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On her journey to become the most decorated gymnast in the world, Simone Biles received an unexpected accolade.  During the world championships in Germany, the 22-year-old astonished the crowd with two jaw-dropping moves that will bear her name. During her floor routine, she did a triple-double that included a double backflip and three twists. She […]

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DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Only moments after Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce zoomed past the finish line Sunday night, she scooped up something more precious than gold. Her 2-year-old son Zyon came down to the track to join her for the victory lap. What a fitting way to celebrate the Jamaican speedster’s fourth and hardest-earned 100-meter title at […]

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BEIJING (AP) — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made it another Jamaican night at the Bird’s Nest, sprinting to the 100-meter gold for a record-tying third time — a feat that matches teammate Usain Bolt. Like Bolt, Fraser-Pryce came into the championships with two Olympic and two world titles in the 100. And after Bolt ran to his […]

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BEIJING (AP) — After Usain Bolt set the record for most gold medals at the world championships, Allyson Felix got started Monday in a bid to join him at nine. With her usual effortless grace, Felix coasted into the semifinals of the 400 meters, her mind focused on getting her first gold in the one-lap […]

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BEIJING (AP) — He set world records, won Olympic gold medals, danced on the track and made the sprint game feel fun again. One thing Usain Bolt cannot do, he insists, is serve as the lone savior for track and field. “I can’t do it by myself,” Bolt said Thursday. Back in Beijing, where he […]