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August 13, 2017 9:00 AM Organisers to blame for Bolt's collapse

LONDON - Usain Bolt's dramatic and inglorious end to his top level career was the fault of world championship organisers, his furious team-mates claimed. The 30-year-old 100 metres and 200m world record-holder collapsed on the London Stadium track whilst anchoring Jamaica in the final of the 4x100m on Saturday as a cramp gripped his leg. Bolt lay prone 48

August 13, 2017 9:00 AM Gatlin hails Bolt the 'showman' despite relay flop

London - A sentimental Justin Gatlin hailed Usain Bolt as an "amazing showman" whose career would certainly not be defined by him pulling up with cramp in the world 4x100m relay, the Jamaican's final competitive race. There was high drama in Saturday's relay as anchor man Bolt received the baton in third place behind eventual gold medallists Britain 65

August 13, 2017 8:00 AM Pain no gain as Bolt, Farah's farewell party falls flat

London - Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah experienced some of their greatest moments in their careers at the 2012 Olympics in London but five years on and back in the same stadium, misery replaced joy on Saturday. Bolt, who won the individual 100 and 200m and the 4x100m relay in London in 2012, collapsed to the track injured anchoring the Jamaica 49

August 13, 2017 4:07 AM Slick Britain win shock 4x100 relay gold as Bolt pulls up

LONDON - Usain Bolt's final track appearance ended with pain and frustration on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 metres relay as Britain stunned the United States to win a shock gold medal. Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the individual 100 metres, had been hoping to sign off from the sport 49

August 12, 2017 9:47 PM Bolt pulls up injured in relay as Great Britain wins

Usain Bolt's track career ended in agony today as he pulled up injured in the 4x100m relay - while Great Britain stormed to a sensational victory. The sprint legend grimaced in agony and collapsed on the track on the final straight as the home team raced to victory in the thrilling final at the World Championships in London. The British quartet of CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili 63

August 12, 2017 9:11 PM Usain Bolt fails to finish final race of his career, crumpling to track during 400 relay

The Jamaican great crumpled to the track because of a left leg injury as he was chasing gold in the 400-meter relay at the world championships. Instead, Britain upset the United States to take gold in 37.47 seconds. The Americans were .05 seconds behind. Japan took bronze in 38.04. Minutes earlier, Tori Bowie became the first double gold medalist at the world 48

August 12, 2017 10:58 AM U.S., Jamaica qualify for 4x100 final; Felix eyes record medal

LONDON -- Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will meet in a final duel on the track after helping their teams qualify for the final of the 4x100-meter relay at the world championships Saturday. The United States, with Gatlin running the second leg, won the first heat in a world leading time of 37.70 seconds. The Americans beat Britain and Japan, who also qualified 38

August 12, 2017 10:29 AM Bolt anchors Jamaica into relay finals

London - Usain Bolt's bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay. Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for the more unheralded members of the squad. Tyquendo Tracey, Julian Forte and Michael Campbell 46

August 12, 2017 8:50 AM Hopefully history will judge Wayde more kindly than Johnson's brain fart did

History can be cruel. Wayde van Niekerk’s bid for a rare 400m-200m double in London was denied by a man achieving even greater antiquity. It had been 22 years since American legend Michael Johnson became the only person to scoop that double at a world championships‚ back in 1995 when Van Niekerk was three years old. The South African star‚ having broken 47

August 12, 2017 7:44 AM The Last Dalai Lama?: Film Review

Mickey Lemle’s new film revisits the legacy of the Tibetan spiritual leader 25 years after his original documentary was released. Perhaps no religious leader has been as consistently visible on the world stage over the past 50 years as the 14th Dalai Lama, the revered Buddhist monk who fled Tibet in 1959 to escape Chairman Mao’s communist regime. In the decades 202