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  1. Swimmer Carter, chess player Smith named T&T Youth Sport personalties 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Javanna Smith, FC Junior Sportswoman of the Year, second left shares the spotlight with Mark Pouchet, second right, coach of Dylan Carter, winner of the Junior Sportsman of the Year Award at Friday's ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad. Dr Keith Clifford, left, chairman of the Sport Foundation is also in photo with Anthony Smart, executive chairman, FC.


  2. Stat man: Port Angeles native provides the numbers in NBC's Super Bowl broadcast booth todayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    George Hill, a statistician for NBC Sports, explains how a spotter's sheet helps to identify football players - in this case, for the Texas Longhorns football team - in Port Angeles before he departed for Phoenix to work at today's Super Bowl game. - Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Port Angeles' George Hill, background right, has been providing statistics for famed announcer Al Michaels, foreground left, during sports telecasts since the 1970s.


  3. Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Jamaica is on the verge of introducing blood testing for its athletes as the country continues its effort to recover from a doping scandal which rocked the sport of track and field here nearly two years ago. Executive Director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission , Carey Brown, Saturday said blood testing will be introduced by the end of the 2014/15 fiscal year, reported CMC.


  4. Hearts and flowers this February at the Armed Forces Officers Club & HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 1, 2015 - AL BARSHA, UAE -- Abu Dhabi's premier hotel destination, the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel, has devised a special package to celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14th, offering romantic dining for couples plus the option of overnight accommodation for those seeking to make it special weekend. According to Mr. Peter Freeman, Deputy Director General of the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel, the hotel's convenient location in the capital city made it a perfect Valentine's choice for those who wanted an indulgent evening without travelling too far.


  5. Athletes prepare for Polar Plunge events in Va. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Chesapeake residents Stephanie Berk, left, and Kelsey Equils are best friends who have been training with the Special Olympics Virginia Get SO Fit program. They will participate in the Polar Plunge Winter Festival.


  6. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBEX-AM Chillicothe

    A long-time official of track & field has been honored by the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches, for her more than 15 years of service. Terri Eldridge-Tutt recently was honored with the Distinguished Athletic Service Award.


  7. Sources Confirm Bruce Jenner is 'Transitioning into a Woman'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Towleroad

    After months of media speculation surrounding Bruce Jenner's changing appearance, a source close to the family has confirmed the former Olympic track and field athlete is in the transition process. "Bruce is transitioning to a woman," says a source close to the family.


  8. Bruce Jenner over the years: From Olympian to the world's most famous reality TV dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    Bruce Jenner is undergoing the transition to become a woman, with a family source confirming the news after months of speculation. The former Olympic runner is said to be "happy" and in a "great space" as he moves on with the change , and we've taken a look back at his life so far in a brilliant gallery at the top of this page.


  9. Julian Matthews aims to beat world's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nelson Mail

    He reached the 1500m final at last year's Commonwealth Games, now Nelson's Julian Matthews is hungry for more international competition. That's how much the former Athletics Nelson runner needs to cut off his 1500m personal best - which currently stands at 3min 38.20sec - if he wants to qualify for the IAAF World Championships in Beijing.


  10. Here's a look at all of the area's football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Morning Call

    Northern Lehigh's Caleb Johnson speaks at the 2013 Scholar-Athlete banquet after winning The Albert M. Beneck Memorial Scholarship Award. The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Lehigh Valley Chapter Scholar-Athlete dinner at the Northampton Memorial Community Center in... Northern Lehigh's Caleb Johnson speaks at the 2013 Scholar-Athlete banquet after winning The Albert M. Beneck Memorial Scholarship Award.


  11. Ford: Marathons finally under doping microscopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | ESPN

    Our collective attention to doping sometimes reminds me of the Eye of Sauron in the "Lord of the Rings," swiveling this way and that as events dictate. In track and field, our gaze has been steadily trained on bulked-up sprinters and throwers for decades.


  12. Road to Rio proving bumpy for Brazil, Australian Olympic chief Kitty Chiller tells athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    From no air conditioning in village accommodation, to satellite lodgings that are still not booked, Australia's Olympians are learning about the significant quirks awaiting them in Rio. Touring the country to lead sessions slanted towards improving team culture, new Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller also informed athletes that the track and field competition would not be held in the main Olympic stadium while accommodation for some competitors, including the rowers, had not been secured.


  13. Middle-distance runner Jesse Garn set to compete at NYC Armory InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    The 2015 New York City Armory Invitational one-mile run on Saturday will feature a star-studded roster. A silver medalist from the 2012 London Olympics and a participant from the 2013 World Track & Field championships are just two of the weekend competitors.


  14. Boston Olympics bid details revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Truckloads of sand and temporary seating would convert a section of historic Boston Common into a beach volleyball arena for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Triathletes would brave the waters of the Charles River.


  15. Track and field will race against national and professional teams at Armory InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Columbia Spectator

    The members of the Lions' men's distance medley relay team will line up against national teams from the United States, Kenya, and Ireland, a professional track club-NJ-NYTC, and four other collegiate programs in the final race of the Armory Track Invitational. Team USA-composed of Olympic gold medal winner Mike Berry, indoor record holder Erik Sowinski, Matthew Centrowitz, and former Columbia Kyle Merber, CC' 12, who holds the second fastest all-time collegiate mark in the 1500m-is looking to break a world record.


  16. MomentumTOO Cool to Rule?Read the original story

    Feb 11, 2010 | American Reporter

    As I write this, we're just 24 hours away from the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. I love the Winter Olympics.


  17. Scott Stinson: HBO series questions validity of gender testing in sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    South Africa's silver medalist Caster Semenya celebrates on the podium of the women's 800m at the 2012 London Olympics. JOHANNES EISELE/GettyImages You're an enlightened person, yes? A supporter of equal opportunity for all regardless of race or gender, who agrees that being gay is no more a lifestyle choice than being tall, and fine with the fact that a kid can have two mommies or two daddies.


  18. Long-jumper Taylor Stewart decided to focus on the decathlon, and is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The London Free Press

    He won the gold medal in the event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, placed third in the worlds and fifth in his first Olympics in 2012. The second Londoner may be a bit of a surprise, but for Taylor Stewart there's no reason not to aim for the stars.


  19. Claremont readies city to host Olympic athletes in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Claremont Courier

    Get ready to open your heart and possibly your door this summer as Claremont prepares to welcome participants competing in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. On January 27, the city council approved Claremont's participation as a Special Olympics World Games 2015 host town and allocated $20,000 from the unassigned General Fund for costs related to hosting an athletic delegation.


  20. City gearing up for this year's Special OlympicsRead the original story

    Thursday | Glendale News-Press

    Glendale will be home to 100 athletes during the Special Olympics World Summer Games this summer and to get things started, city officials held a kickoff fundraising event on Wednesday at the Alex Theatre. About 7,000 athletes from around the world will be flocking to Los Angeles in late July for what is being called the largest sporting event the Southland will see since it hosted the Olympic Games in 1984.