#Track And Field

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Rory McIlroy says he’s ‘happy to be proven wrong’ about the Olympics

Rory McIlroy is firmly in the chase for an Olympic medal entering the final round at Kasumigaseki Country Club, a Saturday 67 leaving him just three shots back of Xander Schauffele in a tie for third place. No doubt that has something to do with change of heart he’s displayed this week toward golf in the Olympics.
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Gwen Berry, Olympic Record, Family, Details for Hammer Thrower

Gwen Berry, an African American hammer thrower, is one of the United States' medal hopes in track and field at the Tokyo Olympics this month. She is also known for her activism, having made headlines on June 26 when she turned her back on the flag while the anthem played at the Olympic trials.
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Basketball-Nigeria's Metu blasts government for lack of support at Games

SAITAMA, July 31 (Reuters) - Nigerian basketball player Chimezie Metu and head coach Michael Brown blasted the nation's government and Olympic committee on Saturday for lack of support of their athletes at the Games. The comments came after Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare was provisionally suspended following a positive test for...
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2020 Tokyo Olympics live updates: Four track and field medals on the line for U.S.

The U.S. will have four shots at track and field gold on Saturday. It's set to compete in the following final events:. Of those events, the U.S. is most likely to medal in the inaugural mixed 4x400 relay. In the mixed 4x400 preliminary, the U.S. claimed a victory along with something less desirable: a disqualification. Elija Godwin and Lynna Irby were caught passing the baton outside the designated zone during an exchange, causing the officials to disqualify the U.S. despite its win. USA Track & Field appealed the ruling and won, giving its mixed 4x400 team and Allyson Felix -- who's seeking her 10th medal -- another shot at gold.
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Olympics schedule and events to watch Saturday

(CNN) — As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games get into the second weekend of competition, medals will be awarded in swimming, fencing, judo and tennis, to name a few. Here are some of the events to watch. Remember, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of US Eastern Standard Time. Swimming: Medals...
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Anschuetz Madison's Scholar-Athlete of the Year

MADISON TWP. — When you think of standout athletes in Lenawee County over the last four years, Carly Anschuetz has to come to mind. Anschuetz led the Trojans in three sports, being named First Team All-County in volleyball, basketball and track and field in each of the last two seasons while earning Lenawee County Girls Track Athlete of the Year this season.
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Arcadia.tv fuses sports and esports to turn Tron into a reality

Despite how rapidly technology progresses nowadays, sometimes it feels like we’re never really catching up to the lofty sci-fi ambitions of old Hollywood films. The 1982 film Tron, for instance, presented us with a neon-tinted vision of the future where players could compete in full-on digital sports. Despite all our advancements in virtual reality (VR) tech over recent years, something like The Grid still feels foreign.
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Olympic Track and Field 2021: Mixed 4x400M Relay Winners, Times and Results

Poland captured the first-ever gold medal in the 4x400 mixed relay at the Summer Olympics. Anchor runner Kajetan Duszynski pulled off the victory after a thrilling final 400 meters that saw four nations fight for the three medals. Vernon Norwood put the United States into third place with a strong...
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Chimezie Metu questions Nigeria government's lack of support

Nigeria basketball player Chimezie Metu and head coach Michael Brown blasted the nation's government and Olympic committee on Saturday for lack of support of their athletes at the Olympic Games. The comments came after Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare was provisionally suspended following a positive test for human growth hormone and...
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Cole Hocker’s Ascent to the Top of U.S. Middle-Distance Running

After a four hour delay due to extreme temperatures from a rare Pacific Northwest heat wave, the fans at Hayward Field were rewarded for their patience with a truly thrilling finish to the men’s 1,500 meter final on June 28th. University of Oregon sophomore Cole Hocker maneuvered his way through traffic in the final 200 meters of the race to out-kick reigning Olympic champion and fellow Ducks great Matthew Centrowitz for the victory and his first Olympic team berth.
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