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Athletics: Trinidad deny U.S. seventh successive 4x400 world title

LONDON (Reuters) - Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4x400 meters relay title when Lalonde Gordon overhauled Fred Kerley on the final straight to win a breathtaking final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

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U.S. reclaim 4x100m world title, Britain take silver

LONDON (Reuters) - Individual champion Tori Bowie anchored the United States to victory in the women's 4x100 meters relay at the World Championships on Saturday.

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Britain win 4x100 meters relay as Bolt pulls up

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt's final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4x100 meters relay as Britain beat the United States for a shock gold medal.

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Athletics: Botswana miss out after baton drop, U.S. run year's fastest time

LONDON (Reuters) - Botswana missed out on the men's 4x400 meters relay final at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday after dropping the baton in their semi-final heat while the United States ran the year's fastest time.

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U.S. looking strong in bid to reclaim 4x400m relay title

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States ran a world leading time in the women's 4x400 meters relay heats at the World Athletics Championships, having done the same in the 4x100m earlier on Saturday.

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Bolt leads Jamaica into final, U.S. run year's fastest time

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, running the penultimate race of his career, led Jamaica safely through their semi-final in the 4x100 meters relay at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday while United States ran the fastest time of the year.

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Olympic champions U.S. lead the way in women's 4x100m relay heats

LONDON (Reuters) - The United States ate up the track to run a world leading time in the women's 4x100 meters relay heats at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday.

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London braced for Bolt and Farah swansongs

LONDON (Reuters) - It will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men's 4x100 meters relay at the World Championships.

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Sore Bolt to run in 4x100 meters qualifying

LONDON (Reuters) - Usain Bolt will run in the 4x100 meters relay heats for Jamaica on Saturday despite being a bit sore after winning bronze in the 100m final at the weekend, he told Reuters on Monday.

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New U.S. relays coach has big task - finding gold

(Reuters) - Whether it's dropping the baton or being disqualified, U.S. men's 4x100 meters relay teams have found gold medals difficult to come by in recent years.

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Revived Clement eyes third hurdles world title

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Kerron Clement's run in the mixed 400 meters relay at the Nitro Series would be unlikely to make his career highlights reel but he was glad to take a modest step towards London where he will bid for an unprecedented third hurdles world title.

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Bolt sprinkles star-dust as athletics goes Hollywood

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Nitro Series promised to make athletics a show and the sport's ultimate show-man Usain Bolt capped its first meeting in Melbourne on Saturday by propelling his team of international "All-Stars" to a crowd-pleasing win in the 4x100 meters relay.

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U.S. win sixth straight gold in women's 4x400 relay

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The United States won the Olympic women's 4x400 meters relay gold medal on Saturday in 3 minutes 19.06 seconds, their sixth straight victory in the event at the Games.

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Unbeatable Bolt signs off with triple-triple

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games when Jamaica successfully defended the 4x100 meters relay crown on Friday.

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Felix throws away U.S. relays hopes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Allyson Felix's hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal were left in tatters on Thursday when the United States failed to qualify for the final of the 4x100 meters relay after a botched baton exchange.

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IOC passed buck by not issuing blanket ban: Redmond

COVENTRY, England (Reuters) - Olympic chiefs were guilty of "passing the buck" when they elected not to impose a blanket ban on Russian athletes for next month's Rio Games, says former world 4x400 meters relay champion Derek Redmond.

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Jamaica take women's 4x400 gold despite Felix heroics

BEIJING (Reuters) - - Jamaica stunned the United States in the last women's track race of the world championships as Novlene Williams-Mills snatched the 4x400 meters relay gold by passing Francena McCorory in the final 10 meters of a thrilling race.

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Merritt anchors United States to 4x400m relay gold

BEIJING (Reuters) - LaShawn Merritt anchored the United States to a sixth successive world 4x400 meters relay title to bring down the curtain on the 15th world athletics championships on Sunday.

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Fraser-Pryce leads Jamaican women to relay gold

BEIJING (Reuters) - Jamaica, anchored by Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, clocked the second fastest time in history to retain their 4x100 meters relay title at the world championships on Saturday.

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Bolt on track for more gold after Jamaica lead relay qualifiers

BEIJING (Reuters) - Usain Bolt remained on course to win a third gold medal at the 15th world athletics championships on Saturday when Jamaica easily qualified for the final of the men's 4x100 meters relay.

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U.S. relay team stripped of 2012 silver medals

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The members of the U.S. men's 4x100 meters relay team that won silver at the 2012 Olympics have been stripped of their medals following the doping conviction of sprinter Tyson Gay, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) said on Wednesday.

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Jamaicans double up in relays as U.S. men drop baton

(Reuters) - Jamaica won the showcase 4x200 meters relay without Usain Bolt as their American rivals dropped the baton at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday.

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Americans too fast for Bolt to catch in relay

(Reuters) - Not even Usain Bolt could overcome a big American lead as the U.S. men sprinted to a convincing victory over Jamaica in the 4x100 meters relay at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau on Saturday.

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Bolt steals the show to take Commonwealth gold

GLASGOW (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt stole the show to give the Commonwealth Games the moment it had been waiting for by leading Jamaica to gold in the 4x100 meters relay on Saturday.

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Blake back in form, leads Jamaica to 4x100 relay title

NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - Olympic silver medalist Yohan Blake made it a perfect trip to the inaugural IAAF World Relays as he anchored Jamaica to a triumphant run in the 4x100 meters relay on Sunday.

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Kenyan men break 4x1500 meters relay world record

NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - Kenya broke the world record in the infrequently run men's 4x1500 meters relay, clocking 14 minutes 22.22 seconds at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday.

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Blake, Jamaicans steal show at World Relays

NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - Yohan Blake and a speedy Jamaican 4x200 meters relay team did not need Usain Bolt to add to the island nation's collection of world records on Saturday.

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Jamaicans shatter 4x200 meters relay world record

NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - Olympic silver medalist Yohan Blake led Jamaica to a world record in the men's 4x200 meters relay when they clocked one minute 18.63 seconds at the IAAF World Relays on Saturday.

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Kenyan women break 4x1500 meters relay world record

NASSAU Bahamas (Reuters) - Kenya's women shattered their world record in the infrequently run 4x1500 meters relay when they clocked 16 minutes, 33.58 seconds at the inaugural IAAF World Relays on Saturday.

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Olympic relay medals in jeopardy after Tyson Gay's ban

(Reuters) - The International Olympics Committee (IOC) will have the final say on whether Tyson Gay's 4x100 meters relay team mates will be stripped of their London Games medals in the wake of the sprinter's doping ban, the IAAF told Reuters.

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Short Track: South Korea win women's 3,000m relay gold

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - South Korea grabbed gold in the women's short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, easing some of the pain from the Vancouver Games when they finished first but were later disqualified for illegal contact.

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Bolt is the best in the world, ever: official

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Usain Bolt, already enshrined as one of the greatest Olympians of all time, became the most successful athlete in world championship history when he anchored Jamaica to victory in the 4x100 meters relay on Sunday.

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United States still men's 4x400 relay kings

MOSCOW (Reuters) - World 400 meters champion LaShawn Merritt anchored an emphatic American men's 4x400 meters relay triumph on Friday, a year after they were stunned in the Olympic final by the Bahamas.

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Romano delivers to snatch relay gold for U.S

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Megan Romano swam a blistering final leg to overhaul Australia's Alicia Coutts and snatch gold for United States in the 4x100 meters relay at the Barcelona world championships on Sunday.