Fastest athletes deliver forceful ground punch for speed

Know the secret behind the world's faster sprinter Usain Bolt's mind-boggling speed? The forceful punch to the ground with his foot as he starts to run and disappears in a jiffy.

World-class sprinters are born, not made

From Helen Stephens, a 1936 Olympian, to the latest sprinting sensation Usain Bolt, every world-class sprinter was recognised as exceptionally fast prior to beginning formal training, says a new research.

Usain Bolt could be flying on Saturn`s biggest moon Titan

Physicists have calculated that if Usain Bolt was to sprint on Saturn`s biggest moon Titan, he would actually be flying.

Flying squids faster than Usain Bolt

Researchers in Japan have calculated that a squid can fly through the air faster than Usain Bolt can run.

World`s fastest man Usain Bolt is now single

Megan Edwards, the British office girl, who captured Usain Bolt’s heart during the London Games, has ended their romance because he lives too far away.

Usain Bolt keen to start restaurant with Gordon Ramsay

Usain Bolt is keen to launch an athletics-themed restaurant here with masterchef Gordon Ramsay.

I’m no Usain Bolt, says Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama has predicted that this year’s Presidential Election will be far closer than one of Usain Bolt`s gold medal sprints.

Asafa Powell pulls out of the 100 meters at worlds

Asafa Powell has been ruled out of the 100 meters at the world championships because of a groin injury.

Bolt promises nothing in defence of sprint titles

Usain Bolt set two new world records and harvested three gold medals in his last outing at the world championships, but the Jamaican has insisted that a further improvement in times for the 100 and 200m at Daegu is unlikely.

I am the No.1 sprinter right now: Asafa Powell

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell insists that he has no reason to fear Usain Bolt.

Bolt confident for world 100 metres

Usain Bolt, the world`s fastest man, predicted on Saturday he would retain his world 100 metres title in Daegu, South Korea, easily this month provided he gets a decent start.

Dix ready to rock Bolt`s world in Daegu

Walter Dix says Usain Bolt could be beaten at the global championships in South Korea after easing to victory in the 200 metres at the London Diamond League.

Bolt attracts the crowds and draws the sponsors

The fastest man in the world stares at a blank piece of paper for a few seconds and, finding no inspiration, turns to his manager.

Usain Bolt blazes to victory in blustery Stockholm

Usain Bolt defied blustering winds to record his first victory in three attempts on Swedish soil.

Bolt back on track for bumper Stockholm payday

The world`s fastest man Usain Bolt is back in action at the Diamond League meeting on Friday and hoping to erase bad memories of last year.

Usain Bolt posts season`s 100m best in Monaco

Usain Bolt came within centimetres of suffering only the third defeat of his professional career.

Bolt beats Lemaitre in Paris 200 metres

Usain Bolt comfortably won the 200 metres at the Paris Diamond League meeting on Friday despite French rival Christophe Lemaitre running a season`s best of 20.21 seconds.

Bolt set for 200 meters in Diamond League

The reigning Olympic and World double sprint champion is making a comeback to competition following a back injury that cut short his season last year.

Bolt could break my record: Powell

Usain Bolt has all the tools to be a top-class long jumper but the Jamaican should wait until after the 2012 Olympics to give the event a go, world record holder Mike Powell said.

I can relate to Tendulkar in dedication: Bolt

Yearning to see Sachin Tendulkar play, Olympic and world champion sprinter Usain Bolt said he can relate to the Indian cricket icon when it comes to dedication and aggression.