Olympic Track And Field Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. In focus: SWOTY Team of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Live coverage on Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports Arena and Sky Sports Main Event from 8pm on Thursday October 26 It's been a fabulous year for women's sport and we are profiling the contenders for the four main prizes, including the 2017 Vitality Team of the Year. On Thursday night, the sporting world will celebrate a memorable 2017 for British female sport at the 30th Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards in association with Vitality.

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  2. Kirkpatrick receives Helping Hands AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For her many acts of kindness and service to others, Geneva Kirkpatrick is the 2017 recipient of the Helping Hands Award bestowed by the women of Gilmer County's Marthas and Marys, an ecumenical group of church women with members from 14 congregations. All are invited to a celebration of Genny's life on Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glenville.

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  3. Bolt ready for football in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Vanguard

    Usain Bolt hopes he can begin his football career in 2018, revealing "a lot" of clubs had reached out to him. Jamaica's Usain Bolt gestures before the semi-finals of the men's 100m athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 5, 2017.

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  4. Stephen Francis steps down at MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Stephen Francis has stepped away from his role as head coach of the MVP Track Club, turning over the reins to his brother, Paul. A release from the club's president Bruce James this morning said the changes had been in effect since September 1 this year.

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  5. Usain Bolt to begin football career in 2018 and reveals 'a lot' of contact from clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Jamaican Athlete Usain Bolt poses with a United shirt prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Fulham at Old Trafford on August 25, 2012 in Manchester, England. Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt wants to begin his professional football career in 2018 and has revealed "a lot" of clubs have reached out to sign him already.

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  6. Nigerian male quartermilers and the threat of extinction - Yemi OlusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Vanguard

    AT the 2017 World Championships held in August in London, Nigeria was represented by single athlete in the men's 400m - Samson Nathaniel, who happens to be the Nigerian Champion in the event. Whereas Nigeria's quota for the women's 400m was met as four women met the qualifying standard for the World Championships, Nathaniel was the only male Nigerian athlete to hit the entry standard for London 2017.

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  7. Music Icon Johnny Mathis Returns to Playhouse SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The now-famous telegram read: "Have found phenomenal 19-year-old singer who could go all the way! Send contract." That telegram was sent by a Columbia Records executive.The teenage "singer" was none other than Johnny Mathis , and the year was 1956...an Olympic year, one in which track and field star Mathis was supposed to compete in the Olympic trials.

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  8. Rugby Canada coaches scouring other sports to add to sevens talent poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    With Montreal Alouettes defensive back Tevaughn Campbell slated to come on board after the CFL season and a space open for Adam Zaruba should he quit his NFL dream, the Canadian men's rugby sevens team already has football talent on its roster. Coach Damian McGrath wants more.

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  9. U.S. pressured IOC to ban Russia from Winter Olympics: PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Japan Times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the US had put indirect pressure on the IOC to block Russia from the 2018 Winter Games, adding it would be a "humiliation" for the country. The IOC is currently assessing if Russian athletes will be allowed to appear at the event in South Korea in February.

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  10. Olympics: Sochi 2014 doping re-tests complete, hearings done by NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Performers form the Olympic rings during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 23, 2014. Photo: Reuters/File Performers form the Olympic rings during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 23, 2014.

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  11. Has Andre De Grasse found a new rival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | CBC News

    With the retirement of legend Usain Bolt, track and field fans can only hope a new rivalry will emerge between Christian Coleman, right, and Andre De Grasse. Chicco Nacion returns to his birthplace of Toronto after growing up in Niagara Falls.

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  12. De Grasse, international track returns with "Track & Field in the 6ix"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    Andre De Grasse was a promising young sprinter at the 2015 Pan American Games and raced to double gold in the 100 and 200 metres. It was his coming-out party, and a jam-packed crowd at Toronto's York University stadium was there to celebrate.

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  13. On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 19, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Kissy Walker, head coach of Husson University's women's basketball team, invites high school, middle school and youth coaches to a free open week of practices 5:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 17-19, and 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at Husson. Rick Torbett, from Better Basketball and the creator of the "Read and React Offense", installs all 10 layers of the dynamic offense that can be used from youth to all college levels.

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  14. Putin says US pressured IOC to ban Russia from Winter GamesAFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Yahoo!

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the US had put indirect pressure on the International Olympic Committee to block Russia from the Winter Games, adding it would be a "humiliation" for the country. The IOC is currently assessing if Russian athletes will be allowed to appear at the event in South Korea in February.

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  15. Hall of Fame Focus: Shameka MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Rutgers Scarlet Knights

    Marshall questioned, "Coach James, why are these people's pictures here?" "And then he said they are very distinguished people. I told him, 'I want my picture up there.'

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  16. Steven Hoag, Minnesota distance running legend, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Star Tribune

    "I can remember running in my hometown of Anoka, and well-meaning neighbors would stop their cars and ask if I needed help," recalled Hoag in a 2007 interview on a Running Minnesota blog. Hoag was a distance running star from the time he attended Anoka High School.

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  17. He sings, he acts, he ministers -- Meet Heanon TateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    God gives every person unique talents to use them, says Heanon Tate, pastor of Force of Life Church in North Tampa. Tate, 46, is a musician, actor, athlete and minister.

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  18. Sochi 2014 re-tests complete, hearings done by NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Indian Express

    Hearings for Russian athletes following the re-tests of their doping samples from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will be completed by the of November, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday. The IOC is re-testing all Russian athletes' samples from those Games following revelations by Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Moscow's discredited anti-doping laboratory, of a scheme to cover up the home competitors' positive samples.

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  19. Bert Church receives Special Olympics Alberta awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Airdrie City View

    Bert Church High School was honoured at the Special Olympics Alberta 37th Annual Awards event and Annual General Meeting Oct. 14 when it was named the 2017 recipient of the Unified School award. The award is handed out annually to the school that best exemplifies commitment and dedication to the Special Olympics Alberta Unified Sports program, helping to grow the program across the province.

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  20. Well done, Stephen FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | The Gleaner

    World renowned track coach Stephen Francis , OD, receives the Order Of Jamaica from Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at The National Awards held at King's House on Monday. It's a sign of how important success in track and field is to Jamaica that the sport's operatives often get national awards.

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