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Usain Bolt on cruise control in 100 semi

Updated: August 28, 2011, 9:09 AM ET
Associated Press

DAEGU, South Korea -- Slow out of the blocks this time, Usain Bolt relied on his devastating acceleration Sunday to wipe away the field halfway through and sweep into the 100-meter final at the world championships.

Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius also had to make up for a slow start and, pouncing on his carbon-fiber blades, ran past several able-bodied runners to qualify for the semifinals of the 400 in a historic breakthrough for Paralympic athletes.

Bolt let his ...

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