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  1. Gay Agenda Influencing the NCAA and USA Track and Field, Both Headquartered in IndianapolisRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Christian Newswire

    The NCAA and USA Track and Field, both based in Indianapolis, are joining protests against the new Indiana law that protects the freedoms of Christians and others. The NCAA and USATF organizations are following the gay agenda that is sweeping the United States.


  2. Schroeder into Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Weeroona College teacher Gary Schroeder has been recognised for his cross country achievements earlier this year, when he was inducted into the Valpariso University Athletics Hall of Fame. WEEROONA College teacher Gary Schroeder has been recognised for his cross country achievements earlier this year, when he was inducted into the Valpariso University Athletics Hall of Fame.


  3. Walnut forming new task force to study Mt. SAC projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... The football stadium is slated for construction this summer, with Mt. SAC hoping to host the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in 2020. The citizen advisers will also study proposals for a 13,500-square-foot food court with seating for 290 people ...


  4. Retired LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Philly.com

    During his 54-year career, Bill Fritz and the men and women he trained won enough championships, titles, and honors to fill a trophy room. Or a hall of fame.


  5. new TV show - "Douglas Family Gold"Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gymnastics Coaching

    Gabrielle "Gabby" Douglas stunned the world in 2012 by becoming the first African American in history to win the individual all-around gold medal at the Summer Olympics. Behind her meteoric rise was a supportive family willing to sacrifice everything for years to help her dream.


  6. Thorpe Award, Heisman Trophy and Olympics all goals of USC's Adoree' JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Jackson, who plays cornerback, receiver and kick returner, is intent about winning the Thorpe Award -- for the top defensive back in college football -- Heisman Trophy and a medal in track and field at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Jackson, 5 feet 11 and 185 pounds, said he crafted his goals growing up in Belleville, Ill., to prove to his city "that you can do anything you want if you put your mind to it."


  7. Stanford's Williams earns Pac-12 track and field honorRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    Stanford freshman Harrison Williams was named Pac-12 Men's Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays last week. Williams, making his collegiate outdoor track debut, came within 74 points of matching the school's oldest and most legendary track and field record - that of Bob Mathias in his gold-medal winning effort at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.


  8. Oxygen and Esquire Network Team Up for Companion Shows...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The two outlets are teaming up for a pair of companion reality series revolving around comedians, it was announced Monday. Oxygen will air "Living With Funny," which will explore the personal lives and relationships of professional funny people, while Esquire will air "Comedians of L.A.," which will revolve around the working life of a stand-up comedian onstage, backstage, and offstage.


  9. Fourth title would be 'greatest gift' for AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2013 | Sunday Star Times

    WAY OUT IN FRONT: Valerie Adams pumps her fists after a big throw during her victory in the shot put during the London Diamond League meet at the Olympic Stadium. In the early hours of Tuesday week, Adams will be in Moscow trying to add a fourth straight world shot put title to an already heavyweight CV.


  10. Vandercook Lake alum receives MIAA track & field awardRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Josh Lowe turned in the best triple jump by a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association track & field athlete so far this season last Saturday, and he was rewarded Monday by being named the league's Male Field Athlete of the Week. A senior from Jackson who prepped at Vandercook Lake High School, Lowe was the runner up in the Viking Olympics with a leap of 44 feet.


  11. Turkey to send 153 athletes to Baku 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Today.Az

    An exciting and innovative new multi-sport event of the continent will include 20 sports, 16 of which are Olympic, during the 17 days of competition in June 12-28. 6,000 athletes will prove themselves in Baku.


  12. Track and Field: Port Townsend earns three runner-ups at Terrace Relays; other area reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    Port Townsend had three runner-up finishes at the Terrace Relays track and field meet at Edmonds Stadium. Twelve schools from five of the state's six classifications competed at the popular meet, including the Redhawks and fellow North Olympic Peninsula squads Chimacum and Crescent.


  13. Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford golden in ShanghaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    Two Canadian skating teams reached the podium at the figure skating world championships while a pole vaulter set a new record and the women's hockey team competed at the world championships. Canadian skating team Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford won the gold medal in the pair's event at the world figure skating championships in Shanghai, China on Saturday.


  14. The business and politics of sports: roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    The biggest news in the sports business at the moment is how the backers of a 2024 Olympics hosting bid for Boston have agreed to hold a statewide referendum on whether or not to bid on the event . A big problem with such votes is that they usually take place on an overly accelerated timeline, leaving an inadequate amount of time to work through the issues in a reasonable way.


  15. World-class athletes give track tips at YokotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    Mike Powell, a two-time world champion and the world record holder in long jump, coaches high school and middle school athletes at Yokota Air Base, Japan on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Powell was among four former Olympians to visit Yokota.


  16. Sally Pearson ignores injury scare to win national 100 metres hurdles titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson shrugged off the threat of injury to win her seventh 100 metres hurdles crown at the national track and field championships in Brisbane. Pearson, competing less than 24 hours after withdrawing from the 100m final because of hamstring tightness, showed no ill effects in posting a season best of 12.59 seconds to secure her berth on the Australian team for August's world championships in Beijing.


  17. Prep Sports: Port Angeles softball notches 12 hits in big win over Klahowya; other area reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Daily News

    Carly Gouge was 3 for 3 at the plate with a double, a triple, an RBI and two runs to lead the Port Angeles softball team to a 10-0 win over the Eagles in five innings. Nizhoni Wheeler and Hunter-Anne Coburn combined on the mound to hold Klahowya to one hit.


  18. Daundre Barnaby, An Olympic Sprinter From Weaver, DrownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hartford Courant

    Weaver High School graduate Daundre Barnaby reacts after winning the men's 400 meter finals at the Canadian Track and Field Olympic Trials in Calgary, Alberta, on June 29, 2012. Weaver High School graduate Daundre Barnaby reacts after winning the men's 400 meter finals at the Canadian Track and Field Olympic Trials in Calgary, Alberta, on June 29, 2012.


  19. The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Independent

    Nike's corporate social responsibility strategy speaks of inspiration, innovation and "the endless possibilities of human achievement through sport." It proclaims: "We believe if you have a body, you are an athlete."


  20. Canadian Olympic runner Daundre Barnaby dies in swimming accidentRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | MacLeans

    Daundre Barnaby, who competed for Canada at the 2012 London Olympics, died in a swimming accident at a national team training camp in St. Kitts on Friday. He was 24. "He was a very nice guy, he had 'Peace, love and unity' as his slogan for the team," said Peter Eriksson, Athletics Canada's head coach.