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Bolt, Farah light up athletics worlds

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Usain Bolt and Mo Farah gave international track and field just the boost it needed at the world championships after the sport's credibility was questioned following further doping scandals in the run-up to Moscow. 

Jamaica's gold medalist Usain Bolt celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's 200m, at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, on August 18, 2013. Bolt underlined his incredible sprinting prowess by claiming double individual gold in the 100 and 200m, respectively his second and third world titles in the events.

Bolt, seeking to become a sporting icon in the mould of Brazilian footballer Pele and American boxer Muhammad Ali, underlined his incredible sprinting prowess by claiming double individual gold in the 100 and 200m, respectively his second and third world titles in the events.

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