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Green Bay Packers bobsled celebration not Olympic standard (video)

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Jordy Nelson was once teammates with an athlete who went on to become a U.S. Olympic bobsledder.

Randall Cobb has apparently seen “Cool Runnings.”

But the Green Bay Packers wide receivers’ bobsled celebration on Sunday lacked something very important — a fourth man.

Nelson, Cobb and Davante Adams made up the rare three-man bobsled team after an Adams touchdown in Sunday’s 35-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Nelson, the brains behind the operation, according to, may be familiar with one U.S. Olympian.

Johnny Quinn, who famously broke out of a locked bathroom in Sochi, spent the 2008 preseason with the Packers, when Nelson was a second-round rookie.

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Sprinters age 100, 102 break records at USATF Masters Indoors (video)

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100-year-old sprinterĀ Orville RogersĀ broke five world records in the 100-plus age group at the USATF Masters Indoors Championships over the weekend.

The retired pilot did so in the 60m (19.13 seconds), 200m (1:40.94), 400m (4:16.90), 800m (9:56.44) and 1500m (20:00.91), according to USA Track and Field.

Not to be outdone, 102-year-oldĀ Julia “Hurricane” HawkinsĀ broke 100-plus age group records in the 60m and the shot put as the oldest female competitor in meet history.

In the 60m, Hawkins clocked 24.79 seconds, smashingĀ Ida Keeling‘s record of 58.34 from February. Hawkins also threw the shot put 2.77 meters (or 9 feet, 1.25 inches).

Full meet results are here.

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Charles Hamelin finally claims short track world overall title

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Charles HamelinĀ won Canada’s first overall title at a world short track speed skating championships in 20 years, bagging the biggest missing prize from his extensive collection this past weekend.

The 33-year-old and four-time Olympian won the 1000m and 1500m at worlds in Montreal en route to the overall crown tallying results from those two events, a 500m and a 3000m.

Hamelin came into the meet as the only male skater in history to win individual gold medals at multiple Olympics yet never claim an overall world title. From 2007 through 2016, Hamelin finished second in the overall three times and third another three times at the annual worlds.

ā€œI was missing two medals [before this year]: Olympic champion in the 1000m and first in overall standings at a world championship,” Hamelin said, according to the International Skating Union. ā€œTo win it here in Montreal in front of my family and friends, Iā€™m at a loss for words.ā€

Hamelin was originally going to retire after worlds but decided in the last month — after failing to finish in the top five in any individual race for the first time at an Olympics and announcing a split with fiancĆ©e and triple Olympic medalistĀ Marianne St-Gelais — that he would continue at least through the 2018-19 season.

He won the overall at worlds with 81 points, nearly double the points of silver medalist LiuĀ Shaolin SĆ”ndor, who was part of Hungary’s Olympic 5000m relay champion team. South KoreanĀ Hwang Dae-HeonĀ took overall bronze with 44 points, one point behind Liu.

The last Canadian to win the world overall title wasĀ Marc GagnonĀ in 1998, the last of his four crowns.

On the women’s side, South KoreanĀ Choi Min-JeongĀ won her third world overall title in four years by claiming 500m, 1500m and 3000m wins.Ā Olympic teammateĀ Shim Suk-HeeĀ was second, followed by ChineseĀ Li Jinyu. South Korean won every female gold medal.

The U.S. went medal-less at a fourth straight worlds and didn’t advance any skaters past the semifinals. Its roster included individual Olympic medalistsĀ John-Henry KruegerĀ andĀ J.R. CelskiĀ and recently crowned world junior 500m championĀ Maame Biney.

Viktor Ahn,Ā the six-time Olympic champion left off the list of Russians invited to PyeongChang by the International Olympic Committee, failed to advance past any individual semifinals.

ItalianĀ Arianna Fontana, the most decorated short track skater in PyeongChang with a medal of every color, competed only in the relay in Montreal due to emotional exhaustion, according to her social media.

BritĀ Elise Christie, the 2017 World overall champion, missed the championships altogether after suffering ankle ligament damage in a crash at the Olympics.

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