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Carl Lewis becomes full-time University of Houston track coach

The new University of Houston sprints and jumps coach “brings a wealth of experience and international recognition” to the program, its head coach said.

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Tyson Gay last place in Zurich; Jenny Simpson leads U.S. winners (video)

Tyson Gay recorded the worst result since the end of his doping ban, finishing last in a 100m race in Zurich on Thursday.

Gay, who owns the American record of 9.69 seconds, clocked 10.35 at the Swiss Diamond League meet. 484 more words

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Zurich Diamond League final preview

The Diamond League circuit concludes with two finals meets in Zurich on Thursday and Brussels on Sept. 5.

The finals are labeled that way because they mark the last competitions in individual event Diamond Races, accumulation points standings that determine season-long champions. 794 more words

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Youth Olympics 8x100m champion relay team crosses continents, events, genders (video)

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A German men’s shot putter, a Russian women’s triple jumper and a Comoros men’s 1500m runner were part of a randomly selected 8x100m mixed-nation, mixed-gender relay team that won the final track and field event of the Youth Olympics on Tuesday. 157 more words

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8x100m relay with 500 athletes to finish Youth Olympics track competition

Athletes from every track and field discipline — even discus throwers — will compete in a groundbreaking 8x100m mixed-nation, mixed-gender relay at the Youth Olympics on Tuesday. 85 more words

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U.S. wins two Youth Olympic track and field gold medals

China started out strong in the Youth Olympic track and field competition, but the U.S. has come on strong with one day of events left at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center. 185 more words

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Tori Bowie pulls up at Birmingham Diamond League; recap

The world’s fastest woman this year pulled up with an apparent injury at a Diamond League meet in Birmingham, England, on Sunday.

Tori Bowie had to be helped off the track after she came to a stop less than halfway through the 100m. 337 more words

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