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Campbell-Brown eyes Rio 2016 despite London disappointment


August 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown says she is eyeing a fifth consecutive Olympics despite her disappointing outing at the London Games.The marquee sprinter captured bronze in the 100 metres ... Read more...

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London Olympics to go down as Athletes’ Games: IOC chief


August 13th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The London Olympics have been proclaimed as the best Games ever by IOC president Jacques Rogge.That may sound impressive, but in reality it's a ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US women power to 4×400m relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US powered unchallenged to Olympic gold in the women's 4x400 metres relay Saturday.The quartet of DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, Francena McCorory and Sanya Richards-Ross ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Jamaica, T&T; in hunt for relay glory


August 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will vie for three medals after booking spots in Saturday's sprint and distance relay finals slated for the penultimate day of the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US women’s quartet sets world record (Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Carmelita Jeter powered the United States 4x100 metre women's quartet to a world record time of 40.82 seconds giving them the gold medal for the first ... Read more...

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Olympics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record (World Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100 metres relay in world record time at the London Olympics Friday.The US ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Deserved triumph for Merritt on good night for US (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Aries Merritt ran a personal best of 12.92 to win the 110 metres hurdles gold at the Olympic Games athletics competition here Wednesday night. It is ... Read more...

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Olympics: Merritt leads US gold rush in athletics (World Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) American Aries Merritt ran a personal best of 12.92 seconds to win the Olympic men's 100m hurdles title Wednesday as the US closed in upon China ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Felix finally takes 200 metres gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Having faced disappointment of not being able to win a gold medal on two previous occasions, Allyson Felix made sure this time it should be different ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Felix wins 200m gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.Felix, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 21.88 for gold, holding off 100 metres champion ... Read more...

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Olympics: US takes on the Caribbean in women’s 200m final


August 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown leads three Caribbean women against three Americans in Wednesday's 200m final here at the London 2012 Olympic Games.Campbell-Brown, who won in Athens ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce through to 200 semis, Walker falls


August 7th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The Caribbean will be heavily represented in the women's 200 metres semi-finals Tuesday as all but one of their sprinters booked semi-final spots at the London Olympics.Defending ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce upbeat ahead of 100-m semis


August 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is very confident moving into the semifinals of the women's 100 metres here Saturday.The 25-year-old will line up in the ... Read more...

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Powell edged out but Walker posts world-leading time


May 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell blamed jet lag for his loss to resurgent American star Justin Gatlin after he conceded an early-race lead to finish second in the ... Read more...

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James, Bolt in running for World Athlete of the Year award


October 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, Oct 4 (IANS/CMC) World 400 metres champion Kirani James of Grenada and Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt have been shortlisted for the World Athlete of the Year award by the ... Read more...

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World Athletics: Veronica denies Jeter, Felix history


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Veronica Campbell-Brown turned the tables on Americans Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix in one fell swoop, winning the women?s 200 metres gold medal Friday at ... Read more...

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Gay edges Powell in 100m, no stopping Bekele again


September 13th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thessaloniki (Greece), Sep 13 (DPA) Tyson Gay of the US beat Jamaica's Asafa Powell in the men's 100 metres at the World Athletics Final here. Gay clocked 9.88 seconds with a late surge ... Read more...

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Bolt completes treble in World Athletics Championships


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (DPA) Usain Bolt reached another athletics milestone at the World Championships Saturday but a Polish hammer thrower stole the world record from him. Bolt became the first man to claim ... Read more...

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In pictures : US wins gold in Womens 4 x 400m Relay


August 24th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
BEIJING - AUGUST 23: (L-R) Sanya Richards, Mary Wineberg, Monique Henderson and Allyson Felix of the United States pose with their gold medals for the Womens 4 x 400m Relay at ... Read more...

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Jamaica make clean sweep of sprint golds, US relay in disaster


August 21st, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (DPA) Veronica Campbell-Brown completed a gold medal sweep for Jamaica at the Beijing Olympics with an emphatic 200m victory Thursday as rivals United States dropped the baton in both ... Read more...

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