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Usain Bolt backtracks on retirement

Updated: September 19, 2013, 11:01 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The world's fastest man is quickly backtracking on his retirement plans.

Less than three weeks ago, Usain Bolt said he planned to stop sprinting after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. But the Jamaican now says he's looking to extend his career by a year, meaning he could quit after the 2017 world championships in London.

"I am definitely reconsidering," the 27-year-old Bolt said Thursday while in London on a book tour for his autobiography "Faster Than Lightning." "I think ...

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