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Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.
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TIL that every Olympic Games since 1960whether Summer or Winterhas exceeded its budget with an average cost overrun of 156%. The worst was Montreal 1976 which overspent by 720%. The best was Beijing 2008 (2%). Other big projects (roads bridges rail etc.) are much better at expense control.
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Usain Bolt (left) is an eight-time Olympic gold medallist  World Athletics Championships on the BBC  Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August  Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two BBC Radio 5 live BBC Radio 5 live sports extra the BBC Sport website and app.  Usain Bolt is a genius and has had as big an impact on athletics as Muhammad Ali did on boxing says Lord Coe.  Sprint  legend Bolt an eight-time Olympic gold medallist is set to retire  after the World Championships in London which…