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1 hr ago |

High School Top Performer - Week 1: Anfernee Joseph (boys track and field), Franklin

JUST THE STATS: At the Skyland Conference Relays last Saturday at Hunterdon Central in Flemington, Joseph split a personal best 1:56.9 on the second leg of the 4x800 that finished first in a meet-record 7:51.11.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, New Jersey High School Sports, High School Sports

4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Fremont sprinter, 80, still moving -- and winning -- at her own pace

Sprinter Irene Obera has racked up so many victories for so long, it appears she might be outracing life's toughest competitor: aging.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

8 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

USA Track and Field, Nike extend partnershipUSA Track and Field, Nike ...

The new deal was announced Wednesday by USATF. Max Siegel, the CEO for track's national governing body, says this is a "game-changer for the sport and what USATF will be able to offer all of our constituents."


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

11 hrs ago | McGill Reporter

Clement-Heydra among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Award

Katia Clement-Heydra , a forward on the McGill Martlets hockey team, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Olympic Hockey, Kim St-Pierre (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

11 hrs ago |


Jack McDowall, named the top student-athlete in the first half-century of NC State athletics after earning 11 varsity letters in four sports, is among the 10 members selected for the third class of the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Swimming

12 hrs ago |

16 SMCHS Athletes Sign on to Play at Collegiate Level

Originally posted at 9:18 a.m. April 16, 2014. Edited to correct a university. From a Santa Margarita Catholic High School press release: Sixteen athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, April 16 as they officially signed or verbally committed with colleges across the country for their sport.


Related Topix: California High School Football, California High School Sports, High School Football, High School Sports, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

16 hrs ago | Where Toronto

Run for It

It's hard not to be a runner in a city with routes as spectacular as the seawall and Stanley Park.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

18 hrs ago | Sea Coast Echo

Stennis: Going for the Gold

John C. Stennis Space Center on Saturday hosted the Area III Special Olympics Track and Field Competitions.


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19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Kenai's Ostrander clocks nation's second-fastest time in 3,200

Kenai's Allie Ostrander faced the toughest competition of her track career last weekend and emerged as the nation's second-fastest 3,200 runner among high school girls.


23 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

BYU decathlon champ Chase Dalton might be Cougs' best athlete

Provo a The best all-around athlete at Brigham Young University this year might not be probable NFL early-round draft pick Kyle Van Noy, record-setting receiver Cody Hoffman, versatile quarterback Taysom Hill or even two-sport star Jennifer Hamson.


Related Topix: Sports, Brigham Young Cougars NCAA Football, Brigham Young University NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Cody Hoffman, Kyle Van Noy, Summer Olympic

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

University of Miami pole vaulter Alysha Newman overcomes fear to succeed

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Daily Mail

Helen Skelton and Paula Radcliffe lead the way in contrasting...

Reigning cats and dogs: The Cambridges cuddle police puppies as the skies open up for last day of engagements in New Zealand BREAKING NEWS: Bomb squad rush to suspicious package left at finish line of Boston Marathon by 'barefoot man in black hat and veil' on anniversary of atrocity Ivy League lawyer, 35, sentenced to life without parole after ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Paula Radcliffe, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

The WSU Signpost

WSU track star aims for Olympics

Weber State University senior Amber Henry Schultz runs in a meet earlier this season.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Weber State Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Weber State University NCAA, Damian Lillard

Saipan Tribune

Guam service members volunteer for Special Olympics

DEDEDO, Guam-Dozens of sailors and airmen volunteered to coach and show support for disabled athletes during the 38th Annual Special Olympics Guam Track and Field event at Okkodo High School in Dededo on April 12. Service members kept score and recorded time for activities such as the long-jump, 50-meter run, and softball throw stations during the ... (more)


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Why has Mo Farah got two waxworks?

Marathon man Mo Farah has two wax figures to go with his two Olympic golds but he isn't likely to be running the distance between them any time soon.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Mo Farah, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Jessica Ennis, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

SUNY Canton to host the north country's Special Olympics Summer Games May 3

The day of competition athletes in St. Lawrence and Franklin counties is May 3 at SUNY Canton's Roos House athletic center.


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The Baltimore Sun

Former Terps basketball assistant Spinelli takes position at Boston College

Scott Spinelli , formerly an assistant under Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon , has accepted an assistant coaching position at Boston College.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Softball, Olympic Baseball, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Addicted To Quack

Eugene to bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships

The biennial IAAF World Championships is track and field's Super Bowl. Eugene will bid to become the first city in the United States to ever host the meet.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, University of Oregon NCAA, NCAA Sports

The Leaf-Chronicle

Fort Campbell hosting Warrior Games trials

Soldiers and staff from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion shoot air rifles during the local trials for the upcoming Warrior Games.


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Athletics: Greneway and Meridian athletes train at Lee Valley

Over 100 athletes from Greneway and Meridian schools got the chance to use the facilities at the Lee Valley Athletics Centre in North London.


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Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35