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About Usain Bolt

Usain St. Leo Bolt, C.D., is a Jamaican sprinter and an Olympic gold medalist. Bolt holds the world record for the 100 metres at 9.58 seconds, the 200 metres at 19.19 seconds and, along with his teammates, the 4x100 metres relay at 37.10 seconds. Bolt also holds the Olympic record in the 100 metres at 9.69 seconds and the 200 metres at 19.30 seconds. Bolt became the first man to win all three events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984, the first man in history to set world records in all three at a single Olympics, and the first man to hold the 100 and 200m world and Olympic titles at the same time. His name (an aptronym) and achievements in sprinting have earned him the media nickname 'Lightning Bolt'.

In April 09, Bolt is picked to give spriting tips to football star Cristiano Ronaldo.

2016 Rio Olympics

Usain Bolt has plans to defend his 100 and 200 meter titles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Plans after retirement

Usain Bolt plans to try football after his retirement.

On 10 October 2012, Bolt said "I always wanted to try to play soccer. Maybe at the end of my career. It would be something that I would love to try. I watch it on TV and see these guys play. I play it all the time with my friends."

Personal Biography

Relationships

Usain Bolt is currently dating fashion designer Lubica Slovak. In May 2012, Bolt received criticism that he is suffering from 'white woman complex'. His fellow Jamaicans were reportedly unhappy with Usain Bolt choosing a white partner.

In May 2012, Usain Bolt broke up with his girlfriend Lubica Slovak to concentrate on winning the Olympic medals.

Usain Bolt in News

Christie is my Commonwealth benchmark: Mark Lewis-Francis
MARK Lewis-Francis has said that one of his inspirations for his successful comeback is seeing 50-year-old Linford Christie lifting more weights than him. ANI

Reddy confident about successful Commonwealth Games
Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Saturday expressed confidence about the country hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games saying the problem has narrowed down to the upkeep of the Games Village. ANI

World's fastest man Usain Bolt is hooked onto darts
Jamaican sprinter and three-time world and Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has revealed that he loves darts. ANI

Bolt wants to break his records to become legend at 2012 Olympic Games in London
Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt has expressed his desire to win the title all over again during 2012 Olympic Games in London and establish himself as a legend. ANI

'Lazy' Bolt says he would win all the medals for partying
Olympic gold-medallist Usain Bolt has confessed in a new book that he is lazy and often misses training, but had there been medals for partying, he would have won them all. ANI

Jamaica's Bolt is fast, loose and wants to play professional football
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt may hold the best time for a runner in the 100 meters and 200 meters dash, but he fancies turning his hand to professional football. ANI

Star pullouts will not affect CWG : Kalmadi
Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi has said the star pullouts will not affect the 2010 Games, adding that there will plenty of action in the upcoming mega event. ANI

Bolt inks 6 m pound Puma deal
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has signed the biggest-ever deal for an athletics star. ANI

Bolt inks 6 m pound Puma deal
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has signed the biggest-ever deal for an athletics star. ANI

Its like racing a man, says Semenyas Brit rival after Berlin race
British woman athlete Diane Cummins, who finished eighth in yesterdays 800m race at the ISTAF Athletics Meeting in Berlin, has stirred a controversy by saying that racing against South African rival Caster Semenya felt like running against a man. ANI

Oz world long jump champ may skip Delhi CWG over security, infrastructure fears
The security situation, infrastructure problems and the event falling so late in the season is set to take another toll in star cancellations, with world indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre seriously considering not participating in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Woods may skip Ryder Cup over reluctance to pay 1 million pound tax bill
American golfing great Tiger Woods reluctance to accept a Ryder Cup wild card may in part be due to a one million pound tax bill he could face for playing in the event. ANI

Procter & Gamble and the IOC Announce Global Olympic Partnership
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Gill disappointed over top athletes skipping Commonwealth Games
Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister M. S. Gill has expressed disappointment over a series of pullouts from international athletes for the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Usain Bolt planning wild week with Oz women
Olympic gold-medallist Usain Bolt is all set to have a wild week during his first visit to Australia. ANI

Bolt offered one million dollars to race Oz rugby league players
Jamaican triple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has been offered almost a million dollars by Australian rugby league officials to race the leagues fastest players. ANI

