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Usasin Bolt got a response from RCB stars Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers react after Usain Bolt tweets in RCB jersey

UPDATED ON APR 08, 2021 11:50 AM IST
  • Usain Bolt’s tweet did not go unnoticed. RCB captain Virat Kohli, their most successful overseas cricketer AB de Villiers and the franchise itself took note of the tweet and reacted ahead of IPL 2021.
Armand Duplantis of Sweden celebrates after setting a new World Record (6.17) in the men's Pole Vault final during the indoor athletics meeting Orlen Copernicus Cup 2020 in Torun, Poland.(AP)
Armand Duplantis of Sweden celebrates after setting a new World Record (6.17) in the men's Pole Vault final during the indoor athletics meeting Orlen Copernicus Cup 2020 in Torun, Poland.(AP)

Everyone was asking me if I could fill Usain Bolt’s shoes when I broke the world record: Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Pole vaulter Duplantis broke Renaud Lavillenie’s world record when he jumped 6.18 metres in indoor clearance in February 2020.
File image of Chris Gayle.(IPL)
File image of Chris Gayle.(IPL)

IPL 2020: KXIP’s Chris Gayle tests negative for Covid-19 after attending Usain Bolt’s birthday party - Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:20 AM IST
IPL 2020: Chris Gayle needed to get tested negative twice for Covid-19 before departing for the UAE to join his KXIP teammates.
In this file photo taken on August 16, 2009 Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships ahead of US Tyson Gay (L) in Berlin.(AFP)
In this file photo taken on August 16, 2009 Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m final race of the 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championships ahead of US Tyson Gay (L) in Berlin.(AFP)

Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus

KINGSTON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:32 PM IST
Jamaica’s health ministry confirmed late on Monday that Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and 200m distance, had tested positive after he posted a video on social media around midday saying he was waiting to hear back on his results.
Usain Bolt visits the remodeled Atletico de la VIDENA Stadium for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.(REUTERS)
Usain Bolt visits the remodeled Atletico de la VIDENA Stadium for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.(REUTERS)

Even fastest man alive may not be able to outrun coronavirus

KINGSTON | By Reuters | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:09 AM IST
Jamaican radio station Nationwide News had reported earlier on Monday that Bolt, who holds world records in the 100m and 200m distance, had contracted the virus.
Usain Bolt(VIA REUTERS)
Usain Bolt(VIA REUTERS)

Usain Bolt says awaiting results of Covid-19 test, goes into quarantine

Kingston | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Bolt posted a short video on his Twitter page, addressing widespread speculation that he has tested positive for the dreaded virus after birthday celebrations on August 21 during which social distancing norms were reportedly not followed.
A file photo of Kiren Rijiju.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A file photo of Kiren Rijiju.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

I called social media sprint sensations for trials to appear hands-on: Rijiju

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 04:19 PM IST
Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda of Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh’s Rameshwar Gurjar hit national headlines last year for running in slushy and dusty fields respectively.
Usain Bolt celebrates at the finish line after winning the 100 m sprint at the 2008 Olympics.(Twitter/Usain Bolt)
Usain Bolt celebrates at the finish line after winning the 100 m sprint at the 2008 Olympics.(Twitter/Usain Bolt)

Bolt goes viral with ‘social distancing’ Olympic photo

Washington | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 04:08 PM IST
Bolt’s chest-thumping celebration in Beijing added to a legend that grew further when he won the 200m in another world-record time. He retired in 2017 with eight Olympic gold medals and the current 100m mark of 9.58sec, set in 2009.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

100m in 9.51 seconds: Another Kambala runner breaks Srinivas Gowda’s record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 02:13 PM IST
Srinivas Gowda’s record did not last long as another Kambala runner Nishant Shetty recorded 143m in just 13.68 seconds which means he covered 100m in 9.51 seconds.
Srinivas Gowda being felicitated by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Srinivas Gowda being felicitated by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday.(ANI Photo)

India’s ‘Usain Bolt’ buffalo runner felicitated by Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Gowda, 28, is a construction worker from Karnataka’s Moodabidri.
rinivas Gowda and his buffaloes ran 142.5 metres in 13.62 seconds.(File)
rinivas Gowda and his buffaloes ran 142.5 metres in 13.62 seconds.(File)

India’s ‘Usain Bolt’ buffalo jockey turns down sprint trial

New Delhi | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 03:14 PM IST
With a time that equates to running 100m in 9.55 seconds, compared to the retired Bolt’s world record of 9.58sec, social media buzz erupted over the chiselled construction worker.
Srinivasa Gowda.(Twitter)
Srinivasa Gowda.(Twitter)

Gowda rides social media frenzy to trials

New Delhi | By Ajai Masand
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Sports Authority of India (SAI) later said on Twitter that Gowda’s train tickets have been booked and he will be assessed in Bengaluru on Monday.
Former sprinter Carmelita Jeter anchored the 4x100m US relay team to gold with a world record timing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Former sprinter Carmelita Jeter anchored the 4x100m US relay team to gold with a world record timing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

‘Noah Lyles can be the next Usain Bolt’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 10:12 PM IST
US sprinter Carmelita Jeter wants one of her wards to break her personal best of 10.64secs, second fastest in history
Allyson Felix breaks Usain Bolt’s World Championships gold medal record.(Reuters)
Allyson Felix breaks Usain Bolt’s World Championships gold medal record.(Reuters)

Usain Bolt’s World Championships gold medal record broken by USA’s Allyson Felix

Doha | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 02:37 PM IST
Felix’s gold tally is now at 12, one more than what Bolt finished with at the 2017 World Championships.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Usain Bolt at Carrington Training Ground in 2009.(Manchester United via Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Usain Bolt at Carrington Training Ground in 2009.(Manchester United via Getty Images)

Usain Bolt picks Cristiano Ronaldo in dream 4x100m relay team, but who are the other two?

