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Donald Trump drags Usain Bolt into anthem row

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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 injures leg in final race of career

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Botswana's race of one

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

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Motor racing: Usain Bolt to put Hamilton under starter's orders
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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Athletics boss Sebastian Coe wants to meet Usain Bolt in bid to revamp sport
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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
President Donald Trump the NFL should make a rule that forces all players to stand during the national anthem after hundreds of players around the league refused to stand on Sunday. The players were sitting or kneeling to peacefully protest and many explained why they chose to do so. The protests started with Colin Kaepernick, who wanted to call attention to racial inequality and police brutality, last season   Read More ...
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Irish jockey punches a horse and gets a four-day ban
The whip wasn’t good enough for this jockey. Before a steeplechase race at the Tramore racecourse in Ireland last month, jockey Davy Russell punched the horse he was riding — Kings Dolly — in the back of the head. That earned Russell a four-day ban, according to Racing UK. Russell was initially given a caution for his actions, which the BBC said came when the horse pulled up at a pre-race “show” hurdle   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 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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United States win women's 4x100m relay gold
LONDON. Allyson Felix won her 15th world career medal on Saturday as the United States won the women's 4x100 metres relay. The Americans timed 41.82 seconds with 100m world champion Tori Bowie bringing home the baton. Great Britain took silver in 42.12sec with Jamaica third in 42.19sec. Felix's gold takes her to the all-time leader in terms of world medals — one ahead of Jamaican duo Merlene Ottey and Usain Bolt   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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Pearson roars back to win world 100m hurdles gold
LONDON (Reuters) - Australia's Sally Pearson completed one of the great sporting comebacks when she overcame two years of injury agony to win the world 100 meters hurdles title at the age of 30 on Saturday. Pearson, world champion in 2011 and Olympic gold medalist in 2012, missed the last two seasons due to hamstring and achilles injuries and a badly broken wrist but when she clocked 12   Read More ...
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Britain win 4x100 meters relay as Bolt pulls up
LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt's final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 meters relay as Britain beat the United States for a shock gold medal. Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the individual 100 meters, had been hoping to sign off from the sport by leading Jamaica to a fifth successive relay gold but they were already struggling in third when he collected the baton   Read More ...
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Olympic champions United States lead the way in women’s 4×100 metres relay heats
The United States ate up the track to run a world leading time in the women’s 4×100 metres relay heats at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday. The Olympic champions, featuring Aaliyah Brown, Allyson Felix, Morolake Akinosun and Ariana Washington, won the opening heat in a time of 41.84 seconds, challenged only by the British quartet who came second in 41   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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U.S. looking strong in bid to reclaim 4x400m relay title
LONDON (Reuters) - The United States ran a world leading time in the women's 4x400 meters relay heats at the World Athletics Championships, having done the same in the 4x100m earlier on Saturday. The U.S., who finished as runners-up in the 4x400m two years ago after four successive world titles, were anchored by Natasha Hastings and finished 20 meters ahead of the British team, in a world leading time of 3 minutes and 21   Read More ...
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Olympic champions U.S. lead the way in women's 4x100m relay heats
LONDON (Reuters) - The United States ate up the track to run a world leading time in the women's 4x100 meters relay heats at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday. The Olympic champions, featuring Aaliyah Brown, Allyson Felix, Morolake Akinosun and Ariana Washington, won the opening heat in a time of 41.84 seconds, challenged only by the British quartet who came second in 41   Read More ...
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Believe it: Americans finish historic 1-2 in steeplechase
London • Rolling on the ground, still gasping for breath, Courtney Frerichs hugged Emma Coburn and shouted into her ear: “Am I dreaming? Am I dreaming?” The two Americans outran two Kenyans to the finish line Friday and ended up 1-2 in the steeplechase at world championships for the latest improbable — in this case, impossible? — triumphs for a stable of U   Read More ...
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Coburn, Frerichs complete shock U.S. one-two in steeplechase
LONDON (Reuters) - Emma Coburn and Courtney Frerichs stunned the World Championships by winning gold and silver in a dramatic women's 3,000 meters steeplechase final on Friday, the first Americans to get medals in the event. The duo kept up a fierce pace with their African rivals before kicking on courageously on the final lap. Coburn launched her attack in the last 200 meters, leaping over the final water jump and surging down the straight to win in a Championship record time of 9 minutes 2   Read More ...
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