COPACABANA BEACH

  • Bolt wins 150m race at Copacabana but misses record April 1, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Usain Bolt started his season by winning a 150metre race on a track set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Bolt cruised to victory in 14.42 seconds, falling short of the worldbest mark of 14.35 he set on the streets of Manchester in...
  • World record not on Usain Bolt's mind March 24, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt says he is not thinking about setting up a new world record at next week's 150m exhibition event on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach. The sixtime Olympic champion already holds the fastest ever 150m time with a mark of 14.36 seconds achieved...
  • Bolt to race over 150 metres on Copacabana Beach February 22, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will compete in a 150 metres race on Brazil's Copacabana Beach next month against three other sprinters in what the Jamaican called a "street meet" type showdown. Organisers are to build a track on the famous sands for the March 31 race although...
  • Top 10 places to celebrate New Year's eve December 27, 2010

    New York: Break out the party favors and the bubbly it's almost time to ring in the New Year. To avoid another night in with the television, Men's website AskMen.com (www.askmen.com) offers its top 10 list of New Year's destinations for travelers keen to find fun out of town. Reuters has...