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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years

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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years


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Usain Bolt injured in final career race

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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


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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


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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


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Gatlin spoils Bolt's 100 farewell; Notre Dame's Huddle takes eighth in 10,000

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Gatlin spoils Bolt's 100 farewell; Notre Dame's Huddle takes eighth in 10,000


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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


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LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, the “world’s fastest man”, will be putting Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton under starter’s orders for what could be a decisive U.S. Grand Prix this weekend. The eight-times Olympic gold-medalist sprinter, who retired after the world championships in London last August, has been enlisted to send the field off for the pre-race formation lap at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt to start United States Grand Prix in a showbiz line-up that includes Michael Buffer and Justin Timberlake
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Usain Bolt and pancakes: Lexi Thompson's Perfect Day
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Donald Trump drags Usain Bolt into anthem row
US President Donald Trump has dragged Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt into the ongoing row about athletes protesting during the US national anthem.   Read More ...
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Trump pulls Jamaica's Usain Bolt into national anthem debate
Not even the world's fastest man could outrun the national anthem debate that's raging in the U.S. President Donald Trump late Tuesday tweeted a 2012 video that shows Jamaica's Usain Bolt cutting off an interview so he can stand in silence for "The Star-Spangled Banner." “Even Usain Bolt from Jamaica, one of the greatest runners and athletes of all time, showed RESPECT for our National Anthem,” Trump   Read More ...
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Trump uses Usain Bolt in anthem war
NEW YORK, USA – In a late-night update, the New York Post is reporting that President of the United States Donald Trump again put out a tweet calling for athletes to stand during the national anthem – and even dragged all-time great sprinter Usain Bolt into the fray Tuesday night. According to the New York Post, Trump posted a video of the Jamaican Olympic gold medalist being interviewed on TV during the 2016 Rio games   Read More ...
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President Trump tweets 2012 video of Usain Bolt stopping interview to ‘show respect’ for national anthem in light of NFL protests
The NFL protests are Jamaican President Trump crazy. he Tweeter-in-Chief shared an old video from 2012 London Olympics Games on Tuesday night of legendary sprinter Usain Bolt stopping a live interview with a TV station to show respect for U.S. national anthem. “Even Usain Bolt from Jamaica, one of the greatest runners and athletes of all time, showed RESPECT for our National Anthem!” Trump tweeted, furthering his crusade against the NFL and its many players who knelt during the national anthem on Sunday   Read More ...
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Trump tweets video of Usain Bolt 'respecting' anthem
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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years
KYOTO, Japan — Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He holds the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100 and 19.19 in the 200 — both set in Berlin in 2009   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt predicts his world records could stand for 15-20 years
KYOTO, Japan — Usain Bolt is feeling no pressure in retirement, confident his best times can remain world records for decades. The only sprinter to capture the 100- and 200-meter track titles at three consecutive Olympics, Bolt retired last month after the world championships in London. He holds the world record of 9.58 seconds in the 100 and 19.19 in the 200 — both set in Berlin in 2009   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt injured in final career race
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt pulled up injured in the final race of his career, Saturday’s 4x100 meter relay at the World Championships in London.   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt injured in final career race
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt pulled up injured in the final race of his career, Saturday’s 4x100 meter relay at the World Championships in London.   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt, Floyd Mayweather, and Conor McGregor are three sportsmen who have for years made headlines for dominating their respective sports. As such, it would be interesting to learn their net worth. Usain Bolt Starting with Usain Bolt, the Jamaican has dominated the 100 and 200-meter sprints for years. Born on August 21, 1986, he was the first athlete in the world to simultaneously hold record titles for the two   Read More ...
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Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds
LONDON – Usain Bolt took a last leisurely stroll around the track, placed his hands over his heart and then pointed toward the stands, where barely a soul had left. The running had been over for nearly 30 minutes. As always, though, Bolt had a way of making everybody stay. The world championships came to a melancholy close Sunday with an on-track tribute to the man who made the sport fun again   Read More ...
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Agony for Usain Bolt as he pulls up injured in track farewell
(CNN) - Usain Bolt's farewell appearance at the world championships ended in disastrous fashion as he pulled up injured on the final leg of the men's 4x100 meter relay Saturday. Bolt took the baton for Jamaica in third place but within a few strides he had fallen to the ground, clutching his left leg, as host Britain secured a shock gold ahead of a United States team containing Justin Gatlin   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt’s illustrious career ends in tears after cramp downs him in final race
It was a heartbreaking ending to an outstanding track and field career for Usain Bolt on Saturday at the IAAF World Championships in London. Running the final leg of the men’s 4×100 relay for Jamaica, Bolt failed to finish when a cramp in his left hamstring led him to pull up just after teammate Yohan Blake handed him the baton. Bolt collapsed on the track, as the British, American and Japanese teams soared ahead to secure their first-, second- and third-place podium spots, respectively   Read More ...
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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   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt ends stellar career with injury; Mo Farah loses, too
The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed, stumbled and somersaulted as he came down, his golden farewell shattered by the first injury he has experienced at a major competition   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt pulls up lame with cramp, can't finish his final relay race
