March 18, 2016
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Greene and gold!
'`Who is the king of the world?'' he was asked after he won his third gold medal at the worlds here.
'`Who is the king of these championships?'' he re-phrased it.
'`I don't know.''
More magic might await Michael JohnsonSEVILLE, Spain (AP) -- The magic of Michael Johnson's 400-meter world record was the defining moment of the World Championships. There could be more magic in his future.
While Johnson has accomplished more than any track and field athlete during the '90s, his career is far from over at 31.
Surin relays terse message
Bruny Surin, the designated goat after the team's miserable showing Saturday, lashed out yesterday, aiming most of his verbal arrows at training partner and longtime teammate Donovan Bailey.
2001 here we come!
They're our worlds now.
Mayor Bill Smith broke all protocol by grabbing the microphone after International Amateur Athletic Federation President Primo Nebiolo presented him the IAAF flag. Smith tried to say '`thank you'' in Spanish and French. But he didn't drop-kick the flag.
Paris, London, Tokyo, Berlin to stage worldsSEVILLE, Spain (AP) -- Paris, London, Tokyo and Berlin have been lined up to stage the World Championships from 2003-2009, the president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation said Sunday.
In addition, IAAF chief Primo Nebiolo said London would be added to the sport's elite "Golden League" circuit next year and Doha, Qatar, might hold the 2000 Grand Prix final.
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