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Usain Bolt wins most Olympic mentions on Twitter

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The Jamaican sprinter — who repeatedly claimed legendary status after his phenomenal performance Saturday — was the most-mentioned Olympian on both Facebook and Twitter during the London Games, beating out American swimmer Michael Phelps.


Bolt’s Last Run in London Results in 3rd Gold, World Record

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Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica’s 4x100-meter relay team to a new world record on Saturday night, becoming the first track and field athlete to win three events at consecutive Olympics since 1904.


Bolt makes history with 200m gold

Usain Bolt becomes the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles as he led home a Jamaica clean sweep in the 200m. Bolt matched Michael Johnson's then world-record time from the Atlanta Games of 19.32 seconds as he held off training partner Yohan Blake in silver and Warren Weir in bronze.


IOC says it's NBC's call on tape-delayed coverage

If NBC wants to show Usain Bolt's 100-meter victory on tape delay, the IOC says that's up to the network....


RATINGS RAT RACE: London Olympics Day 9 Down From Last Sunday, ‘Big Brother’ Up, ‘Secret Millionaire’ & ‘Extreme Makeover: Weigh

Usain Bolt ran his second fastest time ever and set an Olympic record in the 100-meter dash in Sunday’s XXX Summer Games (10.5/27). In fast nationals, last night’s 8 – 11 PM broadcast was down 9% from last Sunday but up 14% from the same second Sunday at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.


Usain Bolt wins 2nd consecutive Olympic 100 gold

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His victory in the 100 on Sunday against training partner Yohan Blake, Americans Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay and the rest of the star-studded field promptly and emphatically shut down all the questions about his fitness and dedication - questions that only grew louder after losses to Blake in both sprints five weeks ago at Jamaica's Olympic trials.


How Usain Bolt Earns $20 Million A Year

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt is the biggest rock star in track and field and gets paid like it with appearance fees that can reach $350,000 and half a dozen global sponsors that contribute the bulk of his $20 million yearly income. He is the top-earner in the history of the sport.


Bolt: 'I can break 100m world record'

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has told CNN he can set a new 100 meter world record at the London 2012 Olympic Games -- and could run as fast as 9.4 seconds.


Double-amputee sprinter reaches world 400 semis

Double-amputee sprinter reaches world 400 semis

The double-amputee sprinter known as the "Blade Runner" is steadily stealing Usain Bolt's stage at the world championships....


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