Jamaican sprinting star Usain Bolt has expressed his desire to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to add a Commonwealth medal to his horde of six Olympic gold s and eight World Championship wins.
Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican 4x100-metre relay team to victory at the World Championships in Moscow on Sunday, equalling the record for number of world gold medals won. It was the athlete’s third gold of the tournament.
Usain Bolt is undoubtedly the biggest name in world sport but unless someone emerges who is able to realistically challenge his hegemony then even the majestic Jamaican might begin to lose some of his stardust.
Indian cricket team’s captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ranked at 16th place on Forbes` list of highest-paid athletes in the world. Golfer Tiger Woods is the highest paid athlete, according to Forbes.
A day after the Rio civic authority ordered temporary closure of the Joao Havelange stadium, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday that they were ‘absolutely confident’, in their belief of Rio de Janeiro`s preparations for the 2016 Olympics.