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Great Britain claim world 4x100m world gold as Usain Bolt pulls up in final race

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years. But with the young GB women’s sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just ...

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Bolt injured in final race; Britain wins 4×100

6:13 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4×100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. In what was expected to be the last competitive race of his career, Usain Bolt pulled up with an apparent left leg injury during the anchor leg of the men’s 4×100-meter final on Saturday. AP Photo/Matthias Schrader Having to make up lots of ...

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World Championships 2017: Usain Bolt beaten by Justin Gatlin in 100m final

Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for times Justin Gatlin tore up Usain Bolt’s farewell script as he stole world 100m gold with the run of his long and controversial career. Bolt was left with only a bronze in his final individual 100m race as 21-year-old Christian Coleman made it a USA ...

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Marvel's The Inhuman TV Show Casts Black Bolt

The upcoming Marvel show The Inhumans has found its lead actor. It has been confirmed that Hell on Wheels star Anson Mount will head up the superhero team-up series, which premieres in September. As reported by Deadline, Mount will play Black Bolt, the hypersonically-voiced leader of the Inhumans. Mount–who is best known for the now-concluded ABC drama Hell on Wheels–is the show’s second actor to be cast, following Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones) who will play Black Bolt’s brother, Maximus. The first season of The Inhumans will comprise of eight ...

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Sprinter Carter appeals ruling that cost Bolt gold

5:16 AM ET ESPN.com news services Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is appealing the ruling that cost him, Usain Bolt and the rest of the Jamaican 4×100-meter relay team a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter filed his appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday, his lawyer, Stuart Stimpson, told Reuters. In January, the International Olympic Committee said Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Games. Though methylhexaneamine was not specifically named on the 2008 list of ...

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No need to wait for Tesla: the Chevrolet Bolt is excellent (and already shipping)

The new Chevrolet Bolt EV hatchback may be everything you want in a compact car. It has the range to make you forget it’s an electric-only vehicle. The Bolt EV is quick, it’s roomy (front and rear seats both), and you don’t have to pay for navigation. The Bolt EV is the car that matches up closely to the Tesla Model 3. Both get more than 200 miles per charge and the entry model should sticker at $ 30,000 after tax credits. Tesla has 375,000 fans who’ve placed deposits for ...

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Chargers reveal plan to bolt for Los Angeles

11:06 AM ET Chargers chairman Dean Spanos was in no mood to reflect Thursday morning after officially announcing his plans to move the franchise to Los Angeles after 56 seasons in San Diego. “I’m looking forward, not backwards,” he told ESPN in a brief phone conversation. “I spent half my life here. I leave behind a lot of friends and lot of great memories, but life goes on. There are always a lot of changes in life, and we know this is not going to be easy. But we made ...

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With Chevrolet Bolt, the new normal for EVs will be 200+ miles range, $30K base price

The Chevrolet Bolt EV will match or exceed the Tesla Model 3 on key specs when it goes on sale late this year. Chevrolet just announced its EPA rating for range will be 238 miles from its 60-kilowatt hour battery. Chevrolet confirmed this week that the list price should be less than $ 37,500, meaning less than $ 30,000 after a $ 7,500 federal tax credit. This sets up an interesting focus on mid-priced 200-mile EVs over the next year, with new or next-generation offerings expected from BMW, Nissan, Tesla, ...

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Electric Chevrolet Bolt to go 238 miles on a charge

Chevy’s new electric cars General Motors’ all-electric Chevrolet Bolt compact car will be able to go 238 miles on a single charge, the automaker announced Tuesday. That’s enough to drive from New York City to Washington DC or nearly enough to make a round trip between Los Angeles and San Diego. Perhaps more importantly to GM, it beats the 215 miles Tesla has promised for its upcoming Model 3, a similarly-priced electric car that’s expected to go on sale next year. “Chevrolet showed the world the production version Bolt EV ...

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Bolt caps Rio haul with 4×100 gold; U.S. DQ'd

12:10 AM ET ESPN.com news services RIO DE JANEIRO — Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best. Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and probably the Olympics altogether, Friday night with yet another anchor leg for the ages. He turned a close 4×100 relay race against Japan and the United States into a never-a-doubt runaway, helping Jamaica cross the line in 37.27 seconds. With the victory, Bolt won his ninth career Olympic medal and completed a triple-triple, with three gold medals at three consecutive Olympics. “There ...

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