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Justin Gatlin celebrates victory in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field. Gatlin has been suspended twice for failing doping tests, once in 2001 and again in 2006.
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Michael Phelps waves after receiving his gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha on Wednesday. He described it as the hardest swim of his career. With the victory, he qualified for his fifth Olympic Games, something no other male American swimmer has ever done.
Michael Phelps celebrates qualifying for his fifth Olympic Games, after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Wednesday in Omaha, Neb.
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