But there will be no showdown with his compatriot Yohan Blake, who races in the 200m, the pair having decided not to line up against each other after the London Olympics.
Bolt claimed a second successive treble gold medal haul in the British capital, with Blake claiming silvers in the 100 and 200m, his gold coming courtesy of the 4x100m relay team alongside his older training partner.
The 26-year-old Bolt will be lining up over the 100m for the first time since his London triumph where he blazed to a 9.63sec run, his and history’s second fastest performance.
He has won five of his six competitions this season, but that sole loss, to Blake at the Jamaican Olympic trials, seems all but forgotten.
With eight points, he’s also sitting pretty in the Diamond Race, with only American Ryan Bailey, on six points, having a chance to take the series-long title — dependent on him winning the race outright, or finishing second with Bolt showing no better than fourth.
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Usain Bolt said he was open to playing a charity game for his favourite team Man United, following the club manager Alex Ferguson’s invitation to play him against a team comprising Real Madrid legends. Bolt said” “I heard his (Ferguson) proposal. I'm open to everything. The Olympic Games are behind me, so I can take a few risks. Charity football, why not?”
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