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 05:23 PM IST
Bolt was recently interviewed by FIFA.com during which he was asked whom between Messi and Ronaldo has had the best football career.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.(HT Collage/Getty Images)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.(HT Collage/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Sprint legend Usain Bolt makes his choice clear

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 02:35 PM IST
The eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt was recently questioned on whom he would pick between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The Jamaican made his pick crystal clear.
Mohammed Ajmal on the right corner in action during the 200m race at Army Sports in Pune, India, on Saturday.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Mohammed Ajmal on the right corner in action during the 200m race at Army Sports in Pune, India, on Saturday.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

69th Inter-Services Athletics Championship: Ajmal’s golden journey from football ground to track

Pune | By Jigar Hindocha
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 04:20 PM IST
The national record in 200m is on the name of Mohammed Anas with the timings of 20.63 seconds and the Olympic record is 19.19 seconds on the name of Usain Bolt.
Rameshwar Gurjar billed as future ‘Usain Bolt’ of MP came last in the trials held in Bhopal’s TT Nagar stadium(HT Photo)
Rameshwar Gurjar billed as future ‘Usain Bolt’ of MP came last in the trials held in Bhopal’s TT Nagar stadium(HT Photo)

Madhya Pradesh’s ‘Bolt’s glory-race proves damp-squib, Cong-BJP dash stealing the show instead

Ranjan/Shruti Tomar, Bhopal | By Ranjan/Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 05:48 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh’s sprinter Rameshwar Gurjar has attracted attention of both Central and state governments after a video of his alleged 11-second 100-metres sprint went viral.
Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.
Gauri Sheoran recently participated in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover, Germany.

Usain Bolt inspires pistol shooter Gauri Sheoran

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Fitness and fashion are the sportsperson’s twin passions, which keep her going.
File image of Usain Bolt.(Getty Images)
File image of Usain Bolt.(Getty Images)

Coach who tried to turn Usain Bolt into football player sacked

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2019 12:09 PM IST
The Mariners issued a statement just before 1 am (1400 GMT) on Sunday stating that it “has parted ways with head coach Mike Mulvey, effective immediately”.
File image: Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt applauds fans after a match(REUTERS)
File image: Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt applauds fans after a match(REUTERS)

‘It was a good experience’ - Usain Bolt hanging up boots on football dream

Kingston | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 07:18 AM IST
In remarks reported by Jamaican media outlets on Tuesday, the eight-time Olympic sprint champion said he had drawn a line under his hopes of playing football as a professional.
FILE PHOTO: Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt waves to fans after the match.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt waves to fans after the match.(REUTERS)

Usain Bolt’s Australian football dream collapses

Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 09:18 AM IST
The eight-time Olympic champion had been trying out with the A-League side for an indefinite period since arriving in August, hoping to fulfil a childhood dream to become a soccer player.
Usain Bolt applauds the fans after the match.(REUTERS)
Usain Bolt applauds the fans after the match.(REUTERS)

Usain Bolt offered contract by Central Coast Mariners: Report

Melbourne | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 04:31 PM IST
Usain Bolt’s representatives have confirmed to Omnisport that Central Coast Mariners have offered the former sprint star a deal.
Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select - Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Australia - August 31, 2018 Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action(REUTERS)
Central Coast Mariners v Central Coast Select - Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Australia - August 31, 2018 Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action(REUTERS)

Ex-Australia boss Postecoglou doubtful on Bolt’s football hopes

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 07:08 PM IST
The Olympic champion sprinter is trialing at Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s top flight and scored two goals in a pre-season match a week ago.
Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt applauds the fans after the match(REUTERS)
Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt applauds the fans after the match(REUTERS)

Sprint king Bolt rejects Malta football offer

Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 09:16 AM IST
The eight-time Olympic champion has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving Down Under in August.
Usain Bolt celebrates after scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners.(AFP)
Usain Bolt celebrates after scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners.(AFP)

Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club: Reports

Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in August in his bid to pursue a boyhood dream of becoming a footballer after retiring from athletics last year.
Usain Bolt celebrates scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners.(AFP)
Usain Bolt celebrates scoring a goal for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners.(AFP)

Usain Bolt offered two-year deal by European club, says agent

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 08:12 PM IST
Usain Bolt has had trials with clubs in Europe including the 2013 Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund. Bolt also played for Norwegian club Stormsgodset in a friendly back in June.
Usain Bolt is on trial with A-League side Central Coast Mariners, who are yet to offer him a contract.(AFP)
Usain Bolt is on trial with A-League side Central Coast Mariners, who are yet to offer him a contract.(AFP)

Usain Bolt angry with drugs test

Melbourne | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 05:30 PM IST
Usain Bolt, who is waiting to be offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners, could not believe he was summoned for a drugs test.
File image of Usain Bolt.(AP)
File image of Usain Bolt.(AP)

Usain Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 01:04 PM IST
Bolt said the coach of his Central Coast Mariners, Mike Mulvey, had indicated he would be in the starting line-up in a friendly against Macarthur South West United in Sydney.
Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action.(REUTERS)
Central Coast Mariners' Usain Bolt in action.(REUTERS)

Play Usain Bolt in defence, says Spain’s World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Usain Bolt made his debut late last month in a 20-minute cameo as a substitute during a friendly, starting in his favoured left wing position.
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