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Allyson Felix takes Olympic gold in 200

...second American woman to win the long jump at the Olympics, leaping 23 feet, 4½ inches on her second attempt. Jackie Joyner-Kersee gave the U.S. its other gold in 1988.Janay Deloach added a bronze and now the Americans head into the last...
Obama boosts bid for Chicago

...Chicago Mayor Richard Daley as well as Olympic greats such as Mike Conley, a gold medalist in the triple jump; Dominique Dawes, a three-time Olympian in gymnastics; and track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time gold medalist.
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Devers breaks U.S. record in 60-meter hurdles at the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships. Devers ran 7.78 last month at the Millrose Games to break Jackie Joyner-Kersee's 14-year-old record of 7.81. The hurdle final was scheduled for later Saturday. In Saturday's...
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Aikman, Staubach coming to NASCAR

...sustain momentum, lost their sponsor and disappeared from the stock car sport. Three years ago, Olympic track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee and her husband, Bob, announced plans to form a team, but nothing ever materialized. Aikman, 36, retired...
Post-Olympic Atlanta has different look

...President Stan Kasten said the team plans an Olympic monument within Turner Field, honoring Mr. Johnson, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other track stars. He hopes it will be completed by next opening day. But Mr. Kasten makes no apologies...
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Top athletes of the century

...Mickey Mantle (tie) 785 35. Mark Spitz 785 37. Joe Montana 772 38. Jack Dempsey 765 39. Bobby Orr 729 40. Jackie Joyner-Kersee 685 41. Billie Jean King 683 42. Walter Johnson 671 43. Sammy Baugh 621 44. Rocky Marciano (tie) 596...
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...NCAA champion who has collected 16 All-America certificates in her intercollegiate career, has been selected as the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award winner as the nation's top female track and field athlete. Ferguson received the award Saturday at...
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USOC seeks aid from White House

...continue to move quickly and forcefully. "I do hope the IOC continues to clean its house," said Olympic track champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee, now a special assistant to Mr. Hybl. Ms. Joyner-Kersee and four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist...
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Overtime: English team to compete in Shootout

...birth control pills. Slaney, 40, took birth control pills at the time, according to her legal team. -- Track star Jackie Joyner Kersee will receive the Humanitarian Award at the Women's Sports and Fitness Champions awards reception on Tuesday...
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Jones clocks near-perfect season; 'FloJo' dies

...Michael Johnson was timed in 2:54.20. That capped a meet that also included a victory by world record-holder Jackie Joyner-Kersee in her final heptathlon; world record-holder Dan O'Brien's triumph in his first decathlon since the...
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