Bolt: I’ll definitely be in Rio

Usain Bolt has allayed fears that he will miss the Rio Olympics because of injury, saying "I'm excited to go" as "this is where history is going to be made".

The six-time Olympic gold medallist had to be given a medical exemption by the Jamaica athletics federation after he missed the country's trials in early July due to a hamstring injury.

However, he will make his comeback at the London Anniversary this weekend and he has assured fans he will defend his 100m and 200m titles at the 2016 Games.

"I'm good, I'm feeling good, been training good now, I'm happy with where I am," the 29-year-old is quoted as saying by Press Association Sport.

"My hamstring is good, I have no issue right now. I know I'm in good shape."

He added: "I'll definitely be there, I'm excited to go.

"This is where history is going to be made, I'm excited to put on a show for the entire world to see.

"This is my final Olympics, it's a big one."