Prince Harry crowned King of Cool
Prince Harry has beaten Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson to be crowned King of Cool. ANI

Bolt puts assault on 400metres world record on hold
Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has put on hold his plans to challenge American sprinter Michael Johnsons 400metres world record until after the 2012 London Olympics. ANI

Bolt, Christie helping Haye prepare for his first title defence
World Heavyweight Boxing champion David Haye is on track to beat American boxer and former two-time champion John Ruiz with a little help from speed merchants Usain Bolt and Linford Christie. ANI

Man U on fast track to Carling Cup final glory: Bolt
The worlds fastest man Usain Bolt has said that his Manchester United heroes are on the fast track to Carling Cup final glory. ANI

Matthew McConaughey, wife welcome baby girl
Actor Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila welcomed a baby girl into their lives on January 3. ANI

Socceroos 2006 FIFA World Cup campaign is decades story
Fox.com.au users have voted the Socceroos 2006 FIFA World Cup campaign as the story of the decade. ANI

Man U midfielder Giggs stunned by BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has become the 56th BBC Sports Personality of the Year after edging out reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button, heptathlon world champion Jessica Ennis and Ashes-winning captain Andrew Strauss. ANI

Ace sprinters Bolt,Gay to go head to head in London
Two of the worlds fastest men ever over 100 metres - Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay - will meet in London next summer. ANI

Prosthetic legs dont give amputee runners an unfair advantage: Study
Amputees who use running-specific prosthetic legs have no performance advantage over counterparts who use their biological legs, according to a new study. ANI

Bolt says his performances are not drug-enhanced
Jamaican star sprinter Usain Bolt has reiterated that his performances are not drug-enhanced. ANI

Now, Man Us Ferdinand makes movie business debut
Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has made his debut in the movie business as an executive producer of the Brit gangster flick Dead Man Running. ANI

Ancient aboriginals in Australia may have been faster than a speeding Bolt!
A leading anthropologist has suggested that ancient aboriginals in Australia would have outrun Usain Bolt, the fastest man alive, while a Neanderthal woman would have crushed Arnold Schwarzenegger in arm-wrestling. ANI

Fictional character Donald Francis Draper more influential than Obama
A fictional character on AMCs Mad Men has topped the list of 49 Most Influential Men. ANI

Meet the 14-year-old Manchester boy dubbed the future Brit Bolt
A 14-year-old boy from Manchester is being dubbed as UKs version of Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt, after shattering the British under-15 national record in only his second race. ANI

Mathew McConaughey calls his son fruit bandit
Hollywood actor Mathew McConaughey has dubbed his 4-year-old son fruit bandit, because he cant stop eating fruits. ANI

Humans cant run 100m faster than 9.2 seconds, claims expert
Usain Bolt believes he can race past the 100 m sprint finish line in 9.4 seconds, and experts seem to agree with him. However, if the time limit is compressed to 9.2-second mark, analysts cast doubts. ANI

Bolt can smash 100m record yet again, reckons Wells
British athletic legend Allan Wells believes that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt can break his 100 metres world record again tonight. ANI

Triple world record holder Bolt sets his eyes on long jump
Following his world record breaking efforts, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has expressed a desire to set records in long jump to acquire the legend status. ANI

Bolt wants British actor Statham to play him in movie
Jamaican sprinter and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has said that he wants British actor Jason Statham to play him in a movie of his life. ANI

Bolts world records can last at least 20 years: Johnson
Track legend Michael Johnson says Usain Bolts latest world records could last at least 20 years. ANI

Arsenal striker Walcott is Premier Leagues answer to Lightning Bolt
As Jamaican sprinter and Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is striking gold at every championship, the English Premier League has found an answer to Lightning Bolt in the form of Arsenal striker Theo Walcott. ANI

After another world record performance, Bolt says he is not on drugs
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has again stressed he is not on drugs after another astonishing world-record performance. ANI

Now, Bolt wants to be knighted by the Queen
Jamiacan sprinter and world record holder in the 100 meters and 200 meters dash, Usain Bolt, has set himself a new goal of being knighted by the Queen. ANI

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