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Jul 13, 2012

Olympics-Relay member Dunn withdraws from US team over drug test

July 13 (Reuters) – Former U.S. world indoor 400 metres
champion Debbie Dunn has withdrawn from the U.S. Olympic team
and is being investigated by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after
an abnormal drug test, she said on Friday.

“I have been informed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that a
sample I gave at the U.S. Olympic Trials contains an elevated
testosterone/epitestosterone level,” Dunn said in a statement.

Jul 4, 2012

Felix has multiple golds in mind for London

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – No American runner likely will have more opportunities to medal in the London Games than sprinter Allyson Felix.

But that is the way the slender Californian with the big competitive heart likes it.

Jul 4, 2012

Injuries on the mend, Gay in mix to be the best

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – Soft-spoken and humble, American Tyson Gay seems so different from most modern-day sprinters.

He seldom raises his voice, rarely if ever makes bold predictions and generally keeps a low profile outside his passion for social media.

Jul 4, 2012

Olympics-Felix has multiple golds in mind for London

EUGENE, Oregon, July 4 (Reuters) – No American runner likely
will have more opportunities to medal in the London Games than
sprinter Allyson Felix.

But that is the way the slender Californian with the big
competitive heart likes it.

Jul 4, 2012

Olympics-Injuries on the mend, Gay in mix to be the best

EUGENE, Oregon, July 4 (Reuters) – Soft-spoken and humble,
American Tyson Gay seems so different from most modern-day
sprinters.

He seldom raises his voice, rarely if ever makes bold
predictions and generally keeps a low profile outside his
passion for social media.

Jul 2, 2012

Tarmoh pulls out of Olympic runoff

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – Jeneba Tarmoh has withdrawn from Monday’s scheduled 100 meters third place runoff against Allyson Felix for a place on the U.S. Olympics team, her agent Kimberly Holland told Reuters.

“She will not run the race today,” Holland said in a brief telephone conversation.

Jul 2, 2012

Olympics-Tarmoh pulls out of Olympic runoff

EUGENE, Oregon, July 2 (Reuters) – Jeneba Tarmoh has
withdrawn from Monday’s scheduled 100 metres third place runoff
against Allyson Felix for a place on the U.S. Olympics team, her
agent Kimberly Holland told Reuters.

“She will not run the race today,” Holland said in a brief
telephone conversation.

Jul 2, 2012

Strong U.S. squad ready to haul in the Olympic medals

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – Americans appear ready to swoop into London and grab a bountiful supply of athletics medals after some stirring performances at the just concluded U.S. Olympic trials.

From Ashton Eaton’s decathlon world record to seven other world-leading 2012 marks, U.S. athletes showed strength and depth as they splashed through wet and often cool conditions to determine in head-to-head competition their team for the upcoming Games.

Jul 2, 2012

Olympics-Strong U.S. squad ready to haul in the medals

EUGENE, Oregon, July 2 (Reuters) – Americans appear ready to
swoop into London and grab a bountiful supply of athletics
medals after some stirring performances at the just concluded
U.S. Olympic trials.

From Ashton Eaton’s decathlon world record to seven other
world-leading 2012 marks, U.S. athletes showed strength and
depth as they splashed through wet and often cool conditions to
determine in head-to-head competition their team for the
upcoming Games.

Jul 2, 2012

Spearmon eases to trials victory in depleted 200m

EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) – Wallace Spearmon surged down the finishing straight to win the U.S. Olympic trials 200 meters in a quick but wind-assisted 19.82 seconds on Sunday.

Spearmon, who missed out on a medal at the Beijing Olympics when he was disqualified for a lane violation, easily defeated Maurice Mitchell (20.14) and collegian Isiah Young (20.16).