Life without Usain Bolt looms as a nightmare
The MercuryLife without Usain Bolt looms as a nightmare waiting to happen for world athleticsThe MercuryAnd there have been many of those in recent times. The shadow of doping innuendo has haunted the sport's most famous event in particular, the 100m, ever since a steroid-fuelled Ben Johnson burnt up the track in Seoul in 1988. Britain's Linford Christie ...Justin Gatlin deserved his gold, distasteful boos should never have stained Usain Bolt's farewellEurosport.co.ukChristian Coleman leads the 100m hopefuls looking to take Usain Bolt's crown at the World ChampionshipsMirror.co.ukThese four charts show how superhuman Usain Bolt's feats are in the 100-metre sprintScroll.inFirstpostall 2,458 news articles »
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 1:30 am
The Story Behind The Iconic Photos Of The
DeadspinThe Story Behind The Iconic Photos Of The Olympics' Dirtiest RecordDeadspinBesides Lewis and Johnson, there was Great Britain's Linford Christie, the reigning European champ, and American Calvin Smith, whose personal record was 9.93. Still, like most of the experts handicapping the race, Modra assumed either Lewis or Johnson ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 9:08 am
Linford Christie, contrôlé positif après
L'Équipe.frLinford Christie, contrôlé positif après être sorti de sa retraite en 1999L'Équipe.frLinford Christie, contrôlé positif après être sorti de sa retraite en 1999. Publié le jeudi 3 août 2017 à 00:05 | Mis à jour le 03/08/2017 à 00:44. Afin d'honorer un pari, le dernier grand sprinteur européen sortit de sa retraite en 1999... pour un ...
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 3:10 pm
Dwain Chambers' rollercoaster career -
Athletics Weekly (blog)Dwain Chambers' rollercoaster careerAthletics Weekly (blog)Given his high profile as the fastest British sprinter since Linford Christie, Chambers became a symbol of the war against drugs and when he returned from his suspension the antipathy toward him reached a peak in the winter of 2008 when UKA's chief ...
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 11:31 am
Chijindu Ujah interview: 'I believe I can
Telegraph.co.ukChijindu Ujah interview: 'I believe I can beat anyone, even Usain Bolt'Telegraph.co.ukIt is easy to see why those within the sport are starting to talk about Ujah as Britain's first serious contender on the global stage since Linford Christie. “I feel like I'm learning with each race,” he said. “I'm 23 and I feel I'm finding it easier ...CJ Ujah in the mood to rain on Usain Bolt's retirement paradeThe GuardianBritain's CJ Ujah convinced he can topple sprint legend Usain Bolt in 100m at World ChampionshipsMirror.co.ukall 228 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 2:57 pm
Usain Bolt v Justin Gatlin II: World
It was far below par for Bolt." Sprint races, like few others, can be won or lost long before the gun goes. Linford Christie used to mess with his rivals in the call-room before big finals by taking his top and walking around with his intimidating physique ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:10 pm
Greg Rutherford wants clear-the-air talks
The other members of the exclusive club are Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards. And the Milton Keynes athlete, who revealed he contemplated whether it was worth him continuing in the sport follow a major hamstring injury ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:45 pm
Greg Rutherford: I just want to be liked
He becomes only the fifth British athlete to hold all four major titles at the same time - joining the likes of Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and fellow long jumper Jonathan Edwards in the history books.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:25 pm
Greg Rutherford joins all-time greats with
Rutherford joined greats Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards in the elite club. And an emotional Rutherford, who wept with joy after the landmark win, said: "This was my best ever performance. "There have been stresses this ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:18 pm
Greg Rutherford wins World Championships
Only four other Britons - Daley Thompson, Linford Christie, Sally Gunnell and Jonathan Edwards - have ever held all four titles at the same time, but Rutherford deserves that illustrious company after another display of superb jumping under pressure.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:21 am