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Merritt sets WR in 110 hurdles

Aries Merritt already had the Olympic gold, so there was only one way to make this season even more special. And in his last -- near-perfect -- 110-meter hurdles race of the year, the American put in a world record-breaking performance that had him shaking his head in disbelief. Merritt finished in 12.80 seconds Friday at the Van Damme Memorial, slicing a full 0.07 seconds off...
Via Fox Sports
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Aries Merritt of US wins 110-meter hurdles gold

Aries Merritt led a 1-2 finish for the United States in the Olympic 110-meter hurdles, winning in 12.92 seconds Wednesday night. Defending champion Dayron Robles of Cuba pulled up midway through and clutched his right hamstring. Jason Richardson, the world champion, was second in 13.04. Hansle Parchment of Jamaica took the bronze in 13.12. Robles, the world-record holder, began...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Summer Olympics Day 12: American Woman Look To Bite Back In Sprint Rivalry

The us women beg to differ when we postualte the Americans have capitulated to the Jamaicans in the sprint events. Under the umbrella of the 100, 200, 400 and the two relays, we have two of these events in the books on the women’s side and the medal count reads USA 4, Jamaica 2, with each country pulling in a gold medal. Read into that however you want, but that tells me that so...
Via Just Cover Blog
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles skips Grand Prix meet with slight injury

Reigning Olympic champion Dayron Robles of Cuba withdrew from the 110-meter hurdles at the Adidas Grand Prix this weekend with what meet officials say was a slight injury. Robles skipped the Prefontaine Classic last Saturday in Eugene, Ore., because of visa issues. He missed quite a show, too, as Liu Xiang of China won the race in a wind-aided time of 12.87 seconds, which would...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Liu dominates hurdles at Classic

Liu Xiang lunged across the finish line and quickly looked up to his left at the giant scoreboard. Then, he impatiently waited. A split second later -- only it felt like an eternity -- the board flashed Liu's time in big, white characters: 12.87 seconds. That sent the 110-meter hurdler from China straight into euphoria as he thrust his fist into the air before dancing and...
Via AP on Fox
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Liu wins 110m hurdles in Shanghai Diamond League

Liu Xiang defeated world champion Jason Richardson to win the men's 110-meter hurdles at the rain-soaked Shanghai Diamond League meet on Saturday. Jamaican runners topped their American rivals in the sprints. Asafa Powell held off Michael Rodgers to win the 100 meters, while Veronica Campbell-Brown beat Carmelita Jeter in the women's 200. Liu and Richardson were even through...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Rematch for Liu and Richardson in Shanghai

Liu Xiang's hurdles rematch with Jason Richardson is the most anticipated race of the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Saturday. Dayron Robles won the 110-meter hurdles at the world championships in Daegu, South Korea, last August, but was disqualified after Liu appealed. Robles smacked Liu's hands over the last hurdles. Richardson was promoted to the gold medal, and Liu...
Via AP on Fox
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles hoping to race in New York for 1st US visit

Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles is hoping to visit the United States for the first time and compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York in June. The defending Olympic champion and world-record holder says he has recovered from problems with his back and right leg and would be fit to compete in the June 9 race. The injuries kept him out of the world indoor championships in March in...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Isinbayeva sets pole vault record

Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva broke her indoor pole vault world record at the XL Galan meet Thursday, and Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start. Isinbayeva cleared 16 feet, 5¼ on her second attempt at Globe Arena, topping her mark of 16-4¾ set in 2009 at Donetsk, Ukraine. "This was the real comeback,"...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Isinbayeva sets indoor pole vault world record

Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva broke her indoor pole vault world record at the XL Galan meet Thursday, and Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start.
Via Sign on San Diego
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles wins indoor hurdles after Liu disqualified

Olympic champion Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles at the indoor XL Galan meet on Thursday after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start.
Via ESPN
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles wins hurdles at indoor meet after Liu DQed

STOCKHOLM (AP) -Olympic champion Dayron Robles won the 60-meter hurdles at the indoor XL Galan meet on Thursday after Liu Xiang was disqualified for a false start.
Via MSNBC
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles optimistic against Liu in Stockholm

Cuban hurdler Dayron Robles says he isn't surprised he lost to Chinese rival Liu Xiang at an indoor meet last week.
Via Sign on San Diego
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Xiang bests Robles at Birmingham Grand Prix

Liu Xiang beat Dayron Robles in a resumption of their hurdling rivalry before the London Olympics, and Lerone Clarke upstaged Jamaican rival Asafa Powell in the 60-meter sprint at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday.
Via ESPN
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Xiang gets better of Robles as rivalry resumes

Liu Xiang beat Dayron Robles in a resumption of their hurdling rivalry before the London Olympics, and Lerone Clarke upstaged Jamaican sprint rival Asafa Powell at 60 meters at the Birmingham Grand Prix on Saturday.
Via Sign on San Diego
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic champion Robles loses in 60-meter event

Kevin Craddock of the United States won the 60-meter hurdles, topping Olympic champion Dayron Robles at an indoor meet Friday.
Via MSNBC
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Cuba hurdler Robles blasts training conditions

Cuba's best-known Olympic athlete, Dayron Robles, complained Tuesday about terrible training conditions as he prepares to defend his gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles this summer in London.
Via ESPN
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Robles wins 110 hurdles gold at Pan Am Games

Dayron Robles was too far ahead of his rivals to get into any trouble this time, winning his second straight Pan American Games gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles Friday.
Via ESPN
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Robles wins another 110 hurdles gold at Pan Ams

Dayron Robles was too far ahead of his rivals to get into any trouble this time, winning his second straight Pan American Games gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles Friday.
Via MSNBC
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Robles wins another 110 hurdles gold at Pan Ams

Dayron Robles was too far ahead of his rivals to get into any trouble this time, winning his second straight Pan American Games gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles Friday.
Via Sign on San Diego
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Pan-Ams: Robles set for redemption in hurdles

Cuba's Dayron Robles, looking to make up for being stripped of the gold medal at the world championships, cruised through the Pan-American Games high hurdles semi-finals on Thursday.
Via Universal Sports
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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