Tag Archives: Usain Bolt

In the Shadow of Greatness

  I wonder if as he went through the familiar pre-race motions in Lane 1, Dentarus Locke felt an incongruous shiver in the warm Caribbean night. I wonder if he reflected at all on the journey that had brought him … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Bolt vs. Bekele

As the 2015 World Championships, were concluding, I heard one commentator speculate about how 100 and 200 gold medalist Usain Bolt would fare against 5k and 10k gold medalist Mo Farah in a 600m race. (Or maybe it was 500m, but … Continue reading

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The Race that Saved Track and Field (For Now)

(Photo: IAAF) The men’s 100m final at the 2015 World Championships was considered by many to be a battle for the soul of track and field, with Usain Bolt cast as the good guy, and Justin Gatlin (among others) cast … Continue reading

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