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Lightning Bolt creates more history

Usain Bolt created yet another piece of athletics history tonight with a sensational victory in the 200 metres at the World Championships in Berlin.

Bolt's a man of few words after cruising into final

Shock! Horror! Hold the front page! Usain Bolt won a race in the Olympiastadion last night. He didn't have to try very hard.

The story of the 100m record

Following Usain Bolt's world record run in Berlin yesterday, we take a look at how the record has been whittled down since it was first officially recorded in 1912.

Dazzling Bolt stuns the world

Jamaican sensation wins 100m and shatters world record on astonishing night

Judgment day awaits for Bolt and Gay with records set to crash

All summer long the world has been waiting for the battle of the champion speed merchants: Usain Bolt, the Olympic champion and world-record holder in the 100 metres against Tyson Gay, the world champion and fastest man of 2009, in the blue riband event of track and field.

How the world's fastest man plans to get up to full speed

As he prepares for the 100m at Crystal Palace, Usain Bolt tells Simon Turnbull why his best is yet to come – and why he's set his sights on a new world record of 9.5 seconds

Freaks of nature in the race against time

Sprinter could only look on and marvel as Bolt raised the bar in Beijing. But as Berlin's 100m showdown looms, it's the American who is the fastest man in the world this year

Bolt eases to victory but misses Gay record

Jamaican blames poor reactions for failure to beat American rival’s time

Bolt has world record in his sights

Usain Bolt will step up his preparations for next month's world championships tonight in Paris with his own 100 metres world record in his sights.

Williamson gets set for Bolt after leaving Chambers behind

It was the afternoon after the night before and, while Dwain Chambers was going back to the drawing board, Simeon Williamson was getting ready to pick up the British baton on the 'Project Bolt' front. Having bolted from Chambers' shadow with a stunner of a 100m victory at the Aviva World Trials and UK Championships here in Birmingham on Saturday, Williamson was looking ahead to his first encounter with the Jamaican phenomenon known as Lightning Bolt.

Bolt faces Crawford again

Usain Bolt will renew his rivalry with former Olympic 200-metres champion Shawn Crawford at the Athletissima meeting in Lausanne tomorrow.

Bolt runs fastest 100m time of the year but wind is over legal limit

Usain Bolt ran the fastest 100 metres in the world this year with a breathtaking performance of 9.77 seconds last night only for the wind to be a fraction over the legal limit at the IAAF Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava.

Bolt shuns million-dollar prize pot

The race for the $1m (£600,000) jackpot in the International Association of Athletics Federations' Golden League series gets under way in Berlin tomorrow without the athlete who looked $1m at the Olympic Games in Beijing last year.

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Blade Runner follows Bolt show

It was fair to say that Oscar Pistorius was in something of a state of shock when he arrived in Manchester yesterday to prepare to follow the Lightning Bolt show. The 22-year-old Paralympian might well have still been reeling from the speedboat crash he suffered three months ago in which he suffered broken ribs and a fractured jaw. It was not so much the moment that his life flashed before his eyes, though, as the moment Usain Bolt flashed down Deansgate last Sunday that was responsible for the South African being somewhat shaken yesterday.

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