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7 min ago | The Times

Mallard learns from Junior National Olympics experience

Gainesville's Hunter Mallard finished in a tie for 16th out of 34 in the boys 15-16 pole vault division at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships in Humble, Texas.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, High School Sports, Georgia High School Sports

1 hr ago | LongmontFYI

CU Buffs track and field: Jenny Simpson embraces Emma Coburn's success

From left, Jenny Simpson, former star runner at the University of Colorado, and Emma Coburn, who came up behind Simpson at CU and recently broke Simpson's American record, practice in Boulder on Friday.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Kara Goucher, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

1 hr ago | WOTV Battle Creek

Olympic athlete encourages runners in new 5K

ROCKFORD, Mich. Dathan Ritzenhein is back in West Michigan and is getting involved to encourage people and families to get fit! Ritzenhein graduated from Rockford High School in 2001 and went to the University of Colorado, where he ran cross country and track and field.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Commonwealth Games 2014: Day 4 Results, Updated Medal Table and Glasgow Schedule

Day 4 of the 2014 Commonwealth Games saw the track-and-field athletes trot out for the first time and the conclusion of the popular Rugby Sevens tournament, giving fans in Glasgow plenty to look forward to.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming

9 hrs ago |

Former Georgia track star and Olympian killed in two-vehicle crash

Former Georgia track and field star Torrin Lawrence was killed early Monday in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75, according to multiple reports.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, High School Sports, Georgia High School Sports

10 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

Peterson wins discus title at Junior Olympics

Two months after winning a bronze medal at the state track and field meet, a Cedar Ridge graduate has won a national competition.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

11 hrs ago |

Richard Moore: Jamaican Champs had intensity, but not poison, of the Old Firm'

Zharnel Hughes, left, of Kingston College crosses the line to win the U19 100m at Jamaica s Champs .


Related Topix: Sports, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

15 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer


The skies over Glasgow suddenly turned grey and the rains came sprinkling yesterday, replacing the warmth and sunshine that bathed this city since the start of these Commonwealth Games on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Kerron Stewart, Summer Olympics, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Rusheen Mcdonald, Gloria Asumnu, Christine Day

Sun Jul 27, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Jacksonville nonprofit selected for Google Glass project

Paralympian Lex Gillette tries on a pair of Google Glasses in San Francisco, which the blind track and field athlete will use to send first-person educational videos about his life to students across the country.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

The State

Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL

That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish. The rugby player turned track and field athlete turned football player has been accepted to the prestigious English educational institution, where he intends to study law, and has a spot reserved until 2017.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Lawrence Okoye, NFL Players, Summer Olympic, Chris Cook, Aaron Lynch, Marcus Martin

Staten Island runner Rodriguez-King earns second silver medal at Junior Olympics

Chalk up All-American track and field honors for Staten Island runner Michael Rodriguez-King, a fifth-grader at Sacred Heart elementary school in West Brighton.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Oregon Ducks' Devon Allen draws attention from Olympic hurdlers Jason Richardson, Aries...

While promoting tonight's Run Tracktown High Performance Meet in Eugene, American hurdlers Jason Richardson and Aries Merritt fielded a question about the current U.S. Track and Field outdoor 110-meter hurdles champion Devon Allen.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic


Australian Shelley trumps Africans for...

Australian Michael Shelley produced a stunning final 8km to trump a favoured east African field and claim gold in the men's marathon at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.


Related Topix: Dieudonne Disi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sentinel & Enterprise

Fitchburg track club's impact comes full circle

Now in its eighth year of existence, interest in the Greater Fitchburg Track & Field Club is as strong as ever.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics

New York Daily News

Sprint down memory lane at the Metro Area Track and Field Reunion

Atoms Track Club star Cheryl Toussaint bests Ottawa's Glenda Reiser in 800-meter run at the Metro Toronto Police Games in 1973.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic

Westwood resident honored for Special Olympics gold medal

Ed Murtagh said winning a gold medal in the volleyball finals of the Special Olympics USA Games last month was one of the most exciting moments of his life.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Detroit Free Press

U-M's Finn tracking down possible Olympic spot in distance running

Is the future of women's distance running in the U.S. a 5-foot-4, 100-pound dynamo at the University of Michigan named Erin Finn? U-M coach Mike McGuire has guided three Olympians while in Ann Arbor - Anna Willard in the steeplechase, Nicole Edwards Sifuentes in the 1,500-meter run and Geena Gall in the 800.


Related Topix: Anna Willard, Summer Olympic

Daily Pilot

Ciarelli steps down as Newport Harbor football strength coach

Stephanie and Tony Ciarelli were born two days apart in 1954. The married couple wound up sharing their 60th birthdays in June.


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

Tifton Gazette

Local sport stacking champs going to Junior Olympics

Locals Drew and Will Pridgen will be taking their first airplane ride on Tuesday.


Competitor Magazine

Bernard Lagat Headlines Rock 'n' Roll Philly 5K

One of the world's all-time great distance runners, Bernard Lagat, will headline the upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Running Festival in Philadelphia, September 19-21.


Related Topix: Sports, Bernard Lagat, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon


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