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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...

2014-06-25 08:27:57

Standout Surprised with Elite Honor CHARLESTON, S.C., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Raven Saunders of Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic...

2014-06-19 08:25:18

National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded...

2014-06-11 16:23:54

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Huxley: DJ Lineup: Resident DJ Phlipz Brody Jenner and William Lifestyle WHEN: FRIDAY JUNE 13(th )Doors open at 10pm WHERE: The Huxley 1730 M Street NW Washington, DC 20036 The Huxley, Greater Washington's premier nightlife destination offers a refreshing venue option that features the latest innovations from Las Vegas and New York City. The 4,600 square foot space, in the heart of...

2014-06-11 12:25:29

SAINT LEO, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By a three-to-one margin, most Americans oppose paying college athletes, according to a new national survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. The survey comes as a U.S. Federal Court in California hears arguments in a class action suit brought by former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon, and after Northwestern University football players conducted a vote to be recognized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) as a union...

2014-05-29 23:14:43

Athletic Trainers (ATs) from across New York State descended upon the Capital building in Albany for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NYSATA) annual lobby day on Wednesday, May 21st. For those who have attended before the purpose and strategy were the same; but with two bills firmly placed in the legislature to update ATs’ Practice Act, this years meetings took on more significant meaning. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 It’s been over a year since bills A6678...

2014-05-29 23:04:52

Four Track and Field Champions Will Race ElliptiGOs One Mile On the Track San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 ElliptiGO Inc., creators of the world’s first elliptical bicycle, today announced that the 2014 Jim Ryun Festival of Miles on June 5th will feature the first “ElliptiGO Mile” competition of the year. The four competitors will be two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and current American record holder for the 800 meters, Jearl Miles-Clark, three-time Olympian and current American...


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