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Usain Bolt has to be considered the greatest track-and-field star, says legendary Michael Johnson

Usain Bolt has to be considered the greatest track-and-field star, says legendary Michael Johnson

Johnson cited that Bolt's consistency makes him the greatest.

Mar 09, 2016, 12:54 PM IST
Injury rules Germany`s Sebastian Bayer out of Beijing World Champs

Injury rules Germany`s Sebastian Bayer out of Beijing World Champs

Germany`s former European long-jump champion Sebastian Bayer has been ruled out of August`s world athletics championships in Beijing with a foot injury.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Legendary Carl Lewis to be event ambassador of TCS World 10K 2014

Multiple Olympic champion Carl Lewis was confirmed as the event ambassador of the TCS World 10K 2014 on Wednesday. The event will be flagged off from Bangalore`s Sree Kanteerava Stadium on May 18.

Apr 24, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

Carl Lewis named Event Ambassador for Bangalore 10K run

Legendary athlete Carl Lewis has been confirmed as the Event Ambassador for the World 10K Bangalore to be run here May 18.

Apr 23, 2014, 19:30 PM IST

Carl Lewis sent me a baton after watching my biopic: Milkha

Multiple Olympic gold medallist Carl Lewis was so awestruck by Milkha Singh`s rise from a scratch to a top athlete in the world by sheer dint of hard work and will power as depicted in his biopic `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag` that the legendary American sprinter sent a baton to the Indian as a gesture of respect.

Oct 05, 2013, 16:34 PM IST

Gayle labels Bolt Jamaica’s biggest ambassador

Chris Gayle, arguably the world’s leading Twenty20 batsman, has described compatriot Usain Bolt as Jamaica’s biggest ambassador on the global stage.

Sep 26, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Carl Lewis watches `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`, calls Milkha Singh

Carl Lewis watched ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ and was deeply moved by the biopic.

Jul 16, 2013, 19:37 PM IST

Carl Lewis watches `Bhaag Milkha Bhaag`, calls Milkha

Former American track and field star Carl Lewis watched "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and he was so deeply moved by the biopic that he called former Olympian Milkha Singh to convey his appreciation.

Jul 16, 2013, 16:43 PM IST

London: Bolt has ‘no respect’ for ‘attention seeker’ Lewis after drug insult on Jamaican athletes

Olympic champion Usain Bolt has slammed legendary US athlete Carl Lewis for putting a question mark over Jamaican athletes’ splendid performance in the track events at the London Games, saying that he has lost all respect for the American great

Aug 10, 2012, 12:57 PM IST

London Olympics 2012: Is Carl Lewis jealous of Usain Bolt?

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt said on Thursday he had lost all respect for former American sprinter Carl Lewis.

Aug 10, 2012, 10:03 AM IST

London Olympics 2012: What gives Usain Bolt an edge over his rivals

Body shape, muscle strength, the relative lengths of legs, heels and toes, as well as a fine-tuned nervous system to pull the whole thing together, are just some of the biological attributes that make a world-class runner, it has been revealed.

Aug 04, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

Olympics: Carl Lewis expects `surprise` in men`s 100m event

London: American track and field legend Carl Lewis expects close competition in the men`s 100 metres event in the London Olympics.

Aug 01, 2012, 18:23 PM IST

Powell rues lack of top-flight rivalry

World athletics has suffered from a lack of high-profile rivalries due to the growing influence of money on the sport, says Mike Powell.

Jul 05, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

Powell rues lack of top-flight rivalry

World athletics has suffered from a lack of high-profile rivalries due to the growing influence of money on the sport, says Mike Powell.

Jul 05, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

Sprint showdown the highlight of world championships

When it comes to showdowns, athletics has seen nothing like it since days of Ben Johnson v Carl Lewis more than 20 years ago.

Aug 14, 2009, 17:40 PM IST

Sprint showdown the highlight of world championships

When it comes to showdowns, athletics has seen nothing like it since days of Ben Johnson v Carl Lewis more than 20 years ago.

Aug 14, 2009, 17:40 PM IST

Athletics world moves on from pioneers Lewis and Bubka

Youngsters Carl Lewis and Sergei Bubka made a first impression in 1983 when the Olympic showcase sport of athletics finally held its first World Championships.

Aug 10, 2009, 13:58 PM IST

Athletics world moves on from pioneers Lewis and Bubka

Youngsters Carl Lewis and Sergei Bubka made a first impression in 1983 when the Olympic showcase sport of athletics finally held its first World Championships.

Aug 10, 2009, 13:58 PM IST