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Bolt remains beacon of hope: Sports medicine expert
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Bolt remains beacon of hope: Sports medicine expert

Aug 6 2013, 3:40am CDT | by IANS

Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt remains a beacon of hope in a sport rocked by elite athletes testing positive for banned substances, a leading sports medicine specialist in Jamaica has said.

Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt remains a beacon of hope in a sport rocked by elite athletes testing positive for banned substances, a leading sports...

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Bolt remains beacon of hope: Sports medicine expert

Aug 6 2013, 3:40am CDT | by IANS

Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt remains a beacon of hope in a sport rocked by elite athletes testing positive for banned substances, a leading sports medicine specialist in Jamaica has said.

Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt remains a beacon of hope in a sport rocked by elite athletes testing positive for banned substances, a leading sports medicine specialist in Jamaica has said.

Paul Wright says Jamaica would suffer from infinite distress should Bolt's name fall on the wrong side of any drug test.

"Usain Bolt has been tested more often, I think, than all of the athletes in Jamaica, and he is well aware of his importance to the sport," declared Wright, the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) doping control officer.

"I remember, and this is a quote from Usain, 'if I test positive, the whole Jamaica dead' and that is true."

Jamaica's sprint queen Veronica Campbell Brown, former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell, and Beijing Olympics silver medallist Sherone Simpson are among those who recently returned adverse analytical findings. All three are seeking to prove their innocence.

"As I told another interviewer, I said I would drop down dead. There is so much on it and he is well aware of his responsibilities," Wright said while addressing a function in Kingston.

Wright is warning athletes, some of whom he believes are taking undetectable performance-enhancing drugs, that they will be caught.

"We are going to catch everybody.We all know that there are chemists who change around these steroids. All you have to do is change one of the wings of these steroids, it will have the same effect and it's undetectable," Wright explained.

"If you are going to detect that in somebody's urine, the computer has to recognise it and that is where you have to feed standards into the computer that the computer can recognise. If there isn't a standard, it can't recognize."

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Usain Bolt Says He Will Call Louis Van Gaal If Manchester Utd Lose to Sunderland

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Usain Bolt frequently speaks of his love for Manchester United and has even expressed a long-held desire to play for the team one day, as per the Mail Online.In fact, last year Sergio Aguero claimed that the world's fastest man is good enough to play for Utd—but not for City, of course. Bolt often passes comment on the Red Devils in press conferences and had already lamented his team's defensive problems this season, as per the BBC.No ...
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Man United fan Usain Bolt says he’ll call Louis van Gaal if they lose to Sunderland [Video]

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Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the planet, has once again spoken about Manchester United during a press conference.Bolt, who has long expressed a desire to try and play for the Red Devils at some point in his career, reiterated that dream at his presser, whilst also discussing United’s disappointing start to the new Premier League season.Bolt commented on Man United’s home defeat to Swansea in round one, saying that should the club lose to Sunderland t ...
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Usain Bolt Shows His Useful 'Footvolley' Technique at the Copacabana

Aug 18 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The fastest man on the planet boasts some pretty impressive technique, too.Usain Bolt was in Rio de Janeiro for a special race near the Copacabana beach, so he took some time out afterward to play footvolley.The well-documented Manchester United fan once pushed for a trial with the club.Perhaps this was just his pitc ...
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VIDEO: Bolt on Man Utd's 'defensive problems'

Aug 18 2014 6:57am CDT | Source: BBC Sport

The world's fastest man and well known Manchester United fan Usain Bolt feels his side had "defensive problems" in what he describes as "bad start to ...
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I need more races, admits sluggish Bolt

Aug 18 2014 3:57am CDT | Source: Espn.co.uk

Usain Bolt collected yet another victory in the 100m, this time on Rio's Copacabana beach - but the six-time Olympic champion admits he needs to compete in more races in order to reach f ...
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Bolt strikes again in Rio de Janeiro

Aug 18 2014 12:04am CDT | Source: espnstar.com

Usain Bolt blitzes past his opponents in a Rio de Janeiro 100-meter race in a time of 10.06 secon ...
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Sports Briefing | Track and Field: ‘Sluggish’ Bolt Still Tops 100-Meter Field

Aug 17 2014 10:55pm CDT | Source: New York Times: Sports

Usain Bolt won the 100-meter race on a four-lane standard running track set up on Leme Beach in Rio de ...
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Manchester United fan Usain Bolt shows awesome skills during FootVolley game in Brazil! [Video]

Aug 17 2014 5:58pm CDT | Source: 101 great goals

After winning his usual haul of gold medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has jetted off to Copacobana for a little R’n’R, with some running possibly involved too.Bolt chilled out on the Brazilian beach by playing a bit of FootVolley, and the Manchester United fan showed an awesome piece of skill to win a point, flicking the ball from behind his head.Bolt’s often said he wants to play for United when he retires from athletics; Louis van Gaal, are you watching ...
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