Posts Tagged Track and field

Southern’s track coach accepts post at Georgia

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Southern University’s head track and field coach, Brian Johnson, is leaving. He’s accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

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Kenyans Sambu, Saina win 7-mile Falmouth Road Race

Stephen Sambu, 26, of Kenya crosses the finish line as the first place winner during the 42nd Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in  Falmouth, Mass. More than 12,000 runners participated in the annual event. (AP Photo/The Cape Cod Times, Christine Hochkeppel)

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Kenyans Stephen Sambu and Betsy Saina won the 7-mile Falmouth Road Race on Sunday.

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Usain Bolt wins 100-meter race on Rio beach

Jamaican Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt, front, smiles after crossing the finish line of the "Mano a Mano" men's 100m challenge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug.17, 2014. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt won a 100-meter race on a Rio de Janeiro beach with a time of 10.06 seconds on Sunday.

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Mekhissi wins 1,500 gold at Euros

ZURICH (AP) — Mo Farah clinched his 5,000-10,000 meter double at the European Championships on Sunday, giving his troubled season a golden finish that made him the double long distance champion at continental, world and Olympic levels all at the same time.

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France’s Daunay wins marathon at Euros

ZURICH (AP) — Christelle Daunay of France broke away from Italian Valeria Straneo in the final stages of the marathon to win the European Championships title on Saturday.

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