Lightning Bolt strikes again

August 20, 2009

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Usain Bolt repeated his 100m record-breaking feats at the World Athletics Championsips in Berlin on Thursday, smashing the 200m time he set in Beijing 12 months ago to claim his second gold medal of the event.

IAAF would do well to leave Semenya alone

August 20, 2009

semenyaAll eyes were on Caster Semenya when the South African lined up for the start of her 800m final on Wednesday, but for all the wrong reasons.

Usain Bolt, and how I spurred him on to greatness

August 17, 2009

bolt1His feet are now worth millions but for one horrible, time-stopping moment back in 2005, Usain Bolt’s path to athletics immortality could have been very different.

Bolt shatters his own 100 metres world record in Berlin

August 16, 2009

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt obliterated his own world record on Sunday as he won the men’s 100 metres final at the world athletics championships in an incredible, mind-boggling 9.58 seconds.

Bolt v Gay to light up Berlin

August 14, 2009

boltUsain Bolt versus Tyson Gay is the sort of showdown that would grace any era of athletics and with a bit of luck the world championships in Berlin should give us two takes – in the 100 and 200 metres.