Monday, July 26

Track and Field

Jamaica, Life advice, Olympics, Personal Finance, Race, Sports, sprinter, Strategy, Strategy News, track, Track and Field, Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt advises you to save 60 cents of every dollar you make

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt told CNBC his best money advice is to save more than half your pay. The 8-time gold medalist wasn't always good with money, he admitted. "If you make $10, save $6, and then you can figure out what to do with the rest," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Usain Bolt has said that the most valuable personal finance lesson he's learned is to save more than half of his pay."Then you can spend the rest and pay bills," he told CNBC Make It. "I tell people if you make $10, save $6, and then you can figure out what to do with the rest."The 34-year-old Jamaican sprinter, who retired in 2017, ad...
Rio 2016, Rio Olympics, Sports, Track and Field

Here’s how steeplechase — the wackiest event in track and field — came to get its name and water jumps

The second week of the Olympics are underway in Rio, meaning swimming and gymnastics have given way to track and field ("athletics" to most non-Americans). And while most track and field events are fairly straightforward — run this distance as fast as you can; throw this object as far as you can — one event in particular stands out for its sheer weirdness. This would be the 3,000-meter steeplechase. LoadingSomething is loading. ...