30 Jun '16, 6pm

Ailing hip leaves Lolo Jones out of Olympic Trials

Ailing hip leaves Lolo Jones out of Olympic Trials

By Eddie Pells, AP National Writer EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Looking for a Lolo Jones fix? Don't look in Rio this year. The popular and polarizing hurdler took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce she won't be healthy enough to compete at U.S. Olympic Trials Jones had hip surgery in November and isn't healed enough to compete later this week. The 33-year-old, who also competed for the U.S. in bobsled at the Sochi Olympics, has irritated many in trackcircles because of her knack for getting attention that doesn't measure up to her results. "I may have not shown you over the course of my career how to win an Olympic gold medal, but I hope my journey has shown you how to get back up when you get knocked down, how to try again when you feel like you've already tried so many times," Jones said. She was the favorite heading into the 2008 Olympics, but finished seventh after tripping ...

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