Bolt to run 100 metres in Rome

Rome: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will run the 100 metres at Rome`s Golden Gala in June, organisers announced on Tuesday.

The six-time Olympic champion will race on June 6 in the opening European meet of this year`s Diamond League.

Bolt has also committed to run the 200m event in Oslo, Norway, June 13; the 4x100m relay event in the Czech city of Ostrava June 27; and the 200m event again in Paris July 6, as part of his preparations for the World Championships.

The world championships will take place Aug 10-18 in Moscow.