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2009-08-15 15:39:50

Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay coasted into the 100-meter semifinals Saturday and Christian Cantwell won the first American gold at the World Track Championships. Linet Masai of Kenya also won a dramatic women's 10,000-meter and Russia's Valeriy Borchin added the 20-kilometer walk title to his Olympic gold medal from last year. Bolt became a track superstar in Beijing, winning the 100- and 200-meter dashes in world record time and then anchoring the Jamaican sprint relay team to another world...

2006-04-02 05:49:51

FUKUOKA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele completed a historic double by storming to the men's 12-kilometre title at the world cross country championships on Sunday -- then announced he would not be back.

2005-08-13 14:41:11

By John Mehaffey HELSINKI (Reuters) - Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba followed in the footsteps of her celebrated male predecessor Miruts Yifter on Saturday by completing a global 5,000-10,000 double.

2005-08-13 13:41:40

By Alison Wildey HELSINKI (Reuters) - Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba added the 10,000 meters title to her 5,000 gold on Saturday to become the first person to clinch the double at a world championships.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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