USAIN BOLT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Olympic champ Clement joins Bolt All-Stars for Nitro Athletics

MELBOURNE, Australia – Olympic men’s 400m hurdles champion Kerron Clement has become the latest high-profile name confirmed for next month’s inaugural Nitro Athletics Series in Melbourne, organisers revealed. Clement, who captured gold at last summer Olympic Games in Río de Janeiro, Brazil, will join an already star-studded Usain Bolt All-Stars that also includes the likes...
Via World-Track.org
3 days ago

Usain Bolt called into Man United's post-match show to celebrate victory

Usain Bolt's love of Manchester United has reached a new level of nerdiness. Alongside his dream to eventually play for the Red Devils, Bolt has now outed himself as a true obsessor. He called into United's post-match talk show on Saturday to discuss his beloved team.And it wasn't a preplanned guest appearance. At least, it doesn't seem to be. Bolt had just watched United's impressive...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Bolt is IAAF athlete of year; Ayana wins women's award

MONACO (AP) Usain Bolt is track and field's male athlete of the year, winning the award from the sport's governing body for a sixth time. Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won the women's award, after her world-record run to win Olympic gold in the 10,000 meters. The awards were handed out Friday by the IAAF at a gala ceremony in Monaco. The winners were chosen by athletics officials,...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

MONACO (AP) The world's fastest man is slowing down. Usain Bolt says he doesn't plan to run the 200 meters in his final season, realizing that his world record of 19.19 seconds is now beyond him. Speaking in Monaco before the IAAF athlete of the year awards, the 30-year-old Bolt says he believed he would break the record at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. But coming off the bend...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Review of airport panic: Bolt spurred it, cops made it worse

NEW YORK (AP) Poor communication among police, private security and other personnel contributed to a mass panic that erupted at a New York City airport when loud cheers for Usain Bolt somehow led to a false report of gunshots, according to a review by a team of top security officials. Passengers at Kennedy Airport ran for the exits on Aug. 14 after cheering at a terminal bar during...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt has fielded interest, but not interested in playing in NFL

Usain Bolt in the NFL? He’s thought about it, and apparently even been asked about it, but he’s not interested. Bolt told the Dan Patrick Show that apparently people have reached out to him over playing in the league, but the violence and hits turned him off. “I used to watch it when I was younger,” Bolt said, via Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk. “The hits guys...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt, girlfriend Kasi Bennett not engaged … yet

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and his girlfriend Kasi Bennett have no plans to tie the knot — at least not yet. Bolt and Bennett are vacationing together in Bora Bora, and earlier this week we saw a screenshot from Snapchat that appeared to show Bolt had proposed to his longtime lady friend. However, Bolt’s agent told TMZ the image was real but the caption was fake. The photo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt, girlfriend engaged despite Rio scandals?

After Usain Bolt won another three gold medals at the Rio Olympics, rumors swirled that he was hooking up with women left and right. It would appear that the gossip — whether true or not — did not bother Bolt’s longtime girlfriend. Bolt, who is vacationing in Bora Bora this week with his girlfriend Kasi Bennett, shared a photo on Snapchat that was captioned “she said yes”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix sets Olympic record as US women dominate 4x100m relay

Usain Bolt wasn’t the only Olympian making history on the track Friday night. Just before Bolt picked up his final gold medal of the 2016 Olympics in the men’s 4×100 meter relay, Allyson Felix and the U.S. women took the track seeking their own dominance in the 4×100 meter final. And dominate they did. With Felix running the second leg and Tori Bowie running the anchor...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James shares love with Usain Bolt after tribute

LeBron James shared some love with Usain Bolt after the Jamaican sprinter gave a tribute to the NBA icon following his gold medal run at the 200m sprint in the Olympics on Thursday night. Bolt won the 200m for the third time at the Olympics, posting a time of 19.78. After capturing the gold medal, he used his hands in a motion to press the volume down, a move done by James called...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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