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  1. Sports the winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Telegraph

    ... the coveted award, winning gold in 800m and 400m and silver in 100m hurdles. Her inspiration: Missy Franklin and Usain Bolt because "you can tell that they love sports and winning doesn't matter to them". Apart from shining in the track and field ...

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  2. Nike have given out the wrong message by signing two-time convicted ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Daily Mail

    ... customers want to emulate. And now they are going to do that with USA sprinter Gatlin who, in the absence of Usain Bolt, ran four of the five fastest 100m times in the world last year. Cheats do prosper after all then. Let's remind ourselves about ...

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  3. The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Independent

    ... such a scenario is likely to inflict. It would confirm the decline of track and field's principal personality, Usain Bolt, who, pert-inently, is paid $40 million (A 27m) for his loyalty to a rival sportswear sponsor, Puma. Most destructively, it ...

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  4. Could Usain Bolt break the 400 meter world record?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sporting News

    Answer by Lee Ness , British Athletics Event Group Coach. Wiltshire Athletics Track and Field Manager.

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  5. Controversial Gatlin gets Nike dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | BBC News

    ... man over 100m with a personal best of 9.69 seconds, but he has struggled to win individual honours during the Usain Bolt era. Gatlin, however, has emerged as the greatest threat to Bolt's ambitions of winning a third consecutive clean sweep of the ...

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  6. Nike signs controversial sprinters Tyson Gay and Justin GatlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sporting News

    ... him as the favorite ahead of this summer's 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, where a rematch against Usain Bolt would be imminent. Gatlin defeated Bolt at the 2013 Rome Diamond League Meeting, but the Jamaican stills owns the 6-2 advantage ...

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  7. ATHLETICS: Bolt set to run in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Gleaner

    Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the United States in five years when he competes in the Adidas Grand Prix diamond league meet in New York's Icahn Stadium on June 13. The triple sprint world record holder set his first 100-metre world record at the meeting in 2008 when he clocked 9.72 seconds. His only other appearance in the US since then was to anchor a Jamaican 4x100-metre team at the 2010 Penn Relays.

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  8. Athletics: World's fastest man Bolt to return to US for New York race in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Straits Times

    Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt will make his first appearance in the United States in five years when he competes in the Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League meeting in New York City on June 13, organisers said on Wednesday. The Jamaican sprinter set his first 100 metres world record at the meeting in 2008 when he clocked 9.72 seconds.

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  9. Bolt on track for New York return in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | ESPN

    Usain Bolt will run in New York for the first time since he set the world record in the 100 meters in 2008. Organizers say the six-time Olympic champion will run at the Diamond League meet at Icahn Stadium on June 13. That is where the Jamaican set his first world record in the 100, running 9.72 on May 31. A few months later, Bolt set another world record of 9.69 in the 100 at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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  10. Coach not satisfied despite Dacres' world bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Gleaner

    Federick Dacres prepares to launch the discus on his way to winning the men's event, during the University of the West Indies Track and Field Invitational held at the UWI/Usain Bolt Track on Saturday. Despite producing two of the top-three best discus throws in the world this year, Federick Dacres' coach, Julian Robinson, believes if the youngster is to have a shot at a medal at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships this summer, he will have to improve significantly.

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  11. Usain Bolt 'will lose Rio 2016 100m final'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CNN

    Dutch statistics company Infostrada currently forecasts defeat for Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt in the men's 100m at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Here's the man who stands to benefit from Bolt's demise -- Infostrada says that while Bolt has not competed frequently enough to register strongly using its "virtual medal table" formula, American Justin Gatlin has competed at "tons of events" and is installed in gold-medal position.

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  12. Usain Bolt 'will not win Rio 2016 100m final'. So who will?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WICU12 Erie

    The statistics firm tracks events around the world in all Olympic sports, then converts those results into a formula to predict who will win each Olympic medal. This time around, the latest update of its "virtual medal table" suggests the United States will once again lead the way, ahead of China, while Britain suffers a spectacular slump -- and Bolt misses out on men's 100m gold for the first time since 2004.

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  13. Drug-testing issue - still unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Gleaner

    ... will not only be the envy of peers and have bragging rights, some of these children will be portrayed as the next Usain Bolt or the next Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and be the recipients of offers of money, scholarships, and, unfortunately, an ...

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  14. Gleaner taking athletics to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Gleaner

    ... sports goods manufacturers PUMA, long-time sponsors of Jamaica's track-and-field programme, and stars such as Usain Bolt, Hansle Parchment and Javon Francis, has thrown its support behind the project. Gleaner Athletics gets under way with detailed ...

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  15. Genzebe Dibaba Has One Goal for the Carlsbad 5000: A World RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Competitor Magazine

    Genzebe Dibaba has contributed to her family's amazing athletic accomplishments and put herself in a category with two of track and field's legends, Jesse Owens and Usain Bolt. The 24-year-old Ethiopian, the younger sister of three-time Olympic gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba, Olympic silver medalist Ejagaychi Dibaba and the cousin of Olympic champion Derartu Tulu, will try and add to her remarkable resume Sunday, March 29, when she aims for her fifth world record in her debut on the roads in the Carlsbad 5000.

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  16. Usain Bolt continues his preparation for the outdoor athletics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Mail

    ... by jumping in front of lorry that left him with big scar With the new outdoor athletics season getting underway, Usain Bolt is making sure he's in tip top condition as he looks to continue his domination of the sprinting world. The Jamaican showed ...

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  17. Bonner impresses at UWI InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Gleaner

    Nesta Carter of MVP and Raheed Dwyer of Sprintec battle to the line in heat four of the men's 400 metres Olympic development event at the UWI Invitational at the UWI/Usain Bolt track on Saturday. FORMER Queens School and Holmwood Technical sprinter, Chanice Bonner, who has been a fixture on several national junior teams, has been having a breakout season in her first year at the University of Technology .

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  18. Dacres throws season's best 66.40m at UWI Invitational MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Jamaica Observer

    FEDRICK Dacres of University of the West Indies threw a season's best of 66.40 metres for victory in the discus, but Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was beaten into fourth place in the 400m at the UWI Invitational Meet yesterday at the Usain Bolt track. Dacres's mark sees him in second place on the global season ranking behind Martin Kupper of Estonia who registered 66.67 metres a few days ago.

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  19. Bolt to run in Rio in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Star Online

    Jamaican world record holder Usain Bolt will compete in a 100 metres race in Rio de Janeiro next month as he looks to acclimatise to the city where he will compete in the 2016 Olympics, local organisers said on Friday. The sprint competition, known as the Mano a Mano, will take place at the Jockey Club in Rio after two years of being held on Copacabana beach.

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  20. Usain Bolt begins Olympic preparations with race in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | CBC News

    Jamaican world record holder Usain Bolt will compete in a 100 metres race in Rio de Janeiro next month as he looks to acclimatise to the city where he will compete in the 2016 Olympics, local organisers said on Friday. The sprint competition, known as the Mano a Mano, will take place at the Jockey Club in Rio after two years of being held on Copacabana beach.

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