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

    Jul 4, 2015, 6:57 PM EDT

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    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.

  2. 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.

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

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT

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

  4. Usain Bolt pulls out of July track meets

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:37 PM EDT

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    Bolt flew to Munich to treat an injury.

  5. Five takeaways from U.S. Track and Field Championships

    Jun 29, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

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    The U.S. appears headed for a historically strong World Championships medal haul.

  6. Justin Gatlin wins 200m at U.S. Championships in another personal best

    Jun 28, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT

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    The women’s 800m final was the craziest of the day.

  7. Bernard Lagat emotional after missing first Worlds team since 2005

    Jun 28, 2015, 3:53 PM EDT

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    Three first-time Worlds members in the women’s 5000m.

  8. Allyson Felix wins 400m, fastest women upset at U.S. Championships

    Jun 27, 2015, 7:49 PM EDT

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    The world’s fastest 400m woman in 2014 and 2015 failed to qualify individually for Worlds, but she still might make it.

  9. WATCH LIVE: U.S. Track and Field Championships — 4 p.m. ET

    Jun 27, 2015, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Allyson Felix and LaShawn Merritt are among those in action.

  10. Tyson Gay, Tori Bowie take U.S. 100m titles; Carmelita Jeter hurt

    Jun 26, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT

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    A 2012 Olympic champion failed to qualify for a final and won’t go to the World Championships.

  11. WATCH LIVE: U.S. Track and Field Championships — 10 p.m. ET

    Jun 26, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Watch the men’s and women’s 100m finals on NBC Sports Live Extra.

  12. U.S. qualifiers for World Track and Field Championships

    Jun 26, 2015, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Athletes are earning spots at this weekend’s U.S. Championships.

  13. Galen Rupp, Molly Huddle win 10,000m on U.S. Championships opening night

    Jun 25, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT

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    Also, a teenager became the fourth fastest American man ever in the 100m.

  14. Usain Bolt out of Jamaican Championships

    Jun 25, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT

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    Bolt does not need to compete at Nationals to be eligible for the World Championships.

  15. Joe Kovacs’ emergence from family tragedy, Olympic miss to world leader

    Jun 24, 2015, 5:24 PM EDT

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    Kovacs, raised and first coached by his mom, is favored to win at the U.S. Championships on Sunday, and the World Championships in August.

  16. Alberto Salazar calls cheating accusations ‘demonstrably false’ in 11,000-word response

    Jun 24, 2015, 4:29 PM EDT

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    “Let the haters hate; we’re going to keep winning through hard work, dedication and fair play.”

  17. Five events to watch at U.S. Track and Field Championships

    Jun 23, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Competition begins Thursday and runs through Sunday.

  18. USA Track and Field Championships TV schedule

    Jun 23, 2015, 3:16 PM EDT

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    World Championships spots are on the line.

  19. Canada sprint sensation Andre De Grasse believes he can compete with Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin

    Jun 19, 2015, 4:51 PM EDT

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    The USC rising senior completed perhaps the greatest sprint double in history last weekend.

  20. Mo Farah’s ‘last two weeks have been the toughest of my life’

    Jun 19, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

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    Farah is under scrutiny given reports about his coach. Farah was not implicated in any wrongdoing but is being investigated by UK Athletics.

  21. Ron Clarke, Olympic medalist, Melbourne 1956 cauldron lighter, dies at 78

    Jun 17, 2015, 8:18 AM EDT

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    Watch as Clarke was burned by the Olympic flame while carrying a torch inside Melbourne’s stadium at the Opening Ceremony.

  22. Brazil’s track and field star can make amends at Worlds after saying, ‘I’m never coming back to China’

    Jun 16, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT

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    Pole vaulter Fabiana Murer also picked her favorites to light the cauldron at the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony.