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Bolt to defend title at London 2012 Olympics
Published: Monday 18th of May 2009
Record-breaking runner Usain Bolt has vowed to defend his title at the 2012 London Olympics.
He dismissed claims which emerged over the weekend, suggesting he would not be competing to emulate his success in Beijing last year.
"It is always great to go and defend your title. I could never have said that," he told reporters.
The 22-year-old also expressed his desire to be a legend in the sport adding that winning the 2012 title would "be a milestone" in his career.
The Jamaican-born runner notched up another best time in recent days, smashing the 150-metre fastest time at the Bupa Great CityGames sprint.
Sports fans heading to London will not find themselves short of things to do, with a variety of top attractions free of charge with the London Pass.
Among them is the Lords Cricket Ground tour, which gives a behind the scenes look at the world-famous sporting venue.
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