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Sprints were contested at the first Olympics in 776 BC, leading to the creation of today’s programme, which features running, jumping and throwing events.
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It's all about the sprint
The 100m sprint is maybe one of the most popular events under the Olympic Summer Games, so are the other sprint disciplines. Here you have some of the best clips through history.