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Bolt versus Blake in Brussels
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Bolt versus Blake in Brussels

Apr 26 2013, 3:44am CDT | by

Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in Brussels.

Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in...

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Bolt versus Blake in Brussels

Apr 26 2013, 3:44am CDT | by

Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in Brussels.

Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in Brussels.

Blake has competed in the event twice before, once in 2011 when he romped to a 19.26-second clocking in the 200m, the second fastest time ever recorded, behind Bolt's record 19.19 seconds from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

A year later, Blake returned to run 19.54 seconds, the third fastest time of his career, only surpassed by his 19.26 and his second-place 19.44 finish behind Bolt at last summer's London Olympics.

It's the third consecutive year that both sprinters will run at the meet.

Blake is currently sidelined with an injury suffered at a recent track and field event in Jamaica two weeks ago.

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Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to hea ...
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Gatlin takes criticism, accolades in stride

Oct 11 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to heal. But Gatlin’ ...
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Gatlin takes criticism, accolades in stride

Oct 11 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to heal. But Gatlin’s inclusion for track’s annual a ...
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Gatlin takes criticism, accolades in stride

Oct 11 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to heal. But Gatlin’s inclusion for track’s annual award has angered some athletes. So ...
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Gatlin takes criticism, accolades in stride

Oct 11 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to heal. But ...
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6 days ago

Gatlin takes criticism, accolades in stride

Oct 11 2014 1:56pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Justin Gatlin is far more interested in winning races than popularity contests. Still, the American sprinter with a doping history doesn’t quite understand the backlash over his nomination for track and field athlete of the year. Gatlin went undefeated in the 100 and 200 metres this season, a year that didn’t include a major meet and one in which Usain Bolt chose to give his nagging injuries time to heal. But Gatlin’s ...
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Justin Gatlin Leaves Comment Complimenting OSU Track Athlete's Mother's Fellatio Ability on Instagram

Oct 9 2014 11:45am CDT | Source: The Big Lead

Vegard Olstad, a 21-year old from Norway, will run the 1500m for Oklahoma State this year after transferring from Western State Colorado University. Justin Gatlin is the 32-year old American Olympic sprinter who served a four-year ban from track & field following a positive drug test. Olstad and Gatlin are about 10-years apart and compete in different events. Yet for some reason when Vegard posted a picture on Instagram of ...
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UFC and WrestleMania make Forbes list of most valuable sports brands

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Forbes has released a list of the most valuable brands in sports in the following categories: businesses, events, athletes and teams. UFC made the list, coming in at No. 10 among sports business brands, while Wrestlemania made the sporting event brands list at No. 8. While the estimated value of the UFC is $1.65 billion, Forbes says the actual UFC brand is worth $440 million. They also list the WWE’s WrestleMa ...
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Oct 7 2014 11:05pm CDT | Source: FOXSPORTS.com.au

CARLIN Isles is one extraordinary human. More explosive than the world’s fastest man, the American can also jump highe ...
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Five Biggest Players Arsenal Are Targeting In January Including Edinson Cavani & Sami Khedira

Oct 7 2014 4:19pm CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

A collection of fine talents said to be on the Emirates Stadium radar. It has been a steady if unremarkable start to the 2014/15 season for Arsenal and it's highly likely that the club will enter the transfer market once again in the January window. SEE ALSO: Mesut Ozil Bayern Munich bid rejected this summer. Winston Reid Arsenal transfer latest. Usain Bolt Oktoberfest celebrations. Here are the five biggest stars they are target ...
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