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Baylor’s Bromell dominates Texas Relays 100 meters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trayvon Bromell had just dominated yet another 100 meters when Justin Gatlin strolled over to give the Baylor sophomore a pat on the back and a quick hug for a job well done.

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Kenyans sweep races at world cross country championships

GUIYANG, China (AP) — Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor outsprinted teammate Bedan Karoki to capture the men’s title at the world cross country championships on Saturday, while 19-year-old Agnes Tirop of Kenya became the youngest winner in the women’s race in 30 years.

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US women’s medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

Ashley Wagner of the United States performs during the Ladies Free Skating event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — For the ninth straight year, there wasn’t an American woman on the podium at the figure skating world championships.

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Beijing assures Olympic security as 2022 bid inspections end

Alexander Zhukov, center, chairman of The International Olympic Committee's  (IOC) Evaluation Commission watches as he tours a ski field in Chongli town, near the Zhangjiakou, near the Zhangjiakou,in China's Hebei Province Thursday, March 26, 2015.  Leaders of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital's notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games. The IOC will select the host city on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP Photo/Wang Zhao, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials said Friday they can provide a secure environment for a Winter Olympics in Beijing, as IOC evaluators wrapped up their five-day inspection tour of the city’s 2022 bid.

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Americans Chock, Bates take lead in ice dancing at worlds

Pang Qing and Tong Jian of China perform during the Pairs Short Program in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Pang and Tong finished in second place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford skated a flawless short program to take a commanding lead in the pairs at the world figure skating championships on the opening day Wednesday.

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