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2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica, Kenya dominate track and field

Jamaica and Kenya had a night to remember on the third day of Commonwealth Games action on Tuesday , the track and field powerhouses reaping a big haul of medals, while Canada also nabbed two golds.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Renny Quow, Chris Brown, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Martyn Rooney, Jarrin Solomon, Summer Olympics, Christine Day

5 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

Georgia Bulldog track great Torrin Lawrence passes away

Apr 27, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Members of the USA Red team pose after winning the USA vs The World race in 3:00.91 in the 119th Penn Relays at Franklin Field.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Bershawn Jackson, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Kerron Clement, Olympics, Summer Olympics, NCAA Women's Basketball, Georgia Bulldogs Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Georgia NCAA

9 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

Juico targets Olympic medal in 2020 Games

Newly-elected Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association President Philip Juico is apparently not the kind of sports leader who will settle for crumbs.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Marestella Torres

13 hrs ago | Suria

Nigeria's rising star Okagbare targets...

Were it not for the track and field schedule, Nigerian Blessing Okagbare could almost be expected to be going for four medals at the Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Kerron Stewart, Summer Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown

16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Thunder rolls in as Clegg causes a storm . . .

THERE was no lightning Bolt at Hampden last night but a thunder rolled from the stands and across a track where stood a young woman shaking from the exertion of victory, exulting in scenes she could barely see but surely felt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Kerron Stewart, Summer Olympics, Sultana Frizell, Veronica Campbell-Brown

Mon Jul 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oregon Ducks receiver Devon Allen may be too fast for coach Mark Helfrich

When Devon Allen blistered the competition to claim the NCAA Track & Field 110 hurdles national championship this spring, the coaches of his other sport sat in the stands of Hayward Field, looked at the clock, and worried.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

The Times

Mallard learns from Junior National Olympics experience

Gainesville's Hunter Mallard finished in a tie for 16th out of 34 in the boys 15-16 pole vault division at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships in Humble, Texas.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, High School Sports, Georgia High School Sports

LongmontFYI

CU Buffs track and field: Jenny Simpson embraces Emma Coburn's success

From left, Jenny Simpson, former star runner at the University of Colorado, and Emma Coburn, who came up behind Simpson at CU and recently broke Simpson's American record, practice in Boulder on Friday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Kara Goucher, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

WOTV Battle Creek

Olympic athlete encourages runners in new 5K

ROCKFORD, Mich. Dathan Ritzenhein is back in West Michigan and is getting involved to encourage people and families to get fit! Ritzenhein graduated from Rockford High School in 2001 and went to the University of Colorado, where he ran cross country and track and field.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

BleacherReport

Commonwealth Games 2014: Day 4 Results, Updated Medal Table and Glasgow Schedule

Day 4 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games saw the track-and-field athletes trot out for the first time and the conclusion of the popular Rugby Sevens tournament, giving fans in Glasgow plenty to look forward to.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Former Georgia track star and Olympian killed in two-vehicle crash

Former Georgia track and field star Torrin Lawrence was killed early Monday in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75, according to multiple reports.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, High School Sports, Georgia High School Sports

Austin American-Statesman

Peterson wins discus title at Junior Olympics

Two months after winning a bronze medal at the state track and field meet, a Cedar Ridge graduate has won a national competition.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Scotsman.com

Richard Moore: Jamaican Champs had intensity, but not poison, of the Old Firm'

Zharnel Hughes, left, of Kingston College crosses the line to win the U19 100m at Jamaica s Champs .

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Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Jamaica Observer

Impressive

The skies over Glasgow suddenly turned grey and the rains came sprinkling yesterday, replacing the warmth and sunshine that bathed this city since the start of these Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Kerron Stewart, Summer Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Rusheen Mcdonald, Gloria Asumnu, Christine Day

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Jacksonville nonprofit selected for Google Glass project

Paralympian Lex Gillette tries on a pair of Google Glasses in San Francisco, which the blind track and field athlete will use to send first-person educational videos about his life to students across the country.

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The State

Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL

That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish. The rugby player turned track and field athlete turned football player has been accepted to the prestigious English educational institution, where he intends to study law, and has a spot reserved until 2017.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Lawrence Okoye, NFL Players, Summer Olympic, Chris Cook, Aaron Lynch, Marcus Martin

SILive.com

Staten Island runner Rodriguez-King earns second silver medal at Junior Olympics

Chalk up All-American track and field honors for Staten Island runner Michael Rodriguez-King, a fifth-grader at Sacred Heart elementary school in West Brighton.

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OregonLive.com

Oregon Ducks' Devon Allen draws attention from Olympic hurdlers Jason Richardson, Aries...

While promoting tonight's Run Tracktown High Performance Meet in Eugene, American hurdlers Jason Richardson and Aries Merritt fielded a question about the current U.S. Track and Field outdoor 110-meter hurdles champion Devon Allen.

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Suria

Australian Shelley trumps Africans for...

Australian Michael Shelley produced a stunning final 8km to trump a favoured east African field and claim gold in the men's marathon at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Dieudonne Disi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg track club's impact comes full circle

Now in its eighth year of existence, interest in the Greater Fitchburg Track & Field Club is as strong as ever.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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