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  1. Usain Bolt's title defense starts with ease

    Associated Press

    DAEGU, South Korea -- Usain Bolt won his heat Saturday in 10.10 seconds and qualified for the semifinals in the 100 meters at the world championships. The world-record holder from Jamaica is looking to defend his 100 and 200 titles in Daegu, Sout...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  2. Usain Bolt pushing himself back into form

    Associated Press

    MONACO -- Usain Bolt claims he'll be happy to successfully defend both sprint titles and stay injury-free at the world championships, ruling out the prospect of lowering his 100-meter world record. The Jamaican will take on European champion Chri...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  3. United States Portugal World Cup match draws record television ra...

    Associated Press

    The United States' 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched soccer game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport's rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world. The Niels...

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  4. Lionel Messi flirts with Ballon d'Or record for Jan. 7 selection

    Associated Press

    Lionel Messi can break another soccer record on Monday by being selected the world's best player for an unprecedented fourth time.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  5. Americans finish 1-2 in decathlon at worlds

    Associated Press

    DAEGU, South Korea -- Trey Hardee captured his second straight decathlon title at the world championships and took a back seat to a false start by Usain Bolt. In fact, a record-setting performance by the Americans in the event Sunday was overshad...

    Blog | August 29, 2011