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  • MORE EDMONTON 2001 HEADLINES

  • Aug. 13: Americans relay their message
  • Aug. 13: Plenty of gold, but no world records
  • Aug. 13: Americans carry baton and themselves well
  • Aug. 13: A great crowd, but a poor run
  • Aug. 13: Bobble, bobble, doink!
  • Aug. 13: No doubt about it!
  • Aug. 13: Zelezny notches another hat trick
  • Aug. 13: Simon's the 'golden one'
  • Aug. 13: 'Go, Sandy, go!'
  • Aug. 13: Commonwealth crowd cheered
  • Aug. 13: Cummins Canada's top athlete
  • Aug. 13: Goodbye Glenroy
  • Aug. 13: A fitting end
  • Aug. 13: Cummins on right track
  • Aug. 13: Gilbert will be sorely missed
  • Aug. 12: Gilbert ends long relay career
  • Aug. 12: Running on hope
  • Aug. 12: One giant step for Canada
  • Aug. 12: Canada has worst performance ever
  • Aug. 12: Success not measured solely in medals
  • Aug. 12: Seven people now seeking asylum
  • Aug. 12: McBean: not surprised by Canada's results at worlds
  • Aug. 12: Scandal laps 5,000 metres
  • Aug. 12: Yegorova wins grudge match
  • Aug. 12: Olga victor, villain
  • Aug. 12: It's a Worlds of weight
  • Aug. 12: Don't blame Edmonton
  • Aug. 12: No excuse!
  • Aug. 12: United, we stand tall
  • Aug. 12: Today's race could be best by a mile
  • Aug. 12: Szabo has little to say
  • Aug. 12: Little prayer doesn't hurt
  • Aug. 12: Marion makes 'em pay
  • Aug. 12: Another jump for joy
  • Aug. 12: 'I just reacted to the gun'
  • Aug. 12: Fight to the finish
  • Aug. 12: Polish prince crowned champion
  • Aug. 12: Lady's luck takes a turn
  • Aug. 12: It's a real heartbreaker for high jumper Jones
  • Aug. 11: Men's relay team wins heat, qualify for semis
  • Aug. 11: Masback meets with IAAF drug chief
  • Aug. 11: Marion answers critics
  • Aug. 11: Japanese women powerful force in marathon
  • Aug. 11: A fresh start
  • Aug. 11: Eight strong legs
  • Aug. 11: Hold on, she's Cummins
  • Aug. 11: Listen, kids...
  • Aug. 11: That's one determined athlete
  • Aug. 11: Canuck fails to clear final hurdle
  • Aug. 11: Clarke's performance made Perry suspicious
  • Aug. 11: Why we fail
  • Aug. 10: Jones wins world 200 title
  • Aug. 10: Jamaican hurdler goes into convulsions after race
  • Aug. 10: Two female athletes test positive for drugs
  • Aug. 10: Szabo, Yegorova set for showdown
  • Aug. 10: Cummins becomes first Canadian woman in final
  • Aug. 10: Limo wins 5,000-metre event
  • Aug. 10: Canadian women try to put scandal behind them
  • Aug. 10: Sport minister downplays lack of medals
  • Aug. 10: Energy, media attention helps mould sprinters' mentality
  • Aug. 10: Marion on a mission
  • Aug. 10: 'Something to prove'
  • Aug. 10: Medallists run afoul of IAAF regulations
  • Aug. 10: Felicien jumps for joy
  • Aug. 10: Drug dilemma
  • Aug. 10: A cakewalk for Ivanova
  • Aug. 10: It's up and over from Down Under
  • Aug. 10: Marion gets back on track
  • Aug. 10: Buck stops here
  • Aug. 10: Canuck duo in 1,500 semis
  • Aug. 10: Deadmonton fights back
  • Aug. 10: Home-town spotlight no riot for Whyte
  • Aug. 10: More friends than Les needs?
