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Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia smashed the course record at the Chicago Marathon. Kebede finished in 2:04:38 and led a 1-2-3 Ethiopian sweep.
Dathan Ritzenhein finished 9th, but ran a huge personal best of 2:07:47.
Usain Bolt announced that he will focus on the 100 and 200 at the 2016 Olympics and not experiment with the long jump or the 400.
Jim McDannald of Track Focus recaps racing results from across the state of Oregon.
Hyleas Fountain, Tianna Madison and Lolo Jones all took part in the U.S. bobsled push-start championships on Friday.
Zersenay Tadese won the World Half Marathon Championships in 1:00:19.
Allan Kiprono and Kim Smith won the BAA Half Marathon.