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Holliday bows out undaunted

LONDON — Former Oregon standout Becky Holliday bowed out of the pole vault competition after clearing two heights at the London Olympics on Monday, but she wasn’t about to leave the venue. The 32-year-old Holliday, who placed ninth overall at 14 feet, 7¼ inches, wanted to stay and watch her…

Pole vaulters come up woefully short

Great Britain’s Kate Dennison was almost certainly overshadowed by her compatriots at Olympic Stadium on Saturday. And for the pole vaulter, that was probably a good thing. While Great Britain’s Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford dazzled the crowd, taking gold in the heptathlon, 10,000 meters and men’s long…