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2014-06-30 23:03:49

With the IAAF World Junior Championships, featuring top athletes from 180 countries, marking the first time ever held in the United States Eugene, Oregon from July 22-27, 2014, special focus is

2013-07-26 13:37:56

As the world's best athletes descend on London today to take part in the Olympic Anniversary Games, a group of researchers from Mexico has provided an insight into the physics of one of the greatest athletic performances of all time.

2012-04-04 20:32:29

Usain Bolt can achieve faster running times with no extra effort on his part or improvement to his fitness.

2011-10-20 13:29:47

Olympic timing procedures don't accurately detect false starts by female sprinters, according to a new analysis by University of Michigan researchers.

2010-12-23 01:57:51

Running and swimming records are broken again and again at almost every international athletics event.

2009-10-30 17:07:10

When 100 m sprinters launches themselves from the starting blocks, the race can be won or lost in the first few strides.

2009-08-23 09:55:00

BERLIN, August 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the sponsor of the Jamaican track & field team at the World Athletics Championships 2009 in Berlin, Sportlifestyle company PUMA achieved a tremendous track record by endorsing sprint hero Usain Bolt who wrote sports history in Germany's capital when he smashed the 100m and 200m world records. Three-time Olympic gold medallist Usain 'Lightning' Bolt broke the 100m world record with an amazing time of 9.58 seconds, when he seemingly effortlessly...


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