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  • Athletics Men 100m Heats Beijing 2008 – Bolt, Powell, Gay | Video

    Athletics Men 100m Heats Beijing 2008 – Bolt, Powell, Gay

    Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell and 2007 World Champion Tyson Gay cruise through the first round heats to qualify for the quarterfinals in the men’s 100m in Beijing. The field of 80 entrants is trimmed down to 32 for the quarterfinals later in the day as Tyrone Edgar of Great Britain posts the best time of 10.13s.
  • Bolt Leads Sprinters in the Quarterfinals | Video

    Bolt Leads Sprinters in the Quarterfinals

    Usain Bolt and Asafa Powell of Jamaica, along with Tyson Gay and Walter Dix of the USA qualify for Round 3, the semifinals, in the Men’s 100m in Beijing. The sprinters turn up the heat another notch and world record holder Usain Bolt puts down a time of 9.92s. Churandy Martina and Richard Thompson also make it through to the next round.
  • Bolt Heads List of Sprint Finalists | Video

    Bolt Heads List of Sprint Finalists

    Usain Bolt, Walter Dix and Asafa Powell qualify for the much anticipated Men’s 100m Final in Beijing. American Tyson Gay, 2007 World Champion, finishes fifth in the second semifinal heat and his time of 10.05s isn’t enough to get him into the final later that day. Bolt’s time of 9.85s is the best of the semifinalists.
  • Athletics Men Long Jump Final Atlanta 1996 – Lewis | Video

    Athletics Men Long Jump Final Atlanta 1996 – Lewis

    Injuries to leading long jumpers Mike Powell and Iván Pedroso allow an in form Carl Lewis to thrill his home country with a gold medal winning jump in Atlanta. His leap of 8.50m is 21 cm better than Jamaica’s James Beckford and he becomes the third Olympian to win the same individual event on four occasions.
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