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September 24, 2000

For complete coverage of the Sydney Olympics, including audio commentary from Times columnist Bill Plaschke, photo galleries and up-to-the-minute stories and results, go to

Among stories that will be available this morning from Sydney:

* Track and field, men's high jump final

* Baseball, Australia vs. United States

* Women's basketball, Poland vs. United States

* Women's soccer, semifinals

* Naoko Takahashi, Japan: Won the women's marathon in an Olympic-best 2 hours 23 minutes 13 seconds.

* Mark Crear and Allen Johnson, U.S.: Easily won their first-round heats in the 110-meter high hurdles.

* Monica Seles, U.S.: Defeated Dominique Van Roost of Belgium to reach tennis semifinals.

* Sang Xue and Li Na, China: Teenage divers were spectacular in 1-2 finish in 10-meter platform semifinals.

Dain Blanton and Eric Fonoimoana, U.S.: Advanced to beach volleyball gold-medal match.

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