Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt hanging up boots on football dream

In remarks reported by Jamaican media outlets on Tuesday, the eight-time Olympic sprint champion said he had drawn a line under his hopes of playing football as a professional.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Usain Bolt 'offered cut-price deal' in Australia: Media reports 

Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth had initially pledged Aus$1.5 million, but the deal now offered to the sprinter was much less than this, it added.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Sprint king Usain Bolt rejects Malta football offer 

The eight-time Olympic champion has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving Down Under in August.

published on : 18th October 2018

Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

The 100 metres world record-holder scored his first two goals in professional football on Friday when he started a pre-season game against second-tier Macarthur South West United in Sydney.

published on : 16th October 2018

Usain Bolt fumes over Australia drug test notice 

Despite his displeasure, it appears the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority guidelines mean he is eligible to be tested.

published on : 15th October 2018

Play Usain Bolt in defence, says Spain's World Cup-winning coach

The eight-time Olympic champion made his debut late last month in a 20-minute cameo as a substitute during a friendly, starting in his favoured left wing position.

published on : 14th September 2018

Usain Bolt takes break from Australia football training

The Jamaican superstar is pursuing his long-held dream of playing professional football and arrived in Gosford, 75 kilometres (47 miles) north of Sydney, last month.

published on : 9th September 2018

Amateurs vow no easy ride for Usain Bolt ahead of Central Coast Mariners debut

Eight-times Olympic gold medallist Bolt had his first training with the A-league team only a week ago and said he expected to feel nerves at the trial match.

published on : 29th August 2018

Usain Bolt struggling with football pace, but working hard

Usain Bolt admitted to struggling with the constant stop-start of football, more used to a quick fire sprint on the athletics track before winding down.

published on : 28th August 2018

Usain Bolt trains for the first time with Central Coast Mariners

A crowd of around 50 reporters and photographed crowded around the players tunnel at the Mariners' Central Coast Stadium to catch a glimpse of Bolt who smiled and offered a thumb's up.

published on : 21st August 2018