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...200-meter dashes at the World Championships, giving the United States a sweep of the short sprints. Greene is the first sprinter to win the 100 and 200 at a major global meet since Carl Lewis swept both at the 1984 Olympics.2006 - Marco Andretti, 19...
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...she's the fifth youngest to hold the top spot, following Martina Hingis, Monica Seles, Tracy Austin and Steffi Graf.2006 - Sprinter Justin Gatlin receives an eight-year ban from track and field, avoiding a lifetime penalty in exchange for his cooperation...
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Slovakia, winner of the green jersey given to the race's best sprinter; Rafal Majka of Poland, the best climber; and Pinot, the...37.22. Giant-Shimano (Netherlands), 7:44:45.SPRINTER (Green Jersey)1. Peter Sagan, Slovakia, Cannondale...
Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

...rider David De La Cruz Melgarejo broke his right collarbone and was taken to hospital he misjudged a turn. Meanwhile, German sprinter Andre Greipel injured his right shoulder. and Belgian Sep Vanmarcke had cuts to his right leg and shoulder.PEAKING FORM...
Kadri wins 8th stage to Vosges

...took home the green jersey given to the Tour's best overall sprinter for the last two years, has finished in the top-5 of every...the victory to his Omega Pharma Quick Step team and its star sprinter Mark Cavendish, who crashed out in Stage 1.BMC leader van...
Sprinter can beat feet or beat you with his feet The 21-year-old Anchorage sprinter is one of the more unusual two-sport...fighting. The junior is the most successful sprinter in UAA history, setting school records...who doesn't like the idea of his best sprinter fighting. Friess declined Madrid's...
Amputee Olympic star Pistorius charged in slaying of girlfriend

...South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine' no further comment "until matters become clearer."The sprinter's former coach, Andrea Giannini, said he hoped the shooting...
TMHS relay teams within reach of school's first state titles

Thunder Mountain sprinter Donald Stokes never saw this coming. The senior captain and anchor never thought he'd see, week after week, himself and teammates...
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Falcons' Thorne following in her parents' footsteps become involved in track. "Both my parents were runners," she said. "My mom was a distance runner and my dad was a sprinter. So, I just followed in their footsteps." The Florida native works at a local day care where she said she takes pleasure...
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Juneau Empire Online Sports: US track, field stars suspended 7/27/98

...1998 By BERT ROSENTHAL NEW YORK - Two of the biggest names in U.S. track and field - shot putter Randy Barnes and sprinter Dennis Mitchell - have been suspended indefinitely for drug use, The Associated Press learned today. Barnes, the 1996 Olympic...


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