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The Latest: Eaton leads by 131 after 7 events in decathlon

The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): ___ 11:35 a.m. Defending champion Ashton Eaton stayed within world-record range after seven events in the decathlon, amassing 6,451 points after the discus throw. Eaton, who set the world record at 9,039 points in 2012, threw 44.34 meters and had a 131-point lead of Damian Warner of Canada. Warner cut Eaton's overnight lead by 42 points with better marks in the 110-meter hurdles and the discus throw on Saturday. Rico Freimuth of Germany was in third place with 6,266 points, recording the best mark of 50.17 meters in Group A of the discus throw. The pole vault, javelin throw and 1,500-meter race are still to come in...

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