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German amputee long jumper won't fight European Championships exclusion

German national long jump champion Markus Rehm will not fight his federation’s decision to leave him off its roster for August’s European Championships because of a possible competitive advantage due to having a prosthetic right leg. 282 more words

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Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki to run New York City Marathon

Inspiring Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 2, likely with a field of over 40,000 competitors, including former world No. 313 more words

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UCLA track and field stadium flooded (photos)

The water main break that flooded UCLA’s campus on Tuesday hit athletic venues, notably Pauley Pavilion and the university’s track and field complex, Drake Stadium. 118 more words

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German long jump champion, a Paralympian, left off European Championships roster

Markus Rehm won the German long jump title last weekend. Rehm was not selected to compete for Germany at the biggest meet of the year, the European Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, in two weeks. 212 more words

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Royals photobomb, meet Usain Bolt at Commonwealth Games

Princes Harry and William and Kate Middleton followed the Queen’s lead, making their presence at the Commonwealth Games known through photos.

The Queen memorably photobombed an Australian field hockey player’s selfie last week… 97 more words

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Three of four missing Ethiopian athletes at World Junior Championships found

Three of four members of the Ethiopian team at the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., who were reported missing Saturday were found safe in Beaverton on Monday, according to reports. 152 more words

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U.S. 400m runner Torrin Lawrence dies in car accident

U.S. 400m runner Torrin Lawrence died when a semi truck crashed into his stationary car after one of his tires blew out on a Georgia interstate early Monday morning, a sheriff confirmed. 287 more words

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