Chart: World track championships info

  • Updated: August 8, 2013 - 1:01 AM

World Track Championships

When: Saturday through

Aug. 18

Where: Moscow

Local ties: The 148-person U.S. roster has only one Minnesotan, discus thrower Liz Podominick of Lakeville. Gophers sprinter Alena Brooks will be competing for Trinidad & Tobago (1,600-meter relay). Ex-Gopher Barbora Spotakova, world record holder and two-time Olympic champion for the Czech Republic in the women’s javelin, had a baby in May and will miss the event.

U.S. stars: The Americans have nine athletes defending their 2011 world titles: Jason Richardson (110 hurdles), Christian Taylor (triple jump), Jesse Williams (high jump), Dwight Phillips (long jump), Trey Hardee (decathlon), Carmelita Jeter (100), Jenny Simpson (1500), Lashinda Demus (400 hurdles) and Brittney Reese (long jump).

RACHEL BLOUNT

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Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland - WP: J. Johnson 10 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: Y. Herrera 9
Colorado - WP: J. Nicasio 3 FINAL
San Diego - LP: R. Erlin 2
Los Angeles - LP: B. League 2 FINAL
San Francisco - WP: Y. Petit 3
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117
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