Fifteen steps into the final homestretch of his final race, something gave in his left hamstring. The World's Fastest Man skittered to a stop — hopping, skipping, jumping, then finally dropping to the ground and tumbling forward before coming to a rest. While the winning team from Britain crossed the finish line, Bolt was writhing on the track, where he eventually wound up chest down with his face pressed into Lane 5   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt injured in final race
LONDON -- ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed, stumbled and somersaulted as he came down, his golden farewell shattered by the first injury he has experienced at a major competition   Read More ...
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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   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt pulls up hurt in 4x100-meter relay, his final track event
LONDON - Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. 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   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt Fails To Finish 4X100 Relay After Injury Occurs
Usain Bolt’s running career is coming to an end and things didn’t go as planned on his final 4X100 race. Usain was set to run a leg of this race, but Bleacher Report shared that he was actually unable to finish the race due to an injury that happened while he was running his leg of the relay. He was running in the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London when Usain ended up pulling up during the race   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt can’t reach finish line of final race, suffers leg injury in 4x100-meter relay 
LONDON — Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. 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   Read More ...
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Agony for Usain Bolt as he pulls up injured in track farewell
Usain Bolt injured in final championship race Pulls up as Britain wins men's 4x100m relay Mo Farah beaten in men's 5,000m Ethiopia's Muktar Edris wins gold (CNN)Usain Bolt's farewell appearance at the world championships ended in disastrous fashion as he pulled up injured on the final leg of the men's 4x100m relay Saturday. Bolt took the baton for Jamaica in third place but within a few strides he had fallen to the ground, clutching his left leg, as host Britain secured a shock gold ahead of a United States team containing Justin Gatlin   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt fails to finish final race of his career, crumpling to track during 400 relay
Usain Bolt failed to make it to the finishing line in his last race. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track because of a left leg injury as he was chasing gold in the 400-meter relay at the world championships. Instead, Britain upset the United States to take gold in 37.47 seconds. The Americans were .05 seconds behind. Japan took bronze in 38   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt Pulls Up Short in Relay, Unable to Finish His Farewell Race
LONDON — The loudest roar of these world track and field championships came on Saturday night as Usain Bolt lay facedown on the track and in great pain. After taking the baton from his teammate Yohan Blake to run the anchor leg of Jamaica’s 4x100-meter men’s relay, Bolt began to gather speed only to pull up and shout in pain from what appeared to be a left leg injury about 60 meters from the finish line   Read More ...
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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   Read More ...
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Usaint Bolt last race, when and where to watch World Athletics Championship, TV channel, live streaming
Usain Bolt did not have reason to rejoice when he ran his last individual race at the World Athletics Championship in his pet 100 metres event. The Jamaican looked rusty in the Heats, blaming the equipment, and the semifinals. But in the finals, he was edged by Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman of the USA despite Bolt running his season best of 9   Read More ...
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Track and field still waiting for 'The Next Usain Bolt'
LONDON (AP) — If track and field's wildest fantasy — "The Next Usain Bolt" — really is out there somewhere, he most certainly was not in the vicinity of the world championships on Thursday. Eight men lined up for the final of the 200 meters, trying to become the first sprinter other than the Jamaican great to win the world title at that distance since 2007   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt: From opening batsman to a doting godfather
NJ Walker is Bolt's best friend and manager Pair bonded over nicknames aged five They opened the batting for the school cricket team Ever since then, NJ and VJ have been inseparable, to the extent that friends, family and even the pair themselves call them brothers. VJ, so called by his mother when the initials popped into her head one day because he didn't initially like his first name, is also the fastest man in history   Read More ...
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Wayde van Niekerk aiming to break Usain Bolt's 200m world record
For a man who is widely regarded as one of the most talented athletes of his generation, Wayde van Niekerk is curiously humble, almost self-deprecating. The softly spoken 25-year-old refers to himself as "ordinary, very boring" and "average." Already an Olympic champion, the South African is the only man in history to have run a sub-10 second 100m, sub-20 200m and sub-44 400m   Read More ...
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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   Read More ...
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Gatlin spoils Bolt's 100 farewell; Notre Dame's Huddle takes eighth in 10,000
LONDON - Usain Bolt was no longer stunning. He was just stunned. At the end of a career in which he has dominated his sport for a decade, Bolt was beaten in his final 100-meter race by an American almost five years his senior — Justin Gatlin. Calling it quits at the age of 30 and looking for a golden farewell in his last individual race at the world championships, Bolt lost to a man who produced a comeback not only on Saturday but also through a doping-tainted career   Read More ...
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Justin Gatlin beats Usain Bolt in 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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Watch Usain Bolt stunningly lose last 100-meter race
Usain Bolt had not lost in a decade, and with such consistent dominance over the rest of the sprinting field, it was assumed the Jamaican runner would cruise to his 12th world championship and win his last 100-meter race before retiring. But not only did Bolt lose, he finished third to Americans Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman in a shocking upset and sour end to the GOAT's career   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt has no regrets after World Championships bronze
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Justin Gatlin spoils Usain Bolt's farewell in 100 meters
LONDON >> Usain Bolt was no longer stunning. He was just stunned. At the end of a career in which he has dominated his sport for a decade, Bolt was beaten in his final 100-meter race by an American almost five years his senior — Justin Gatlin. Calling it quits at the age of 30 and looking for a golden farewell in his last individual race at the world championships, Bolt lost to a man who produced a comeback not only on Saturday but also through a doping-tainted career   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt has no regrets after disappointing farewell at London Stadium
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