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Usain Bolt returns relay gold medal, says disappointed but it won't take away his individual achievements

Bolt, who is reportedly willing to contribute to funding of Carter`s appeal, stressed that there was "no bad blood" between them.

Jan 28, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

Bid to save gold medal​: Jamaican officials likely to appeal against Nesta Carter doping ruling

Carter`s lawyer and executive members of his local club MVP also said on Wednesday they wanted to fight the decision.

Jan 27, 2017, 12:05 PM IST

IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 Beijing Olympics 4x100m relay gold; no triple treble for Usain Bolt

Bolt, regarded as the fastest man alive, completed the triple treble (100m, 200m and 4x100m) last August at the Rio Olympics.

Jan 25, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

Usain Bolt's 100m record will be easier to break than 200m: Asafa Powell

Both the existing 100m and 200m world records were set by Bolt while winning gold medals during the 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Nov 18, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

SHOCKING! Usain Bolt could lose 2008 Olympics relay gold – Here's why

The team took gold in what was then a new world record of 37.10 seconds, ahead of Trinidad and Tobago and Japan.

Jun 03, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson settle case with nutrition company

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson have settled a legal case with a nutrition company that sold the supplement Epiphany D1 which contained the banned substance oxilofrine, their management company said on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Usain Bolt bids for third gold as Jamaica reaches relay final

Usain Bolt will have the chance to go for a golden treble at the world championships in Beijing after his teammates advanced into the finals of the 4x100m relay on Saturday.

Aug 29, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

Asafa Powell 'disappointed' with 100m performance in athletics Worlds

Former 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell says he was "very disappointed" he was not among the top three finishers in the finals of the athletics World Championships here.

Aug 25, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

World Athletics Championships: Five fastest men on planet

Let's look at the five fastest times recorded in the 100 meter sprint before the much-anticipated Usain Bolt-Justin Gatlin blockbuster clash in the 2015 Beijing World Athletics Championships at the

Aug 22, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell brushes aside American claims over relays

Sprinter Asafa Powell has brushed aside reported suggestions from their American rivals that they can outrun Jamaica in the relays at the 15th edition of the athletics World Championships in Beijing this weekend.

Aug 22, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Asafa Powell runs 9.87sec in last outing before worlds

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell ran 9.87sec in his last 100m outing before the Beijing world championships at a meet in the Swiss town of Bellinzona on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Justin Gatlin hoping Usain Bolt healthy and fit to go in Beijing worlds

American Justin Gatlin has Usain Bolt fixed in his sights and has expressed his hope that the injured Jamaican sprint king will be healthy for next month`s world championships.

Jul 10, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Justin Gatlin powers past Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

American Justin Gatlin reinforced his credentials as favourite for next month`s world championships by powering to an impressive victory in the 100m at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne on Thursd

Jul 10, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

Justin Gatlin is beatable, vow Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Justin Gatlin might have strung together an undefeated run of 25 races since August 2013, but his main rivals in the absence of the injured Usain Bolt believe the American sprinter can be beaten.

Jul 08, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay, Asafa Powell battle on in Usain Bolt`s absence

Lovers of clean track and field will be cringing at Thursday`s Diamond League meet in Lausanne when doping cheats Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay come to face to face in what is sure to be an explosive

Jul 08, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Double Jamaican sprint delight, but Dibaba misses world record

Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made up for the absence of injured Usain Bolt by storming to double 100m glory in the Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

Jul 05, 2015, 08:52 AM IST

Asafa Powell fills Usain Bolt`s shoes and targets personal best

Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.

Jul 02, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican national championship

 Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is not participating in the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association National Senior Championship.

Jun 28, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Fraser-Pryce, Powell cruise to 100m wins

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ran a world leading time of 10.79 seconds and Asafa Powell equalled his season`s best at 9.84 seconds to win the 100 metre titles at the Jamaica national trials.

Jun 27, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

Asafa Powell cruises in trials opening 100m heat

Former 100-metre world-record holder Asafa Powell made a strong start and showed top form Thursday in winning his opening-round 100m heat at the Jamaican Athletics Championships.

Jun 26, 2015, 09:05 AM IST