Olympic men's 100m semi-finals in Beijing
Jamaica's Asafa Powell (R ) sprints past Trinidad and Tobago's Richard Thompson to win his semi-final heat of the Olympic men's 100m heats in Beijing August 16, 2008. Powell won with a time of 9:91. Thompson was second in 9.93. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
Usain Bolt was upset by Yohan Blake in the men's 100 meters at the Jamaican Olympic trials.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran 100 meters in 9.58 seconds at the World Track Championships in Berlin Sunday, breaking his own world record.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the men's 100-meter dash, lowering the world record in the process.
Tyson Gay survived two rounds of 100-meter qualifying on his recently injured hamstring Friday to kick off the 10 days of Olympic track and field action.
American Tyson Gay, who suffered a hamstring injury during the U.S. Olympic trials, said Monday he is fully recovered.
Asafa Powell of Jamaica Sunday ran a 9.74 seconds 100 meters at the Rieti Grand Prix in Rieti, Italy, breaking his own world record by .003 seconds.
The world's two fastest sprinters may meet head-to-head at a Golden League meet in Brussels Aug. 25, The New York Times reports.
The world's track and field governing body in Monte Carlo, Monaco, has ruled Justin Gatlin's May 12, 100-meter run didn't set a world record but only tied it. Gatlin's original recorded sprint time at the Super Grand Prix Meeting in Doha, Qatar, was liste
Asafa Powell of Jamaica has become the fastest sprinter in the world after turning in a record 9.77-second 100-meter sprint in Athens.
Jamaica's Asafa Powell on Tuesday set a world record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 9.77 seconds.
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