Usain Bolt responded to last week's surprise sprint defeat in Rome by storming to a world-leading time of 19.79 seconds over 200 metres at the Bislett Diamond League meeting on Thursday.
The Jamaican world record holder, surprisingly beaten over 100 metres by American Justin Gatlin in Italy, streaked away from the field to win comfortably on a chilly night in his first competitive race over the distance this season.
Celebs from the worlds of fashion and film were out on the red carpet for this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards in New York.
Miranda Kerr, Karlie Kloss, Adriana Lima and Karolina Kurkova were among the models putting their best foot forward at the event in a variety of eye-catching outfits.
However actress Sofia Vergara stole much of the limelight in a bright green floor-length gown which showed off her voluptuous curves to best effect.
Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain and Alec Baldwin’s daughter Ireland were among others displaying show-stopping looks at the ceremony, hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers Of America.
Award Nominees And Honorees The 2013 CFDA
WOMENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR Alexander Wang Marc Jacobs Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernadez for Proenza Schouler MENSWEAR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR Steven Cox and Daniel Silver for Duckie Brown Michael Bastian Thom Browne
ACCESSORY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR Phillip Lim for 3.1 Phillip Lim Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez for Proenza Schouler Alexander Wang
SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR WOMENSWEAR Shane Gabier and Chris Peters for Creatures of the Wind Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs for Cushnie et Ochs Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis for Suno
SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR MENSWEAR Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne for Public School Tim Coppens Todd Snyder
SWAROVSKI AWARD FOR ACCESSORY DESIGN Irene Neuwirth Jennifer Meyer Pamela Love
GEOFFREY BEENE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Vera Wang
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Bell 412 helicopter in seas off Colpetty were brought to the Galle face ground and from there rushed to the hospital. The Air Force and navy both carried out rescue operations this morning as several fishermen who had set out to sea last night were left stranded mid sea due to inclement weather conditions. Around 12 fishemern have been rescued while at least 3 fishermen had drowned.