Usain Bolt ready to kickstart Europe season in Rome

Having flirted with converting to other sports, from football to cricket, Usain Bolt hints that he could end his athletics career after the next Olympic Games.

updated: June 04, 2013 20:52 IST
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Rome: Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt said he is ready to put his injury woes behind him when he lines up at the Rome Golden Gala for his first appearance of the year in Europe on Thursday.

Bolt's start to the season has been hampered by hamstring problems and, a month ago, American rival Justin Gatlin posted an impressive time of 9.97sec at the opening Diamond League event of the season in Doha.

Meanwhile, Bolt was clocking a comparatively mediocre time of 10.09sec for the 100 metres at the Cayman Invitational, way behind his world record time of 9.58.

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