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Jacques Rogge wants to see more

Updated: August 9, 2012, 9:36 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Usain Bolt, you're not a "living legend" yet.

That's the verdict of IOC president Jacques Rogge, who said the Jamaican sprinter Bolt is an "icon," but needs to prove his greatness over more than two Olympics before he can claim legendary status.

"The career of Usain Bolt has to be judged when the career stops," Rogge told a small group of reporters Thursday. "If you look at the career of Carl Lewis, he had (four) consecutive games with a medal."

Rogge spoke a few hours ...

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