Olympic Track And Field Newswire

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  1. Paul Wright | A question of integrityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Corruption in sport is not new. Cheating by athletes performing in the early Olympic Games has been well documented by historians.

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  2. RaceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | DVD Verdict

    On paper, the life of legendary runner Jesse Owens looks like perfect movie material: the story of an African-American man who went to the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin and won four gold medals, thus single-handedly crushing Hitler's theory of Aryan superiority. Unfortunately, Stephen Hopkins' new Owens biopic Race never quite figures out how to successfully dramatize that tale.

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  3. Mega showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Despite his huge success, not very often does sprint coach guru Glen Mills exhibit emotion in his area of expertise. So when he said he is excited about the women's 100m line-up for the Racers Grand Prix, track and field fans should take heed as there is something special around the corner, especially that Mills has hinted at it.

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  4. Shannon and Trish Porter find hope on the ice after adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    Shannon Porter calls 2016 her best on the ice. The 15-year-old figure skater and Albuquerque Academy student finished in the top 8 during nationals in January, earning a spot in the U.S. Figure Skating International Pool.

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  5. Pole vault star Isinbayeva slams doping - discrimination' as Russia awaits Olympics verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Undeterred by uncertainty ahead of the looming decision on Russia's participation in Rio, pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva is relentlessly training for what would be her fourth and final Olympics in circumstances she says are "very difficult." Next month, Isinbayeva will find out whether she and her teammates will represent their country in Rio when the world athletics governing body IAAF rules whether to lift Russia's provisional suspension over evidence of state-sponsoring doping in Russian athletics.

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  6. Let athletes go if they wantRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The issue of the switching allegiance by Jamaican athletes is back on the front burner and will remain there for as long as Jamaica continues to produce so many world-class athletes on a consistent and continuous basis. A simple balancing of the equation will aptly demonstrate the reasoning of more and more ambitious, young, Jamaican sprinters seeking to switch their allegiance to another country.

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  7. Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger is The Gazette's Prep Peak Performer of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger finishes her third lap of the 4A 1600 meter run with a commanding lead Saturday, May 21, 2016, during the final day of the Colorado State Track and Field meet at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood, Colo. Rainsberger won with a meet record time of 4 minutes, 45.27 seconds.

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  8. Russia to make doping illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    With Russian sport in crisis, senior officials have accepted that radical action is needed to restore the country's reputation. The proposed law will focus on administrators, coaches and support staff, as opposed to athletes, with sanctions ranging from fines to prison sentences.

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  9. Gilmera s Marc Yarrish Selected to Carry TorchRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    AUSTIN Special Olympics Texas athlete Marc Yarrish is one of six athletes selected to serve as a torchbearer at SOTX's Summer Games Opening Ceremony, being held on Friday, May 27 at UT-Arlington's Maverick Stadium. The torch will light the cauldron, signifying the official start to the 2016 Summer Games, presented by TD Ameritrade and the Knights of Columbus.

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  10. July 15 set as deadline for completion of Sochi doping probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint news conference with Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith at the ASEAN - Russia summit in Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 20, 2016. Putin welcomed an investigation into Russian doping on Friday and said the country is ready to offer full assistance to the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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  11. Gilmer's Marc Yarrish Selected to Carry Torch at SOTX Summer Games Opening Ceremony in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    The torch will light the cauldron, signifying the official start to the 2016 Summer Games , presented by TD Ameritrade and the Knights of Columbus. Yarrish will be escorted by Officer Ruben Trevino from the Houston Police Department.

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  12. Capital Insurance Group Partners with Special Olympics Nevada to Present the 2016 Nevada Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    Capital Insurance Group has teamed up with Special Olympics Nevada as an annual partner and the presenting sponsor for the 2016 Special Olympics Nevada Summer Games, which brings over 290 athletes to this culminating championship for aquatics and track and field.

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  13. Uncertainty reigns in Russian athletics ahead of Rio decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Undeterred by uncertainty ahead of the looming decision on Russia's participation in Rio, pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva is relentlessly training for what would be her fourth and final Olympics in circumstances she says are "very difficult." Russian double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva answers journalists' questions during a press conference in Moscow on November 16, 2015 Next month, Isinbayeva will find out whether she and her teammates will represent their country in Rio when the world athletics governing body IAAF rules whether to lift Russia's provisional suspension over evidence of state-sponsoring doping in Russian athletics.

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  14. When officials try to recover from liesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Government officials, after being caught in fraud, can also move to prevent such ethical lapses. Here are a few recent examples, from the US to China.

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  15. Death of Olympian hits home with Ottawa County familyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Press

    The passing last week of former Ohio State University women's track and field head coach and former Olympian Mamie Rallins hit around the world, including at least one Ottawa County family. Tamra Sinden, daughter of Graytown resident Dorothy Gackstetter, was an athlete under Rallins in the mid to late 1980s at OSU, and Tamra, Dorothy, and father Marvin Gackstetter were close friends.

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  16. Pole vault champion to sue if Russia banned from OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva plans to file suit if Russia's ban from global track and field competition remains in place and she is barred from competing at the games in Rio de Janeiro. Russia's athletics federation was suspended by the IAAF in November after a World Anti-Doping Agency commission report detailed systematic, state-sponsored doping.

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  17. Isinbayeva vows lawsuit if Russia barred from Olympic trackRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 file photo, Russia's pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva attends a press conference in Moscow, Russia. Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva says on Monday, May 23, 2016 she will file suit if Russia's ban from global track and field competition is upheld and she is barred from competing in Rio de Janeiro.

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  18. Russia sees better than even chance of competing in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    Russia's track and field team has a slightly better than even chance of overturning a doping ban and being allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics, athletics chief Dmitry Shlyakhtin said on Monday. Russia was suspended from world athletics in November after an international investigation uncovered damning evidence of pervasive doping and corruption.

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  19. Russia aims to outlaw doping by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    With Russian sport in crisis, senior officials have accepted that radical action is needed to restore the country's reputation. The proposed law will focus on administrators, coaches and support staff, as opposed to athletes, with sanctions ranging from fines to prison sentences.

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  20. Thumbs way up for Alexi Pappas and Cyrus Hostetler: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Cyrus Hostetler reacts to a throw at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. Hostetler threw past the 2016 Olympic qualifying standard at last week's Tucson Elite Throws Classic.

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