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1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area
All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge is not expected to play for Portland when the Warriors visit on Sunday, allowing them to avoid facing the Trail Blazers' top scorer and rebounder due to a lower back contusion.
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5 hrs ago | Vanguard
Nigeria sprint star, Blessing Okagbare is hoping to get one more shot at world glory at the 2015 World Championships and the 2016 Olympics in Brazil in her elusive search for her first international gold medal.
8 hrs ago | Courier News
The top finishers in the long jump at the NCAA Championships, including Rutgers' Corey Crawford , pose for a photo on the medal stand Friday night in New Mexico.
12 hrs ago | Daily Times
SYDNEY: Jet-lagged Sally Pearson completed the sprint double, while American world 110m hurdles champion David Oliver won his first event of the season at the Sydney Track Classic on Saturday.
16 hrs ago | Ananova
Farah's British record of 60 minutes 59 seconds was set in New Orleans last February, although he has twice run quicker on courses that were not deemed eligible for record purposes.
20 hrs ago | Nova News Now
Sarah Mitton stands on the podium after the Athletics Canada Indoor Open. Although she had the highest throw in the competition, she was not able to claim the medal as she is not from Ontario.
Mistakes made by Jamaican officials during anti-doping procedures, not technicalities, led to double Olympic 200 meters champion Veronica Campbell-Brown being cleared of doping charges, her lawyers said on Friday.
"Hero" is a word that gets thrown around a lot these days, but a group of Idaho hockey fans is taking a brave stand for sports fans - and beer drinkers - everywhere.
VERE Technical's 15-year Champs winning streak is unmatched in Jamaica in any sport, but their 11-year losing streak has been painful for the school from Hayes, Clarendon.
Hunt, who competes for Harrow Athletics Club, was crowned Under-11 boys North West London Cross Country League champion after defeating runners from across the capital.
TWO years ago, Winsley mother Sandra Maslen took her first tentative steps as a runner in Central Park - now she returns this weekend to tackle the New York Half Marathon as a paid up club member, writes Kevin Fahey.
TOM Lancashire is determined to put two years of injury misery behind him and return to the top of the international athletics scene this year.
Congratulations are due to Stephen Maguire, the scottishathletics director of coaching who is moving to UK Athletics as head of power with responsibility for sprints, sprint hurdles and relays.
Joe Herrera has been one of the Central Section's elite track and field athletes over the last two seasons.
Canada's Jessica Zelinka competes in the during the Summer Olympics in London on August 7, 2012.
Emmanuel Callender and Jehue Gordon are among the superstars of Trinidad and Tobago athletics and hold a fistful of Olympic and World Championship medals.
A SHOT putter from a Salisbury School bagged a silver medal at the Indoor National Athletics Championships held in Sheffield.