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Archive for January, 2011

Rio 2016 launches the application GoalTrack

January 31st, 2011

Rio 2016

Oliver wins, Lolo beaten by Ennis at Five Nations

January 30th, 2011

World indoor champion Lolo Jones stumbled to defeat in the 60-meter
hurdles at the Aviva International meet on Saturday, with Britain's
Jessica Ennis too strong for the American star for the second straight
year.

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USATF could bend its rules, send Merritt to Worlds

January 30th, 2011

The governing body of U.S. track and field is considering a
request to bend its own rules and allow disgraced Olympic and world 400
meters champion LaShawn Merritt compete in this year's World Championships.

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Clark makes history at the X Games

January 30th, 2011

Kelly Clark opened up a new chapter for women's snowboarding Saturday
night, stomping out a huge 1080 to become the first woman to land the
maneuver in a competition, and earning her the gold in the Winter X
Games halfpipe.

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American Compton finishes second at Cyclo-Cross Worlds

January 30th, 2011

American Katie Compton rode to the silver medal in the elite women's
competition at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships on Sunday,
closing out a season that also saw her win five World Cups and a seventh
straight national title. In the elite men's contest, Jonathan Page was
the top American rider in 12th place.

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Ethiopian Daba sets Houston Marathon record

January 30th, 2011

Bekana Daba set a Houston Marathon record in steady rain Sunday to become the third straight champion from Ethiopia.

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Freund wins ski jump World Cup event in Germany

January 30th, 2011

Severin Freund of Germany won a large hill event Sunday for his second career ski jump World Cup victory.

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Linger brothers win doubles gold at Worlds

January 30th, 2011

Andreas and Wolfgang Linger took gold in the doubles on Sunday to add
the luge world championship to their Olympic and European titles.

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Latvia’s Maskalans wins 4-man race in St. Moritz

January 30th, 2011

Edgars Maskalans of Latvia won a four-man bobsled World Cup event in St. Moritz for his first victory of the season.
Olympic champion Steven Holcomb stays second in the standings after piloting United States 1 into eighth place.

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Nesbitt, Groothuis win Moscow WCup races

January 30th, 2011

Olympic champion Christine Nesbitt of Canada set a track record Sunday
in the 1,000-meter speedskating World Cup race, finishing in 1 minute,
15.59 seconds on the Krylatskoye Ice Stadium oval.

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