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Eat, drink and be merry: Food pairs well with Olympic spot

Jun. 22, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The typical celebration for many athletes who qualify for the Olympics revolves around one thing: food. Months, sometimes years, of strict diets are geared toward the goal of making the games. And when they get there, it’s time to celebrate. ...

Favorites Brazier, Simpson melt on sizzling day at trials

Jun. 21, 2021 22:50 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The rooms in Tokyo practically had their names on them. Instead, others will be taking the spots that seemed all but reserved for two American track champions, Jenny Simpson and Donavan Brazier. The cold realities of the U.S....

The Latest: Claye edges Scott to take triple jump crown

Jun. 21, 2021 21:28 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. track and field trials (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Will Claye won the triple jump on his last attempt. Claye went a season-best 56 feet, 5¾ inches (17.21 meters) to just edge Donald...