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Kirani James breaks Michael Johnson record at Drake Relays

Olympic champion Kirani James broke Michael Johnson‘s Drake Relays 400m record on Friday night, beating rival World champion LaShawn Merritt handily in their first head-to-head race this season. 372 more words

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Bruce Jenner: I'm a woman; Olympians react

Bruce Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion, said “for all intents and purposes, I am a woman” and that he “lived a lie his whole life” in an ABC interview that aired Friday night. 538 more words

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Watch Drake Relays, Penn Relays on NBC Sports Live Extra on Saturday

Olympic gold medalists Aries Merritt, Ashton Eaton, LaShawn Merritt, Justin Gatlin, Dawn Harper-Nelson and Sanya Richards-Ross are among the U.S. stars in action at the Drake Relays and Penn Relays this weekend. 249 more words

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Drake Relays

I am going to make this brief. This weekend are the Drake relays. They are taking place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This is were the best of the best come to compete against each other. 84 more words

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Usain Bolt: Tyson Gay's reduced ban 'the stupidest thing I've ever heard'

Usain Bolt, a known proponent of lifetime bans for athletes who purposely cheat, repeated his thoughts that former sprint rival Tyson Gay‘s reduced, one-year ban after failing drug tests is wrong. 391 more words

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Meb Keflezighi hopes to be an example for Ryan Hall as Olympic trials approach

Meb Keflezighi felt just as confident he can make the 2016 Olympic team two days after finishing eighth overall and second among Americans at the Boston Marathon as he did before Boston. 491 more words

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Runner finishes Boston Marathon on Tuesday morning

A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was the final participant to cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon around 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, according to Boston reports, about 20 hours after he set out on the 26.2-mile course. 131 more words

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