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Usain Bolt Says He Has 'Infinite Love' for His Fans After Injury in Final Race

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Usain Bolt Says He Has 'Infinite Love' for His Fans After Injury in Final Race

- Jamaica's Usain Bolt has praised the "infinite love" received from his supporters after his career ended with an injury at the 2017 World Athletics Championships on Saturday night in London. As Bolt took off with the baton for the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay, he pulled up with a problem. It was a harsh ending for one of the greats of the sport, and he posted the following bulletin on his Instagram account: Great Britain ended up taking gold ahead of the United States and Japan
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Usain Bolt injures leg in final race of career

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Usain Bolt injures leg in final race of career

- Usain Bolt finished his stellar career in excruciating pain, the Jamaican sprinter crumpling to the track with a left leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal in the 4x100-meter relay Saturday at the world athletics championships in London. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed and stumbled as he came down with his golden farewell shattered by the first injury he has experienced at a major competition
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Usain Bolt Fails to Finish 4x100m Relay Medal Race at IAAF World Championships

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Usain Bolt Fails to Finish 4x100m Relay Medal Race at IAAF World Championships

- Usain Bolt's career on the track ended in disappointment on Saturday, as the athletics star pulled up with an injury during the 4x100-meter final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. NBC Olympics shared this image of the 30-year-old, as he failed to finish the race: Bolt was already chasing the British and American teams when he started the final leg of the race, and he didn't even come close to the finish line before pulling up
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Tennessee’s Christian Coleman: how he beat Usain Bolt twice at World Championships

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Tennessee’s Christian Coleman: how he beat Usain Bolt twice at World Championships

- Tennessee track star Christian Coleman “could feel” Usain Bolt coming as the sprinters approached the finish line in London. But Coleman didn’t see Justin Gatlin until it was too late, and Gatlin took the gold in the 100 meter final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships on Saturday. “It was all pretty crazy and pretty intense, but I knew it was going to be a great atmosphere like that with people screaming and yelling,” Coleman told SEC Country in a phone interview Sunday afternoon
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Bronze and gone: In a shocker, Usain Bolt takes third at worlds

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Bronze and gone: In a shocker, Usain Bolt takes third at worlds

- LONDON — One final time, Usain Bolt peered down the last 50 meters of his lane and saw sprinter upon sprinter running footsteps ahead of him. One final time, the world-record holder furiously pumped the arms and legs on his gangly 6-foot-5 frame, desperately trying to reel in all those would-be winners as the finish line fast approached. This time, the afterburners kicked in but not hard enough
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Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

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Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

- DALLAS — Usain Bolt of Jamaica appeared on a video screen in a white singlet and black tights, sprinting in slow motion through the final half of a 100-meter race. Each stride covered nine feet, his upper body moving up and down almost imperceptibly, his feet striking the track and rising so rapidly that his heels did not touch the ground
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‘Thank You, Jamaica:’ Usain Bolt wins final race in native country as he gears up to retire

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‘Thank You, Jamaica:’ Usain Bolt wins final race in native country as he gears up to retire

- The fastest man alive is going out with a bang. Usain Bolt ran his final race in his native Jamaica on Saturday, winning the 100 meters at JN Racers Grand Prix at Kingston’s National Stadium, the BBC reports. The crowd at the sold-out stadium erupted in cheers as fireworks lit up the sky following Bolt’s win, according to ESPN. He beat out his competitors with a time of 10:03, the sports site reports
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Usain Bolt no longer chases women  

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Usain Bolt no longer chases women  

- Usain Bolt is slowing down. The fastest man on Earth says that his wild days are behind him. And he made this proclamation at a party celebrating the Kentucky Derby over the weekend. “(When) you're famous, all the girls are throwing themselves at you,” the 30-year-old Jamaican runner said at a Park Ave. viewing party where he served as the “chief entertainment officer” for G
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Baseball’s answer to Usain Bolt, Terrance Gore still trying to prove he can do more

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Baseball’s answer to Usain Bolt, Terrance Gore still trying to prove he can do more

- Inside the Royals clubhouse, the clock ticks. A collection of cornerstone players are set to become free agents after the 2017 season. Royals manager Ned Yost has two years remaining on his contract, and at age 61, will not be here indefinitely. All around the room, there are reminders of a franchise in transition. But in a locker stall near the entrance is another, less conspicuous clock. It hangs over
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Usain Bolt fires 'All-Stars' to Nitro Series win

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Usain Bolt fires 'All-Stars' to Nitro Series win

- MELBOURNE Usain Bolt fired his team of international 'All Stars' to victory in the inaugural Nitro Athletics Series in Melbourne on Saturday, capping the glitzy event with a dominant win in the 4x100m relay to pip hosts Australia in the final standings. Running the second leg of the relay, the eight-times Olympic gold medal-winner took the baton from fellow Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell before Jeneba Tarmoh and Natasha Morrison powered
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Bolt and Jamaica team mates ordered to return relay medals

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Bolt and Jamaica team mates ordered to return relay medals

