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Gatlin gets comeback chance in Oregon

(Reuters) – Disgraced 2004 Olympic 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin’s comeback bid gained new life on Wednesday when he was invited to compete in Saturday’s Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting.

The 2005 world champion, still hoping to prove he can compete with the best after a four-year doping ban, will face 2008 Olympic silver medallist Richard Thompson of Trinidad and speedy Jamaicans Nesta Carter and Michael Frater, officials said. Read more>>

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