Robles skips Grand Prix meet with slight injury

Reigning Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuba withdrew from the 110-meter hurdles at the Adidas Grand Prix this weekend with what meet officials say was a slight injury. Robles skipped the Prefontaine Classic last Saturday in Eugene, Ore., because of visa issues. He missed quite a show, too, as Liu Xiang of China won the race in a wind-aided time of 12.87 seconds, which would...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Rematch for Liu and Richardson in Shanghai

Liu Xiang's hurdles rematch with Jason Richardson is the most anticipated race of the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Saturday. Dayron Robles won the 110-meter hurdles at the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, last August, but was disqualified after Liu appealed. Robles smacked Liu's hands over the last hurdles. Richardson was promoted to the gold medal, and Liu...
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May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles hoping to race in New York for 1st US visit

Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles is hoping to visit the United States for the first time and compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York in June. The defending Olympic champion and world-record holder says he has recovered from problems with his back and right leg and would be fit to compete in the June 9 race. The injuries kept him out of the world indoor championships in March in...
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April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Isinbayeva sets pole vault record

Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva broke her indoor pole vault world record at the XL Galan meet Thursday, and Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start. Isinbayeva cleared 16 feet, 5¼ on her second attempt at Globe Arena, topping her mark of 16-4¾ set in 2009 at Donetsk, Ukraine. "This was the real comeback,"...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles wins indoor hurdles after Liu disqualified

Olympic champion Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles at the indoor XL Galan meet on Thursday after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start.
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles wins hurdles at indoor meet after Liu DQed

STOCKHOLM (AP) -Olympic champion Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles at the indoor XL Galan meet on Thursday after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start.
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles optimistic against Liu in Stockholm

Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles says he isn't surprised he lost to Chinese rival Liu Xiang at an indoor meet last week.
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Xiang bests Robles at Birmingham Grand Prix

Liu Xiang beat Dayron Robles in a resumption of their hurdling rivalry before the London Olympics, and Lerone Clarke upstaged Jamaican rival Asafa Powell in the 60-meter sprint at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday.
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Robles loses in 60-meter event

Kevin Craddock of the United States won the 60-meter hurdles, topping Olympic champion Dayron Robles at an indoor meet Friday.
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Cuba hurdler Robles blasts training conditions

Cuba's best-known Olympic athlete, Dayron Robles, complained Tuesday about terrible training conditions as he prepares to defend his gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles this summer in London.
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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