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2010-11-15 14:05:00

MILAN, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamaican sprint superhero, world record holder and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt took a break from his training today to visit the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello, Italy and experience a different kind of speed. The World's Fastest Man, who was at the San Siro in Milan yesterday to see the Inter-Milan football squad, has a long-standing admiration for high performance sports cars, and was clearly delighted to test some of the legendary cars of...

2010-11-03 08:46:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CampInteractive, a nonprofit organization serving inner city youth in the Bronx, has a 14-member team running in the New York City Marathon Sunday, November 7. The team is working to raise $140,000 for CampInteractive programs through Crowdrise, the online fundraising platform started by Edward Norton (www.crowdrise.com/teaminteractive/fundraiser/campinteractive). Jamaican sprinter and Olympic and World Championship gold medalist Usain...

2010-03-31 08:00:00

VASTERAS, Sweden/>, March 31, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- - Press Invitation to a New Guinness World Record Attempt in the Category of "Fastest 100 Metre Rap Jumping" 2010, Vasteras, Sweden/> Swedish adventurer Tony Berglund/> will run down the wall of a skyscraper on May 8/> 2010 in central Vasteras 100 km west of Stockholm, Sweden/>. He will not only attempt to crush the current record of 36.25 seconds, but he will try to do it faster than Usain Bolt's 100 m world record of...

2010-03-30 10:15:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- From April 3 - 5, 2010, the Cayman Islands will welcome more than 500 athletes from 25 different nations to participate in the prestigious junior athletics competition, the 2010 CARIFTA Games. Over Easter weekend, participants and spectators alike will enjoy the festive atmosphere and beautiful scenery of the Cayman Islands, while enjoying the competitions taking place at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in vibrant George Town, Grand Cayman. The annual...

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2009-09-13 15:08:26

World record-holder Usain Bolt sprinted to a another victory Sunday, winning a 200-meter race in Greece. The Jamaican star covered the distance in 19.68 seconds. Wallace Spearmon of the United States finished second in 20.21. Bolt's world mark in the 200, established in the recent World Championships, is 19.19.

2009-08-23 09:55:00

BERLIN, August 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the sponsor of the Jamaican track & field team at the World Athletics Championships 2009 in Berlin, Sportlifestyle company PUMA achieved a tremendous track record by endorsing sprint hero Usain Bolt who wrote sports history in Germany's capital when he smashed the 100m and 200m world records. Three-time Olympic gold medallist Usain 'Lightning' Bolt broke the 100m world record with an amazing time of 9.58 seconds, when he seemingly effortlessly...

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2009-08-20 20:43:44

Usain Bolt turned in another record-shattering performance Thursday at the World Track Championship. The Jamaican sprinter won the 200-meter dash for his second gold medal of the competition and once again lowered a world record by a staggering .11 of a second. American Trey Hardee, meanwhile, won the decathlon, while Terrence Trammell settled for silver and David Payne, bronze in the 110-meter hurdles. In a year, Bolt has gone from being a superb sprinter to one of the most famous athletes...

2009-08-19 20:25:11

Bernard Lagat and Dawn Harper, hoping to win gold medals for the United States, suffered major disappointments Wednesday at the World Track Championship. Usain Bolt, meanwhile, coasted into the semifinals of the 200-meter dash and LaShawn Merritt set up another duel with rival Jeremy Wariner in the 400. Lagat found himself boxed in on the final turn of the 1,500-meter run and by the time he got clear, his strong finishing kick could bring him only a third-place finish. Yusuf Kamel of Bahrain...

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2009-08-16 20:25:10

Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran 100 meters in 9.58 seconds at the World Track Championships in Berlin Sunday, breaking his own world record. Bolt cut .11 seconds from his previous mark, set at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. It was the biggest change in the 100-meter world record since electronic timing was introduced 41 years ago. American Tyson Gay was second in 9.71 seconds, a record for a U.S. runner, and Asafa Powell of Jamaica was third in 9.84.

2009-08-16 17:46:00

BERLIN, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time Jamaican Olympic gold medalist and PUMA athlete Usain 'Lightning' Bolt shattered his own world record and delivered a stunning first place finish in the 100m on Sunday night at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, cementing his title as the "Fastest Man in the World". The clear favorite, Bolt surged ahead of his components and clocked the fastest time ever recorded for the 100m race, 9.58 seconds. He edged out rivals Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell,...


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