  • Aug. 10: Familiar turf
  • Aug. 10: Cummins puts her shoulder into it
  • Aug. 10: Second fiddler
  • Aug. 9: Gramantik faces "worst nightmare" of no medals
  • Aug. 9: Killer Bs miss the mark
  • Aug. 9: We're left high 'n' dry
  • Aug. 9: Disappointing finish for Boswell, Tunks
  • Aug. 9: Surin, Bailey run down
  • Aug. 9: A black mark for British journalists
  • Aug. 9: Line 'em up for big Lars
  • Aug. 9: Athlete tests positive at world championships
  • Aug. 9: EPO test results could come Thursday
  • Aug. 9: Jones wins semifinal, Devers wins opening heat
  • Aug. 9: Devers still chasing Olympic hurdles gold
  • Aug. 9: Johnson wins third hurdles title
  • Aug. 9: Canadian high jumper says lack of team medals won't add pressure
  • Aug. 9: Canucks dig deep in bid to score a medal
  • Aug. 9: Trigenics guru in shock after client tests positive
  • Aug. 9: Barrier proves too tough a hurdle for U.S. Olympian
  • Aug. 9: Charles in charge
  • Aug. 9: Showdown in E-town
  • Aug. 9: Szabo runs for the fans
  • Aug. 9: Jones focuses in on 200m
  • Aug. 9: It was a long time coming
  • Aug. 9: Kenyan sweep spiked
  • Aug. 9: New guard has to go under 39 seconds
  • Aug. 9: Star likes being fast-tracked
  • Aug. 9: 'Refugees' swelling
  • Aug. 9: Anti-drug crusader to take on reinstated runner
  • Aug. 9: Top pole vaulters get over an ugly misunderstanding
  • Aug. 9: City slagger
  • Aug. 8: Boswell, Boateng both fail at medal attempts
  • Aug. 8: Tunks lights it up at the worlds
  • Aug. 8: Gebrselassie upset by Kamathi in 10,000
  • Aug. 8: Boycott called off
  • Aug. 8: Sullivan hopes to jump start season
  • Aug. 8: Greene could be sprinting again in two weeks
  • Aug. 8: South American faces drug ban
  • Aug. 8: Gilbert now team's last connection to Olympic gold
  • Aug. 8: British reporters take aim at Edmonton
  • Aug. 8: Three more seek refugee status
  • Aug. 8: Canuck team drops runner
  • Aug. 8: Positive test spikes runner
  • Aug. 8: The real shame
  • Aug. 8: Why oh why, Venolyn?
  • Aug. 8: Another cloud overhead
  • Aug. 8: Watch for 'shadowy figures'
  • Aug. 8: It's Canada Day!
  • Aug. 8: It's Nic's time to anchor the relay
  • Aug. 8: Dvorak - he's 'the man'
  • Aug. 8: Bucher gets 800m gold for mom and country
  • Aug. 8: Door to 200m is open
  • Aug. 8: Gaby grabs gold
  • Aug. 8: Pells endures an off day
  • Aug. 8: It's May's day!
  • Aug. 8: Cuban's toss is the tops
  • Aug. 8: Ethiopian sweep
  • Aug. 8: Brit's brush paints too broad a picture
  • Aug. 8: Szabo edges bitter rival
  • Aug. 8: Gebrselassie is much more than an athlete in Ethiopia
  • Aug. 8: No medal for Nadjina
  • Aug. 8: Real champ
  • Aug. 7: Canadian sprinter tests positive
  • Aug. 7: Clarke goes from obscurity to embarrassment
  • Aug. 7: Canadian team shocked, disappointed
  • Aug. 7: Positive drug test embarrasses Canada
  • Aug. 7: Clarke Timeline
  • Aug. 7: High-profile Canadian drug scandals
  • Aug. 7: Pells gives her best but falls short
  • Aug. 7: Klein shrugs off British reporter's attack
  • Aug. 7: Canada's best chance at medals comes Wednesday
  • Aug. 7: Official: Second person seeks refugee status
  • Aug. 7: U.S. 200-meter runners looking good
  • Aug. 7: World Championships Notebook
  • Aug. 7: Jones added to relay pool
  • Aug. 7: Loss fuels notion that Marion is losing her edge
  • Aug. 7: Marion Jones loses
  • Aug. 7: Sprint queen dethroned
  • Aug. 7: Golden streak comes to end
  • Aug. 7: Bailey is a big pain, but also magnificent
  • Aug. 7: The Last Word
  • Aug. 7: Dear, oh Deere
  • Aug. 7: Dragila is pushed to the limit
  • Aug. 7: Greene and Boldon pull out with injuries
  • Aug. 7: Great One takes in Worlds
  • Aug. 7: It's a triple for Edwards
  • Aug. 7: Javelin event turns into a one-woman show
  • Aug. 7: Bahamian starts new era in 400 metres
  • Aug. 7: Pettigrew running away from retirement
  • Aug. 7: Stones thrower
  • Aug. 7: Kevin gets the Lowedown
  • Aug. 7: A reason for her smile
  • Aug. 7: Stupid mistakes mar women's pole vaulting
  • Aug. 7: Local gal running for Chad
  • Aug. 6: Jones unable to defend 100-metre title
  • Aug. 6: Tunks shakes of pressure, fights wind, to qualify
  • Aug. 6: Greene out of championships
  • Aug. 6: Boldon pulls out of 200
  • Aug. 6: Greene: 'I took my body where it wasn't ready to go.
