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Newman hoping her pole vault season’s not over after suffering knee injury

TORONTO — Alysha Newman went to the Prefontaine Classic two weeks ago in Eugene, Ore., intent on increasing her Canadian pole vault record again.

Instead, she wound up with a serious knee injury that has left her season in jeopardy. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist suffered a torn patellar tendon during the warmup in Eugene, but still attempted to compete on a day that went downhill quickly.

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