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Michael Johnson to open training center

Updated: June 27, 2006, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Five-time Olympic champion sprinter Michael Johnson will announce plans Wednesday to open a training center near Dallas for elite athletes and youths.

Johnson said the facility will include a sports medicine research complex, to be operated by a prominent Dallas fitness expert, and will be modeled after the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

Plans call for an eight-lane, 400-meter outdoor track stadium and a 23,000-square-foot indoor facility including a basketball court, 60-yard ...

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