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2010-07-26 16:45:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf of DC Comics, JCPenney and five-time Olympic Medalist and World Champion Nastia Liukin, joined forces in New York City this past Saturday to debut an all new collection of clothing for girls called Supergirl by Nastia. The event is part of a five-market tour, visiting JCPenney stores around the country. As part of the tour, Nastia is providing young girls motivational advice on achieving their...

2010-07-15 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), on behalf of DC Comics, and JCPenney announced today that five-time Olympic Medalist and World Champion Nastia Liukin will debut her new collection, Supergirl by Nastia, as part of a five-market tour that will visit JCPenney stores around the country. As part of the tour, Nastia will provide young girls motivational advice on achieving their goals, feeling confident and being smart, strong and empowered --...

2010-03-22 11:59:00

LOS ANGELES, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) proudly announced today it has partnered with five-time Olympic medalist Nastia Liukin to create Supergirl by Nastia, the first-ever lifestyle merchandise line of its kind for girls available at a major retailer. Supergirl by Nastia will feature trend-right, affordable apparel that encourages a message of empowerment, creativity, strength, intelligence and independence -- the symbolic attributes of the iconic...

2009-07-17 12:29:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- PureSport, makers of the new, patent-pending performance drinks that are revolutionizing the sports drink category, announced today that 14-time Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps, and Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, Nastia Liukin, both of whom train with PureSport, have received the 2009 ESPY Award for Best Male and Best Female Athlete, respectively. The 2009 ESPY Awards will air on ESPN this Sunday, July 19. (Photo:...

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2009-04-16 06:36:33

Olympic gold medal gymnast Shawn Johnson has won the AAU's Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States. Johnson won the gold in the balance beam competition and three silver medals (team, all-around, floor exercise) at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She joins Kurt Thomas (1979) and Paul Hamm (2004) as the only gymnasts to win the award. This is an incredible honor for Shawn and it recognizes her outstanding gymnastics accomplishments, as well as her character both on and off...

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2008-08-20 09:05:00

By Marlen Garcia USA Today Nastia Liukin's twists and turns had the grace of a ballet dancer. Every flip was carefully choreographed and repeatedly rehearsed to get the most out of her lean body. This is how Liukin put her stamp on the Olympics and her sport. The Russian-born American gymnast won her fifth Olympic medal Tuesday. She earned a silver on balance beam behind teammate Shawn Johnson, 16, who won her first gold medal of these Games. The 5-foot-3 Liukin, 18, won one gold medal...

2008-08-20 06:00:08

By Marlen Garcia BEIJING -- Nastia Liukin's twists and turns had the grace of a ballet dancer. Every flip was carefully choreographed and repeatedly rehearsed to get the most out of her lean body. This is how Liukin put her stamp on the Olympics and her sport. The Russian-born American gymnast won her fifth Olympic medal Tuesday. She earned a silver on balance beam behind teammate Shawn Johnson, 16, who won her first gold medal of these Games. The 5-3 Liukin, 18, won one gold...

2008-08-19 09:00:07

Shawn Johnson of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the gymnastics balance beam competition. All-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin of the United States took the silver and Cheng Fei of China the bronze.

2008-08-15 09:00:07

By Clay Latimer How could it end any other way? Ever since they bounced onto the scene after the 2004 Athens Games, this was the moment gymnastics junkies have been waiting for. Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin in the all-around, an Olympic gold medal on the line, on the day's final routine. But there was one last twist to this story. Liukin, overshadowed by Johnson during the pre-Olympic hypefest, came into her own at National Indoor Stadium, sticking routine after routine in a...

2008-08-15 06:00:07

By Marlen Garcia BEIJING -- Nastia Liukin delivered a trademark stellar balance beam routine in the Olympic all-around finals. She had the leaps of a ballerina and a perfect landing on her dismount this morning (Thursday night ET) at the National Indoor Stadium. Her score of 16.125 gave her a narrow lead against China's Yang Yilin and fellow American Shawn Johnson heading into the dramatic final rotation, floor exercise. And Liukin was equally outstanding on floor, slapping...


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