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Every time I want to give Usain Bolt sh*t…for instance, when he was too busy doing post-win pushups following his 200M win this afternoon to shake the hand of countryman Yohan Blake, my mind goes to this.
For those who missed it, here’s a class move from a sprinter who is far better known for his showmanship than his sportsmanship. This is a brilliant example of the latter from earlier this week. Watch as Bolt is interviewed about his 100M win and stops the reporter in order to recognize the medal ceremony for American Sanya Richards-Ross (who had recently won gold in the 400M).
Class move. Now, can the pushups already. Who do you think you are? T.O.?
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It was just another case of history repeating Thursday night
Usain Bolt became the first runner to complete the 100-200 double in consecutive Olympics, blowing away another fast field in the 200 meters.
Bolt led a Jamaican 1-2-3 finish in the race, as he was followed by Yohan Blake and Warren Weir.
Bolt now stands just one race away from equaling his performance in the 2008 Games...
Track official Gordon Staines has two special words for Usain Bolt: ''Thank you!''
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After winning his fifth career Olympic Gold Medal, Usain Bolt voiced his dislike for an iconic nine-time USA Olympic Gold Medal sprinter, Carl Lewis, during a recent press conference. The self proclaimed “living legend” was candid in supporting his dislike for Lewis. ”Carl Lewis, I have no respect for him. The things he says about the track athletes...
Chris Johnson is coming off the worst season of his NFL career, but he's as confident as ever.
In addition to claiming that he's still the best running back in the NFL and that he's back to his "old self," Johnson is fairly certain he could give Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt a run for his money.
Johnson, who was a track star in high school, thinks he could...
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With Manchester United losing the English Premier League title in the final seconds of the season in 2011/12, they could probably use a bit more depth this year. However, they probably never thought that help might come in the form of Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man.
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Anchored by Sanya Richards-Ross the U.S. women crushed the field crossing the finish line without any pressure from the competition.
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