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Wednesday 25 August 2010
Usain Bolt will become the "best paid athlete in track and field history" after agreeing an extension to his deal with Puma that ties him to the company beyond the London Olympics. The world's fastest man is set to earn more than £10m over three years, a deal that equates to what Cristiano Ronaldo is paid by Nike.
Thursday 19 August 2010
The inaugural Diamond League series will crown 16 champions tonight, giving the season-long winners in each event the right to be called the No 1 in the world.
Friday 13 August 2010
Tyson Gay has yet to get back to his native Kentucky but on the streets of south London this week he has been able to gauge the impact of the knockout blow he delivered in Stockholm's 1912 Olympic Stadium a week ago. Ahead of his appearance at the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace tonight, the second-fastest man in history was taken on a London bus yesterday to visit the 2012 Olympic Stadium in east London. "I know this may sound weird," he said, reflecting on his 100m win against Usain Bolt in Stockholm a week ago, "but I've received more attention from that victory than I did when I won the 100m and 200m world titles in 2007.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
It came as another Bolt from the blue. Four days after the jolt of Usain Bolt's shock 100m defeat in the DN Galan meeting in Stockholm last Friday, it was announced yesterday that the world's fastest man had brought a premature end to his injury-plagued, below-par track season following the diagnosis of a back problem. There will be no re-match with Tyson Gay at the Ivo Van Damme Memorial meeting in Brussels on 27 August.
Sunday 08 August 2010
It was easy in retrospect in the 1912 Olympic Stadium late on Friday night to say you had seen it coming, that the defeat which struck down the mighty Lightning Bolt had not arrived entirely out of the blue. The amateur psychologists, the budding Freuds among us, might have read the runes in the Jamaican's somewhat leaden body-language as he emerged from the tunnel at the east end of the arena for the big race on the north side of the Swedish capital.
Friday 06 August 2010
Thursday 05 August 2010
Usain Bolt was a man of few words when he arrived here in the Swedish capital yesterday ahead of the first head-to-head-to-head of the year between the big three of the sprint world. "What's up?" the 100m world record holder said to Swedish television on arrival at Arlanda Airport. "I'm here. I'm in good shape."
Friday 30 July 2010
Thursday 29 July 2010
Usain Bolt is set to compete against Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay for the first time this season in the 100m at the DN Galan Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on 6 August.
Saturday 24 July 2010
Wednesday 14 July 2010
The sports Minister, Hugh Robertson, has said he could intervene after the Olympic and world 100m and 200m champion Usain Bolt decided not to compete in London next month for tax reasons.
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