Usain Bolt

Fastest man on earth Bolt survives car crash

Fastest man on earth Bolt survives car crashLondon, Apr 30 : World 100 and 200-metre record holder Usain Bolt has been admitted to hospital, following a motor car accident along the Vineyard Toll section of Highway 2000 in Jamaica.

Bolt's car had been travelling into Kingston from Clarendon when the accident occurred. The road was slippery from afternoon showers.

Bolt and a female passenger were taken to a hospital in Spanish Town, near Kingston, where the Jamaican sprinter was treated before being sent home.

Bolt to compete in Golden League meeting in Paris

Bolt to compete in Golden League meeting in Paris Paris - Triple Olympic champion and men's 100-metre and 200m world record holder Usain Bolt will compete in the Golden League meeting at the Stade de France in Paris on July 17, organizers confirmed Thursday.

It remains unclear whether the 22-year-old Jamaican will compete in the 100m or 200m. Bolt will make his European season debut in Manchester on May 17 in a 150m race in the city centre.

Bolt, Phelps eye 2009 glory amid economic concern

Bolt, Phelps eye 2009 glory amid economic concernHamburg - Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and American swimmer Michael Phelps aim to confirm their greatness with world championship titles in 2009 against the backdrop of the global economic crisis.

Fans will also follow football's Confederations Cup in South Africa which serves as a test for the World Cup there in 2010.

The 2016 Olympic host city is elected while Formula One gears up for another dramatic world championship in which Briton Lewis Hamilton has his title to defend.

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt stand out on Planet Olympia

Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt stand out on Planet OlympiaHamburg  - Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps starred on Planet Olympia while Spain were Europe's football stars and Lewis Hamilton prevailed in a galactic Formula One finale.

Jamaica's Bolt rewrote sprint history in Beijing with three earth- shattering world records. The American swimmer Phelps won eight gold medals and became the most successful Olympian ever with a total 14 golds.

Two months earlier, in June, Spain finally shrugged off their image of underachiever when their classy football gave them the Euro 2008 crown.

Bolt sets his sights on 400m world record - in 2010

Usain BoltLondon - Usain Bolt looks to add Michael Johnson's 400 metres world record to his 100m, 200m and 4x100m marks, the triple Olympic champion told the BBC in an interview to be broadcast later Monday.

But Bolt told BBC's Inside Sport that he won't attempt to crack what would then be the 11-year-old mark until until 2010. Johnson ran 43.18 seconds at the 1999 world championships in Seville Spain.

"Everyone wants to do it. There are no major championships in 2010 so I could go for the 400m record that year," he said.

Usain Bolt''s world record of running 100m in 9.69s can go as low as 9.48s

Usain BoltWashington, November 28 : A Stanford University researcher has predicted that male sprinters may one day break Usain Bolt''s current world record of running 100 metres in 9.69 seconds, created at the Beijing Olympics this year, by covering the same distance in 9.48 seconds.

Biology professor Mark Denny, who himself has been a marathon runner, came to this conclusion after scrutinising the running performances of humans and two other famous racing species—dogs and thoroughbred horses—to find how close modern runners are to their species'' peak performances.