Posts Tagged Track and field

German federation drops amputee jumper from team

FILE In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 file photo Germany's Markus Rehm makes a world record jump of 7.14 meters in the men's long jump F42/44 final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, in London. The German athletics federation has excluded an amputee long jumper from its squad for the upcoming European Championship, saying his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage it was reported Wednesday July 30, 2014. Paralympics champion Markus Rehm won the long jump competition at the German nationals last weekend with an effort of 8.24 meters. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German athletics federation has excluded an amputee long jumper from its team for the upcoming European Championships, saying his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage.

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Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

Andrew Riley, second left,of Jamaica, crosses the line to win the men's 110 meter hurdles from William Sharman, second right, of England, who was placed second and Shane Brathwaite, third right, who was placed third, in Hampden Park stadium at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Tuesday July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andrew Riley won the 110-meter hurdles gold Tuesday to complement his teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole’s 100-meter gold medal on the track at the Commonwealth Games, clinching both high-profile sprint races for Jamaica.

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Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica looks back after winning the men's 100 meter race  at Hampden Park stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/ Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In Usain Bolt’s absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collected the first individual gold of his career by winning the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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Coach helps start track and field camp in Belize

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oral Roberts University coach helped start a track and field camp this summer at the Marion Jones Sport Complex in Belize.

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SAU’s restarted track program has 51 newcomers

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Southern Arkansas University has announced 51 new recruits to its recently restarted track and field program.

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