Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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BAB team to attend Nairobi IAAF seminar

Chronicle - ‎2 hours ago‎
BULAWAYO Athletics Board (BAB) chairperson Manuel Mpofu will join representatives from other African countries in an IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) management seminar that starts at the Nairobi Regional Development Centre in ...
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No World Champs worries - Bolt - Sprinter looks ahead as he focuses on fans in sprinting swansong

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎19 hours ago‎
Sprint legend Usain Bolt says that there is no worry in his mission to dominate at the upcoming World Athletics Championship, slated to be held in the summer of 2017.
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The king of 2016: LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

ESPN - ‎6 hours ago‎
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland's streets, surrounding the convertible that he and his family were riding in.
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Shades of Ali: Kaepernick sparked new wave of…

The Mercury News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kaepernick, the biracial athlete from Turlock better known for kissing his tattoos after scintillating touchdown runs during better days for the 49ers, ignited a searing national conversation that has turned him into the sporting face of the Black ...

Athlete of the Week: Broncos' Abas fueled by runner-up finish at state

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Athlete of the Week: Broncos' Abas fueled by runner-up finish at state. Jaden Abas. Palmer Finley. Jaden Abas stands with his father, Gerry, after winning the El Cajon Invitational earlier this season.

2016 end-of-year reviews – road and cross country

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎10 hours ago‎
The IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Cardiff 2016 was the main competition of the season at the 13.1-mile distance.
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Simone Biles chosen as AP's Female Athlete of the Year

CBS News - ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different?

Marathon Training Week Five: This is Boring and Lonely!

Men's Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
By week five of marathon training, things start to get fuzzy. Each mile is essentially indecipherable from the one that came before it; the details of each run are hard to recall: Where was I, even?
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HBO to show 'Game of Thrones' marathon before year ends

Jakarta Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
As announced on Twitter over the weekend, HBO will be showing a marathon of the critically acclaimed novel-turned-TV series “Game of Thrones” from December 26 through 31.
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Cubs' Kris Bryant finishes fourth in AP 2016 Male Athlete of the Year voting

Comcast SportsNet Chicago - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kris Bryant has won plenty in 2016, including National League Hank Aaron Award, the National League MVP, and a World Series title for the Cubs.
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Penny Oleksiak voted CP female athlete of the year

Toronto Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
A winner of four medals at the Rio Summer Games, the 16-year-old swimmer has been voted The Canadian Press female athlete of the year to go with the Lou Marsh Trophy she won as Canada's best athlete earlier this month. The Toronto high school student ...
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'I Can't Have My Parents Bury Me': Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon Shares Her Survival Story

NBC Bay Area - ‎12 hours ago‎
As the family continued, a blizzard set in and their vehicle got stuck in a ditch on a forest road. With no cell service and bitter cold temperatures, the parents knew that they had to find help fast.

Utica doctor running marathon for a cause

Utica Observer Dispatch - ‎9 hours ago‎
Grant and her husband Randy, who live in Deansboro, both run and decided to participate in their first marathon. They chose the Walt Disney World Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 8. It is 26.2 miles winding through the various Disney parks in Orlando, Florida.

Watch 'This Is Us' Marathon Via TV, Streaming Online And Full Episodes On Demand, View Photos And Aftershow [Video]

The Inquisitr - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you've yet to see NBC's latest hit series This is Us, now's your chance to binge watch the entire first season before its winter return.

Athlete of the Week | Jordon Knoebel - USA Today High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports - ‎7 hours ago‎
Charlestown basketball player Jordon Knoebel recently posted 25 points in a game against Clarksville, earning the fans' vote for The Courier-Journal Southern ...

Athlete of the Month: Craycraft wins

Marion Star - ‎13 minutes ago‎
MARION - As a junior, Joe Craycraft put up video game numbers as the quarterback at Pleasant. He attempted nearly 300 passes, threw more than 2,000 yards and completed 20 touchdowns.

The Highest-Paid Athlete In 2016 From Every State

Forbes - ‎Dec 22, 2016‎
The NBA and its Players Association reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement this month where players are expected to have average annual salaries of $10 million by the 2020-21 season, up from the current $6.2 million average.
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'This is Us' marathon to air on Jan. 7

UPI.com - ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
26 (UPI) -- All 10 episodes of the critically acclaimed, freshman drama This is Us will air as a marathon on USA, Bravo and E! on Jan. 7. The programming bloc is intended to allow viewers to catch up before new episodes resume broadcast on NBC on Jan.

Six-hour PFT Live marathon coming next Monday

NBCSports.com - ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
In six days, the regular season ends. In seven days, 20 teams embark on the offseason. That same day, plenty of teams will be firing coaches and otherwise making changes in the hopes of becoming playoff teams in 2017.

Marathon station planned for former Sycamore Wendy's

DeKalb Daily Chronicle - ‎13 hours ago‎
Western Trail Outpost is a sister company of Carls Oil Company, which operates the Corral Marathon Station at 503 E. State St. Randy Carls, president of Carls Oil, told the council that if his company goes through with its plans for a new station, it ...
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Mourners come from all over to say goodbye to Falmouth athlete killed in crash

My Fox Boston - ‎21 hours ago‎
FALMOUTH, Mass. - Monday night, friends and family of James Lavin gathered to say goodbye to a Falmouth High School athlete who was killed in a crash last week. James Lavin is described as one of a kind, his smile and infectious personality said it all.

Marathon man shoots friend in stomach with shotgun after...

Local 10 - ‎Dec 24, 2016‎
MARATHON, Fla. - A Marathon man shot and killed his friend Friday night in Marathon after a fight, Monroe County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin said.

