THE SUSPENSE IS KILLING THE TRACK community. Will Primo Nebiolo, the president of the IAAF--track and field's governing body--change the Atlanta Olympic schedule to accommodate the U.S.'s Michael Johnson, world champion in both the 200 and 400 meters? If not, then Johnson would be faced with the impossible task of running in three races on Monday, July 29, and then, two days later, in the 400 final and the 200 semifinal. At stake for the 28-year-old Texan is the chance to do what no athlete has ever done: win the Olympic 200 and 400.

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