  • Aug. 6: U.S. champion withdraws from world 800
  • Aug. 6: Friendship between Boswell and Boateng extends beyond track
  • Aug. 6: Canadian hurdler prepares for Tuesday
  • Aug. 6: Slow starters frustrate sprinters
  • Aug. 6: When it comes to schedule, Godina no MJ
  • Aug. 6: British discus thrower used to play in CFL
  • Aug. 6: An emotional time as Bailey runs into retirement
  • Aug. 6: Bailey given hero's sendoff
  • Aug. 6: Bailey goes out a winner
  • Aug. 6: Fans salute Bailey finale
  • Aug. 6: Athlete at worlds seeks refugee status
  • Aug. 6: More defections expected
  • Aug. 6: Surin's Worlds ends in agony
  • Aug. 6: Fast times!
  • Aug. 6: Sprinters cool to royals visit
  • Aug. 6: Szabo camp says testing has failed miserably
  • Aug. 6: Bittersweet day for Adusei
  • Aug. 6: Jones beats the heat
  • Aug. 6: 'B' guys pass bar exam
  • Aug. 6: Get serious. Korolchik did
  • Aug. 6: Watch out for Canadian Haynes
  • Aug. 6: Ziolkowski puts the hammer down
  • Aug. 6: Amputee Rob Snoek has run his last race
  • Aug. 6: Cowart makes no excuses
  • Aug. 6: This run turned into roller derby
  • Aug. 6: Race walkers at mercy of judges
  • Aug. 6: Gretzky has a date with Jones
  • Aug. 6: Fans can't boost Niemi into 400m final
  • Aug. 6: Canadian duo set sights on Cuba's Sotomayor
  • Aug. 6: Anti-doping police look quite foolish
  • Aug. 6: Masses adoring Marion
  • Aug. 5: Greene wins third straight world 100-metre title
  • Aug. 5: Bailey fails to advance
  • Aug. 5: Bailey waves goodbye to Canada
  • Aug. 5: High jump pair leads Canada into finals
  • Aug. 5: Jones easily wins first-round heat
  • Aug. 5: Jones breezes through early rounds
  • Aug. 5: Participant seeks asylum
  • Aug. 5: Tunks carries Canada's medal hopes
  • Aug. 5: Starter off to rough start
  • Aug. 5: He's back!
  • Aug. 5: Bailey's big heart beats injured knee
  • Aug. 5: Fast 'n' furious
  • Aug. 5: Snyder feeding off finish
  • Aug. 5: Misipeka makes big impression
  • Aug. 5: Olga returns
  • Aug. 5: Surin becomes bit of an expert on false starts
  • Aug. 5: It's shoe-time in 100 metres!<
  • Aug. 5: 'Mo'-tor mouth!
