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Frenzied month for American sprinter Justin Gatlin

By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

Within a matter of days this month, Justin Gatlin had an Olympic relay silver medal stripped, shattered his personal-best mark in the 100 and missed...full story
updated 2015-05-27 03:01 PM
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    Updated: 2015/05/27 15:40 GMT+08:00
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Frenzied month for American sprinter Justin Gatlin
By PAT GRAHAM
Associated Press

Within a matter of days this month, Justin Gatlin had an Olympic relay silver medal stripped, shattered his personal-best mark in the 100 and missed....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 PM

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