- KINGSTON Usain Bolt and his Jamaican team mates who won the 4 x 100m relay at the 2008 Beijing Games have been told by the country's Olympic Association to return their gold medals following Nesta Carter's failed drug test. Fennell, who previously served as president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, did not indicate whether a time frame had been given, but he confirmed that Carter would be appealing
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Track Star Maurice Greene: Don't Drug Test The Past ... The Sport Can't Take It (VIDEO)

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Track Star Maurice Greene: Don't Drug Test The Past ... The Sport Can't Take It (VIDEO)

- EXCLUSIVE Two-time gold medal winner says drug testing past samples could RUIN track & field ... 'cause the sport can't handle a constant barrage of doping scandals. Usain Bolt was stripped of a gold medal this week when it was revealed a teammate tested positive for a banned substance ... from a sample that was taken in 2008 and recently retested. We talked with Green -- one of the premier
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Usain Bolt stripped of one of his Olympic gold medals

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Usain Bolt stripped of one of his Olympic gold medals

- Usain Bolt’s golden Olympic record was diminished Wednesday after Jamaican compatriot Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance. Carter’s positive test means Bolt must return one of his nine Olympic gold medals. The 30-year-old Bolt cemented his status as an all-time great by completing an unprecedented ‘triple triple’ in Rio 2016, becoming the only man to win all three sprint events at three Olympic Games. But the gold the
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Olympian Bolt stripped of gold after teammate Carter tests positive

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Olympian Bolt stripped of gold after teammate Carter tests positive

- Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals after Jamaica teammate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.Carter was
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Bolt loses relay Olympic gold after Jamaica's Carter tests positive

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Bolt loses relay Olympic gold after Jamaica's Carter tests positive

- Jamaica's Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals and his perfect triple treble of Games' sprint victories after team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter was found in re-tests of his sample to have taken the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday, meaning Jamaica's 4x100 metres relay team must give back their gold
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Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case

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Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case

- Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC said Wednesday that Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Olympic rules state that the entire relay team can be disqualified and stripped of medals if one runner fails a doping test. Carter and Bolt were teammates
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Usain Bolt Stripped of 2008 Olympics Relay Race Gold Medal

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Usain Bolt Stripped of 2008 Olympics Relay Race Gold Medal

- (LAUSANNE, Switzerland) — Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals in a doping case involving teammate Nesta Carter. The IOC says Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter and Bolt were teammates on the winning 4x100-meter relay team. The IOC says "the Jamaican team is disqualified," and "the corresponding medals, medalist
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Usain Bolt Loses His Final 100m Race in Shocking Upset to Justin Gatlin
Usain Bolt Loses His Final 100m Race in Shocking Upset to Justin Gatlin Usain Bolt's not going out with a bang ... the legendary sprinter just lost his final 100m race. Bolt ended his individual track career with the bronze in the men's 100m sprint at the World Athletic Championships in London ... losing to longtime rival Justin Gatlin and another American, Christian Coleman. The race had a photo finish, but in the end Bolt's 9   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt beaten by Justin Gatlin in final 100-meter race of superstar’s career 
Usain Bolt beaten by Justin Gatlin in final 100-meter race of superstar’s career  There was no dream finish for Usain Bolt in the final individual race of his career. A 30-year old world-record holder, and widely considered the best sprinter of all time, Bolt finished third behind two Americans - Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman - in Saturday's World Athletic Championships in London. Bolt's illustrious career saw exclamation points in last summer's Rio Olympics, where he became the first sprinter to record a "triple-triple   Read More ...
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Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt on Jamaican's last solo race
Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt on Jamaican's last solo race in 100 meter final Bolt will retire after IAAF World Championships Christian Coleman takes silver, Bolt claims bronze The great Jamaican will retire after the IAAF World Championships in London, bringing the curtain down on an incomparable career. But in the 100m final on Saturday he had to settle for bronze as the controversial American Justin Gatlin secured a surprise victory in a season's best 9   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt Finishes Final Solo Race In Third Behind Two U.S. Sprinters
Usain Bolt Finishes Final Solo Race In Third Behind Two U.S. Sprinters   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt closes 100 metres career with bronze medal
Usain Bolt closes 100 metres career with bronze medal Usain Bolt drew curtain on his 100 metres career at the IAAF World Athletics Championship by clinching the bronze medal in London – the venue for his Olympic record in 2012 – by registering a time of 9.95 seconds. He was stunned by an emotional Justin Gatlin of USA and Christian Coleman of USA who took home the gold and silver medals respectively with times of 9   Read More ...
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Stunner: Usain Bolt finishes third in the 100 in his final championships
Stunner: Usain Bolt finishes third in the 100 in his final championships Usain Bolt's final individual race on the global stage ended in shock and disappointment. For Bolt, and for the multitude of fans at home in Jamaica and around the world, spoiled by a pair of Americans, one of them among the sport's most controversial athletes. In the 100-meter final Saturday, Bolt started slow as usual, was behind at the halfway point, as usual, but for the first time in a championship since 2008 he was unable to overtake the field at the IAAF world track and field championships in London   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt Takes Bronze in 100 Meter World Championship as Americans Stage Upset
Usain Bolt Takes Bronze in 100 Meter World Championship as Americans Stage Upset Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt finished third in the men’s 100 meter world championship final in London, behind Americans Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman.   Read More ...
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