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CWG chit chat: Bolt brands Glasgow Games as 'bit s***'

Last updated on: July 30, 2014 15:42 IST

CWG chit chat: Bolt brands Glasgow Games as 'bit s***', says Olympics were 'better'

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Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has reportedly branded the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a 'bit s***' and said that the Olympics were 'better'.

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Bolt reportedly made the unflattering remarks on Tuesday outside the athletes' village after having just met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry during their visit.

The Royal trio and the Jamaican sprint star had chatted and posed for photographs as hundreds of people gathered to catch a glimpse of the visitors, The Mirror reported.

Bolt, who is due to run in the 4x400m relay this weekend, reportedly made less than flattering remarks about the Games as he prepared to leave the village. He said that the Commonwealth Games were 'a bit s***' before he left the site to 'do some business'.

A spokesman for the Commonwealth Games Federation has been quoted as saying that Bolt, who is the World's fastest man, must be having an off day.

The organisers of the Games have been hailed it as a great success after it sold 1.2 million tickets, making it the most successful sporting event Scotland has held.

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Image: From left, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meet Usain Bolt during a visit to the Commonwealth Games Village
Photographs: Danny Lawson - WPA Pool / Getty Images

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Proud family say Sushil's gold is for the entire country

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Wrestler Sushil Kumar's family once again had a proud moment after the two-time Olympic medallist bagged a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday.

Sushil Kumar bagged the gold medal in men's 75 kg freestyle category by defeating Pakistan's Qamar Abbas.

Sushil's father said, "I am happy for him. This gold medal is for the entire country. We expected the medal. He will be welcome by the country."

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Image: Sushil Kumar's family celebrate


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His uncle Kishan Kumar also said, "I am happy for his achievements. I saw his all three matches. We were confident he would win."

Sonu, a friend of Sushil is waiting for his return to give him a hero’s welcome.

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Image: Sushil Kumar
Photographs: PTI Photos

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Table-tennis player drops pants to celebrate bronze medal win

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A Nigerian table-tennis player who claimed the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, pulled down his shorts to celebrate his victory.

Ojo Onaolapo defeated India's Sharath Kamal Achanta to win the last remaining medal for his team in the table-tennis tournament, reported The Independent.


Image: Video grab of the unique celebration


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