Robles: I was DQ'd because I'm Cuban

Cuban athlete Dayron Robles said he wouldn't have been disqualified from the 110-meter hurdles at the world championships if he came from a more powerful country. Robles was stripped of his first-place finish in the hurdles in South Korea on Monday after judges upheld an appeal claiming he held back Chinese runner Liu Xiang. The ruling meant the gold medal was handed to American...
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August 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Richardson earns gold in 110m hurdles

Cuban world champion Dayron Robles was disqualified Monday after making contact with China's Liu Xiang on his way to winning the 110-meter hurdles final at the World Championships. Robles won a thrilling race in 13.14 seconds, seeing off a strong challenge from America's Jason Richardson (13.16). But the Cuban's trailing right leg seemed to make contact with the left arm of Liu...
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August 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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