A career that altered the sprinting landscape forever made its final Olympic bow on Friday. Usain Bolt, athlete without a parallel, signed off with a flourish - another gold medal in the 4x100M relay completing an unprecedented triple-triple for the man from ... Deccan Herald, 5 days ago
In Pictures | Rio 2016: Legendary 'triple-triple' for Usain Bolt, Marin-Sindhu's match dominate Day 14
Stealing the show has been a daily thing for sprinter Usain Bolt, but achieving the "triple-triple" put him on the pedestal with some of the legendary Olympians of all time. Usain's triple-triple was sealed when he won the 4x100m relay final. This was also ...DNA, 5 days ago
IMAGE: Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece competes in the women's pole vault fnal on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images. Greece's Ekaterini Stefanidi won the Olympic pole vault on Friday and her country's first athletics gold since the 2004 Athens Games, then defended its integrity after barred Russian Yelena Isinbayeva blasted the event as sub-par without her in the field. Stefanidi cleared 4.85 meters to beat American Sandi Morris, who took ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
IMAGE: Darya Klishina of Russia warms up before the long jump. Photograph: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images. The United States is expected to run away with the athletics competition in Rio, taking podium spots often the preserve of Russians such as double pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva and 110m hurdles world champion Sergei Shubenkov. Russia has taken second place on the athletics medals table at the last three Olympics and, as with the Soviet Union before it, has long been the United ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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