  • Aug. 5: Blisters, heat slowed Khannouchi
  • Aug. 5: Niemi answers bell
  • Aug. 5: Pole vaulter getting the shaft
  • Aug. 4: Bailey and Surin through to semifinals
  • Aug. 4: Bailey survives the cut
  • Aug. 4: Greene, Bailey, Boldon advance amid shoe flap
  • Aug. 4: Three-hundred pounder sprints the 100
  • Aug. 4: Yegorova will be allowed to run
  • Aug. 4: Dragila, Feofanova qualify for pole vault final
  • Aug. 4: World crass act
  • Aug. 4: Surin takes run at the critics
  • Aug. 4: This is huge
  • Aug. 4: Abera wins it by a neck
  • Aug. 4: Marathon idea a winner
  • Aug. 4: Heat by heat...
  • Aug. 4: Those dashing young men...
  • Aug. 4: Sandy's a dandy
  • Aug. 4: Twin killing on tap
  • Aug. 4: Smart dough rests with Mo
  • Aug. 3: Bailey and Surin prepare for last battle at worlds
  • Aug. 3: Drechsler looking for one more long jump gold
  • Aug. 3: Khannouchi drops out of marathon at halfway mark
  • Aug. 3: Edmonton kicks off world track championships
  • Aug. 3: Jones' relay status uncertain
  • Aug. 3: Nike event turns ugly
  • Aug. 3: Painfully obvious
  • Aug. 3: Yegorova out
  • Aug. 3: Marathon man
  • Aug. 3: Home track advantage?
  • Aug. 3: No Dorji and no Bhutan
  • Aug. 3: Counting down the days
  • Aug. 3: Marathon man accepts anonymity
  • Aug. 3: Hammer time can be scary
  • Aug. 3: Barber knows what to do
  • Aug. 3: Rematch may not materialize
  • Aug. 3: Marathon is sports most gruelling competition
  • Aug. 2: Bailey lashes out at his treatment by media
  • Aug. 2: Bailey leaves legacy to Canada
  • Aug. 2: Track and field's biggest show ready, but do Canadians care?
  • Aug. 2: Gasp! Live TV coverage
  • Aug. 2: Unresolved case leaves threat intact
  • Aug. 2: Jones, Greene still uncertain regarding Worlds
  • Aug. 2: Men's marathon opens championships
  • Aug. 2: Runner threatens to boycott because of doping case
  • Aug. 2: Race goes to the wire
  • Aug. 2: Oly cow!
  • Aug. 2: History for sale
  • Aug. 2: Two athletes recalled from Polish squad
  • Aug. 1: Canadian athletes show an edge
  • Aug. 1: Doping scandal hits championships
  • Aug. 1: Szabo threatens to boycott the worlds
  • Aug. 1: Boswell not bothered by medal pressure
  • Aug. 1: Gebrselassie to go for fifth straight win
  • Aug. 1: 'One run, one round'
  • Aug. 1: Legging it out
  • Aug. 1: Proposed one false start rule 'ridiculous'
  • Aug. 1: Can wishing make it so?
  • Aug. 1: CBC has all angles covered
  • July 31: Report: Bailey tears knee ligament
  • July 31: Greene says he is ready for 100 metres
  • July 31: Khannouchi emotionally and physically ready
  • July 31: Edmonton opens doors to track stars
  • July 31: Tunks hopes to put face on throwing events
  • July 31: Yegorova drug decision made today
  • July 31: Commonwealth sports a whole new look
  • July 31: Track guru praises locals
  • July 31: What tales they'll tell
  • July 31: Their pictures are on 'Most Wanted' lists
  • July 31: Track talk: Red rubber oval
  • July 31: The hangover is going to be worth it
  • July 31: They just don't get any respect
  • July 31: Home-field advantage? Canada hopes so
  • July 31: A day in Monte Carlo that will live forever
  • July 31: Fast action against thieves
  • July 31: Surin, coach call truce
  • July 31: Throwing caution to the wind
  • July 31: Haile their hero!
