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Bolt vows to defend Olympic titles in Rio

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Jamaica's Usain Bolt vowed Monday to defend his Olympic sprint titles in Rio but, buoyed by the West Indies' World Twenty20 triumph, declared that cricket was his "first love".  

Jamaica's Usain Bolt poses on the podium with his gold medal after Jamaica won and set a new world record in the men's 4X100 relay final at the athletics event of the London 2012 Olympic Games in August. Bolt vowed Monday to defend his Olympic sprint titles in Rio but, buoyed by the West Indies' World Twenty20 triumph, declared that cricket was his "first love".

Bolt, who said in August that he was considering swapping sprinting for the long jump to provide a fresh challenge ahead of the 2016 Games, said he had decided to defend the titles he won in Beijing and London.

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