I am here in Rio for a few reasons. I am covering my fourth Olympics for the BBC and, of course, looking forward to some fantastic competitors, including Usain Bolt for probably the last time on the biggest stage of all. But I am also following up with one of my Young Leaders...
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The question hits Michael Johnson like a stiff breeze, rippling his features. Not for the first or last time in this interview, he frowns.
The question is this: is Usain Bolt clean?
One of the sprinting greats – four Olympic golds, eight World Championship golds, still the world record holder at the 400m – talks about his new foundation, the importance of symmetry and having a balanced diet