  • July 31: Team Canada relays a message
  • July 30: Canadian relay team runs to easy victory
  • July 30: IAAF backs off controversial rule
  • July 30: Canadian team at worlds shows changing of the guard
  • July 30: Closing in on the Worlds
  • July 30: Surin in synch
  • July 30: Aussie marathoners face uphill struggle
  • July 30: Athletes under scrutiny
  • July 30: Wanted: fans in the stands
  • July 29: Global villages
  • July 29: Estonia's big on talent
  • July 29: Making do with Les
  • July 27: Fuchsova withdraws from worlds
  • July 27: Running out of patience
  • July 27: McCann jumps at the chance
  • July 27: No ordinary Coe!
  • July 26: Track and field championships a big show
  • July 26: Edmonton 2001 -- 10 to Watch
  • July 26: Medal contender withdraws from worlds
  • July 26: Pounding the podium
  • July 26: Mama mia!
  • July 26: Runner arranges race to qualify
  • July 25: Campbell pulls out of world championships
  • July 25: Jones' relay status uncertain for Worlds
  • July 25: Colander-Richardson and Clark off U.S. world team
  • July 25: Edmonton locals named to Canada squad
  • July 25: Dragila hot on Jones's heels
  • July 25: Canadian coach tosses gauntlet at star sprinters
  • July 24: Rogers sneaks onto U.S. world team in 5K
  • July 24: Canadian team looking to future
  • July 24: Showdown to a record?
  • July 24: Surin to sprint in Calgary
  • July 24: Ukrainians rebuilding, but fans will be many
  • July 24: We've been bushwhacked!
  • July 23: IAAF plans EPO tests for world championships
  • July 22: Surin bolts Games to prepare for worlds
  • July 22: Khannouchi says he's fit for worlds
  • July 20: Loroupe vows never to run again for Kenya
  • July 19: Two Kenyan stars dropped for Worlds
  • July 18: Younger, stronger, better
  • July 17: Starry 800-metre duel in jeopardy
  • July 17: Sweat, fears, lots of 'tri'
  • July 13: Worlds is key for Allen
  • July 12: Bailey bound for Edmonton
  • July 12: Can Boldon bottle lightning?
  • July 12: Gebrselassie will run at Commonwealth
  • July 11: Try these tasty tidbits
  • July 10: Talk of the town
  • July 9: What makes Sandy run?
  • July 9: Numbers not golden
  • July 4: Fat Joe and Mr. Bean
  • July 3: Off to the rodeos!
  • June 27: Edward, Sophie to open August world athletic championships
  • June 27: Tunks ready to make discus noise at worlds
  • June 26: National disaster!
  • June 25: Organizers learn lesson before Worlds
  • June 25: Johnson will run for money
  • June 22: False start
  • June 20: Johnson not expected to run
  • June 19: Braun drops out of worlds
  • June 15: Canadian event a test run for Worlds
  • June 12: Opening Ceremonies' success in jeopardy
  • June 8: World track organizers get little help
  • June 7: Preparation the key for 2001 Worlds
  • May 29: Privalova to miss Edmonton worlds
  • May 26: Bailey's career nears the finish line
  • May 25: Bailey to retire following 2001 outdoor season
  • May 25: The more the Marion!
  • May 25: It's their big show
  • May 25: Officials happy with ticket sales
  • May 25: Raising the bar
  • May 25: Greene says record a matter of time
  • May 24: Edmonton organizers trot out world's fastest pair
  • May 24: Track stars win hearts of youngsters
  • May 24: Track stars shine
  • May 21: Runners share feelings about route for Worlds marathon
  • May 20: First in line, no waiting
  • May 19: Running chance
  • May 19: Mad about marathon
  • May 18: We're even-steven!
  • May 18: Head honcho hoping for continued dry weather
  • May 12: Hurtin' Jones fights back
  • May 10: Jones, Greene come callin'
  • May 10: Woes? Whoa!
  • May 9: Timing is everything
  • May 9: Bailey feels passed over
  • May 7: First USA meet, then Worlds for Johnson
  • May 7: U.S. Olympian sanctioned
  • May 5: Jones planning another gold medal blitz
  • May 3: Swan song switcheroo?
  • May 2: USATF to discuss Johnson's status for Worlds
  • May 1: Cash for dash!


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