Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the ruling that saw his country's 4x100 metres relay team, including Usain Bolt, stripped of their Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal.
Usain Bolt and Simone Biles have been named as the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.
Usain Bolt and his All-Stars team completed an expected clean sweep in the third and final event of the Nitro Athletics Melbourne series – and the multiple world and Olympic sprint champion now hopes to spread the innovative format worldwide.
Usain Bolt’s All-Stars team will go into Saturday’s sell-out final of the Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne as leaders - after protests saw the host nation, originally winners on the second night of this innovative event, incur a penalty for their disqualification in the mixed 4x100 metre relay.
Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is set to compete for the first time since he was stripped of his Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal following a retrospective disqualification for doping.
Usain Bolt led his All-Stars team to victory on the first of three nights of competition in Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium as part of the new Coles Nitro Athletics Series.
Usain Bolt believes the Coles Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne, which he has been "waiting all his life" for, can match the success of limited-overs cricket.
Usain Bolt, who will race for the first time in Australia this week at the Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne, has backed the future of the innovative format by taking a financial stake in it.
Is athletics about to experience its Twenty20 moment this week? Or will the new-look Nitro Athletics event that will run for three evenings in Melbourne, starting next Saturday and witnessed by interested parties including the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe prove to be no more than a brief starburst of colourful enterprise?
Sprinting supremo Usain Bolt has admitted his "disappointment" at having to return his 4x100 metres relay Olympic gold medal from Beijing 2008 after team-mate Nesta Carter was disqualified for doping.
Olympic 400 metres champion and world record holder Wayde Van Niekerk has vowed to challenge Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt in the 200m at this year’s World Athletics Championships in London.
Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association President Warren Blake claims to be "surprised" by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to strip the country's 4x100 metres relay team of their gold medal from Beijing 2008 after Nesta Carter failed a drugs test.
Mike Rowbottom: Carter's positive turns out negative for Bolt's Olympic gold collection - but there's a silver lining
So Usain Bolt now has eight rather than nine Olympic gold medals. Does anyone think less of him for it? No. Is it bad news? Yes and no.
A Jamaican 4x100 metres relay team including Usain Bolt has been formally stripped of their Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal following the disqualification of Nesta Carter for doping.
Rio 2016 Olympians have been named among the home Australian team for the inaugural Nitro Athletics event in Melbourne next month.