Olympic Track And Field Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. The unwritten rules of athletic endorsement dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Marketing

    Last week, the most decorated Olympian of all time and arguably one of Under Armour 's most valuable brand ambassadors to date appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated with six medals around his neck and a Nike swoosh clearly visible on his pants. While there's plenty of speculation as to why Phelps appeared in the photo donning clothing bearing the trademark of one of his key sponsor's top rivals, the bottom line is that Under Armour likely isn't happy about it.

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  2. Russian athletes visit air base in Syria used to strike ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    Russian athletes including the women's pole vault world record holder, Yelena Isinbayeva, have visited an air base in Syria that Russia uses to target Islamic State fighters. Isinbayeva, who won gold at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics but like most Russian track and field athletes was banned from competing in Rio, led a group of Russian athletes to the Hemeimeem base in the government-controlled part of Syria.

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  3. The 2016 Olympic Games: Diversity Wins Gold in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Medium

    "Team USA reminds the world why America always sets the gold standard: We're a nation of immigrants that finds strength in our diversity and unity in our national pridea In a season of intense politics, let's cherish this opportunity to come together around one flag. In a time of challenge around the world, let's appreciate the peaceful competition and sportsmanship we'll seea between rivals who know we share a common humanity.

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  4. What Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest Tells Us About AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RollingStone

    The role of the famous black athlete has been a polarizing one for as long as sports have dominated American headlines, going all the way back a century to when Jack Johnson beat white boxer Jim Jeffries in 1910. During Johnson's time, he was regarded as a "bad nigger," not only because he was articulate and handsome, but also because he beat his white rivals.

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  5. Russian Athletes Visit Air Base in Syria Used to Strike ISISRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Russian athletes including the women's pole vault world record holder, Yelena Isinbayeva, have visited an air base in Syria that Russia uses to target Islamic State fighters. Isinbayeva, who won gold at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics but like all Russian track and field athletes was banned from competing in Rio, led a group of Russian athletes to the Hemeimeem base in the government-controlled part of Syria.

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  6. Silver-winning 4 -100 relay team looks to future with confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Japan 4x100-meter relay team members Aska Cambridge, Yoshihide Kiryu, Shota Iizuka and Ryota Yamagata show off their Rio 2016 silver medals at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan on Monday. Wearing the official Japanese Olympic team uniform, a pinstriped sports coat and gray pants, and with silver medals hanging from their necks, the Japanese 4 100-meter relay team gave an impromptu demonstration of their baton-passing skills for a curious crowd of onlookers.

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  7. Barry Jacobs: What happens when Olympics, election, NCAA collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Every four years the Summer Olympics and a U.S. presidential campaign coincide, providing stirring examples of grace under pressure, good sportsmanship, fierce yet respectful competition, and achievements worthy of being celebrated for years to come. Substituting the gold, silver and bronze of Olympic medals for the blue, purple and red states on an electoral map provided a welcome chromatic respite.

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  8. Islanders receive sovereign medal for volunteers todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Guardian

    Four P.E.I. residents will be awarded Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers this week during a ceremony at Government House. This is the first presentation ceremony to be held on Prince Edward Island.

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  9. Annual event showcases ways to get activeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Medincine Hat News

    Whether you want to throw a bowling ball, throw a person, or just learn how to run fast, Med Hat Active had an option for everyone Saturday at the Cypress Centre. Groups around the city, including sports, arts and service clubs, set up shop in the centre, providing information to children and parents.

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  10. PM Modi praises female athletes' performance in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Rio Games silver-medallist PV Sindhu before the Khel Ratna Award function in the national capital. Express Photo by Renuka Puri Two days after he announced setting up of a Task Force to boost India's performance in future Olympic Games, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked states to set up similar committees to identify the games in which they can do better as he noted that India could not perform as per expectations in the Rio Olympics.

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  11. Clarke 'proud' of charges in transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Calabar High School track and field coach Michael Clarke describes it as "a proud moment" and "humbling, yet honourable" experience to again work with a number of his former high-school athletes who represented Jamaica at the recently concluded Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Clarke, who is one of the most successful coaches in local high-school athletics, was also a member of Jamaica's coaching team to the Games.

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  12. 1B_You_Can_Play_1_CPT_082916Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    More than 800 Colorado Mesa University student athletes representing 25 sports pack Meyers Ballroom on Sunday afternoon to listen to a presentation from You Can Play, a national nonprofit organization focused on teaching acceptance of LGBT athletes. A national nonprofit for inclusion in sports - including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes - spoke to hundreds of varsity athletes and coaches at Colorado Mesa University on Sunday.

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  13. Give coach Francis his dueRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    Jamaican place names, like Elaine Thompson's Banana Ground, hark back to the era of enslavement. A ground was land used by the enslaved to grow crops for their own food consumption.

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  14. ICYMI: Summer sports recapRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Pitt News

    In a competitive six-game Stanley Cup Final, the Pittsburgh Penguins beat out the San Jose Sharks for the Stanley Cup with a 3-1 win in Game 6, June 12, in San Jose, California. As one of the perks of winning the trophy, each player is given 24 hours to spend with the Cup -- except captain Sidney Crosby, who receives a full 48 hours.

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  15. Dhyan Chand and Beamon, the two anatomies of greatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    India's hockey wizard, Major Dhyan Chand and former American long jumper Bob Beamon share birthdays on August 29, two phenomenal athletes who put their country on the map back when the world continued to be plagued by wars and political bloodshed. Dhyan Chand and Beamon put their country on the map when the world was plagued by wars and political bloodshed August 29 marks the birth anniversary of two former icons to have thrived in their respective sports and win their country the highest sporting accomplishment - a gold medal at the Olympics .

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  16. A special kind of gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    The 46 Thai athletes competing next month in the Paralympic Games in Rio have overcome much more than just competitive struggles. Here, we meet three of them Archer Wasana Khuthawisup is expecting to hit the bullseye and make it all the way to the podium.

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  17. SH Prep girls beat Menlo, place ninth at SpikeFest IRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... was led by Pascale Tregon, who averaged nine kills. Jordan Crevelt, who competed at the USA Junior Olympic track and field championships over the summer, averaged eight digs. If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in . ...

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  18. Rio 2016 Olympics Review: Athletes fell short despite last-min 20-cr pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Indian Express

    Out of action for two years, discus thrower Krishna Poonia returned in April and wanted nearly Rs 40 lakh for training in the USA, under husband and coach Vijender Singh. May: Marathoner Kavita Raut asked for a three-month training stint in Ooty to prepare for the Olympic Games in Rio.

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  19. Hudson Confidential: Hein says Ulster budget will be ready in 5 weeks Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times Herald-Record

    ... fit for Olympians. Back in 1992, when Flynn was a designer for Nike, she was responsible for the Olympic track and field uniforms made famous by gold medalist Carl Lewis on the cover of Sports Illustrated and worn by Jackie Joyner-Kersee as she won ...

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  20. Quotes of the Week: Aug. 28, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GolfChannel

    "I'm setting some pretty lofty goals for myself the next six weeks, and it needs to cap off with us retaining that Ryder Cup. That's very much on my mind.

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