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2015-02-20 08:25:16

POCATELLO, Idaho, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympian and current World record holder for the Long Jump Mike Powell, at the age of 51, will attempt to break the World Masters record.

2013-09-06 23:20:46

Mike Powell, Olympian and World Record holder for the long jump to become spokesperson for NatraGood.

2011-02-28 08:00:00

USA MASTERS TRACK FOLLOWS LAST WEEKEND'S OPEN; MANY ALBUQUERQUE AREA STARS STANDOUTS INCLUDE PHILIPPA RASCHKER, 2-TIME SULLIVAN FINALIST (ONLY MASTER EVER, JOINING OPEN STARS APOLO OHNO, LEBRON JAMES, AND MICHAEL PHELPS); WORLD CLASS JAZZ MUSICIAN NOLAN SHAHEED PLAYED LEAD FOR DIZZIE GILLESPIE, STEVIE WONDER, MARVIN GAYE, WHILE BEING WORLD CHAMPION DISTANCE RUNNER; ALBUQUERQUE OLYMPIAN TRISH PORTER; AND OLDEST ATHLETES LELAND McPHEE, 96, AND BETTY JARVIS, 95 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb.

2010-08-11 08:00:00

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The SoCal Track Club won the USA Masters Track & Field Championships in Sacramento July 22nd -25th (held at Sacramento State University).This was the third straight year in a row that SoCal Track Club took the National Team honors.

2009-10-30 17:07:10

When 100 m sprinters launches themselves from the starting blocks, the race can be won or lost in the first few strides.

2005-08-13 14:34:29

By Oliver Grassman HELSINKI (Reuters) - American Dwight Phillips retained his world long jump title on Saturday with a leap of 8.60 meters to equal his personal best.

2005-08-13 14:05:39

HELSINKI (Reuters) - American Dwight Phillips retained his world long jump title on Saturday with a leap of 8.60 metres to equal his personal best.

2005-08-13 13:54:23

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Dwight Phillips of the United States won the men's long jump gold medal at the world championships on Saturday.


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