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Bolt fears a post-athletics 'belly', but isn't considering a retirement u-turn
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# Bolt's Belly

Bolt fears a post-athletics 'belly', but isn't considering a retirement u-turn

May 4th 2017, 1:27 PM 7,089 Views 11 Comments

The 30-year-old will hang up his spikes after this summer’s World Championships.

12-year-old Jamaican hailed as the next Usain Bolt after record sprint goes viral
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# Speed Queen

12-year-old Jamaican hailed as the next Usain Bolt after record sprint goes viral

Apr 5th 2017, 6:03 PM 14,282 Views 8 Comments

Brianna Lyston – remember the name.

'Rules are rules': Usain Bolt has handed back his 2008 Olympic relay gold
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# Stripped

'Rules are rules': Usain Bolt has handed back his 2008 Olympic relay gold

Jan 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 6,136 Views 9 Comments

Bolt, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater surrender medals following Carter’s positive doping test.

Ronaldo, Murray and Bolt included on six-man shortlist for coveted world sport award
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# Laureus

Ronaldo, Murray and Bolt included on six-man shortlist for coveted world sport award

Jan 11th 2017, 4:10 PM 5,991 Views 15 Comments

LeBron James, Steph Curry and Mo Farah have also been nominated for the men’s gong.

The one and only 'Usain from Jamaica' called MUTV after today's win
# What Usain?
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# What Usain?

The one and only 'Usain from Jamaica' called MUTV after today's win

Dec 31st 2016, 7:45 PM 7,575 Views 16 Comments

‘It is Mr Bolt.’

Usain Bolt wins record sixth IAAF World Athlete of the Year award
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# Bolt Supremacy

Usain Bolt wins record sixth IAAF World Athlete of the Year award

Dec 2nd 2016, 10:28 PM 3,929 Views 7 Comments

It’s been another superb year for arguably the greatest athlete of all time.

Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career
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# Bolt From The Blue

Usain Bolt set to train with Bundesliga club as he considers football career

Nov 13th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,501 Views 2 Comments

The nine-time Olympic champion is a high-profile Manchester United fan and has made no secret of his love for football.

Usain Bolt puts his 'fastest man on the planet' title on the line to race James Corden
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# Boy Racers

Usain Bolt puts his 'fastest man on the planet' title on the line to race James Corden

Sep 29th 2016, 12:34 PM 11,987 Views 4 Comments

Two finely-tuned athletes going head-to-head, but there could only be one winner.

We'll Leave it There So: Munster star retires, Irish teenager moves to Premier League and all today's sport
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# Thursday

We'll Leave it There So: Munster star retires, Irish teenager moves to Premier League and all today's sport

Sep 1st 2016, 8:20 PM 18,851 Views 1 Comment

Plus, Colin Kaepernick’s NFL career could be over after his refusal to stand for the US national anthem.

"He's my boy": Usain Bolt describes friendship with Denis O'Brien
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# Best Friends

"He's my boy": Usain Bolt describes friendship with Denis O'Brien

Sep 1st 2016, 10:49 AM 43,622 Views 44 Comments

“He’s really a nice person. He has faith in me, he has made me a job for life.”

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics
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# Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Finale: The highs and lows of a dramatic Olympics

Aug 22nd 2016, 5:12 PM 2,975 Views 3 Comments

As the Rio chapter of the Olympics closes, we sign off on our Olympic podcast with a brief recap of the last two weeks.

5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics
# Heroes And Villains
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# Heroes And Villains

5 winners and losers from the Rio Olympics

Aug 22nd 2016, 10:36 AM 9,659 Views 7 Comments

Neymar scored in the 1-1 draw in the final against Germany and then converted the winning penalty to give the hosts a first-ever football gold.

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out
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# Climax

Rowing hero Gary O'Donovan holds Irish flag as 'marvellous' Rio flames out

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:07 AM 5,595 Views 3 Comments

A rollercoaster fortnight mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama.

'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style
# Legend
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# Legend

'Triple-triple!' History-maker Usain Bolt bows out of the Olympics in style

Aug 20th 2016, 7:30 AM 31,122 Views 19 Comments

Japan’s quartet took a surprise silver in 37.60sec while Canada claimed bronze.

'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'
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# Genius

'There's been nobody since Muhammad Ali who's got remotely near to what this guy has done'

Aug 20th 2016, 12:15 AM 5,980 Views 9 Comments

IAAF president Sebastian Coe is a big fan of Usain Bolt.

We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport
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# Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport

Aug 19th 2016, 8:47 PM 25,251 Views 14 Comments

Elsewhere, Ryan Lochte starts to grovel and Conor McGregor weighs in for UFC 202.

Usain Bolt reckons his opponents are too slow
# World's Fastest Man
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# World's Fastest Man

Usain Bolt reckons his opponents are too slow

Aug 19th 2016, 1:32 PM 7,546 Views 12 Comments

Usain Bolt took a subtle jab at his opponents after winning the 200m final.

Usain Bolt's mam didn't look all that impressed with another Olympic gold last night
# Playing It Cool
# Playing It Cool

Usain Bolt's mam didn't look all that impressed with another Olympic gold last night

Aug 19th 2016, 8:17 AM 5,555 Views 1 Comment

So used to it at this stage.

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell
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# Lightning

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell

Aug 19th 2016, 2:54 AM 34,698 Views 39 Comments

Bolt wins third straight 200m title, beating rising star Andre de Grasse into second.

Usain Bolt and his Canadian rival so comfortable that they laughed across the finish line
# Superiority
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# Superiority

Usain Bolt and his Canadian rival so comfortable that they laughed across the finish line

Aug 18th 2016, 11:42 AM 12,205 Views 8 Comments

The pair steadily built a big lead during the 200-metre semi-final at the Rio Olympics.

