second 100 m, Usain Bolt celebrated by Babining in honor of his favorite Philadelphia Eagle.
Last Angry Fan has the scoop and the story on last night's 100m finals in which Jamaica’s Usain Bolt set a new Olympic record of 9.63. But it's the douchejuice who threw a bottle seconds before the...
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Krisztian Pars of Hungary got his revenge, and it was pretty sweet.
Pars won the hammer throw on a cool Sunday night with 80,000 people packed into the stadium at London Olympic Park. With the crowd still buzzing from watching Usain Bolt retain his title in the 100 meters, Pars ensured his first gold medal with a mark of 264.5 feet. It was enough to beat 2008 gold medalist Primoz...
Day Nine marked the halfway point of the London Games, and it's become clear at this point that it will be either the U.S. or China at the top of the medal count when all is said and done. The U.S. finds itself in first at the moment with 54 total medals and 26 golds, while China is right behind with 53 total medals, 25 of them gold. The story overshadowing all the others from...
After Canada’s Donovan Bailey won the 100 Meter Dash in the 1996 Atlanta Games, the United States responded with a decade long run of dominance in the event. They won seven of eight major championships after that, including gold medals in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics by Maurice Greene and Justin Gatlin. But that stretch seems like ancient history these days. The Yanks have been...
Lost in the sea of amazing that is Usain Bolt’s dominance in the 100 meters, Justin Gatlin concluded a difficult journey back to the Olympics, and onto the medal podium. In 2004, Gatlin took home the gold medal, only to later be found out as a steroid user. Just like that, he was no longer [...]