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2014-01-28 08:28:29

The International Athletic Association Announces The Return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy, Honoring Today's Elite Athletes NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Athletic Association (IAA), one of the leading athletic organizations providing recognition and support to professional and amateur athletes, today announced the return of the Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/NY52300 ) The...

2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood. NatraGood is a manufacturer and nationwide distributor of natural health products including NatraLean and NatraBurst. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Long jump World Record holder, Mike Powell, has leaped into a sponsorship deal with the nationwide nutrition company NatraGood™. NatraGood™, based in Florida, manufactures and distributes natural health products nationwide including...

2011-08-11 21:48:22

New measurement technologies and techniques provide researchers more complete look at neurological activity In 1991, Carl Lewis was both the fastest man on earth and a profound long jumper, perhaps the greatest track-and-field star of all time in the prime of his career. On June 14th of that year, however, Carl Lewis was human. Leroy Burrell blazed through the 100-meters, besting him by a razor-thin margin of three-hundredths of a second. In the time it takes the shutter to capture a single...

2011-04-24 11:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The conviction of Barry Bonds last week, the 'retirement' of Manny Ramirez, and the ongoing investigations of Roger Clemens and Lance Armstrong are just the tip of the sports-drugs iceberg," Robert Weiner, former spokesman for the White House National Drug Policy Office, said today. Weiner, also a former spokesman for the World Anti-Doping Agency at the Olympics, gave the Ken Feinberg Distinguished History Lecture at the University...

2010-01-27 12:52:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a brief press availability this morning with Timothy Shriver, Chairman & CEO of Special Olympics International, Anthony Shriver, Founder & Chairman of Best Buddies International, Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis, musician Joe Jonas, Special Olympics athletes and Best Buddies. Founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Special Olympics is an international organization and competition for people with intellectual...

2009-07-01 09:55:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The fans have weighed in, the votes have been counted and the results are final. Today, the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) announced the members of the Class of 2009 who will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame presented by Allstate. The U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame is the only national sports hall of fame that uses fan voting as part of its selection process. This year's class is comprised of...

2008-08-21 21:00:25

'That guy is fast': Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt amazes even himself as he becomes the first since Carl Lewis in 1984 to win the 100 and 200. D1 (c) 2008 Commercial Appeal, The. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-21 00:00:07

By Mike Rowbottom Usain Bolt ran to the limits of his ability last night to become sprinting's new Superman, writes Mike Rowbottom It was hard to know which was the most arresting sight here in the "Bird's Nest" stadium last night - that of the trackside clock registering 19.30sec at the conclusion of the Olympic 200 metres final, or that of the man who had stopped it there to better Michael Johnson's monumental mark of 19.32, actually heaving for breath. Until last night Usain Bolt...

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