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U.S. defeats Usain Bolt, Jamaica in 4×100 at World Relays

The U.S.' Ryan Bailey celebrates after winning the 4x100 final at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anchored by Ryan Bailey, the United States defeated Usain Bolt and Jamaica in the 4×100 relay at the IAAF World Relays meet Saturday in Nassau, Bahamas. Bailey was running with Justin Gatlin, Tyson Gay and Mike Rodgers, and the Americans posted a time of 37.38 seconds. Jamaica finished in 37.68, off its world-record 36.84 set at the 2012 Summer Olympics ...

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Bolt wins in 200m return


World 100- and 200-metre record-holder Usain Bolt competed in his first 200-metre race in 20 months on Saturday, posting an easy victory with a time of 20.20 seconds on home soil in Jamaica. Bolt raced unchallenged off the curve at the UTech Classic event in Kingston and cruised down the homestretch for the win over Olympic teammate Nesta Carter, who ...

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Usain Bolt ready for World Championships titles defence

Usain Bolt in training (Image credit: Usain Bolt)

Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has made “significant strides” as he bids to defend his world titles this season, and is unconcerned about the challenge of sprinter Justin Gatlin. American Gatlin dominated last year’s Diamond League, running 9.77 seconds and 19.68 secs in the 100m and 200m. Coach Glen Mills said Bolt had stepped up his preparations since running 46.37 ...

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Usain Bolt wins 100 metres race on Copacabana Beach


Usain Bolt predictably proved the star attraction as he won the “Mano a Mano” 100 metres race on Copacabana Beach on Sunday. The Olympic sprint superstar has had an injury-ravaged season – with his fitness problems leading him to ditch the individual races at the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where he anchored the Jamaican 4x100m relay team to gold. ...

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This was my first and last Commonwealth games – Bolt


Usain Bolt completed his medal collection by winning Commonwealth gold in the 4×100 metres relay on Saturday night and then announced this would be his first and last appearance at the Games. It was not another alleged dig at Glasgow, which Bolt insisted put on a ‘great competition’ despite the weather, but an acceptance that the quickest man in history ...

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