• Harrison wins 100 hurdles at nationals, US sweep talk starts
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    Harrison wins 100 hurdles at nationals, US sweep talk starts

    The bronze medalist couldn't make the team. World-record holder Keni Harrison used a strong start to win her first U.S. outdoor track and field championship Saturday. Nia Ali, the silver medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Games, was second and Christina Manning took third.

  • Thompson wins Jamaican 100m title with year-best time
    Reuters

    Thompson wins Jamaican 100m title with year-best time

    By Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Jamaica's Olympic champion sprinter Elaine Thompson defended her national 100 meters title in Kingston on Friday with a world leading time of 10.71 seconds. Thompson, who completed a stunning Olympic 100 and 200m double at Rio, recovered from a moderate start

  • Gatlin wants to be part of history with Bolt in London
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    Gatlin wants to be part of history with Bolt in London

    By Gene Cherry SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - After years of being Usain Bolt's main rival, Justin Gatlin wants one more race with the Jamaican world record holder and for a special reason. Bolt is retiring after his final 100 meters at August's world championships in London and Gatlin,

  • Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games
    The Associated Press

    Paris shows off in race against Los Angeles for 2024 Games

    High-divers plunged into the River Seine, trampoline athletes somersaulted inside the Petit Palais art museum and runners raced on a floating track as Paris turned some of its world-famous landmarks over to sports on Friday in hopes of wowing the International Olympic Committee. With Paris competing