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Not again! US men's team gone after another messy relay

Aug. 05, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The first time U.S. sprinter Ronnie Baker tried to grab the baton, he found himself holding a handful of Fred Kerley's jersey. The second time, Baker whiffed. By the third try, Kerley was side-by-side with Baker, practically using both hands to shovel the stick into his...

Texas-born Italian sprints from unknown to Bolt’s successor

Aug. 01, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The 100 meters at the Olympics is the event that turns sprinters into kings: Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis, Usain Bolt. On one of the most unusual nights the sport has ever seen, fans, experts, and even the racers themselves needed a lineup card. ...

Coe sees track and field healthy ahead of Olympic program

Jul. 27, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — With no Usain Bolt on the track and no fans in the stadium, Sebastian Coe still believes his sport is in good shape heading into the track and field program at the Tokyo Olympics. A potential superstar in the pole vault along with world record threats in...