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Justin Gatlin sets world-leading time to win US trials 200m final

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Justin Gatlin became the fifth-fastest 200m runner in history as he won Sunday’s final at the American Athletics Championships. The 33-year-old American, who has served two doping bans, recorded a time of 19.57 seconds in Oregon. It bettered the 19.68 secs he ran in May which, at that stage, was the best in the world. “I wanted to go out ...

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Usain Bolt: I’ll face Justin Gatlin when I’m ready

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Double-Olympic champion Usain Bolt has dismissed suggestions he is “afraid” of facing in-form American Justin Gatlin. The 33-year-old has run 2015’s fastest 100m and 200m – 9.75 and 19.68 seconds – but is yet to race Bolt this season. The pair are set to meet in the World Championships in Beijing in August, along with other leading sprinters Tyson Gay ...

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Justin Gatlin equals sixth fastest 100m time at Diamond League

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American Justin Gatlin ran the joint-sixth quickest 100m time in history to dominate the field in the Diamond League opener in Doha. The 33-year-old, who has served two doping bans, sprinted away to win his first race of 2015 in a time of 9.74 seconds – a world best for this year. It was a bad night for Britain’s James ...

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