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Jun 11, 2012

Olympics-Gay confident he will make U.S. team

RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 11 (Reuters) – Tyson Gay has a
few aches and pains and still feels rusty but his fine display
at the weekend has left him confident of making the U.S. team
for the London Olympics, the American 100 metres record holder
said on Monday.

Gay, in his first appearance for nearly a year following hip
surgery, clocked 10.00 seconds into a headwind to win the B race
at the New York Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

Jun 7, 2012

Liu Xiang’s technique makes him master of hurdling

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – Like a fine craftsman, China’s Liu Xiang has become the world’s master hurdler because of his skill, not natural speed, former world record holder Renaldo Nehemiah says.

“He’s probably the finest technician in the past 10 years,” Nehemiah, who held the 110-metres hurdles world record for eight years in the 1980s, told Reuters.

Jun 7, 2012

Liu’s technique makes him master of hurdling

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – Like a fine craftsman, China’s Liu Xiang has become the world’s master hurdler because of his skill, not natural speed, former world record holder Renaldo Nehemiah says.

“He’s probably the finest technician in the past 10 years,” Nehemiah, who held the 110-metres hurdles world record for eight years in the 1980s, told Reuters.

Jun 7, 2012

Olympics-Liu’s technique makes him master of hurdling

RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 7 (Reuters) – Like a fine
craftsman, China’s Liu Xiang has become the world’s master
hurdler because of his skill, not natural speed, former world
record holder Renaldo Nehemiah says.

“He’s probably the finest technician in the past 10 years,”
Nehemiah, who held the 110-metres hurdles world record for eight
years in the 1980s, told Reuters.

Jun 5, 2012

Tyson Gay in NY return

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – United States sprinter Tyson Gay will put aside the pain of a nagging hip injury and run his first race in nearly a year at this weekend’s Adidas Grand Prix in New York as he scrambles to be fit for Olympic trials, he told Reuters on Monday.

Gay will not race Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake in the featured 100 metres event, however, and will instead compete in a preliminary race at the Diamond League meeting.

Jun 5, 2012

Exclusive: U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay to come back at New York GP

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – United States sprinter Tyson Gay will put aside the pain of a nagging hip injury and run his first race in nearly a year at this weekend’s Adidas Grand Prix in New York as he scrambles to be fit for Olympic trials, he told Reuters on Monday.

Gay will not race Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake in the featured 100 meters event, however, and will instead compete in a preliminary race at the Diamond League meeting.

Jun 5, 2012

Exclusive – Tyson Gay in NY return

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – United States sprinter Tyson Gay will put aside the pain of a nagging hip injury and run his first race in nearly a year at this weekend’s Adidas Grand Prix in New York as he scrambles to be fit for Olympic trials, he told Reuters on Monday.

Gay will not race Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake in the featured 100 metres event, however, and will instead compete in a preliminary race at the Diamond League meeting.

Jun 5, 2012

Olympics-Tyson Gay in NY return

RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 4 (Reuters) – United States
sprinter Tyson Gay will put aside the pain of a nagging hip
injury and run his first race in nearly a year at this weekend’s
Adidas Grand Prix in New York as he scrambles to be fit for
Olympic trials, he told Reuters on Monday.

Gay will not race Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake in the
featured 100 metres event, however, and will instead compete in
a preliminary race at the Diamond League meeting.

Jun 3, 2012

Winds blow away Liu’s world record hopes

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – A strong wind cost China’s Liu Xiang a share of the 110 metres high hurdles world record at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

The 2004 Athens Olympic champion won the race in 12.87 seconds in an eye-popping performance in the lead-up to the London Olympics.

Jun 3, 2012

Wind blows Liu’s world record hopes

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – Liu Xiang sent an ominous warning to his main London Olympic rival when a wind gust denied him a share of the 110 meters hurdles world record at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.

The 2004 Athens Olympic gold medalist stormed home in 12.87 seconds in an eye-popping run that matched Cuban Dayron Robles’ mark, set in 2008.