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Nike Signs Justin Gatlin, Not Tyson Gay

Justin Gatlin (L) and Tyson Gay (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

March 25 (Reuters) – Nike have no plans to add Tyson Gay to their stable of athletes, the company said on Wednesday, after it agreed to a new sponsorship deal with another disgraced American sprinter, Justin Gatlin. 214 more words

Track & Field

We Wear Short Shorts

That’s a tight formation, boys.

Other than the silkiness of the shorts, the track and field outfits for these Dallas high school fellas in 1967 didn’t vary much from those in 1936 at the University of Kansas. 36 more words

Nostalgia

2015 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Preview

Chris Derrick (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The Chinese city of Guiyang is ready to welcome more than 400 runners from 51 different countries at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on Saturday, March 28th. 775 more words

Track & Field

Usain Bolt Schedules First Individual Race in U.S. Since 2008

Usain Bolt (REUTERS/Michael Buholzer)

March 25 (Reuters) – Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the United States in five years when he competes in the Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League meeting in New York City on June 13, organizers said on Wednesday. 264 more words

Track & Field

Jessica Ennis-Hill to Make Competitive Return

Jessica Ennis-Hill (Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports)

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will return to competition for the first time in almost two years when she runs in the 100m hurdles at the Great City Games in May. 102 more words

Track & Field

Revitalizing Sports in Jamaica

Sport in Jamaica needs an energy injection. We are still trying to grow sport on the club system that operates in the UK. This cannot work, for at our size we do not enjoy the requisite economies of scale. 25 more words

Sports