Five more track stories to watch

  • Updated: August 2, 2012 - 11:54 PM

FIVE TO WATCH

Usain Bolt vs. Yohan Blake isn't the only track story line in London. Here are five more things to watch for:

1 Oscar Pistorius of South Africa, a double amputee who runs on carbon-fiber blades, begins competition in the 400 meters on Saturday.

2 Distance runner Mo Farah carries serious hopes for the home nation, Somalia. His first test comes in the 10,000 final Saturday.

3 Minnesotan Kara Goucher competes in the women's marathon Sunday.

4 Caster Semenya of South Africa, who faced questions about her gender, competes in her first Olympics. Her 800 event begins Wednesday.

5 Remember Allyson Felix, who gained a spot in the 100 meters after a third-place tie in the U.S. trials? Her best event is the 200 meters, with a Thursday final.

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Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley 12
San Francisco - WP: G. Kontos 9 FINAL
Philadelphia - LP: J. Manship 6
Texas - LP: N. Tepesch 1 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: J. Francis 2
Boston - LP: J. Peavy 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: J. Happ 7
Miami - WP: J. Turner 6 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: M. Minor 5
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Chicago Cubs - WP: K. Hendricks 6
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Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar 8 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: Y. Pino 2
Kansas City - WP: B. Chen 7 FINAL
Chicago WSox - LP: S. Carroll 1
Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi 7 FINAL
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Washington - WP: C. Stammen 7 FINAL
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Detroit - LP: P. Coke 4 FINAL
Arizona - WP: E. De La Rosa 5
Houston 2 Bottom 11th Inning
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