Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has turned down a contract from Maltese champions Valletta and will remain in Australia to pursue his dream of becoming a professional footballer, his agent said on Thursday.
I honestly believe those who come from this West Indian island are probably the coolest people on earth. So laid back they are lying down, super friendly and just, well, really cool.
Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia.
Rising US star Christian Coleman set a new world indoor record for the 60m on Sunday, blasting to victory in 6.34sec at the US championships in Albuquerque.
Controversial world 100m champion Justin Gatlin was left off the list of nominees for the IAAF's World Athlete of the Year awards.
Norwegian Karsten Warholm aped 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch when he realised he had won the men's 400m hurdles title and his victory could prove as valuable to the sport as the painting is to the Norwegian tourism industry.
Pierre-Ambroise Bosse loves gambling and on Tuesday he rolled the dice and won the biggest prize of his life, the 800m world title, to give France their first ever gold in the event.
Vietnamese Bùi Bá Hạnh will run with world's fastest man Usain Bolt at the International Association of Athletics Federation World Championships, which will be kicked off in London on Friday.
Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after a teammate was caught doping.