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UIL full legislative council will meet Monday to vote upon recommendations

States superintendents and athletic officials met for roughly seven hours Sunday, discussing an assortment of issues and proposals. The full legislative council will meet Monday to vote upon recommendations made by the UIL on Sunday. 134 more words

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All-Time Top Medalists in the Athletics World Championships - Women

Ok, so now we’ve covered the men’s top medalists, it’s time to move on to the women. As you will see, in several ways the women’s situation is more intriguing than the men’s. 1,949 more words

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Tårnby Stadion - Copenhagen, Denmark

On The Amazing Race last night (episode 4), teams flew from Scotland to Copenhagen at the start of the next leg of the race.   145 more words

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Gatlin out of running for World Athlete of the Year

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE/FILES

(Reuters) – Controversial United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is out of contention to win the IAAF’s athlete of the year award after failing to make the final three-man shortlist, the sport’s governing body announced on Friday. 229 more words

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Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison: prosecutor

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MUJAHID SAFODIEN

(Reuters) – Prosecutors called on Friday for South African Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, and sentencing in his sensational trial was set for Tuesday. 651 more words

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Justin Gatlin Not a Finalist for World Athlete of the Year

Justin Gatlin (REUTERS/Eric Vidal)

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Controversial United States sprinter Justin Gatlin is out of contention to win the IAAF’s athlete of the year award after failing to make the final three-man shortlist, the sport’s governing body announced on Friday. 229 more words

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All-Time Top Medalists in the Athletics World Championships - Men

The World Championships in Athletics are a huge celebration for track & field fans. I’ve been watching them regularly since Athens 1997, when my dad first encouraged me to join him. 1,932 more words

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