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Ex-Clemson star Brianna Rollins sets 100-meter hurdles record

...names.Rollins, a standout at Clemson before turning pro this month, finished in 12.26 seconds to break the mark of Gail Devers in 2000. It is also the fastest time in a 100 hurdles race in 21 years."I don't think about records," Rollins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2013-06-22/ex-clemson-star-brianna-r
Jamaican repeats in women's 100 meters

...and edge American Carmelita Jeter by .03 seconds.Fraser-Pryce became the first woman to repeat in the 100 since Gail Devers of the U.S. in 1992 and 1996.Allyson Felix, of the U.S., who considers the 100 her tune-up for the 200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-04/jamaican-repeats-womens-
Young track and field stars taking over

...Aug. 6-14 in Helsinki, Finland. They aren't as familiar as Marion Jones, Michael Johnson, Maurice Greene or Gail Devers, but give them time, because theirs might be the deepest and most talented generation in the sport's history. Among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/31/oth_460167.shtml
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Torch relay visits Atlanta

...who also took part in a ceremony in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Jenner joined Retton and Johnson on the stage, as did Gail Devers, Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci and Mark Spitz, along with current Olympic weightlifter Shane Hamman. But it was San...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/19/oly_419496.shtml
Olympics
Griffith Joyner, Olympics track star, dead at 38

...flamboyant, colorful, one-legged outfits, her elaborate, well-polished, 6-inch fingernails. Sprinter-hurdler Gail Devers and 400-meter hurdler Sandra Farmer Patrick have tried to emulate the glamour of Griffith Joyner, who died Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/22/oth_239729.shtml
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Young wins 400, but Devers' elimination another blow for U.S. team

...with the win, it was yet another day of disappointments for the U.S. team that has struggled at the world meet: Gail Devers stumbled in the 100-meter hurdles; Allyson Felix didn't make it out of the quarterfinals in the 200; and Tim Montgomery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/27/oth_386430.shtml
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Griffith Joyner 'ran a race faithfully won'

...which was bedecked with white flowers. About 1,500 mourners, including track and field Olympians Bruce Jenner, Gail Devers, Kevin Young, Willie Gault, Johnny Gray and pro tennis player Zina Garrison were among those at the service. Griffith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/27/oth_240239.shtml
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Eddie Robinson to speak at CSRA Classic

...running back Tony Dorsett, Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers, former Olympic 100-meter champion Gail Devers and Augusta native and former New York Jets fullback Emerson Boozer. Robinson's speaking engagement kicks off a weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/12/col_238764.shtml
College
Best and worst: A highly unscientific analysis of the Athens Games

...consisting of bland cold cuts, tepid omelets and concrete croissants. BEST USE OF COSMETICS: American sprinter Gail Devers, who painted her famous talons blue to match her uniform. WORST USE OF COSMETICS: The rhythmic gymnasts. We know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/oly_426841.shtml
Olympics
Jones jumps her way to final, will run relay

...latest of several favored Americans who will leave Athens empty-handed - including pole vaulter Stacy Dragila, hurdler Gail Devers, decathlete Tom Pappas and shot putter John Godina. In the 200, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell held off Felix to win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/26/oly_426533.shtml
Olympics