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Usain Bolt to race at London's Olympic Stadium again

Usain Bolt will return to London's Olympic Stadium after being announced as one of the headline acts for the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games.

Bolt is coming back to London. Credit: PA

The world record holder for both the 100m and 200m will compete on the Friday evening in Stratford - just as he did two years ago for the first anniversary of his Olympic success.

Bolt, now 28, took three Olympic gold medals on the track in 2012 and the Jamaican is looking forward to competing in the stadium once again.

"London is a special place where I love to compete and I am looking forward to the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games on July 24," he said.



Famous faces tweet support after Bolt 's***' claims

Famous faces have taken to Twitter to share their support for Usain Bolt, following recent allegations that he called the commonwealth Games "a bit s***".

Former English footballer Gary Lineker and TV presenter Piers Morgan tweeted today:

The Jamaican sprinter has said the claims were "nonsense".

Security staff 'sacked for taking selfie' with Usain Bolt

Two Commonwealth Games security guards have been sacked after taking "selfies" with the world's fastest man Usain Bolt, the Evening Standard has reported.

Security guards approached the Jamaican sprinter for a photograph earlier this week while he was training at a venue known as Lesser Hampden, it was claimed.

One volunteer from Hampden Park told the paper: “The [supervisor] was saying we shouldn’t be doing that with our mobile phones."

“Everyone was taking photographs of him but these two guys got punted [sacked].”

Jamaica's Usain Bolt watches the netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand at the SECC, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Credit: PA

The sports star is not believed to have played any role in the guards' dismissal.

A statement released by Glasgow 2014 said: "Sword Security can confirm three members of contract security staff have been removed from roles at Glasgow 2014's training facilities at Lesser Hampden after breaching conditions of their employment.

"All three are still employed by the company but are no longer working at Glasgow 2014. Sword Security's policies are designed to ensure the privacy of athletes is fully respected in the lead-up to and during competition."

Usain Bolt's manager rejects slur claim as 'utter rubbish'

Usain Bolt's manager has dismissed a report claiming the athlete described the Commonwealth Games as "a bit s***" as "utter rubbish".

The atmosphere in and around the stadiums has been absolutely fantastic and I have absolutely no idea where these quotes have come from.

– Ricky Simms, speaking to BBC Sport
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