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  • Asafa Powell - Athènes 2004

    Asafa Powell - Athènes 2004

    Asafa Powell - Athènes 2004 - Athlétisme, 100 mètres Crédit : Getty Images
    Sunday, December 31, 1899 11:00 PM | Photo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Sprint stars strut their stuff at Rio 2016

    In the men’s sprinting events in Rio, Usain Bolt claimed three more golds to cement his status as the greatest sprinter of all time while South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke a 17-year-old world record in the 400m. In the women’s competitions, Bolt’s compatriot Elaine Thompson took a sprint double in the 100m and 200m while Allyson Felix of the USA became the most decorated female athlete of all time.
    27 Oct 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Athletics
  • News | RIO 2016

    Bolt confirms status as greatest sprinter in history

    Usain Bolt’s Olympic career spanned 12 years – or if you want to look at it differently, a bit under six minutes – and during it he changed the art of sprinting and the way that sports fans around the world came to appreciate it. At Rio 2016 he cemented his status as the greatest sprinter of all time adding a further three Olympic titles to take his overall medal haul to nine.
    23 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, BOLT, Usain
  • News | RIO 2016

    Unbeatable Bolt signs off with third Rio Gold

    Jamaica successfully defended their 4x100m relay title with surprise challengers Japan taking silver. Usain Bolt finished his brilliant Olympic career with a sweep of the three sprint golds in Rio.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, BOLT, Usain, Jamaica
  • News | London 2012

    Jamaican athletes on top of the world for Independence Day

    The Jamaican Olympic team proudly celebrated 50 years of national independence yesterday, having got their sprinting schedule off to the most impressive of starts.
    07 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Social media news, Jamaica
  • News | London 2012

    Stars in Twitter frenzy over 100m

    Twitter exploded with 100m-related interest from top Olympians well before Usain Bolt limbered up for the start of his final.
    06 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Social media news
  • News | London 2012

    Bolt breaks Olympic record in stunning 100m final

    Usain Bolt broke his own Olympic record on Sunday night as he won an electrifying 100m final in 9.63 seconds – the second-fastest time ever.
    06 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Athletics, Jamaica, BOLT, Usain
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