Posts Tagged Track and field

Farah smashes Ovett’s record at Birmingham GP

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Mo Farah smashed Steve Ovett’s 36-year-old British record over two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Usain Bolt ends injury-plagued season early

Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds up his trophies after competing in the men's 100m race during the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial athletics meeting at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

ZURICH (AP) — Usain Bolt has decided to end his injury-plagued season early, having competed in just three races in 2014.

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Carter wins 100 meters in Stockholm meet

Michael Tinsley of the U.S. reacts after winning the men's 400m hurdles during the IAAF Diamond League DN Galan athletics meeting at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium on August 21, 2014. (AP Photo/TT News Agency, Henrik Montgomery) SWEDEN OUT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nesta Carter of Jamaica was the only sprinter to dip below 10 seconds as he won the men’s 100 meters at the DN Galan Diamond League meet on Thursday.

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