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Kerley leads red, white & blue sweep of 100 at worlds

Jul. 17, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Before the race, U.S. fighter jets zoomed over the stadium. Then, down on the track, Americans flashed a different kind of speed. Fred Kerley led the charge Saturday on an All-American night for track and field, headlining the first U.S. sweep of the sport’s...

Thompson-Herah edges Richardson in the Prefontaine 100

May. 28, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica held off American Sha'Carri Richardson in the 100 meters at a rainy Prefontaine Classic on Saturday. Thompson-Herah won in the 100 and 200 and the 400 relay at the Tokyo Olympics. She defended her Pre title...

Refugee Olympic team awarded prestigious Spanish prize

May. 25, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Olympic Refugee Foundation and the refugee Olympics team are the winners of this year’s Princess of Asturias Award for sports, the Spanish foundation that organizes the prizes said Wednesday. The prize jury said that their work to help refugee athletes “merges...