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With Bolt out, Schippers and Felix are top draw at Van Damme

BRUSSELS (AP) Despite Usain Bolt's late withdrawal, Friday's Diamond League meet still has a great sprint race on the schedule. Dafne Schippers and Allyson Felix will meet in a battle of two world champions at the Van Damme Memorial to see who is faster over their favorite distance - 200 meters. Because of a scheduling clash at the world championships two weeks ago, Felix skipped...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting Felix

BEIJING (AP) If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year. The American sprinter would like to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now really doesn't allow for it. Not enough recovery time. Given that she's one of track's biggest names, the International Olympic Committee said it will...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix 'disappointed' she can't run 200-400 double

BEIJING (AP) Training-wise, Allyson Felix thinks she's fit enough to run the 200 and 400 meters at the world championships. Timing-wise, the schedule just doesn't work out. It's a situation that irks the usually stoic American sprinter, who qualified in both events but will focus only on the 400 in Beijing. Here's the dilemma: The semifinals of the 200 - her signature event and...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Farah absent as Tarmoh upsets Felix in Diamond League

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Mo Farah's absence because of doping allegations surrounding his coach overshadowed the action in the Diamond League on Sunday, when Jeneba Tarmoh won a photo finish in the 200 meters and fellow American Marvin Bracy won the 100 in 9.93 seconds. Farah, the world and Olympic 5,000 and 10,000-meter champion, withdrew on the morning of the Birmingham meet,...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix's Sneaker Closet Is Pretty Amazing

Our friends over at bring you an inside look at the shoe collection of Olympic gold medal sprinter Allyson Felix. Named “First Lady” of the Nice Kicks “Sneak Peek” series,
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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