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Usain Bolt Anchors Record-Breaking Race At Commonwealth Games

In Glasgow on Saturday, Usain Bolt once again led his 4×100 meters relay team to win another gold for Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games. The six-time Olympic champion ran the last stretch of the relay race to make a Games record of 37.58 seconds for his country’s team, wowing the crowd at Hampden Park, where the event was held. This …

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Asafa Powell: Jamaican Sprinter’s Positive Test

It was a busy Tuesday for Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell. The former 100-meter record holder met with the Jamaican disciplinary panel to talk about testing positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrone. Powell said that because many of the supplements were new to him he couldn’t recall their names, and because the sprinter couldn’t recollect, he didn’t tell a doping control …

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Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus

Twenty-seven-year-old Usain Bolt is world-renowned for being the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter sought to prove the title when he raced against a number 59 commuter bus while visiting Buenos Aires to participate in the 80-meter exhibition race. The athlete has six gold medals under his belt after winning three relay races (100m, 200m and 4x100m) during the 2008 …

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Tyson Gay Tests Positive for Banned Substance

Current American 100 meter record-holder, Tyson Gay, has tested positive for a banned substance. As a result, he has decided to withdraw from the World Championships in Moscow this August. The sprinter was informed Friday by the U.S Anti-Doping Agency that his A sample from an out-of-competition drug test on May 16 came back positive. Gay has also chosen to …

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Oscar Pistorius Training Again, Calls the Experience “Bittersweet”

Oscar Pistorius is training again for the first time in the five months. While awaiting trial for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, the Paralympic sprinting champ is returning to the track. His first “formal” workout since his arrest consisted only of light jogging. Pistorius is reported to have lost over twenty lbs. since Steenkamp’s murder. ”It was …

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