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I’m a trans athlete. I’m tired of us being demonized by rightwing politicians

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Sports are a concept almost as old as civilization itself. From the Olympics of ancient Greece, to the games of lacrosse and pitz played by indigenous peoples of the Americas, humanity has engaged in sport. Throughout...

Teenager arrested in connection with death of Justin McLaughlin

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A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a 14-year-old boy who was found fatally injured at a railway station in Glasgow. Justin McLaughlin was found seriously hurt at High Street station at around...

The greatest race ever part II: Sydney McLaughlin wins 400m hurdles gold in world record time

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Another day. Another extraordinary 400m hurdles final. Another dizzying world record. And another urgent question: was this the greatest ever track and field race … since, erm, yesterday? Coming off the final bend thr...

Sydney McLaughlin already has a world record at 21. Now she wants Olympic gold

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Given its unique demands on technique, endurance, and speed, many consider the 400m hurdles one of the most challenging track and field events. After exploding out of the starting blocks, athletes must sprint 400m whi...

Sydney McLaughlin shatters 400m hurdles world record at US Olympic trials

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Sydney McLaughlin finally outraced Dalilah Muhammad to earn victory, and the 400m hurdles world record, at the US Olympic trials on Sunday night. The 21-year-old’s time of 51.90 seconds shattered the record by 0.26 se...