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Bolt’s coming! Star to train with Dortmund on Friday

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Athletics legend Usain Bolt, who has ambitions to start a football career at 31, will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday, the Bundesliga club confirmed. “Bolt is coming!” tweeted the German club on Thursday, while the Jamaican sprint star wrote “BVB, get ready for Friday …

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Mixed emotions as Bolt bows out

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Jamaican Usain Bolt said Sunday he was sad but also excited to bow out of athletics, adding that his disappointing world campaign in London would not change his career achievements. Bolt brought down the curtain on his glittering career in dramatic fashion when he …

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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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Underdog’ Bolt ready to fire in 100m defence

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt labelled himself the underdog as he seeks to round off his glittering individual track career with the defence of his world 100m title this week. “That’s what I keep reading and what my team keeps telling me, so I’ve got …

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Bolt goes sub-10sec in Monaco 100m

Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt ran a season’s best of 9.95 seconds to win the 100m at Friday’s Diamond League in Monaco. In his second appearance in Europe in his farewell season, Bolt produced a trademark strong second segment to beat out American …

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