• Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Bolt says 200-meter world record now likely beyond him

    Usain Bolt again said he doesn't plan to run the 200 meters in his final season, realizing that his world record of 19.19 seconds is now likely beyond him. Speaking Friday in Monaco before picking up the IAAF's male athlete of the year award for a sixth time, the 30-year-old Bolt said he thought

  • Bolt is IAAF athlete of year; Ayana wins women's award
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Bolt is IAAF athlete of year; Ayana wins women's award

    Usain Bolt is track and field's male athlete of the year, winning the award from the sport's governing body for a sixth time. Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won the women's award, after her world-record run to win Olympic gold in the 10,000 meters. The awards were handed out Friday by the IAAF

  • I could have won more if I'd got serious: Bolt
    Reuters2 hours ago

    I could have won more if I'd got serious: Bolt

    By Mitch Phillips MONACO (Reuters) - Looking back at his astonishing career on the night he was named Athlete of the Year for the sixth time, Usain Bolt said his only real regret was not taking his sport more seriously at an earlier age. "Maybe I would have been at four Olympics," the superstar

  • LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed
    The Associated Press2 hours ago

    LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

    The Los Angeles bid committee for the 2024 Olympics released details of a nearly unheard-of budget plan Friday, insisting $5.3 billion will be enough to cover both operational and infrastructure costs for an Olympics that won't need any new, permanent stadiums. The cost would be less than half that