News from the Field

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Tarmoh Backs Out of Tie-Breaker Runoff

In an email to USA Track & Field officials sprinter Jeneba Tarmoh announced she will not compete in Monday's scheduled runoff with training partner Allyson Felix. The race was designed to break... Read More

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Sagan Wins First Tour de France Stage

Slovakian rider Peter Sagan took the first stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, reeling in Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland in a sprint finish in Seraing, Belgium. "I was the only one who could... Read More

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Phelps Secures Spot in 8 London Events

Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic trials on Sunday to secure a spot in all eight swimming events at the London Games, though he'll only race in seven. Phelps started... Read More

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Fisherman Charged for Pulling Up Diver

A Florida fisherman accused of dragging a biologist from the seafloor by her dive flag and line was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge Wednesday after a month-long investigation. The... Read More

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Residents Sue U.K. Over Olympic Missiles

Tenants of an east London development are suing the U.K.'s Ministry of Defence to stop it from stationing surface-to-air missiles on their roof during the Olympics. Lawyers for the Fred Wigg Tower... Read More