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1 min ago | Bellingham Herald
This is a Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 file photo of Britain's Jenny Meadows as she celebrates after winning the bronze medal in the final of the Women's 800m during the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.
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1 min ago | Isle News
Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes will return for the final session of the Isle of Man Sporting Excellence Programme's second year on March 23. Double Olympic champion Dame Kelly will lead a team of experts during the latest Talent Day at the National Sports Centre in Douglas, which almost 100 local sports performers and coaches have been invited to ... (more)
1 hr ago | Bendigo Advertiser
She won gold in the under-20 women's 200m in 24.05 seconds and silver in the 400m in 54.25.
New Haven's Jared Connaughton was the only double winner at the Athletics Canada indoor open Track and Field Championships in Montreal during the weekend.
Sally Pearson has been robbed of a shot at redemption in the women's hurdles, after American rival Nia Ali disappointed Australian Athletics officials by pulling out of Saturday's Melbourne World Challenge.
WIMMERA athletes Anna Bush and Darcy Edgerton proved they were among the best in the country after claiming three medals at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships in Sydney.
LYNSEY Sharp always knew that athletics is "a rollercoaster where the highs are great but the lows can be just terrible".
Reigning world and Olympic 100m champion Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce will headline a stellar field for the opening meeting of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League in Doha on May 9. Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce smiles durinn the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships in the Polish coastal town of Sopot, on March 9, 2014 - by Adrian Dennis The ... (more)
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah collapsed after crossing the finish line in the New York half-marathon on Sunday, having recovered from a fall earlier in the race to finish second to Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai.
UNIVERSITY OF Baguio capped their season 27 dominance in the Baguio - Benguet Educational Athletic League by bringing more than twice the gold medal of their closest pursuer in athletics held at the Baguio Teachers Camp recently.
Yawning. We all do it and yet there's no set explanation for why we do it. Just as mysterious is that the act of yawning seems to be contagious .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.