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NBC Iaaf World Junior Championships Live

The 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. will be the largest IAAF event ever contested on U.S. soil.A total of 177 national federations, from Algeria to Zimbabwe, have expressed their intent to compete at the six-day track and field meet where more than 1,750 athletes under the age of 20 are expected to participate.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Gatlin dominates in Monaco

Controversial American Justin Gatlin blitzed a high-class 200m field, his winning time of 19.68 seconds the best of 2014 and putting him in the top 10 of all time at Friday's Diamond League meeting in Monaco.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

CBC News

Justin Gatlin, Tori Bowie dash to Diamond League wins

American Tori Bowie, right, finishes ahead of Jamaica's Veronica Campbell Brown at the Herculis International Athletics Meeting, at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on Friday.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Gatlin, Bowie set year-best times

Tori Bowie of USA, right, wins the 100m women race in front of Jamaican Veronica Campbell Brown at the Herculis International Athletics Meeting, at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco, Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Canada's Brown wins men's 200-metre race at the Edmonton International Track Classic

Fresh from winning the men's 100-metres at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland in a world-leading time of 9.80 seconds on Wednesday, U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion, is one of the showpiece performers who will compete Sunday at the Edmonton International Track Classic.

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Edmonton Journal

Festival launch celebrates Edmonton's diverse cultural history

Fresh from winning the men's 100-metres at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland in a world-leading time of 9.80 seconds on Wednesday, U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion, is one of the showpiece performers who will compete Sunday at the Edmonton International Track Classic.

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Edmonton Journal

Team-building exercise takes players out of their comfort zone

Fresh from winning the men's 100-metres at the Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland in a world-leading time of 9.80 seconds on Wednesday, U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin, the 2004 Olympic champion, is one of the showpiece performers who will compete Sunday at the Edmonton International Track Classic.

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Trinadad Express

Lalonde strikes gold in Belgium 200

Lalonde Gordon grabbed gold in the men's 200 metres event at the Leon Buyle Memorial meet in Oordegem, Belgium, on Saturday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: American track stars take doping questions in stride

US athlete Justin Gatlin runs to win the men 100m competition during the Diamond League Athletics meeting "Athletissima" on July, 3, 2014 in Lausanne.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The China Post

Gay 2nd to Gatlin after doping ban comeback

In his return from a one-year doping ban, Tyson Gay finished second to Justin Gatlin, who ran a year-best 9.80 seconds in the 100 meters at the Athletissima on Thursday.

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The Oregonian

Report on bungles at the USA Indoor was fine, but it took too long to get there; Oregon...

I have a few thoughts on the report USA Track & Field released yesterday from the working group examing the flap from two controversial disqualifications at the USA Indoor Championships in February.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Trinadad Express

Golden Debut

Michelle-Lee Ahye struck gold on her IAAF Diamond League debut, in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday.

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GlobalNews

World's top track and field athletes set to compete in Edmonton

Top athletes in track and field from around the world, including five of the world's number one athletes, will meet in TrackTown Canada for the Edmonton International Track Classic this Saturday and Sunday at the University of Alberta's Foote Field.

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The Oregonian

A thumbs down for the track stars who bailed on the USA Championships; Oregon track &...

Olympic star Allyson Felix was a featured performer at the USA Track & Field Championships.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Is Sac back on track for more events?

Sacramento's comeback began with a shot heard round the Capitol, of all places, and ended at Hornet Stadium on Sunday afternoon with a communal high-five and high praise from USA Track & Field officials.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Strong start, big finish gives Harper-Nelson victory

With precision and poise, Dawn Harper-Nelson won a virtual dead sprint with hurdles as obstacles, and she still had a bit left over for flair.

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WTOP-FM Washington

McCorory edges Richards-Ross for women's 400 title

Francena McCorory had to wait for the replay to see the best race of her life. The U.S. women's 400-meter champion has a tendency to run with her eyes closed.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

USATF notes: Fans disappointed by notable scratches in men and women sprints finals

Friday was a disappointing day for late scratches at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, leaving fans wondering where some of the headliner talent went.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Spiked Up, Pysched Up

Absences Overshadow Third Day Of Competition In Sacramento

Day three of the U.S. Track and Field Championships was less what about happened on the track than who didn't show up.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

News24

Van Niekerk to try out 200m

In his first race since smashing the South African 400m record, sprinter Wayde van Niekerk will drop down in distance as he attempts to ascertain which track event suits him best.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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