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Bolt's focus is on getting in shape, not Gatlin

Usain Bolt is not worried by Justin Gatlin's fast times and is using this season to get into shape ahead of the world championship in Beijing after his injuries last season.

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Walsh Jennings, Ross extend AVP win streak to 8

Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings and silver medalist April Ross won the season-opening New Orleans Open on Sunday to extend their AVP Tour winning streak to eight events.

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Peru pulls out as host of World Combat Games

The Olympic backlash against Marius Vizer widened, as Peruvian organizers pulled out of hosting one of his showcase multi-sports events and basketball became the latest federation to suspend ties

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Defending 100m champ Magnussen out of worlds

Defending 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen of Australia will miss the July world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, due to left shoulder surgery.

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Armstrong 'cult' hurts fight against doping - Cooke

Lance Armstrong has the media in thrall to his "cult", according to 2008 Olympic road-race champion Nicole Cooke, who claims that it still "pays to dope" for young cyclists.

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Lance: Postal deal worth more to government

Lance Armstrong's legal team is saying his Tour de France victories were worth far more to sponsor U.S. Postal Service than they were to him.

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Bracy wins 100 meters in Beijing after Gatlin exit

Marvin Bracy clocked 9.95 seconds to win the men's 100 meters at the World Challenge Beijing meet Wednesday, a day after American teammate Justin Gatlin withdrew from the event.


IIHF to punish Russia for Canada anthem snub

Russia faces punishment from the International Ice Hockey Federation after its players left the ice before the victorious Canadian team's anthem was played after the world championship final.

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Lochte wins 200 IM at Arena Pro Swim Series

U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte won the men's 200-meter IM during the Arena Pro Swim Series meet's final day Sunday, while Michael Phelps failed to make the finals in two events.

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