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May 21, 2023
Why do runners still race with paper pinned to their shirts?
Some athletes think racing bibs, a cornerstone of a runner’s race day kit and a source of race day revenue through sponsorships, are in need of an update.
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Oct 17, 2022
Mina Sato wins second straight silver in keirin at world championships
Mina Sato won the silver medal for the second straight year in women's keirin at the track cycling world championships on Sunday.
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Jul 26, 2022
United States mulls more athletic events after success of worlds
Compelling performances in Oregon delighted U.S. track officials, who are desperate to boost the sport's profile in their country after years of languishing out of the spotlight.
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OLYMPICS
May 12, 2021
U.S. track team cancels Olympics training in Japan over virus
The U.S. team notified the decision last month to authorities in Chiba Prefecture, saying the pandemic would put athletes' safety at risk.
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May 7, 2021
Veteran sprinters cast skeptical eye at Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf's 100-meter sprint bid
As NFL wide receiver DK Metcalf prepares to compete in the 100-meter sprint at Sunday's USA Track and Field (USATF) Golden Games and Distance Open in Walnut, California, Olympian Mike Rodgers offered up a brief assessment.
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OLYMPICS
Jun 4, 2020
Keirin cyclists Wakimoto and Nitta among six named to Tokyo Olympics team
The Japan Cycling Federation on Thursday named six athletes who will represent the host nation in track cycling at the postponed Tokyo Games, including keirin gold medal hopefuls Yuta Wakimoto and Yudai Nitta.
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Jul 1, 2019
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown races ahead with confident showing at nationals
His demeanor already stood out before the race.
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Jun 6, 2019
University of Florida's Abdul Hakim Sani Brown advances to 100-meter final at NCAA championships
University of Florida sophomore sprinter Abdul Hakim Sani Brown posted a wind-assisted 9.96-second time in the men's 100-meter preliminaries at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Wednesday.
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Nov 4, 2018
Kazuki Yoshinaga wins 1,500m in short track World Cup opener
Kazuki Yoshinaga won the men's 1,500 meters in the season-opening short track World Cup in Calgary on Saturday.
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SPORTS / SPORTS SCOPE
Mar 27, 2018
ESPN playing it for laughs with list
It's beyond comprehension how ESPN The Magazine could omit Michael Phelps from its new list dubbed the "Dominant 20" athletes of the past 20 years.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 22, 2018
Wu Dajing victorious in men's short-track 500 meters
Wu Dajing clocked a world record on Thursday en route to winning short-track speedskating men's 500 meters for China's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics.
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LIFE / Language / NEWS IN NIHONGO
Sep 18, 2017
Kiryu makes history with sub-10 second 100 meters
Sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu became the first Japanese to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters.
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OLYMPICS / OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK
Nov 5, 2016
Gold in 1964 Tokyo Games set Cassell on life path
From humble roots growing up in a coal mining camp in Wise County, Virginia, Ollan Cassell built a successful, inspiring career in track and field.
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Jun 4, 2016
Cambridge dreaming of big future
Born to a Jamaican father and a Japanese mother, maybe sprinter Aska Cambridge has a slight edge genetically over most other runners in Japan.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 16, 2016
Japanese-Brazilian hurdler aiming high for Rio Olympics
Japanese-Brazilian 400-meter hurdler Mahau Sugimachi has been training hard in the run-up to Rio's 2016 Olympics, in the hope of securing a place in the final. It would not only be a personal achievement — he says it would give a boost to fellow Japanese living there.
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Aug 20, 2015
German athletics chief slams IAAF council exclusion
Germany's athletics chief on Thursday said his country is likely to have paid a price for its tough anti-doping stance and recent doping revelations on German television as it missed out on an IAAF council seat after 20 years.
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BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2015
Obama inks 'fast-track' trade bills but says tough talks lie ahead before TPP is reality
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to push ahead on a Pacific Rim trade deal that has been the subject of intense debate in Congress and across the nation.
BUSINESS
Jun 23, 2015
Key Democratic senators look set to support U.S. trade legislation
The U.S. Senate is headed toward showdown votes this week on legislation key to a Pacific trade pact, and two Democrats essential to passing the measure on Monday said they would support it, although some colleagues may change their votes to oppose the bill.
BUSINESS
Jun 19, 2015
House vote narrowly revives Obama's Pacific trade pact but Senate OK no done deal
U.S. lawmakers narrowly approved legislation key to securing a hallmark Pacific trade deal on Thursday, partly reversing a defeat less than a week before, in a boost to President Barack Obama's goal of strengthening U.S. economic ties with Asia.
BUSINESS
May 29, 2015
Obama-sought fast-track trade bill, with caveats, looks poised to clear House vote
Republican and Democratic supporters of a fast-track trade bill are confident the U.S. House will pass the measure, sending it to President Barack Obama's desk, two House aides said.

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