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Ailis McSweeney: All hail Taylor... and Rudisha
# In Full Flight
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# In Full Flight

Ailis McSweeney: All hail Taylor... and Rudisha

Aug 9th 2012, 8:35 PM 6,633 Views 13 Comments

The Bray woman’s heroics will be difficult to follow, but David Rudisha and Usain Bolt are fitting closers to a sensational day.

No relay dilemma for Bolt as Jamaica bow out
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

No relay dilemma for Bolt as Jamaica bow out

Aug 9th 2012, 3:43 PM 1,220 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican team failed to qualify from their 4x400m relay Olympic heat today.

'I feel good' -- Rooney on track for Everton opener
# Premier League
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# Premier League

'I feel good' -- Rooney on track for Everton opener

Aug 7th 2012, 4:00 PM 750 Views 0 Comments

The United striker is on course to be back to full fitness for the start of the Premier League season.

Bolt and Blake ease through 200m rounds
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Bolt and Blake ease through 200m rounds

Aug 7th 2012, 1:53 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

“This was an easy run,” says defending champion Usain Bolt as he wins his heat in 20.39 seconds.

This is how Usain Bolt celebrated his 100m final win...
# Golden Boy
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# Golden Boy

This is how Usain Bolt celebrated his 100m final win...

Aug 6th 2012, 8:20 PM 4,347 Views 2 Comments

The Jamaican superstar found himself some fellow athletes to hang out with in the Olympic Village.

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics Day 10 From The42
Live Aug 6th 2012, 5:40 PM

As it happened: London 2012 Olympics Day 10

'Poetic justice' for bottle thrower
# Bottlegate
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# Bottlegate

'Poetic justice' for bottle thrower

Aug 6th 2012, 4:35 PM 1,887 Views 0 Comments

Sebastian Coe said it was ‘poetic justice’ that the man who threw a bottle at the 100m sprinters was sitting next to a Dutch judo star.

Ailis McSweeney: Bolt will claim gold, provided he is fully fit
# Preview
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# Preview

Ailis McSweeney: Bolt will claim gold, provided he is fully fit

Aug 5th 2012, 6:55 PM 4,647 Views 15 Comments

The 100m Final takes place this evening, and our columnist is tipping the 25-year-old to retain his title.

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin on the brink of glory
# Business End
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# Business End

Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin on the brink of glory

Aug 5th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,789 Views 4 Comments

Also, time to find out who the fastest man in the world is. No pressure.

Greene tipping Blake for 100m gold
# Sprint
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# Sprint

Greene tipping Blake for 100m gold

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:16 AM 781 Views 0 Comments

Greene, who won the 100m at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, believes Bolt does not have the technique to overcome Blake.

Usain Bolt is preparing to make Olympic history - by playing Modern Warfare 3
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Usain Bolt is preparing to make Olympic history - by playing Modern Warfare 3

Aug 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 1,012 Views 0 Comments

He’s a PS3 man rather than X-Box, if you were wondering.

VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics' 'happiest' worker
# Hi Rachel
# Hi Rachel

VIDEO: Meet Rachel, the Olympics' 'happiest' worker

Jul 31st 2012, 9:47 AM 5,418 Views 2 Comments

Ushering spectators requires a special type of humour….

PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt
# A-maze-ing
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# A-maze-ing

PHOTOS: Farmer creates maze in the shape of Usain Bolt

Jul 29th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,196 Views 8 Comments

It’s a far cry from Usain Bolt-shaped mazes we were reared…

'I'm ready to go' - Bolt declares himself fit
# London 2012
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# London 2012

'I'm ready to go' - Bolt declares himself fit

Jul 27th 2012, 10:57 AM 332 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican star is relaxed ahead of his Olympic defence of the Men’s 100m.

London 2012: this is what our writers hope and expect to see at the Olympics
# London 2012
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# London 2012

London 2012: this is what our writers hope and expect to see at the Olympics

Jul 27th 2012, 6:50 AM 3,791 Views 4 Comments

Katie taking gold? Bolt answering his critics? Phelps facing some competition? We’re pretty excited.

Maths experts say Usain Bolt can run the 100 metres in under 9.4 seconds
# Busy At Maths
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# Busy At Maths

Maths experts say Usain Bolt can run the 100 metres in under 9.4 seconds

Jul 26th 2012, 11:30 AM 1,169 Views 0 Comments

A new study conducted by Dutch mathematicians determined Bolt can not only run 100 metres in 9.4 seconds but he can also set the record as low as 9.36 seconds. Really?

‘The biggest newspaper in the world’ — L’Equipe produce giant edition to mark London 2012
# Broadsheet
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# Broadsheet

‘The biggest newspaper in the world’ — L’Equipe produce giant edition to mark London 2012

Jul 26th 2012, 10:20 AM 676 Views 0 Comments

In two sections measuring 32 inches side to side and 22 inches up and down, the paper admitted it would cause problems for commuters.

London 2012: Bolt fitness back on track, says team doc
# Don't Worry
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# Don't Worry

London 2012: Bolt fitness back on track, says team doc

Jul 26th 2012, 9:49 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

The world’s fastest man is bidding to become the first-ever to win back-to-back 100m and 200m titles on the track.

Usain Bolt: 'This will be the moment. This will be the year. This is my time.'
# London 2012
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# London 2012

Usain Bolt: 'This will be the moment. This will be the year. This is my time.'

Jul 25th 2012, 8:36 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

Despite a surprisingly rocky road to London, the fastest man alive reckons he’ll make history in east London in the coming weeks.

