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2014-08-27 23:01:27

Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce its partnership with pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer, most noted for her brave running of the 1967 all-male Boston Marathon. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Skirt Sports, the innovative women’s running apparel brand is proud to announce its partnership with pioneer runner, Kathrine Switzer, most noted for her brave running of the 1967 all-male Boston Marathon. The collaboration creates a line of women’s...

2014-08-27 16:23:54

- Road to Rio Heats Up for Track and Field Leader, ASICS America with Addition of a Top American Hurdler - IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASICS America welcomes two-time Olympic hurdler, Queen Harrison, to its team of elite athletes. An NCAA champion in the 100-meter and 400-meter hurdles, Queen's proven track record as an aggressive competitor makes her an important addition to the ASICS athlete family, just two years away from the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro....

2014-08-26 08:37:09

Fosbury revolutionized the sport of high jumping by introducing the "Fosbury Flop" and winning the 1968 Olympic Gold Medal EAGLE, Idaho, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveRez.com, the industry leader in cloud-based software for professional vacation rental managers, today announced Olympic Gold Medalist Dick Fosbury as a keynote speaker for the company's inaugural partner conference Sept. 7-12 in Boise, ID. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140825/139443 Fosbury will...

2014-08-20 12:24:22

As the Official Timekeeper & Timepiece of the Event NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAG Heuer announced today that the world-leading luxury Swiss watch brand, recognized for its prestigious sports watches, has been named the official timekeeper and timepiece of the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon, for three years, from 2014 to 2016. "The TCS New York City Marathon perfectly embodies the TAG Heuer mindset of mental fortitude, perseverance and inner strength," said TAG Heuer...

2014-07-23 12:28:27

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark two years since the London Olympics, the anniversary games took place in London this weekend just gone. In preparation for the event a temporary stadium was built around the horse guards parade ground and St. James' park was transformed to accommodate a 2 mile track laid at the mall which allowed some spectators to watch events for free. British athlete Will Sharman impressed spectators in the 110m hurdles,...

2014-07-17 23:04:34

More than 25,000 runners expected at this year’s event from around the country– achieving a record level of early sign-ups. Thousands more will come out to watch. Major races (full marathon and both half marathons) have sold out. New event partners bring upgrades in technology and sustainability for participants and spectators. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 On Sunday, July 27, more than 25,000 runners and thousands of spectators will take to city streets and...

2014-07-07 23:01:59

Patriotic-themed ElliptiGO honors Meb Keflezighi’s victory at the 2014 Boston Marathon. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 ElliptiGO Inc., creator of the world’s first elliptical bicycle, today introduced the limited-edition “Meb 8S” ElliptiGO® for sale. In April, ElliptiGO athlete Meb Keflezighi became the first American to win the Boston Marathon since 1985, and is now the only person to have ever won an Olympic medal (2004), the New York City Marathon (2009), and the...

2014-07-03 04:20:50

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zamperini Family Statement: "Having overcome insurmountable odds at every turn in his life, Olympic runner and World War II hero Louis Zamperini has never broken down from a challenge. He recently faced the greatest challenge of his life with a life-threatening case of pneumonia. After a 40-day long battle for his life, he peacefully passed away in the presence of his entire family, leaving behind a legacy that has touched so...

2014-06-30 23:03:49

With the IAAF World Junior Championships, featuring top athletes from 180 countries, marking the first time ever held in the United States Eugene, Oregon from July 22-27, 2014, special focus is paid in preparing athletes and ambassadors to deal with external stressors that threaten athletic performance. The Sports Conflict Institute’s Dr. Don Murray has developed a tool to understand and manage key stressors that threaten athletic performance. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 What was...

2014-06-27 12:24:30

A National Championship in Soccer helps the Fighting Irish overtake Oregon and Florida MCLEAN, Va., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ACC's new kids on the block have just earned one of the highest honors in college sports - the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The men's athletics program at the University of Notre Dame finished first in the final Capital One Cup men's standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup...


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