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2014 Pittsburgh Marathon Offers U.S. Olympic Time Trial Bonus

Added: Feb 28th 2014, 2:57pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. announced today that it will award bonuses for athletes who earn a 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifying time at the 2014 DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half... [Read More]
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Prep cross country: Bayshore's Meester-Kitterman takes ninth at Junior Olympics

Added: Jul 31st 2013, 4:00am in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Prep cross country: Bayshore's Meester-Kitterman takes ninth at Junior Olympics
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Tulsa Wants to Try 2024 Olympic Rings on for Size - ABC News

Added: Apr 27th 2013, 8:41pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Buoyed by its success hosting a major fishing tournament this winter, Oklahoma's second-largest city is now dreaming of something faster, higher, stronger: the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Local officials acknowledge the idea is a bit far-fetched, but Tul... [Read More]
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Manteo Mitchell to appear on “The Doctors” - USA Track and Field

Added: Sep 27th 2012, 9:31pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
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Mitchell to appear on “The Doctors”2012 Team USA Olympian Manteo Mitchell will be featured on “The Doctors” TV show on Friday, Sept. 27. Mitchell became an instant hero of the London Games after finishi... [Read More]
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The Uniqueness of the Kenyan Olympic Uniform

Added: Aug 9th 2012, 5:48pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Kenyan marathoner Abel Kirui will run for the gold medal in London on Sunday wearing a Nike Inc.-made singlet that was dyed in his nation's colors without the use of water.

The uniform marks the first results from Nike's investment in DyeCoo Textile ... [Read More]
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Farah and Rupp Rested and Ready

Added: Aug 8th 2012, 9:54pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials

The Londoner will return to the scene of his triumph on Wednesday morning when he competes in the 5,000m heats – his first step towards what would be a sensational long-distance Olympic double if he can repeat his victory in the 5,000m fi... [Read More]
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President Obama Posts on U.S. Track and Field Team

Added: Aug 8th 2012, 3:25pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
President Barack Obama posted on his Facebook page this morning (along with attaching a cool image):

"Team U.S.A. is leading the Track & Field medal count—and there's more to be proud of at home. Share if you're proud of our athletes at h... [Read More]
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800m Favorite Fantu Magiso Out of Olympics

Added: Aug 6th 2012, 11:44pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials

Ethiopia's Fantu Magiso, one of the favorites for the Olympic women's 800 meters title, has been withdrawn from the Games, team officials said on Monday.
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'08 Gold Medalist Race Walker Caught Doping

Added: Aug 6th 2012, 7:12pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Defending Olympic 50K race walk champion Alex Schwazer tested positive for doping and will miss the London Games.

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) said Monday that Schwazer had been removed from the team.
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Gold Medalist Kemboi to Switch to Marathon

Added: Aug 6th 2012, 3:16pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Ezekiel Kemboi won his second Olympic gold medal, the first by Kenya in London Games and announced it was his last race on the track.

"I finished the race in the outside lane because I am heading to marathon from here. I want to end my track career o... [Read More]
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Born-Again: Duane Solomon

Added: Aug 3rd 2012, 2:20pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
Death by car in France can come at you from any direction. It doesn’t matter that there’s a little green man illuminated, beckoning you across the intersection, or that it’s a one-way street; as soon as you put one foot into the ro... [Read More]
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10 Track and Field Stories to Watch

Added: Aug 3rd 2012, 2:15pm in: Olympics & Oly Trials
LONDON -- Ten reasons why the Olympic Games actually begin Friday, when track and field commences at the Olympic Stadium (assuming they have successfully removed that big grassy berm and that multi-tentacled cauldron from the floor of the place). Pl... [Read More]
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