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2012-10-26 15:22:03

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research from Harvard Medical School's Dr. John Ratey shows that for a person's brain to function at its peak; the body needs to move. Dr. Ratey is not alone, as a growing pool of research has also shown a correlation between exercise and academics, including better performance on standardized test scores and higher GPAs. Today, World Champion...

2012-09-25 06:27:45

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay encouraged students at Abigail Vare School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking." As an ambassador for The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program, Gay reminded students of the importance of making healthy decisions to reach their goals. Abigail...

2012-09-12 06:31:37

Program encourages kids to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking" ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Olympic Sprinter Tyson Gay encouraged students at Sylvan Hills Middle School to "say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking." As an ambassador for The Century Council's Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don't Mix program, Gay reminded students of the importance of making healthy decisions to reach their goals....

2012-06-11 02:23:35

BOSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, three-time World Champion and 100m American Record Holder Tyson Gay will team up with Gillette to donate $25,000 to Lafayette High School in Lexington, Kentucky - the same high school that gave Tyson his great start in his track career. As part of Gillette's global 'Get Started' campaign, this donation is aimed to help inspire young men and demonstrate that with a great start in life, they can achieve their dreams and goals. Through the 'Get...

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2009-09-13 15:08:26

World record-holder Usain Bolt sprinted to a another victory Sunday, winning a 200-meter race in Greece. The Jamaican star covered the distance in 19.68 seconds. Wallace Spearmon of the United States finished second in 20.21. Bolt's world mark in the 200, established in the recent World Championships, is 19.19.

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2009-08-16 20:25:10

Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran 100 meters in 9.58 seconds at the World Track Championships in Berlin Sunday, breaking his own world record. Bolt cut .11 seconds from his previous mark, set at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. It was the biggest change in the 100-meter world record since electronic timing was introduced 41 years ago. American Tyson Gay was second in 9.71 seconds, a record for a U.S. runner, and Asafa Powell of Jamaica was third in 9.84.

2009-08-16 17:46:00

BERLIN, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Three-time Jamaican Olympic gold medalist and PUMA athlete Usain 'Lightning' Bolt shattered his own world record and delivered a stunning first place finish in the 100m on Sunday night at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, cementing his title as the "Fastest Man in the World". The clear favorite, Bolt surged ahead of his components and clocked the fastest time ever recorded for the 100m race, 9.58 seconds. He edged out rivals Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell,...

2009-08-15 15:39:50

Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay coasted into the 100-meter semifinals Saturday and Christian Cantwell won the first American gold at the World Track Championships. Linet Masai of Kenya also won a dramatic women's 10,000-meter and Russia's Valeriy Borchin added the 20-kilometer walk title to his Olympic gold medal from last year. Bolt became a track superstar in Beijing, winning the 100- and 200-meter dashes in world record time and then anchoring the Jamaican sprint relay team to another world...

2009-08-14 20:02:38

The 12th World Track and Field Championships begin Saturday and the stars of the show will make an immediate appearance in Berlin. Usain Bolt of Jamaica, who dominated the sprints while setting world records at the Beijing Olympics, will begin his run through the 100-meter heats en route to a potential gold medal performance on Sunday. Bolt's chief challenger is expected to be defending world champion Tyson Gay of the United States, who has regained his form after struggling through an...

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...