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Usain Bolt says he'll defend in Rio

Updated: October 8, 2012, 11:23 PM ET
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event.

After Bolt became the first man to successfully defend both sprint titles at the London Olympics, he was coy about his prospects of competing in Rio, and there was speculation he could switch to the long jump or 400 for a new challenge.

But during a promotional visit to New Zealand on Monday, the self-declared ...

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