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Organisers to blame for Bolt’s collapse – team-mates

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Usain Bolt’s dramatic and inglorious end to his top level career was the fault of world championship organisers, his furious team-mates claimed. The 30-year-old 100 metres and 200m world record-holder collapsed on the London Stadium track whilst anchoring Jamaica in the final of the …

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Bolt in quotes

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Athletics superstar Usain Bolt’s last championship race ended in dramatic fashion as he collapsed injured on the track anchoring Jamaica’s 4×100 metres relay in the world championship final. Here AFP Sports picks out five of his best quotes and five about him since he first …

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Five memorable races featuring Usain Bolt

London, United Kingdom | AFP | AFP Sports list five of the most memorable track races featuring Jamaican Usain Bolt, who brought down the curtain on his glittering career on Saturday. Aug 20, 2008. Beijing 200m Bolt’s arrival on the global stage was confirmed with a sensational run in the 200m …

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Usain Bolt by numbers

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Usain Bolt retired from track and field championships after Jamaica in the 4x100m relay at the world championships in London. Unfortunately there was to be no fairytale as he pulled up and collapsed injured on the track running the anchor leg. Here AFP Sports looks …

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Bolt anchors Jamaica into finals

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Usain Bolt’s bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay. Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for …

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Jeered Gatlin rains on Bolt’s 100m parade

London, United Kingdom | AFP | American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London on Saturday and rain on the Jamaican’s farewell race in the blue riband event. Gatlin, who has served two doping bans and won silvers behind …

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Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London on Saturday. Gatlin, who served a doping ban between 2006-10 and won silvers behind Bolt at the last two world championships, clocked 9.92 seconds, with …

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Bolt to make world bow in career swansong

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Usain Bolt kicks off the defence of his world 100m on Friday in his swansong season, the first step to bringing down the curtain on his glittering career. Bolt, dubbed an “extraordinary competitor” by IAAF president Sebastian Coe, will take to the track in London …

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