BREAKING NEWS - Rio 2016: Bolt makes history with third Olympic 100m title


The incomparable Usain Bolt made history at Rio 2016 on Sunday, defending his Olympic 100 metre title in style to become the first man to win the event three times.

Bolt, who claimed 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay golds at each of the previous two Olympics and is chasing a 'triple-triple', once again got the better of arch rival Justin Gatlin with a time of 9.81 seconds.

The popular Jamaican now stands alone as the greatest sprinter in history, having bettered Carl Lewis' achievement in earning back-to-back golds at the 1984 and 1988 Games.