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Usain Bolt celebrates winning 200m gold with his adoring fans

IOC president Jacques Rogge says Usain Bolt is not a 'legend' yet

He may have become the first man to win consecutive gold medals in both the 100 and 200 metres but Jacques Rogge has denied Usain Bolt the third title he came to the London 2012 Olympic Games to collect. The president of the International Olympic Committee has told the Jamaican sprinter he is not yet a “living legend”.

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This week I've been eating... Carluccio's Lasagne

Denmark's Nathalie Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein looks the part on Digby

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Kenya's David Rudisha sets new 800m world record

Kenya's David Rudisha tonight lit up the Olympic Games with a sensational victory in the 800 metres, breaking his own world record in the process.

August 9, 2012: Martyn Rooney and Jack Green of Great Britain after the men's 4 x 400 metres relay heat, in which they qualified for the final

Team GB reach 4 x 400 metres relay final with impressive run

Jack Green today lived up to his promise to show what he is capable of with a baton in his hand by helping Britain reach the final of the men's 4x400m relay.

Usain Bolt on his way to victory in last night’s 200m semi-final

It's just like watching a great thoroughbred who makes the others look as if they're standing still

Really, you could watch him all day, as you might some huge, rolling surf or one of those great thoroughbreds who makes the others look as if they are standing still.

Bolt: 'This was all about going through as easily as possible'

James Lawton: World holds its breath for another act from the Usain Bolt show at London 2012

Jamaican cruises into 200m final and looks set for new record time tonight

Bolt will go for his second gold medal of these games in tonight's 200m

Usain Bolt and beyond: Six of the best from a great day ahead

1. Bolt's stroll sets up a date with destiny

7 August: Britain's Andrew Osagie celebrates his second place finish in the men's 800m semi-final

Andrew Osagie follows in Sebastian Coe's footsteps in reaching 800 metres final

Lord Sebastian Coe has choreographed many aspects of London 2012 and if he can edit the script at the Olympic Stadium tomorrow night, Andrew Osagie will herald a revival in the discipline that made him famous.

Usian Bolt cruised in his 200m heat – four qualifiers ran faster

Usain Bolt looks for 'one more step' to status of legend

Jamaican sprinter begins attempt to retain 200m title as well as 100m with a comfortable display in heat that has the stadium buzzing with 'Usainity'

What was on TV at exactly 9.50pm on Sunday: Left, BBC1 - 100m final and ITV1, right, A Touch of Frost

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What are the other channels supposed to do when we're all glued to Olympics on the BBC? Give up, says Gillian Orr

London 2012: Dutch judo bronze medallist emerges as unlikely hero after 'beating' man who tried to disrupt men's 100m final

A Dutch judo bronze medallist was emerging as an unlikely heroine of the Olympics last night after delivering a hefty thwack to an abusive man who tried to disrupt the 100m final by tossing a plastic bottle at the world’s fastest men.

Silver medallist Christine Ohuruogu

Team GB's Christine Ohuruogu pledges to keep going after losing out on 400 metres Olympic title

Team GB's Christine Ohuruogu has vowed to carry on after missing out on gold in the ­women’s 400m final despite her thoughts of retirement in the run up to the Games.

James Lawton: Empty seats betray idea of the people's Games

Thank heavens for the thin red line of these Olympics, the soldiers who brought instant reassurance under the threat of a security meltdown and now, understandably enough, are seen as a better short-term option than cardboard cut-out spectators in the vital matter of filling the empty spaces.

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