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  1. Special Olympians show their skills in NapervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Daily Herald

    More than 750 Special Olympics athletes from Dupage, Kane and Kendall counties took to the fields at North Central College in Naperville on Sunday the annual Illinois Special Olympic Area 2/5 Spring Games. The athletes competed in track and field events, including the softball toss, long jump and running, as well as other events like powerlifting.


  2. Commentary: New program brings youth togetherRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    In my 20-plus years in Special Olympics I still, on occasion, make the same mistake. I miss the boat.


  3. Wolverines divide and almost conquer in split-squad meetsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Michigan Daily Online

    It's already hard enough to create harmony in a diverse sport like track and field, with dozens of athletes in different sports joining together for a collective team goal. When the Michigan women's track and field team added to that divide with two meets scheduled this weekend, it could have been trouble.


  4. Jenner: 'Yes, for all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KITV-TV

    Bruce Jenner was born on October 28, 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York. Jenner had dyslexia and struggled in school at a young age, but excelled at sports.


  5. Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and other transgender activists who've made a markRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    From several high-profile celebrities to a reference from the U.S. president in a major policy speech, transgender issues are increasingly coming to the forefront in pop culture and media. Bruce Jenner, the former Olympic track and field star, is the latest U.S. celebrity to announce a sex change.


  6. Kirani James smashes meet record in 400mRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Grenadian superstar Kirani James sent a stern warning to his rivals ahead of the imminent track and field season by smashing a 19-year-old record in 400 metres at the Drake Relays here. The Olympic gold medallist clocked a brilliant 44.22 seconds to stun a field that included nemesis and reigning World Champion American LaShawn Merritt, who could only manage fifth place in a modest 45.27 seconds, reports CMC.


  7. ASU track and field splits successful outings at Triton Invite and Drake RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | State Press

    The ASU track and field team made a split this weekend to take on the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, and the Triton Invitational in San Diego. The squad displayed its dexterity and depth with some big showings from surprising contributors.


  8. WPIAL track and field boasts sophomore sensationsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Jordan Geist's mother introduced her son to throwing the shot put years ago. Judy Geist, a former All-American thrower at Slippery Rock University, is now her son's coach at Knoch High School.


  9. Special Olympics Tackles Track and FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WEHT

    Athletes from all over the Tri-State took park in Saturday's track and field event at Apollo High School in Owens The Special Olympics were in Owensboro Saturday. Athletes competed in track and field events at Apollo High School.


  10. UCSD Wraps Up Triton Invitational; Conference Championships Await Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | UC San Diego Tritons

    The UC San Diego men's and women's track and field teams competed in the final day of the Triton Invitational at Triton Track & Field Stadium Saturday. There were over 1,500 athletes in competition including Olympians, Olympic hopefuls and others from around the world.


  11. Kentucky Track & Field Wraps Last Regular-Season Road WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Rebecca Famurewa, Adrianna Brown and Alisha Adair all picked up outright wins in open sections, while Raymond Dykstra produced another solid javelin performance, on Saturday. Kentucky's top throwers competed at the University of California-San Diego's Triton Invitational; while a select group Wildcats competed at the Bellarmine Classic.


  12. Susan Pawlak-Seaman: Olympics not Jenner's greatest featRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    While I wasn't a big fan of track and field, the decathlon was hard to ignore when it became clear that Jenner was aiming to Take It All. Plus, it didn't hurt that he was a good-looking guy and an amazing physical specimen.


  13. Prep Sports: Rae strikes out 18 as Quilcene softball downs La Conner; other area reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    Quilcene defeated La Conner 8-1 behind a dominating pitching performance by Sammy Rae in nonleague softball action. Rae pitched seven innings, scattering five hits and striking out a season-high 18 batters.


  14. Special Olympics Event On SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RiverBender.com

    In less than a week, athletes from around Southwestern Illinois will gather in Edwardsville for the annual Special Olympics Spring Games. It takes place Saturday, May 2 at Korte Stadium on the SIUE Campus.


  15. Bowman perhaps most accomplished coach ever hired at ASURead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Bob Bowman is perhaps the most accomplished coach ever hired at ASU Bob Bowman must prove himself but comes to ASU as most accomplished coaching hire ever in any sport Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1z5FRO7 I started to believe this Friday after a conversation with USA Swimming communications director Scott Leightman, who was with the Phoenix Suns from 1998-2003, and I'm more convinced after spending some time reviewing ASU's coaching history. Frank Kush, widely regarded as ASU's greatest coach, was a three-year football assistant at ASU when he replaced Dan Devine to start a 22-year head coaching run that took him to the College Football Hall of Fame.


  16. Athletics: Tom Walsh builds on successRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    The national shot put record-holder is putting his day job on hold while he throws his weight into his sport. 2014 was a breakthrough year for Walsh, with medals at the Commonwealth Games and the world indoor championships.


  17. CambridgeNews published Royston athletes inspired by Lee Valley Athletics Centre tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    ATHLETICS: More than 100 talented athletes from Royston's Greneway, Meridian and Roysia Schools made the most of their chance of using the world class facilities of Lee Valley Athletics Centre in London. The award-winning facility is home to a number of British track and field medallists from the London Olympics and was also one of the key training venues for Olympic and Paralympic athletes at the 2012 Games.


  18. Track & Field Shines at Competitive Tom Jones Memorial MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTLV

    Final Results GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The North Florida track and field teams posted several personal records and marquee performances against a highly competitive field at the Tom Jones Memorial Meet hosted by the University of Florida.


  19. Durham Academy hosts Special Olympics event for 30th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WRAL.com

    The school has been hosting the athletic events for 30 years, and senior Brooke Jones said the day is full of "chaotic joy." "I really like how much joy it brings," she said.


  20. America's transgender momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKBT

    Bruce Jenner was born on October 28, 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York. Jenner had dyslexia and struggled in school at a young age, but excelled at sports.