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BURBANK, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros.
BURBANK, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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