Usain Bolt

Super Sprinter's Father Robbed

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A day after a rare defeat for sprinter Usain Bolt, his father suffered another kind of loss back home in Jamaica.Thieves broke int...

Congrats Canada, On our Gold in -- Err -- Pride?

J.J. McCullough | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.png Well, another Olympiad has come and gone, and for the XXXth consecutive quadrennium, Canada somehow failed to top the medal count. But cheer up! Not only did we take home the most bronze per-capita (just in time for the coming penny shortage!), but the nation's editorial pages are practically brimming with encouraging sentiment about national pride and junk.

Not So Fast Usain Bolt

CP | Stephen Wilson, The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Not so fast, Usain. You're not a "living legend" yet.That's the verdict of IOC President Jacques Rogge, who said Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt...

My Modest Olympic Proposal

JD Halperin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada
JD Halperin

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngThe Olympics should feature unsuspecting citizens plucked from their normal jobs and forced to compete against similarly amateur athletes from around the world. It's simple to implement, and the benefits are practical for countries and entertaining for viewers.

Bolt Does It Again!

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Usain Bolt won the 200 metres in 19.32 seconds Thursday night to become the first man with two Olympic titles at that distance.Bolt beat coun...

When Jamaica Wins, It Means Sweet Revenge

Tim Knight | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

2012-07-25-olympicbanner.pngIn two days, three Jamaicans won medals in sprinting. These victories mean a lot more to the country than deciding who can run fastest while stripped down to underwear. There's a marvelous symbolism involved. Even, perhaps, revenge. For almost three hundred years Jamaica was more or less owned by the British and ruled from London.

Security's Not Quick Enough For Earth's Fastest Man

CP | Rob Harris, The Associated Press | Posted 10.06.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Being the fastest man on Earth doesn't get you through security any quicker at the Olympics.There's no cutting the line for Usain Bolt or get...

Canadian Sprinter Eliminated

CP | Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2012 | Canada

LONDON - Canada's Justyn Warner wasn't content to simply be a part of track and field's marquee event at the London Olympics.And the 24-year-old from ...

Bolt's Slow Start Still Ends With A Win In 100 Metre Heat

CP | Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press | Posted 10.04.2012 | Canada Sports

LONDON - Getting set for his London Olympics debut, Usain Bolt bopped to the music blaring over the loudspeakers, rocking his head back and forth. He ...

Will Bolt Defend His Gold Medal?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2012 | Canada

Jamaica's Usain Bolt was one of the most exciting athletes at the 2008 Beijing Games. And in the last four years bolt has managed to fend off his riva...

10 Things I've Learned From Usain Bolt

Josh Bowman | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada
Josh Bowman

It must be agonizing to be disqualified from a race before it begins because of a false start. Maybe at that level you should know better... but then again, maybe the rules should be designed to encourage true competition.