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Paralympic sprinter ready to take on Bolt

With his sights set on Rio 2016, U.S. runner Richard Browne believes he has what it takes to compete in both the Paralympic and Olympic Games.


Champion: High endurance

Orphaned at age 9, Chernet Sisay lived on the streets of Ethiopia for more than a year and can’t bear to summon the memories.

So why can’t he stop smiling?

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Weekend recap: Kathleen Mansure shines

Daniel Johnson
     Staff Writer

Last week, UNCG sports saw an assortment of games across multiple sports. And with the contests which had mixed results for the Spartans, members of the Blue and Gold were also honored with achievement for their play this season. 656 more words


Sports Couples That Should Be Made

Well, this is something that I first started thinking about yeeeeears ago. I reckon it all started back in Sydney 2000, when Maurice Greene and Marion Jones were kings of the sprint, and I thought to myself – “hey, they’re both American, handsome, competing in the same events (and owning them), and very similar in age (Greene was born in 74, Jones in 75) – why don’t they hook up and have awesome children with the perfect gene pool to become the next greatest sprinters?”. 2,529 more words


Pretend that doping doesn't exist!

Clean Elite Athletes forced to play ostrich to cope with prevalence of doping?

In a social media post yesterday, Nick Symmonds made a statement that did not surprise me but disturbed me nonetheless: 142 more words


If I was Seb I'd...

  1. Kick out the rhetoric – First it was a ‘declaration of war,’ then it was a ‘dark day,’ then Seb was ‘angry, bloody angry.’ Really Seb?
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IAAF Cancels Monaco Gala Following Allegations Against Lamine Diack

Lamine Diack (REUTERS/Jason Lee)

PARIS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The governing body of world athletics (IAAF) has cancelled this month’s gala in Monaco after former president Lamine Diack was placed under investigation on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering, the IAAF said on Friday. 386 more words

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