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Six Degrees: Usain Bolt to Hamid Karzai

August 21st, 2009
10:17 AM ET

It's that time of the week again!

Get your thinking caps on, we're handing down our Six Degrees challenge.

All you need to do is connect two newsmakers who have hit the headlines in six moves.

This week we want you to link Usain Bolt, who smashed two world records in Berlin this week, to Afghanistan president (for now, at least) Hamid Karzai.

Leave your submissions in the comments section below, and the team will pick the most creative connection, and I'll announce the winner on tonight's show.

Still need some inspiration? Check this out ...

One of our recent winners was Brian Petersen, who connected golfer Tiger Woods to comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Here’s how he did it …

Tiger Woods played golf at age two with …

… entertainer Bob Hope, who played alongside …

…comedian Steve Martin in “The Muppet Movie,” who wrote a movie called “Traitor” starring …

… actor Don Cheadle, who helped carry out a heist in “Ocean’s 11″ with …

… actor Brad Pitt, who starred in “The Devil’s Own” with …

… actor Harrison Ford, who was interviewed by Sacha Baron Cohen’s character Bruno in the film of the same name.

Reckon you can do better? Then try your hand at connecting Usain Bolt and Hamid Karzai. Remember: you need five other people between those two: no more, no less. If you want your friends to take the challenge as well, then click the "share post" button below.

To see previous challenges, click here. Happy connecting!

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