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Richardson tests for marijuana, will miss Olympic 100

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American champion Sha'Carri Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. ...

Norway’s Karsten Warholm breaks 400 hurdles world record

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OSLO, Norway — Two-time world champion Karsten Warholm broke a 29-year-old world record in the 400-meter hurdles Thursday in the Diamond League meet. ...

Semenya fails to reach Olympic qualifying time for 5,000

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LIEGE, Belgium — Caster Semenya failed in her bid to achieve the qualifying time for the 5,000 meters at the Tokyo Olympics during a...

Russia picks 10 athletes for limited Olympic track team

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MOSCOW — Russia named three world champions on its 10-strong athletics team for the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday under rules limiting the size of...

Too hot: Track trials come to a halt as temperatures soar

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EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. track and field trials came to a halt Sunday afternoon with temperatures reaching 108 degrees. One athlete, heptathlete Taliyah...

Fraser-Pryce adds 200 title at Jamaica’s Olympic qualifier

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce added the 200-meter title to her 100 crown Sunday at Jamaica's Olympic qualifier, finishing the longer race in 21.79...

Olympic javelin champ Röhler out of Tokyo with injury

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DARMSTADT, Germany — Germany's Thomas Röhler ruled himself out of defending his Olympic javelin title because of a back injury Monday. ...

Youth runs wild: Collegians, teens dot track team for Tokyo

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EUGENE, Ore. — Sprinter Allyson Felix earned her spot in a fifth straight Olympics. Long jumper Brittney Reese made her fourth games. That sort...

Message sent: Berry turns away from flag during anthem

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EUGENE, Ore. — Hammer thrower Gwen Berry placed her left hand on her hip and took a quarter-turn so she was facing the stands,...

No doubting Thomas: Harvard sprinter emerges as 200 favorite

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EUGENE, Ore. — Gabby Thomas could be sprinting toward a title she never imagined: World's Fastest Epidemiologist. ...