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  1. British Athletics clears Mo Farah after investigation

    Jul 30, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT


    Farah was to have “blood data, supplements data, everything surrounding his medical treatment” investigated.

  2. Allyson Felix to run 400m at World Championships

    Jul 29, 2015, 6:27 PM EDT


    Felix will be absent from the 200m at Worlds for the first time since 2001.

  3. Markus Rehm, German amputee long jumper, left off World Championships team

    Jul 29, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT


    Rehm has the best long jump by a German this year, but he may have a competitive advantage.

  4. Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete at World Championships

    Jul 28, 2015, 11:17 AM EDT

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    The British Olympic heptathlon champion will compete at a global championship for the first time since the London Games.

  5. Nike makes Ashton Eaton a ‘cooling hood’

    Jul 27, 2015, 10:52 AM EDT

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    “Why does it feel good, after running, to pour a bottle of water over your head?”

  6. Usain Bolt returns with quick 100m wins in London

    Jul 24, 2015, 5:22 PM EDT


    Less than a month until a showdown with Justin Gatlin at the World Championships.

  7. Usain Bolt: Justin Gatlin won’t break my world record

    Jul 23, 2015, 10:24 PM EDT

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    Bolt was also asked if an athlete who has been caught cheating twice is worthy of breaking his world record.

  8. Struggling Usain Bolt set for toughest race in two years

    Jul 23, 2015, 11:31 AM EDT

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    Bolt was asked if it would be bad for the sport if Justin Gatlin won the World Championships.

  9. Usain Bolt talks Rio 2016, retirement, celebrities with Ato Boldon (video)

    Jul 21, 2015, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Would Bolt like to race the 400m seriously before he retires?

  10. Cathy Freeman ‘reunited’ with Sydney 2000 Olympic suit

    Jul 17, 2015, 8:29 AM EDT

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    The suit had disappeared on the night of the Opening Ceremony, after she lit the cauldron.

  11. Archivists find footage of 1896 Olympic marathon winner’s victory lap

    Jul 16, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

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    A seven-year project dug into some 33,000 hours of video, 500,000 pictures and 2,000 documents.

  12. Sprint, middle distance showdowns at Monaco Diamond League; preview

    Jul 16, 2015, 8:20 AM EDT

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    The top three U.S. sprinters are in the same race for the first time.

  13. Caitlyn Jenner gives tearful speech at ESPYs

    Jul 15, 2015, 11:03 PM EDT

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    Ronda Rousey also had an interesting comment about a fellow Olympic bronze medalist.

  14. Watch Bruce Jenner interview on NBC News from 1976

    Jul 15, 2015, 4:39 PM EDT

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    Jenner was to receive an ESPY award on Wednesday night.

  15. USA Track and Field names Olympic head coaches

    Jul 15, 2015, 1:34 PM EDT

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    A four-time Olympian and a longtime Oregon coach are going to Rio.

  16. Jessica Ennis-Hill to decide on Worlds after London meet

    Jul 14, 2015, 11:32 AM EDT

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    “I don’t want to travel all that way and not medal or perform to my best.”

  17. Justin Gatlin can’t win IAAF Athlete of the Year

    Jul 13, 2015, 4:37 PM EDT

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    Track and field’s international governing body changed its rules since last year.

  18. Donovan Bailey jumps off CN Tower; Steve Nash lights cauldron at Pan Am Games Opening Ceremony (video)

    Jul 11, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

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    Nash was asked three weeks ago who he thought would light the cauldron and gave a very different answer.

  19. Usain Bolt sets return to competition

    Jul 10, 2015, 8:16 AM EDT

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    Bolt hasn’t competed since June 13 due to injury.

  20. Justin Gatlin puts away Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay in Lausanne

    Jul 9, 2015, 3:55 PM EDT


    Allyson Felix also won, but a major threat is rising in the 400m.

  21. Allyson Felix says coach to ‘voice opinion’ about Olympic track and field schedule

    Jul 8, 2015, 9:35 AM EDT

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    Felix also repeated the World Championships schedule doesn’t allow for a 200m-400m double.

  22. Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dominate at Paris Diamond League

    Jul 4, 2015, 6:57 PM EDT


    The two claimed victory in the men’s and women’s 100 meters, while American Evan Jager came heartbreakingly close to making history in the steeplechase.

  23. 2012 Olympic 4x100m relay medals officially reallocated after U.S. team stripped of silver

    Jul 4, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT

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    Trinidad and Tobago have been upgraded to silver and France to bronze.

  24. Allyson Felix considering 200-400m double at Worlds

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT


    Won’t face Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who will forgo 200 meters to focus on 100.