Hotline Rings Ep. 7: The fastest man in the world, big day for Irish women in Rio
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# Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Ep. 7: The fastest man in the world, big day for Irish women in Rio

Aug 15th 2016, 1:28 PM 3,977 Views 5 Comments

Sinead O’Carroll joins us live from Rio de Janeiro.

Three-peat! Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win his third 100m gold
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# Lightning Bolt

Three-peat! Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win his third 100m gold

Aug 15th 2016, 2:38 AM 44,663 Views 49 Comments

The fastest man on the planet just did it again.

Olympic Breakfast: Steven Donnelly boxes for a medal as Usain Bolt joins the party
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

Olympic Breakfast: Steven Donnelly boxes for a medal as Usain Bolt joins the party

Aug 13th 2016, 8:46 AM 30,757 Views 6 Comments

Get the supplies in, it’s going to be a day full of Olympic-shaped action.

On track? How the speed kings and queens of 2012 are set for Rio
# Reigning Champs
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# Reigning Champs

On track? How the speed kings and queens of 2012 are set for Rio

Jul 31st 2016, 2:00 PM 4,622 Views 5 Comments

At least three of our favourite events in London will usher in new champions in Rio.

Bolt cruises to 200m win - but says he needs more work before Rio
# Road To Rio
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# Road To Rio

Bolt cruises to 200m win - but says he needs more work before Rio

Jul 22nd 2016, 10:43 PM 7,179 Views 9 Comments

Fastest man on the planet shakes off injury concerns on his comeback.

Bolt to quash Rio injury rumours with London comeback tomorrow
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# No Worries

Bolt to quash Rio injury rumours with London comeback tomorrow

Jul 21st 2016, 6:14 PM 4,127 Views 7 Comments

The six-time Olympic champion missed the Jamaican Olympic trials with a hamstring strain.

Usain Bolt will get the chance to make history in Rio after recent injury scare
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# Lightning Bolt

Usain Bolt will get the chance to make history in Rio after recent injury scare

Jul 13th 2016, 7:55 AM 5,006 Views 0 Comments

He has been given the all clear.

Usain Bolt to learn Rio injury fate this week after missing Olympic trials
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# Speed King

Usain Bolt to learn Rio injury fate this week after missing Olympic trials

Jul 2nd 2016, 10:05 PM 9,805 Views 12 Comments

Athletics’ biggest star hopes to race on 22 July to earn inclusion in the Jamaica squad.

Usain Bolt has an 'aggravated hamstring injury' - but still plans to race on Friday
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# Hammy

Usain Bolt has an 'aggravated hamstring injury' - but still plans to race on Friday

May 17th 2016, 8:22 AM 2,631 Views 0 Comments

Bolt detouring to Germany for treatment ahead of Friday’s meet in Ostrava.

Usain Bolt ran his first 100m of the season last night - and says 'it wasn't the best'
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# Road To Rio

Usain Bolt ran his first 100m of the season last night - and says 'it wasn't the best'

May 15th 2016, 11:21 AM 9,329 Views 4 Comments

Bolt returns to the track ahead of the Ostrava Golden Spike meet next week.

Messi, Bolt and Djokovic among nominees for world's best male athlete
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# Awards Season

Messi, Bolt and Djokovic among nominees for world's best male athlete

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 3,817 Views 18 Comments

Serena Williams and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are in the running for the Laureus sportswoman award.

Usain Bolt hints that he might not retire next year after all
# 2020 Vision
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# 2020 Vision

Usain Bolt hints that he might not retire next year after all

Jan 25th 2016, 7:53 PM 5,403 Views 12 Comments

Sprint king wants to run a sub-19 second time for the 200m.

It's a funny ol' game: 8 football moments from 2015 guaranteed to give you a laugh
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# Selection Box

It's a funny ol' game: 8 football moments from 2015 guaranteed to give you a laugh

Dec 28th 2015, 10:00 PM 9,755 Views 9 Comments

From Van Gaal’s antics to Kyle Lafferty’s geography.

Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park
# Sprinters
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# Sprinters

Murray hoping Zebo and Earls can emulate Usain Bolt at Olympic Park

Oct 3rd 2015, 2:14 PM 5,090 Views 4 Comments

‘I don’t think players are afraid to say that if we go well then we’ve got a good chance of winning.’

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweets Of The Week
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# Tweets Of The Week

Conor McGregor's greasy fry-up and the rest of the sporting tweets of the week

Sep 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,857 Views 3 Comments

Also, Mike Ross shows Usain Bolt how to sprint, and Paul McShane goes all street.

Joe Schmidt's Ireland had a very special guest speaker during the week
# Bolt From The Blue
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# Bolt From The Blue

Joe Schmidt's Ireland had a very special guest speaker during the week

Sep 6th 2015, 1:16 PM 13,598 Views 8 Comments

The world’s fastest man visited Carton House to speak to the squad.

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks
# More To Do
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# More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

Aug 31st 2015, 9:17 PM 4,091 Views 1 Comment

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

15 of our favourite sporting pictures of the week
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# Say Cheese

15 of our favourite sporting pictures of the week

Aug 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 5,466 Views 2 Comments

Some classic shots from the week in sport

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers
# Worlds
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# Worlds

Watch: Usain Bolt wins third gold medal in 4x100m relay, Great Britain and USA botch handovers

Aug 29th 2015, 2:46 PM 8,714 Views 1 Comment

Bolt lead Jamaica to victory in a time of 37.36 seconds.

Usain Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Usain Bolt mulls Rio retirement segue

Aug 28th 2015, 8:48 PM 8,841 Views 1 Comment

The towering Jamaican said he was only 50-50 about running at the next world championships.