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Yohan Blake out 'quite a long time,' coach says

Just as Usain Bolt is returning, his top Jamaican rival is back on the shelf.

Olympic 100m and 200m silver medalist Yohan Blake will not race again in 2014 after recent surgery on an injured hamstring, his coach,  179 more words

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Big 12 commissioner says men's Olympic sports could be cut

Men’s Olympic sports may be on the chopping block due to the NCAA’s current lawsuits, Big 12 commissioner and U.S. Olympic Committee board member Bob Bowlsby said Monday. 222 more words

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90-plus-year-old men set 3 world relay records at USATF Masters

Four men at least 90 years old composed a relay team for the first time in history to set three world records at the USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships on Sunday. 376 more words

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Henry Ellard, former NFL All-Pro receiver, competes at USATF Masters

Henry Ellard triple jumped at the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials during the prime of his 16-year NFL career. He’s back in track and field, at 52, for his first USATF Masters Outdoor Championships this weekend. 238 more words

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Jesse Owens biopic cast headliners revealed

Canadian Stephan James will play Jesse Owens in “Race,” about the sprinter who triumphed in front of Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler at the Berlin 1936 Olympics. 99 more words

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Monaco Diamond League on world record watch; preview

The eyes of track and field will be on Kenyan Asbel Kiprop in Monaco on Friday.

The Kenyan World champion is expected to take a run at the 1500m world record in a Diamond League meet, a 16-year-old mark held by the greatest middle distance runner of all time, Moroccan  521 more words

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Asafa Powell runs first race since doping ban

Former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell tied for third in 10.30 seconds in his first 100m race in more than one year, an absence due to failing a drug test in June 2013. 104 more words

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