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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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Botswana's race of one

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Botswana's race of one

- Botswana's Isaac Makwala was cleared to run in the men's 200 metres at the World Athletics Championships on Wednesday by the IAAF which had previously barred him for medical reasons - and celebrated his reprieve by qualifying for the...more Botswana's Isaac Makwala was cleared to run in the men's 200 metres at the World Athletics Championships on Wednesday by the IAAF which had previously barred him for medical reasons - and celebrated his reprieve by qualifying for the semi-finals
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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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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

- 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
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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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Courtney Christopherson, Times-News female track athlete of the year, cleared every hurdle

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Courtney Christopherson, Times-News female track athlete of the year, cleared every hurdle

- DECLO — As a 2A athlete, Courtney Christopherson often feels the need to prove herself. That proved to be no issue this past spring. Christopherson won three individual medals at the 2A state track tournament, including gold in the high jump. The Declo High School senior-to-be wasn’t just good for 2A; she could compete with anyone in the state. That’s why she’s the Times-News female track and field athlete of the year
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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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Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

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Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

- Usain Bolt recovered from a moderate start to win his final 100 meters on home soil, clocking 10.03 seconds at the 2nd Racers Grand Prix in Kingston on Saturday. Running from lane five in front of a sold-out stadium, Bolt took control of the race before the halfway mark and pulled away to the delight of more than 30,000 spectators. The 30-year-old double sprint world record holder, who has amassed eight Olympic golds and 13 world championship medals, will make his final bow at the world championships in London in August
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MALE TRACK ATHLETE: Sieperda leaves all doubts behind

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MALE TRACK ATHLETE: Sieperda leaves all doubts behind

- ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa – Chasing the time on the clock is nothing new to Gable Sieperda. The avid runner did a lot of that during this track and field season, including at the Iowa State Track and Field Championships. The Central Lyon junior chased down a 31-year-old state meet record in his first event at Drake Stadium, regaining the Class 1A 3,200 state title he had captured as a freshman
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Oregon track athletes gear up for state

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Oregon track athletes gear up for state

- Oregon's girls track and field team is sending four athletes to state this year. Last year the Lady Hawks sent just one. "Oh my gosh, it means so much," sophomore hurdler Abigail Hopkins said. "We only had one girl go last year. Since we have a couple of girls going this year, it's so great." Hopkins qualified for state in both hurdle events
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Lemony Bay prevails in My Lady's Manor Steeplechase

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Lemony Bay prevails in My Lady's Manor Steeplechase

- For the second Saturday in a row the racing and weather gods must have conferred, for the 107th running of the My Lady's Manor Steeplechase was another picture perfect day of sport in the Harford County countryside that produced its share of upsets, as well. A few clouds in the early part of the day kept the temperatures mild before departing mid-day to allow the sun to break through for the second half of the meeting's card over the Ladew Gardens course in Monkton
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Moorhead's Ellingson named NSIC track athlete of the year

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Moorhead's Ellingson named NSIC track athlete of the year

- SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana runner Glen Ellingson, a senior from Moorhead, has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference male track athlete of the year.
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Usain Bolt: 'No hard feelings' after losing Olympic gold

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Usain Bolt: 'No hard feelings' after losing Olympic gold

- Usain Bolt says hasn't spoken to Nesta Carter Carter tested positive for banned substance Bolt wants to travel the world after retiring (CNN)Usain Bolt may have lost one of his Olympic gold medals after compatriot Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance -- but the Jamaican says he has "no hard feelings" towards his sprint relay teammate. Carter, 31, has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport
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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 Says He Has 'Infinite Love' for His Fans After Injury in Final Race

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    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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