Top tweets at the Olympics on Tuesday:
@usainbolt if you want that trial at Man Utd shout me, I’ll speak to the boss!! Well done in 100m, waiting for you to smash the 200m now!
– Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand taps up Olympic men’s 100m champion Usain Bolt
“After the Olympics we work on that…lol..thanks man.”
– Bolt joking that he would welcome the opportunity to make his name at Old Trafford
The 110h isn’t as fun without Liu Xiang. Always thought he was amazing to watch. In the ‘jungle’ though, the old die off and are replaced.
– Ato Boldon, Trinidad and Tobago’s four-time Olympic medal-winning sprinter, reacts to Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang’s dramatic crash
Chris Hoy’s success comes from the fact that if he slows down at all in Scotland his bike gets stolen
– Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle on his compatriot bowing out from Olympic track cycling by winning a British record sixth gold medal
6th in the Olympics and @bradshaaaw proposes to me epic day!!!
– British pole vault record holder Holly Bleasdale after competing in the Olympic final and getting a marriage proposal from her boyfriend
I have just proposed to @HollyBleasdale and she said yes!!!!! Best day ever!
– Bleasdale’s boyfriend reveals the verdict
What a run!! Showed so much class and delivered for Australia.. Sally Pearson thank u! Saved me from copping more flak at training tomorrow
– Former Australia rugby international Matt Giteau, now with French side Toulon, celebrates compatriot Sally Pearson breaking the Olympic record to win the 100m hurdles, in underachieving Australia’s third gold of the Games
#Cycling @v_pendleton emotionally says bye to her fans as she ends with silver, RT to show support of her fantastic career #OurGreatestTeam
– The British Olympic Association pays tribute to retiring track cycling star Victoria Pendleton, beaten in the women’s sprint final by old rival Anna Meares of Australia
Wow! What a triathlon today. Great support and great race. I am so happy with my olympic bronze medal!! #teamgb
– Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee after being beaten to the gold by his older brother Alistair