Dec. 26 girls indoor track and field roundup - VARSITY ...

Times Herald-Record - ‎19 hours ago‎
Girls track and field North Shore Invitational (at New York Armory) Team key: Monticello (Mont); Newburgh Free Academy (NFA); Warwick (War); Washingtonville ...

Freeport, Pownal, Durham to vote on school track-and-field project ...

The Forecaster - ‎6 hours ago‎
FREEPORT - Voters on Jan. 10 will be asked to approve borrowing more than $1.5 million to fund a turf field and track at Freeport High School.

Beverly native takes over NECC track and field

Wicked Local Beverly - ‎Dec 25, 2016‎
Nelson Desilvestre, a Beverly native, will bring 40 years of track and field experience as both a participant and a coach to Northern Essex Community College's co-ed track and field team. "We are very excited to have Nelson on our staff here at NECC ...

Belmont High track and field squads sweep Arlington

Wicked Local Belmont - ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
The Belmont High track and field squads opened their seasons last week by sweeping Arlington in meets at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

Burlington High track and field teams win openers

Wicked Local Burlington - ‎Dec 26, 2016‎
The Burlington High track teams came out on top in their season-opening meets against Watertown. The boys topped the Red Raiders, 52-34, and the girls earned a 58-28 victory.

PLYMOUTH SOUTH TRACK AND FIELD: Panthers prined to make a run at league title

Wicked Local Plymouth - ‎Dec 24, 2016‎
PLYMOUTH - The Plymouth South boys and girls indoor track teams have high aspirations this winter, with both squads gunning for a Patriot League championship.

HS track and field: Victor's Tillotson chooses Cornell

MPNnow.com - ‎Dec 20, 2016‎
Now, Erika Tillotson can get down to doing what she does best, and that's track and field. The Victor senior intends to keep that focus keen now that she's all set to run for Cornell University next fall.
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Northside programs enjoy stellar year on playing field ...

MDJOnline.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
With the calendar year of 2016 concluding in several days, reflection on the successful prep season for Northside programs shows several teams and ...
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Indiana State track coach John McNichols dies after stroke

Indianapolis Star - ‎Dec 21, 2016‎
There has been an outpouring of support for Indiana State track and field coach John McNichols, who is in critical condition following a stroke.
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Men's track and field: Arkansas Razorbacks' Jarrion Lawson wins Bowerman Award

NCAA.com - ‎Dec 16, 2016‎
The former Arkansas standout won four NCAA titles in 2016, including a historic three at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. He is the first Razorback to win collegiate track & field's highest individual honor, which was handed out ...

Ipswich girls track and field team takes first league loss since 2012

Wicked Local Ipswich - ‎Dec 18, 2016‎
The Ipswich girls track and field team will look to Wednesday (Dec. 21) to start a whole new winning streak. For the first time since 2012, the Tigers girls fell in a Cape Ann League meet.

VIDEO: Liberty seniors sign track and field scholarships

The Bakersfield Californian - ‎Dec 20, 2016‎
Liberty High School seniors Alicia Viveros and Corbin Chronister signed letters of intent to NCAA Division I track and field programs on Tuesday in the campus library. Viveros signed to Mississippi State and Chronister signed with Cal State Bakersfield.

Local roundup: Track and field clinic will bring legends to Lodi

Stockton Record - ‎Dec 23, 2016‎
The instructors will include Brian Yokoyama, the USA Track and Field High Performance/Development National Chairperson, Japanese record holder Daichi Sawano, Japanese Olympic team member Shingo Sawa and 2020 U.S.

SILVER LAKE BOYS TRACK AND FIELD: Lakers winning the close ones so far

Wicked Local Kingston - ‎Dec 22, 2016‎
Silver Lake boys track and field has been in two close meets to open the winter season. Fortunately, they've had just enough points to win both of them by taking the measure of Duxbury (51-49) and then Whitman-Hanson (58-42) to get the season off to a ...
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Indiana State University reports Track & Field, Cross Country Coach has passed away after stroke

WTHITV.com - ‎Dec 21, 2016‎
Coach McNichols meant so much to me and so many others at Indiana State, the Terre Haute community and to the sports of cross country and track and field. He was highly respected around the nation, and this news hits us all very hard. We have lost a ...

Sky's the limit for Millersville track and field athlete Sunflower Greene

LancasterOnline - ‎Dec 16, 2016‎
Millersville University sophomore Sunflower Greene made her 2016-17 indoor track and field debut one to remember by smashing a 24-year-old school record in the shot put.

Distinguished track and field coach Bob LeSueur dies

Knoxville News Sentinel - ‎Dec 16, 2016‎
Bob LeSueur, the last track and field coach to lead Bearden High School's boys to an outdoor state championship, died on Wednesday after battling cancer.

Daniel Claxton, Danny Byrne highlight indoor track and field returnees

Newsday - ‎Dec 19, 2016‎
This season, Long Island's indoor boys track scene could have as much action inside the track as it'll have on it.

Morgan Uceny Announces Retirement From Professional Track And Field

FloTrack - ‎Dec 14, 2016‎
1 in the world in the 1500 meters by Track & Field News. It was the first time since 1985 that an American was ranked No.

Chicago Park District authorizes indoor track and field construction

Chicago City Wire - ‎Dec 23, 2016‎
... GATELY PARK INDOOR TRACK & FIELD FACILITY SPECIFICATION NO. P-11007-119 Gately_Aerial Gately_Location MBE WBE - Schedule A MBE WBE - Schedule B WILLIAMS EDS Attachments: Heather Gleason, Director of Planning and Construction, ...

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