Posts Tagged Men’s track and field

AP Interview: Coe says track and field must look beyond Bolt

This is a Monday, March 11, 2013  file photo of Chairman of the London Olympic organizing committee, LOCOG, Sebastian Coe, as he holds up his Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award trophy as he poses for pictures the Laureus World Sports Awards in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . It’s no secret that Sebastian Coe is a good friend of Usain Bolt. A photo of them together in Jamaica appears on both their Twitter pages this week, Bolt’s hand resting casually on Coe’s shoulder. The 100-meter world record holder describes Coe as “Good Company” in the post. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — It’s no secret that Sebastian Coe is a good friend of Usain Bolt.

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Norway wins men’s team sprint at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway easily won the men’s cross-country team sprint on Sunday, giving Petter Northug his 11th world championship title.

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Farah runs fastest ever indoor time for 2 miles

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Double Olympic champion Mo Farah ran the fastest ever indoor time over two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday in his first race of 2015.

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WADA chief heads to Jamaica to check on drug-testing program

In this Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 file photo, the newly appointed World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Craig Reedie takes a question during a media conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. Reedie is traveling to Jamaica to check whether the Caribbean island has put its house in order and set up an effective drug-testing program in the tiny nation that produces the world’s dominant sprinters, it was reported on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. He will become the first WADA president to visit Jamaica, which came under scrutiny following revelations of a complete lack of out-of-competition testing among its athletes in the months before the 2012 London Olympics.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FIle)

LONDON (AP) — The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency is traveling to Jamaica to check whether the Caribbean island has finally set up an effective drug-testing program in the tiny nation that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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