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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...
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.
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.
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.
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