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"Enough of the fist-bumping, let’s get back to the sock on the jaw"

When Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay finally settled into their blocks for the eagerly awaited confrontation at the World Championships last Sunday, there was something missing.

Everybody, including myself had been saying that the lead up to the final was going to be the equivalent in rising anticipation to the Ben Johnson-Carl Lewis match-up at the Olympic Games in Seoul 1988.

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But there was one crucial element missing. Aggravation! Excuse me, but this is all a bit too much. Instead of pre-race tension, these guys are acting like a bunch of short-haired hippies at a love-in. Enough of the fist-bumping, let’s get back to the sock on the jaw….Read More

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