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Simpson claims silver in dramatic women’s 1500

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LONDON -- With another astounding stretch run, Jenny Simpson earned her fourth global medal in the women’s 1,500 meters Monday night at Queen Elizabeth Stadium. Going from fourth to second by zipping down the inside rail in the final meters, the 2011 world champion, 2013 silver medalist and 2016 Olympic bronze medalist claimed the silver medal at the IAAF World Championships, further establishing her as one of the most brilliant and consistent championship runners of her era.

Bowie dips her way to 100m gold; Morris, Kovacs claim silver

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LONDON -- With a furious finish and a lean for the ages, Tori Bowieupgraded her 2016 Olympic silver medal to World Championship gold Sunday night in the women’s 100 meters, tumbling through the finish line for a history-making win for Team USATF at Queen Elizabeth Stadium.

Cragg ends 34-year medal drought in World Championships marathon with bronze

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LONDON -- Two-time Olympian Amy Cragg made history Sunday coming across Tower Bridge Sunday, storming over the final 800m to win bronze in the women’s marathon, becoming the first American woman to capture a marathon medal at the IAAF World Championships since Marianne Dickerson in 1983.

Spikes Skype Bot is launched

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SPIKES, the official Skype Bot for the world of international track and field athletics, is launched today to mark ‘One Week To Go’ to the start of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (4-13 August).