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Olympics roundup: Former UK runners miss out on semifinals in track and field

Staff report   Three former Kentucky college athletes participated in the 11th full day of action at the London Olympics. You can see a rundown of their performances below:   Angel McCoughtry. (Photo from Team USA) Basketball   Former UofL women’s basketball player Angel McCoughtry scored 11 points in Team USA’s 91-48 win versus Canada in the quarterfinal round. McCoughtry...

Four former UK runners qualify for Olympics

When the world’s best track and field athletes convene in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics, four former UK track and field stars will be among them.   Jenna Martin (Canada), Rondel Sorrillo (Trinidad & Tobago), Mikel Thomas (Trinidad & Tobago) and Jose Acevedo (Venezuela) have each punched their tickets to the Olympic games, which will take place in London this year from July 27...