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Bryan Habana believes South Africa's stunning Rugby World Cup triumph in Japan can inspire a generation to Olympic rugby sevens gold in Tokyo next year.
Kenya eyes jail sentences for athletes caught doping
Kenyan athletes are known especially for their long- and middle-distance running prowess, but the East African nation has been caught up in a string of doping scandals over the past five years.
UK Athletics to review handling of Nike Oregon Project probe
UK Athletics (UKA) has commissioned an independent review into the way an investigation looking at body's relationship with the Nike Oregon Project (NOP) was handled
Archers Deepika Kumari and Ankita Bhakat secure Olympic quota
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NRAI to ask Tokyo shooters' families to sign bonds; wants to control sponsors
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Equestrian - Fouaad Mirza seals Olympic berth
Twenty-seven-year-old rider Fouaad Mirza has become the first Indian to qualify for the Olympics in twenty years.
- Date of birth
- 8 (100m, 200m, 4x100m)
Olympic Games (6 medals: 6 gold)
- 100m: 1st (2008, 2012)
- 200m: 1st (2008, 2012)
- 4x100m: 1st (2008, 2012)
World Championships (13 medals: 11 gold, 2 silver)
- 100m: 1st (2009, 2013, 2015)
- 200m: 1st (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), 2nd (2007)
- 4x100m: 1st (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), 2nd (2007)
"Lightning Bolt" ready to strike again
Athletics superstar Usain Bolt is hoping to round out his remarkable Olympic career with another triple (100m, 200m, 4x100m), and confirm his status as the greatest sprinter of all time.
After his stunning feats in Beijing and London (6 gold medals, 4 world records), all eyes will once again be on "Lightning Bolt" in Rio.
In 2015, his star was said to be on the wane, but the Jamaican silenced the doubters with another triple at the world championships in Beijing (taking his tally to 11 golds).
At nearly 30, the world's fastest man will travel to Rio looking to create more Olympic history. And another triumph for Bolt would no doubt be a blessing for the sport of athletics, which has been rocked by doping scandals in recent months.
|4||Men's 100m, Round 1||10.07 Q|
|1||Men's 100m, Round 1, Heat 7||10.07 Q|
|1||Men's 100m, Semifinal||9.86 Q|
|1||Men's 100m, Semifinal, Semifinal 2||9.86 Q|
|1||Men's 100m, Final||9.81|
|15||Men's 200m, Round 1||20.28 Q|
|1||Men's 200m, Round 1, Heat 9||20.28 Q|
|1||Men's 200m, Semifinal||19.78 Q|
|1||Men's 200m, Semifinal, Semifinal 2||19.78 Q|
|1||Men's 200m, Final||19.78|
|Men's 4 x 100m Relay||37.27|
|1||Men's 4 x 100m Relay, Final||37.27|
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2