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Ex-Ducks, world champions stack fields for Prefontaine Classic

Before Hayward Field gets its new look for the 2021 IAAF World Championships and possibly in time to host the 2020 United States Olympic Trials, some of the world’s best track and field athletes will compete one more time at the historic stadium for the Prefontaine Classic this upcoming weekend. …

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Photos: Best of June 24 Olympic Trials, Merritt, Richards-Ross and Gatlin get top spots for London

Yesterday wrapped up with three of the fastest finishes with LaShawn Merritt and Sanya Richards-Ross leading the men’s and women’s 400-meter dash teams, and Justlin Gatlin returning to the Olympics in the 100-meter dash after a 4 year ban from competition.

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Justin Gatlin forges path to redemption with 100-meter victory at 2012 Olympic Trials

The former Olympic gold medalist qualified to run in London after missing the ’08 games due to a failed drug test.

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Photos: June 24: U.S. Olympic Team Trials Day 3

Jennifer Suhr wins the women’s pole vault at a height of 15-1. Gay, Gatlin and Rogers qualify for the finals of the men’s 100, Dix comes up lame but makes it in finals.

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Heatsheets for Sunday, June 23

Women’s pole vault (final) 1:00 p.m.   1 Samantha Sonnenburg Unattached 2 Morgann Leleux Georgia 3 Kylie Hutson Nike 4 Angela Rummans Unattached 5 Vera Neuenswander Unattached 6 Lacy Janson Nike 7 Melissa Gergel Unattached 8 Allison Stokke Unattached 9 Megan Jamerson Unattached 10 Janice Keppler Unattached 11 Jennifer Suhr …

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China’s Liu Xiang blazes past field in 100-meter hurdles at Prefontaine Classic

Xiang would have set a world record if not for a healthy wind supporting his effort.

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