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Bolt back on track as Pearson defends title

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GLASGOW - Athletics legend Usain Bolt took centre stage with a rapturous return to the track at the Commonwealth Games on Friday as Australian Sally Pearson defended her 100m hurdles crown in style. 

Jamaica's Usain Bolt reacts after the heats of the men's 4 x 100m relay athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on August 1, 2014

It was Bolt's first competitive outing since the Diamond League season-ender in Brussels last September, and the strapping Jamaican looked comfortable as he anchored the Caribbean island's quartet home in a 4x100m relay heat in 38.98sec.

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