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American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon on 'special day'

...left about five minutes before the bombs went off.He was the first American to medal in an Olympic marathon since Frank Shorter won gold in 1972 and silver in 1976. His 2009 New York victory broke a 27-year American drought there.Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-21/american-meb-keflezi
Overtime

...tournament in China. Track and field Hall is dedicated by ex-Olympians Former Olympians Al Oerter, Bob Beamon and Frank Shorter were among several stars who helped dedicate the opening of the new national track and field Hall of Fame at the Armory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/oth_402310.shtml
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The other IOC scandal

...Olympic Games has been chemically skewed and taking illegal drugs is now the price of entry into the competition," said Frank Shorter, 1972 marathon gold medalist. IOC spokesman Richard Pound of Canada said the Committee is moving to set up a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/22/edi_274482.shtml
Editorials
IOC doping policies criticized at Senate hearing

...Games has now been chemically skewed and taking illegal drugs is now the price of entry into the competition," said Frank Shorter, the gold medalist in the 1972 Olympic marathon. The IOC, already under fire over the issue of corruption in Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/21/oth_274267.shtml
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Marathoners hope for win in New York

...crossing the line second. He entered the race as a relative unknown, but became the first American man to medal since Frank Shorter got silver in 1976. Keflezighi always knew he could do it though people counted him out. "It's not a surprise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/05/oth_433558.shtml
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Sports, governments back first global drug code

...backing the code. Twenty-three others promised to sign at a later date. No government indicated it would not sign. Frank Shorter, chairman of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, called the code a "giant step forward." "For the first time ever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/oth_368108.shtml
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Bill Rodgers returns to a scene of his great successes

...big breakthrough in 1975, winning at 2:09:55. He broke the American record held by 1972 Olympic gold medalist Frank Shorter and the course record of 2:10:30 set by England's Ron Hill in 1970. That was despite stopping four times for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/16/oth_259168.shtml
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Winner will share wealth with cohorts

...most difficult question on the quiz: 78 percent of the participants missed it. (Most answered Carl Lewis). 13. Frank Shorter was the last American male to win the marathon. He did it in: a. 1968 b. 1972 c. 1976 d. 1980 answer: b...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/20/met_198994.shtml
Metro
Come back this weekend to see who won our contest

...What American man won the most gold medals in track and field? O.J. Simpson Jesse Owens Ray Ewry Carl Lewis 13. Frank Shorter was the last American male to win the marathon. He did it in: 1968 1972 1976 1980 14. In what year did the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/14/oly_198936.shtml
Olympics
Marathoners to rock n' roll

...founders of the Rock `n' Roll Marathon. "Our goal is to create the fastest loop course in the country," said Frank Shorter, the 1972 Olympic gold medalist in the marathon and the 1976 silver medalist, and another founder of the event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/22/oth_207160.shtml
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