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The problem with reporters...

The problem with reporters, as Usain Bolt has discovered, is that they tend to record things when they want a quote. So when Mr Bolt, sprinter extraordinaire, was quoted as saying the Glasgow Commonwealth Games were “a bit shit”, and he replied on Twitter with, “I’m waking up to this nonsense..journalist please don’t create lies to make headlines”, it was perhaps a little predictable that the journalist in question would move to clarify that they were not in fact a liar – by releasing a transcript: 205 more words

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More tea with that, vicar?

“Hello, I’m Fiona Gibbons from The Times of London. You’ve probably never heard of me. I’m honored to meet you Mr. Bolt. So, tell me what it’s like sitting in this sorry excuse for summer weather, watching your team mates compete in Scotland.” … 96 more words

Usain Bolt backtracks, goes on charm offensive after alleged comment about Glasgow Commonwealth Games

The fastest man on the planet needed to step gingerly Wednesday to avert a diplomatic row.

Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter, went on a charm offensive after allegedly describing the Glasgow Commonwealth Games as “a bit s—.” 563 more words

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31 ก.ค. 2014 Usain Bolt เจ้าของฉายา “ไอ้ลูกศรสายฟ้าแลบ” หรือ “The Lightning Bolt” นักวิ่งเจ้าของสถิติโลก 100 เมตรด้วยเวลา 9.58 วินาทีชาวจาไมก้าซึ่งไม่ได้ร่วมการแข่งขันกีฬาคอมมอนเวลท์เกมส์ 2014 ที่กรุงกลาสโกลเป็นเจ้าภาพ   ได้ออกมาปฏิเสธ หลังจากหนังสือพิมพ์ The Times ของอังกฤษเสนอข่าวว่า เขาได้พากพิงถึงการแข่งขั้นกีฬาคอมมอนเวลท์เกมส์ว่าเป็นการแข่งขัน “ระดับขี่ ๆ กีฬาโอลิมปิกส์ดีกว่า” (a bit shit, the Olympics were better)

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Usain Bolt denies describing the Commonwealth Games as 'a bit sh*t'

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has denied saying the Commonwealth Games are ‘a bit sh*t’ after he was quoted by The Times newspaper as saying it during an interview with one of its sports reporters. 175 more words

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Did Usain Bolt Shade The Glasgow Games?

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games.

A day after mingling with British royalty at the Glasgow athletes’ village, Bolt scrambled Wednesday to deny that he made derogatory comments about the so-called “Friendly Games.” 382 more words

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The Times (in Scotland) v the World's Fastest Man

By Mike Small

All is Spin. Never mind the bollocks about ‘keeping politics away from sport’ everything is political: from the England teams Union Jack helmets to insisting a democracy movement is a ‘protest’ – to the Queen rolling up in her Roller to the hilarious commentary. 327 more words

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