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From The42 Like lightning: Bolt records fastest time of the year ALACRITY

Like lightning: Bolt records fastest time of the year

The 25-year-old recorded a time of 9.82 seconds at the Kingston meet, as he prepares for the Olympics.

From The42 Bolt to run first 100m of the year Running Man

Bolt to run first 100m of the year

The reigning Olympic champion will fire off the blocks at the Jamaica International Invitational track and field meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on May 5

From The42 Olympics countdown: here are 12 gold medal contenders Ready To Go

Olympics countdown: here are 12 gold medal contenders

What do Michael Phelps, Katie Taylor and Neymar all have in common? They’re all hopeful of triumphing this summer.

From The42 Bolt out to become 'a living legend' Modesty

Bolt out to become 'a living legend'

The 100m and 200m world record holder has set his sights no lower than achieving total domination at this summer’s Olympic Games.

From The42 Ready to go: Gay chooses to focus on 100m event ahead of Olympics Bring It On

Ready to go: Gay chooses to focus on 100m event ahead of Olympics

The second-fastest man in the world feels short distances suit his running style.

From The42 Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt Running Man

Right on track: Sprinter Paul Hession talks Olympics, Sonia and that man Bolt

To do well in London, the Irish track star will need to stay as close as humanly possible to the Gold Medallist from Jamaica.

Prince Harry's blue blood suede shoes?

More British royal-watching sparked as Harry shows off his reggae dancing skills in Kingston, Jamaica while sporting some trendy blue suede shoes.

Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt Race Of His Life This post contains videos

Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt

Although the Jamaican sprinter seemed to give the Prince a bit of an easy ride in the 100m dash…

From The42 On your marks: Bolt and Powell will race in Rome Now That's Fast This post contains videos

On your marks: Bolt and Powell will race in Rome

The Olympic build-up is getting very exciting and May’s race meet in Rome will act as a fast-paced preview to the games.

From The42 YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year Virals This post contains videos

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

From The42 €5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included) Cha-ching!

€5k to see the men's 100m final next summer (champagne included)

Tickets are still available for some of the biggest events of next summer’s Olympic Games. They’re just not cheap, in the slightest.

From The42 Michael Johnson is the only person mad enough to doubt Usain Bolt Challenge Accepted

Michael Johnson is the only person mad enough to doubt Usain Bolt

Johnson warned today that Bolt could end up spreading himself too thinly if he tries to win four Olympic golds next summer.

From The42 Sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Sporting tweets of the week

George Hook responds to his critics, Joey Barton has some unkind words for Mick McCarthy and Usain Bolt tells it like it is.

From The42 WATCH: Blake clocks second-fastest 200m ever Velocity This post contains videos

WATCH: Blake clocks second-fastest 200m ever

“That’s amazing for me. I’m shocked he did so well.”

From The42 WATCH: Bolt bounces back with 9.85 in Zagreb Lightning Bolt This post contains videos

WATCH: Bolt bounces back with 9.85 in Zagreb

The world record holder ran his season’s best to beat Kim Collins at the Zagreb World Challenge.

Report Card: how was Daegu for you?

With the dust having settled on another IAAF World Championships, we look back at the stories, both Irish and international, that grabbed the headlines last week.

From The42 The Morning Score: Monday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Start your week ahead of the pack – here’s what you need to know.

From The42 Watch: Jamaica's incredible run in the 4x100m Wow!

Watch: Jamaica's incredible run in the 4x100m

The team included Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt: all of whom, it turns out, are quite good at running.

From The42 Bolt turns attention to 200m after DQ Premature This post contains videos

Bolt turns attention to 200m after DQ

“I have to move on now as there is no point to dwell on the past. I have a few days to refocus and get ready for the 200m on Friday.”

From The42 Daegu days: False start rule ends Cuddihy's challenge On Track

Daegu days: False start rule ends Cuddihy's challenge

Here’s everything you need to know about day two at the IAAF World Championships.

From The42 WATCH: Bolt disqualified, leaving Blake to win 100m world title Too Fast

WATCH: Bolt disqualified, leaving Blake to win 100m world title

It wasn’t the final which everyone tuned in to see, but it certainly got people talking.

From The42 Daegu days: Cuddihy best of the Irish as the Worlds get underway On Track

Daegu days: Cuddihy best of the Irish as the Worlds get underway

Here’s everything you need to know about Day One at the IAAF World Championships.

From The42 Meet the stars of this year's Athletics World Championships Study Up This post contains images

Meet the stars of this year's Athletics World Championships

The 2011 World Athletics Championships begin this Saturday in Daegu, South Korea. Get to know the athletes who’ll likely be providing the week’s most compelling storylines.

From The42 Bolt feeling confident ahead of Worlds Confidence

Bolt feeling confident ahead of Worlds

Unsurprisingly, Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt claims to be feeling confident ahead of his defence of the 100m and 200m at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

From The42 Watch: 6 Guinness World Records that Usain Bolt could conceivably break Challenge This post contains videos

Watch: 6 Guinness World Records that Usain Bolt could conceivably break

Today is the anniversary of the Jamaican athlete’s record-breaking feats, so we thought we’d commemorate it…

From The42 Sidelined: Tyson Gay out for rest of season Setback

Sidelined: Tyson Gay out for rest of season

Usain Bolt says the injury to his main rival will not cause him to be complacent.

From The42 Business as usual for Bolt in Oslo That's Fast This post contains videos

Business as usual for Bolt in Oslo

WATCH: Bolt cruises to victory in the 200m at last night’s Diamond League meet in Norway.

From The42 Bolt: I'm good enough to play for Man United Sign Him Up

Bolt: I'm good enough to play for Man United

But first, he’s concentrating on winning the men’s 200m at the Diamond League meeting in Oslo tonight.

From The42 Bolt runs another 9.91 and nobody bats an eyelid Lightning This post contains videos

Bolt runs another 9.91 and nobody bats an eyelid

WATCH: The Fastest Man on Earth impresses – again – on his way to a win at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava last night.

From The42 WATCH: Usain Bolt is still the fastest man on earth Quick Word This post contains videos

WATCH: Usain Bolt is still the fastest man on earth

Olympic champion leaves it late but does enough in the end in Rome against compatriot Asafa Powell.

From The42 It's on! Bolt to meet Powell in Rome tonight Quick Word This post contains videos

It's on! Bolt to meet Powell in Rome tonight

The Jamaican sprinters go head-to-head in the Diamond League. Got those stop-watches ready?

From The42 The crimson meets the blue: nine moments from the Munster-Leinster rivalry Friends Reunited

The crimson meets the blue: nine moments from the Munster-Leinster rivalry

As Leinster prepare to travel to Thomond Park to face old foes Munster this weekend, Paul Ring pauses and engages with some of the rivalry’s most memorable moments.

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