Olympic Track And Field Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. N.J.'s Taylor McLaughlin makes it a family 400 hurdles sweep and Wilson wins shotRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Taylor McLaughlin , who starred at Union Catholic High school, joined his sister as 400-meter hurdles champion, and Alyssa Wilson of Donovan Catholic won the women's shot put at Sunday's U.S. Junior National Track and Field Championships at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. McLaughlin, who won 400 hurdles at the Big Ten Championships and was 5th at the NCAA Championships as a freshman at Michigan this past season, ran 50.74 to win the men's 400 hurdles to earn a sport on the U.S. team that will compete at the World Junior Championships July 19-24 in On Saturday, McLaughlin's sister, Sydney won the women's 400 hurdles in 54.56 .

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  2. Forty years later, a little party for under-the-radar Olympian Bill JankunisRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SILive.com

    A 2015 photo of Bill Jankunis and Bill Rodgers, Olympic teammates at the 1976 Montreal Games, with track and field coaching guru Bill Welsh. ) A lifelong resident of Midland Beach and the streets that surround it, the 60-year-old with the signature floppy mop of dark hair is about as under-the-radar as you can get for a S.I. Sports Hall of Famer.

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  3. Track and field? Good start. Now ban the rest of Russia's teamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    In a mid-May editorial we argued that, because Russia's international sports program has been so corrupted by doping and other grave cheating, all of that nation's athletes should be barred from this summer's Olympics in Brazil. The essence of our case for a blanket ban: So much is at stake - keeping intact the dreams of athletes who do not cheat, and who sweat blood and tears for their moment in the pool, on the balance beam or on the track; sending a message to the international sports community that giving in to the lure of performance-enhancing drugs will set in motion harsh consequences; and reminding Russia that it won't achieve the spotlight it so dearly covets through subterfuge.

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  4. Scots track-and-field contingent for Rio grows to 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    A DOZEN Scots are now guaranteed places in the Great Britain athletics squad for Rio after a weekend of outstanding performances at the Olympic trials. Four athletes - three in the marathon and one in the 10,000 metres - had already won selection before the three-day meeting in Birmingham, Andrew Butchart joined them by winning the 5000m on Saturday, and yesterday a magnificent seven more joined the ranks.

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  5. Athletics has big problems, but its prospects are still brightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ATHLETICS, it is fair to say, does not have its troubles to seek. Some of track and field's traditional powerhouses will be absent from the Rio Olympics because of concerns about widespread doping, while the world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, has, to say the least, not done enough to confront the problem of drugs within the sport.

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  6. Cricket remains hot topic despite Olympics, Hockey CTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    India will go to the Rio Olympic Games with over 100 competitors, crossing the three-figure mark for the first time; the hockey team played a Champions Trophy final after 36 years. Yet, the most discussed topic was the appointment of Anil Kumble as coach of Indian cricket team! The track and field athletes ran out of their skin as 23 qualified in 16 disciplines for Rio as against 14 in 11 events at the London Games four years ago.

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  7. John Oliver Tackles Olympic Doping on Last Week TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Time

    The Olympic Games, which John Oliver calls "your biannual reminder that NBC exists," are drawing near. That means that television networks and magazines will soon start rolling out those heartwarming, yet often sappy athlete profiles that Oliver considers to be "inspiration porn."

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  8. Track and Field: Frerichs' storied career ends in fairy tale fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Lobo

    One dedicated New Mexico runner is going out a champion, both literally and figuratively, putting the finishing touches on a storybook ending to a decorated collegiate career. She was an integral part of the New Mexico 2015 Cross Country National Championship team, where her fiancA dropped to a knee and proposed after the win.

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  9. Ten current and former Longhorns set for track and field Olympic trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Texan

    Mario Sategna already knows he's going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro - the track and field head coach is an assistant on Team USA. He just doesn't know which of his former athletes will join him.

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  10. After two days of waiting in Omaha, it's time to race for Missy FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    Missy Franklin prepares to swim in the Women's 200 meter freestyle heat race during the 2016 Austin Elite Invite on June 4, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Missy Franklin's longtime coach with the Colorado Stars, Todd Schmitz, will share insight behind the scenes from Team Missy during the Olympic Trials this week and at the Rio Olympics in collaboration with Denver Post Olympics writer John Meyer.

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  11. Boudia, Johnson finish 1-2 on 10M to earn individual Olympic bidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Purdue divers David Boudia and Steele Johnson finished one-two in the individual 10-meter diving competition to earn Olympic bids in the final event of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials on Sunday evening. Boudia and Johnson already qualified for the Olympics in synchronized 10-meter earlier in the trials, but to earn the prestigious individual berths they had to out duel David Dinsmore for the top-two finishes.

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  12. On Second ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    A demonstrator wrapped in the EU flag takes part in a protest opposing Britain's exit from the European Union in Parliament Square following yesterday's EU referendum result, London, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign.

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  13. 250 children - to benefit from SVL initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Supreme Ventures Limited will be providing five Jamaican high schools with 50 tickets each to the National Senior Championships set for June 30 to July 2. This is the lottery company's way of providing an opportunity for students who would otherwise not have been able to attend. This year marks the 13th consecutive year in which SVL will be the main sponsor for the championships at which Jamaica selects its teams to the major global athletic championships, including the Olympic Games and the IAAF World Athletic Championships.

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  14. Solid gold competitor defies age limitationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Marietta Times

    Fitness and staying active have been in the news a lot lately. Marietta has a shining example of a person with an ultimate dedication to fitness: Dale Winters, 66. Winters recently competed in the 2016 Ohio Senior Olympics in the Columbus suburb of Westerville.

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  15. Olympian to pay a visit to the Willingboro Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Surely, you know that the Summer Olympics are rapidly approaching. You might also know that Willingboro is blessed with a rich tradition in track and field.

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  16. Josh Ilustre set to run for Guam in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KUAM News

    Josh Ilustre is ready to run - the 800m specialist is reppin' Guam track and field at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

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  17. Injured Ryan Lochte, reigning 400 IM Olympic champion, wona t be in race at RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    Not that Missy Franklin needed a reminder of the perils that can befall a reigning Olympic champion at the U.S. trials, but she got one Sunday night when Ryan Lochte was upset in the first finals race of the eight-day event. Lochte, a five-time Olympic champion who won the 400-meter individual medley at the 2012 London Games, failed to make the team in that event Sunday after he pulled a groin muscle in his morning heat and limped to third place in the evening session.

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  18. Athletes in Special Olympics receive warm welcome homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tribune-Chronicle

    While they may have been about 45 minutes late getting home, 26 special-needs adults from Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disability were welcomed with cheers and applause as they returned Sunday evening from taking part in the Special Olympics summer games in Columbus. The family and friends of the athletes held signs as they waited outside Leonard Kurtz School when the bus led by an Austintown police cruiser, Lane ambulance, Austintown fire truck, Ohio State Highway Patrol and Mahoning County sheriff's cruisers arrived in the parking lot.

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  19. Harris Medals in 200 at USA Junior ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Huskers.com

    Nebraska track and field sprinter Lakayla Harris finished third in the 200 meters at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships on Sunday in Clovis, Calif. Harris posted a wind-legal time of 23.44 in the final and was just one spot shy of earning an automatic bidt to Poland in July for the IAAF World U20 Championships.

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  20. End of an era for T&T weightliftingJun. 26, 2016, 10:5 PM AstRead the original story

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    Many young sporting enthusiasts have never heard of Hugo Gittens. He is the weightlifter who won gold for T&T at the Commonwealth Games in Jamaica in 1966.

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