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Latest Stories Brian Cazeneuve: Allen Johnson retires; Johnny Weir takes a year-long hiatusupdated: Tue Jul 13 2010 15:54:00

At 39, Allen Johnson decided to retire from the sport he loves. It would be easiest to review the career of one of history's finest hurdlers simply by scanning his astounding resume. The 1996 Olympic champion in the 110 highs was, after all, a four-time world outdoor champ and a gold medal winner in 1995, 1997, 2001 and 2003. He came back to win bronze in Helsinki in 2005, 10 years after winning his first title. He took second at the world indoor championships in Valencia two years ago, when he was 37.

Olympic champion Fraser tests positive for banned substanceupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 13:14:00

Olympic and world 100 meters champion Shelly-Ann Fraser has been suspended after testing positive for the recreational drug oxycodone.

Impressive Bolt ends season with another winupdated: Sun Sep 13 2009 17:43:00

Usain Bolt concluded what has been a phenomenal season with another breathtaking display over his favourite 200 meters distance at the World Athletics Final in Thessalonika. Brian Cazenueve: Rivalry between U.S. and Jamaican sprinting a one-sided affairupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 19:43:00

BERLIN -- On a night when Jamaica's women's speedsters confirmed the country's sprinting preeminence at the world championships in Berlin, the top female athlete in track and field was a stunning disappointment. Shelly-Ann Fraser and Kerron Stewart went one-two in the women's 100 meters on Monday, leaving no doubt as to which country has the world's fastest humans just 24 hours after Usain Bolt decimated the world record in the men's hundred. On the same track, Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, the sport's female athlete of the year in three of the past five years, no-heighted, allowing Poland's Anna Rogowska to capture a surprise gold medal and U.S. vaulter Chelsea Johnson to sneak in for a silver.

Legend Bekele powers to fourth world titleupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 16:14:00

Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele secured his fourth successive men's 10,000 meter world title with another gold medal winning performance at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin.

Gay sets season's record with Rome 100m winupdated: Sat Jul 11 2009 09:40:00

American Tyson Gay threw down the gauntlet to double Olympic champion Usain Bolt ahead of next month's world championships in Berlin by running the fastest 100 meters of the year to win at the Golden League meeting in Rome.

Usain Bolt: Future sprintingupdated: Sat Jul 11 2009 09:40:00

CNN's Alex Thomas talks to the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt about his form and dealing with fame since the 2008 Olympic Games.

Athletics: Bolt breaks Lausanne 200m recordupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 06:36:00

Triple Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt set a new meeting record in Lausanne with a stunning run over 200 meters of 19.59 seconds despite appalling weather conditions.

Bolt eases to sprint doubleupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 08:34:00

The 100m world record holder Usain Bolt cruised to victory in the 200 meters at the Jamaican Championships in Kingston, to complete a sprint double over the weekend.

Richards gets better of Ohuruogu in finalsupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 16:34:00

Sanya Richards turned the tables on Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu to win the 400 meters at the World Athletics Final in Stuttgart on Sunday, handing the Briton her only defeat of the year. Can Jamaica's Sprinters Fight Crime?updated: Wed Aug 20 2008 23:00:00

Many on the Caribbean nation are hoping Olympic champs like Usain Bolt can help turn the tide against violent crime

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