There's five days to the Olympics so this is London 2012 from A to Z
# Alphabet Soup
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# Alphabet Soup

There's five days to the Olympics so this is London 2012 from A to Z

Jul 22nd 2012, 9:12 AM 3,596 Views 1 Comment

From archery to Zara Phillips, here are the London Olympics from A to Z.

Revenue, Bolt and Burger King: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Revenue, Bolt and Burger King: The week in numbers

Jul 21st 2012, 7:30 PM 6,681 Views 1 Comment

Revealed: The true cost of Olympics tickets, and the secrets behind manufacturing a worldwide chart-topper…

Here's your 'whoa, Usain Bolt has really let himself go' pic of the day
# The Open
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# The Open

Here's your 'whoa, Usain Bolt has really let himself go' pic of the day

Jul 18th 2012, 3:51 PM 1,278 Views 0 Comments

Oh, it’s only Lee.

Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry
# Showdown
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# Showdown

Blake: Friendship with Bolt will endure, despite Olympic rivalry

Jul 17th 2012, 11:58 AM 627 Views 0 Comments

The pair go head-to-head in London next month for the title of ‘fastest man in the world.’

Usain Bolt fit to defend his titles at London Olympics
# Recovery
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# Recovery

Usain Bolt fit to defend his titles at London Olympics

Jul 10th 2012, 2:04 PM 278 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old had a tight hamstring at the Olympic trials, but he’s set to resume training next week.

Lightning strikes twice: Blake beats Bolt for the second time in 48 hours
# Bolt V Blake
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# Bolt V Blake

Lightning strikes twice: Blake beats Bolt for the second time in 48 hours

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:38 AM 1,048 Views 1 Comment

WATCH: Yohan Blake ran a world-leading 19.80 seconds to beat Usain Bolt over 200m at the Jamaican Olympic trials.

The Morning Score: Monday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:59 AM 358 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know this morning — apart from how to compete against a tiki-taka masterclass.

VIDEO: Blake beats Bolt in Jamaican 100m final
# Form Guide
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# Form Guide

VIDEO: Blake beats Bolt in Jamaican 100m final

Jun 30th 2012, 10:49 AM 2,108 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old stunned his rivals to win his national title in a time of 9.75 seconds.

Usain Bolt could face charges after car crash
# False Start
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# False Start

Usain Bolt could face charges after car crash

Jun 11th 2012, 5:19 PM 477 Views 1 Comment

The double Olympic sprint champion slammed his luxury BMW into a guard rail.

New starting blocks will 'enhance athletic performance' - IAAF
# Talking Blocks
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# Talking Blocks

New starting blocks will 'enhance athletic performance' - IAAF

Jun 11th 2012, 12:43 PM 1,055 Views 0 Comments

Usain Bolt has expressed concern that the innovation could slow him down, the IAAF begs to differ.

Bolt uninjured in Jamaican car crash
# Unharmed
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# Unharmed

Bolt uninjured in Jamaican car crash

Jun 10th 2012, 5:25 PM 579 Views 0 Comments

Usain Bolt’s publicist says her client was involved in a minor car crash in Jamaica today.

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates
# World Class
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# World Class

VIDEO: Bolt edges Powell, Pearson dominates

Jun 7th 2012, 9:53 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

The Jamaican said his “execution was alright” after claiming victory this evening.

'I'm not done yet' -- Bolt wants more gold in London
# Gold Run
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# Gold Run

'I'm not done yet' -- Bolt wants more gold in London

Jun 3rd 2012, 1:04 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

“For me it’s going to be brilliant because I feed off the energy and I just know it’s going to be wonderful.”

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jun 1st 2012, 8:58 AM 79 Views 0 Comments

New managers at Liverpool, Bolt on fire and Rory on the march. Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year
# Like Lightning
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# Like Lightning

WATCH: Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year

May 31st 2012, 9:04 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

The world record holder recorded a time of 9.76 seconds this evening.

Athletics: Bolt and Powell set to face off in Rome
# Preview
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# Preview

Athletics: Bolt and Powell set to face off in Rome

May 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 200 Views 0 Comments

Get settled in at around 8.30 tonight, because Usain Bolt is aiming to banish all talk of him slowing down.

Interview: A quick word with the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt
# Q And A
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# Q And A

Interview: A quick word with the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt

May 26th 2012, 11:47 AM 328 Views 0 Comments

Usain Bolt slowed to a quick trot so we could catch up for a chat about London, Manchester United and his three main rivals for gold.

Keeping my virginity is 'harder than Olympic training,' says Lolo Jones
# Olympics
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# Olympics

Keeping my virginity is 'harder than Olympic training,' says Lolo Jones

May 22nd 2012, 8:06 PM 1,730 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old American says some guys say it’ll make her run faster. God loves a trier.

Bolt aiming for 9.40 seconds in London this summer
# Fast Forward
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# Fast Forward

Bolt aiming for 9.40 seconds in London this summer

May 22nd 2012, 3:54 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

“To run 9.40 would be a great feat so I’m definitely going to push myself to do my best and if 9.40 is possible, I’ll be the one to do it.”

Did Usain Bolt break up with his girlfriend to run faster?
# Speculation
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# Speculation

Did Usain Bolt break up with his girlfriend to run faster?

May 14th 2012, 7:14 PM 950 Views 0 Comments

According to reports, the Jamaican athlete ended the relationship to concentrate on his running career.

That's disgusting Mark! It's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
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# Twittersphere

That's disgusting Mark! It's the sporting tweets of the week

May 13th 2012, 10:05 AM 1,409 Views 0 Comments

Usain Bolt struggles to make sense, David Meyler compliments James McClean on being selected for the Ireland squad (sort of) and Mark Cavendish shows us his scars (literally).