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  1. Pay it forward: Special Olympics volunteer says program is near and dear to her heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Marietta Times

    For nearly a decade, Fleming resident Pam Stanley, 49, has been dedicating her free time to the Special Olympics in Washington County. She's worked as a coach for multiple sports, pushing the athletes with special needs and developmental disabilities, who range from school-aged to 60, to accomplish all they can while competing in track and field, swimming and bowling.


  2. Southland award winner looks northRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Southland Times

    AIMING HIGH: Jordan Rackham takes a break from training at the Surrey Park athletics track in Invercargill. He is in top form for the 1500 metres at the national secondary schools' track and field meet in Whanganui next month.


  3. Olympian Manteo Mitchell is a fit dad who encourages children and their parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Manteo Mitchell may train all year for a race that lasts a mere forty-four seconds, but he's also working to extend his life expectancy while bettering his mental and physical health . Mitchell spoke with Examiner on Thursday night, November 22, 2014 about his life as an elite athlete, family man, and motivational speaker.


  4. CCU upset in regular season finale by LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WMBF

    Despite record performance by linebacker Quinn Backus, the No. 1 Coastal Carolina football team suffered its first loss on a blocked field on the game's final play in what was the team's regular-season finale Saturday afternoon, falling to Liberty 15-14 at Brooks Stadium.


  5. Eagles finish 2nd in SCISA Class 2ARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WMBF

    The Florence Christian Eagles failed to pull off a repeat performance of the 2013 state finals, taking second in the state this time around. A drive by Wil Lloyd in the final minute of the game for Northwood Academy put his team ahead for good 33-27, winning the SCISA Class 2A State Championship.


  6. Olympic athletes to lead Run Jump Throw Experience in ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WMBF

    Two Olympic athletes are coming to Conway to host the Run Jump Throw Experience, a hands-on learning program partnered with Subway that gets kids excited about physical activity by introducing them to basic running, jumping and throwing skills through track and field.


  7. Bay Area Olympics 2024?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... When the 49ers first proposed building in Santa Clara they said their facility would be able to hold Olympic track and field as well as opening and closing ceremonies. Bid spokesman Nathan Ballard said Levi's Stadium isn't the right size for track ...


  8. MusicA Night with Blues Legend Mojo CollinsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 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.


  9. 'Unbroken': Louis Zamperini Olympic runner, survivor, Wwii PowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    This is a biography of Louis Zamperini , a competitor in the 1936 Olympics who later survived 47 days adrift on a raft in the South Pacific during WWII only to be captured and held as a POW under staggeringly brutal conditions. Author Laura Hillenbrand described young Zamperini's boyhood among his Italian immigrant family as one of constant conflict, not with the family, but with everyone else.


  10. Track & Field Signs Thirteen During Early...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Penn State Athetlics

    Head coach/director of Penn State cross country and track & field John Gondak has announced the signing of 13 future Nittany Lions who have all signed a National Letter of Intent during the early signing period. "I want to personally welcome our 2015-16 recruiting class to the Penn State cross country/track and field family," Gondak said.


  11. Lavillenie and Adams win awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | BBC News

    Pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie and shot putter Valerie Adams have been named male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2014. World and Olympic champion Adams, unbeaten since August 2010, becomes the first female thrower and first New Zealander to win the award.


  12. Stanford track signs class of record-breaking athletesRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The week-long early signing period began with a bang for Stanford track and field, with the decision and addition of defending Foot Locker national cross country champion Grant Fisher. It ended Wednesday with similar effect, with the commitment and signing of Canadian distance standout Claire Smith.


  13. Grants awarded for Junior Olympic and Masters Outdoor track meets to come to JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Financial News & Daily Record

    Eleven days of high-level track-and-field competition with athletes of all ages are coming to Jacksonville in July. To aid the effort, the Duval County Tourist Development Council on Thursday awarded grants totaling $125,000 for the USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championship, scheduled July 23-26, and for the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, scheduled July 27-Aug. 2. Combined, the two events are projected to bring enough athletes, family members, coaches, trainers, officials and staff to result in more than 17,000 room nights in hotels and motels in the county.


  14. Olympic legends Lynn Davies and Ralph Boston recognise Welsh athletes as Sally Peake wins top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | IcNetwork

    Olympic legends Lynn Davies and Ralph Boston were the guests of honour at the Welsh Athletics Hall of Fame awards dinner on Saturday evening. Held at the Radisson Blu hotel in Cardiff, the dinner saw five Welsh Athletics greats inducted into the Hall of Fame as well as honouring our current crop of international athletes.


  15. University of Delaware to induct 10 into Athletics Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    NEWARK - The University of Delaware will induct athletes from 10 different sports into its Athletics Hall of Fame in a private ceremony Friday night in Newark. The group includes five All-Americans, five conference champions, the first three-sport captain in school history and an athletic trainer.


  16. Buffaloes' run at title repeat in cross country gives alums plenty to cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Denver Post

    Under coach Mark Wetmore the Colorado men's cross country program has produced three individual NCAA champions and captured four team titles, but the Buffs have never arrived at the NCAA championships with the depth this team possesses. On Saturday they are favored to become the first CU team to repeat as champions in what is forecast to be a rainy meet in western Indiana.


  17. Australia opposed to late-night swimming finals in...Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Although the final schedule for the Rio Games has not been completed, reports that the swimming finals could start at 10 p.m. local time to fit in with American television have been criticized in Australia. Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates told reporters on Friday that it was unreasonable to start the finals so late because some events would not be finished until around midnight.


  18. Hall Of Fame Welcomes Five InducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Castanet.net

    Athletes and volunteers who brought honour and recognition to Kelowna received the same from an appreciative early-morning gathering at the seventh annual Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Gala Breakfast on Thursday. The 2004 Memorial Cup-champion Kelowna Rockets, along with Glen Mervyn, a silver medalist in rowing at the 1960 summer Olympics in Rome; Gillian Thomson, who has earned provincial, national and international recognition for her volunteer work in sailing; and Brenda and Mike Van Tighem, tireless and highly respected track and field coaches and volunteers for more than 20 years in Kelowna, were welcomed officially into the Hall, joining 24 others inducted previously.


  19. Vets Stadium open to all for daily...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Samoa News

    The Veterans Memorial Stadium has been closed to the public for general use for several years, but will now be opened to the public beginning next Monday morning, according to Sports Complex Office acting director Henry Tavake. It has long been a complaint from the general public that the stadium was not open for training or exercising, and instead was only used for 'official' sanctioned games, workshops and formal events.


  20. It's Paid Off For Esparza To Look Good in the RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Sweet Science

    The breakout star from the 2012 U.S. Olympic boxing team is here, primed and ready for the next interview request and camera zooming in for a close-up. No, it isn't a guy.