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Friday’s selection of British chipwrappers, from the Sainsbury’s on Tottenham Court Road …

Just when I thought we might make it through the Olympics without a Cool Runnings headline, the Times dropped one on Usain Bolt’s 200-meter victory:

Times

Surprising, to say the least, that Bolt’s “I’m a living legend” comments didn’t get blown up in the tabloids. The Telegraph‘s insert section was the only one that took that bait:

Telegraph

(The tabloids were still all over Bolt … they just went more generic. Perhaps the “greatest” comments were too late for press time.)

The Sun

Independent

The Guardian had the audacity to put Nicola Adams, Team GB’s women’s boxing champ on the cover in place of Bolt … but it also had the best headline for the Jamaican hero: “Bolt The Imperious.”

Guardian

  • Published On Aug 10, 2012
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