Posts Tagged Track and field

US sweeps 1,600 relays at junior worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.

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After embarrassment, Magnussen wins at Comm Games

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the men's 100m freestyle final at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Sunday July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Renowned for his bravado, world 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen didn’t try to conceal his glee at reasserting his supremacy against a great rival in the pool on Sunday.

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Florida’s Whitney wins world junior 200 meters

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kaylin Whitney of Florida overcame a yellow card to win the 200 meters Friday night in the IAAF world junior championships at Hayward Field.

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Pleasant Valley forfeits state girls track title

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A girls track and field team in Iowa has lost its state title after a runner was declared ineligible because she competed against college athletes at invitational meets.

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Mary Cain wins 3,000 at world juniors

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Mary Cain sprinted the last 120 meters and pulled away from the field to win the 3,000 meters at the IAAF world junior championships on Thursday night at Hayward Field.

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