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Lolo Jones after missing Olympic team: 'You feel like you don't have what it takes'

In an Instagram video captioned “Dear diary,” Lolo Jones reflected days after being left off the Olympic bobsled team.

The video was posted late Wednesday night, filmed at what Jones said was her first track and field practice since ending her bobsled season (and maybe her bobsled career). 187 more words

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Sneaker Wars Part 10: The Vibram Bikila Has Legs and Stamps Out Lawsuit

Running in Vibram FiveFingers Bikila EVO Shoes is like running barefoot. And running barefoot can, it is said, return you to a better, injury-free way of running. 244 more words

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Steeplechaser Horace Ashenfelter Passes Away at 94: The FBI Takes Down the KGB at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics

It was 1952 at the Helsinki Olympics, and the Cold War was heating up.

Making their first appearance at the Olympics were the Soviet Union. And in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the favorites were Russians… 591 more words

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Usain Bolt aims for March training with Borussia Dortmund

Usain Bolt will try to train with Borussia Dortmund in March, but nothing has been arranged yet, his agent said Sunday.

Earlier Sunday, a newspaper report… 352 more words

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Japanese runner clocks 76th sub-2:20 marathon in frigid temps

Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi reportedly broke the world record for most sub-2:20 marathons by winning a 26.2-mile race in Massachusetts on Monday in single-digit temperatures.

Kawauchi, 30, ran his 76th marathon under 2:20 in winning the Marshfield Marathon in 2:18:59 wearing full-body tights. 233 more words

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The Best of The Olympians 2017: Olympians Over the Years

The Modern Olympics have been going strong since 1896, so there is no shortage of stories about Olympians or Olympics past. Here are a few I wrote about in 2017. 123 more words

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