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At a recent Special Olympics Summer Games, one athlete took center stage to receive a gold medal something that symbolized much more than winning a sporting event.
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USA Olympic bobsled hopeful Lolo Jones is making things interesting with her strong pushing performance Saturday at the Park City World Cup event.
The way New Zealand measures sporting success needs to change - the 'one size fits all' approach does not work for global sports such as football, basketball and tennis.
So much for transition and paying one's dues and deferred gratification. Brianna Rollins is living - and running - in the moment, and her moment is now.
Usain Bolt shares a laugh with his coach Glen Mills after receiving the Most Outstanding Performer for 2013 award at the Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, last Saturday.
It's bad enough that the Lions Track and Field Club cornered the city into paying more than $380,000 for an Olympic-quality track.
Effective at the end of the academic year next summer, the school will cut two women's sports and five men's sports .
Apati Tua has won a gold medal for American Samoa at the Special Olympics after placing first in her women's 100-meter division in what has turned out to be a big Day 3 for the track and field athletes.
With wrestling season finally underway, I found myself reflecting back to events that took place this past spring, namely the International Olympic Committee's attempt to drop the sport from the 2020 Olympics.
Janna Blowers of Elburn, who trains with the Fox Valley Special Recreation Association, is one of four Illinois residents who will participate in the gymnastics portion of the Special Olympics, set for June 14 through 21, according to a news release from Special Olympics Illinois.
Waking up at 4 a.m. to squeeze in a 10-mile run before a long day on her surgery rotation at Oakland's Highland Hospital, Michelle Meyer, MS3, is nothing if not dedicated.
He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped onto the lush field and pulled on a cap.
In this Feb. 3, 1996 file photo, South Africa's captain Neil Tovey hoists the African Nations Cup trophy in the air after it was presented to him by President Nelson Mandela, right, following South Africa's 2-0 win over Tunisia in the final match in Johannesburg.
South African rugby captain Francios Pienaar, right, receives the Rugby World Cup from South African President Nelson Mandela, who wears a South African rugby shirt, after they defeated New Zealand in the final 15-12 at Ellis Park, Johannesburg.
Perhaps Giants safety Will Hill wouldn't have made this strip and recovery on Sunday if there had been a laser to mark a first down.