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De Grasse runs 10.17 at Harry Jerome Track Classic

Andre De Grasse contended more with fans than competitors — or the clock — on Wednesday night.

De Grasse was mobbed by youngsters after he posted a time of 10.17 seconds to win the 100-metre race at the Harry Jerome Track Classic. 669 more words


Sydney McLaughlin finishes with 11 N.J. Meet of Champions gold medals

COLUMBUS, N.J. — Sydney McLaughlin made a startling admission Saturday, during the final NJSIAA Meet of Champions in her unparalleled track and field career.

“I had a lot of nerves today,” the Olympian said. 468 more words


5 things you might not know about USA vs. Sweden

The U.S. women got the best of an old foe on Thursday (July 8), but just barely.

In a game marked by missed opportunities and inconsistency on both sides, the Americans… 226 more words


Sydney McLaughlin breaks world junior record in 400 meter hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin has posted another amazing time.

McLaughlin, the 2016 Olympian from New Jersey’s Union Catholic, finished the 400-meter hurdles in 54.03 seconds to lower her world junior record from 54.15. 80 more words


How The Final Five Are Taking Strides

An update on the American Women’s Gymnastics team and how they’re changing the game.

This article was originally published for The Odyssey on August 16, 2016. 1,125 more words

ALL-USA Watch: Sydney McLaughlin sets national HS record in 300 hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin keeps breaking records at well, a record pace.

The 2016 Olympian from Union Catholic (Scotch Plains, N.J.) ran 38.90 in the 300 meter hurdles at the Arcadia Invitational in California on Saturday in her outdoor season debut. 191 more words


Girls Sports Month: U.S. soccer defender Becky Sauerbrunn on finding your fun

March is Girls Sports Month, and as part of USA TODAY High School Sports’ third annual Girls Sports Month celebration, we’re speaking with some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world. 1,578 more words

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