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Women's Track And Field

Tori Bliss

Tori Bliss

LSU junior Tori Bliss, a Portage graduate, finished second in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Ore., breaking her own school record with a throw of 57 feet, 4 1/4 inches.

June 18, 2014 2:48 pm
Tori Bliss

Tori Bliss

LSU junior Tori Bliss finished second in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. The Portage graduate broke her own school record with a throw of 57 feet, 4 1/4 inches.

June 18, 2014 2:52 pm
American Track League debuts at IU today

American Track League debuts at IU today

Imagine being picked out of the crowd to hold the starting blocks for Lolo Jones before a hurdles race. Or standing so close to the high jump action that athletes actually high-five the fans after clearing the bar.

May 01, 2014 6:44 pm
Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | Moses Mosop not only hopes to be the fastest man in today's Chicago Marathon he wants to complete a comeback 26.2-mile run in record time.

October 12, 2013 5:00 pm
Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

Highland woman, another Boston Marathon victim vow to run, dance again

BOSTON | Highland resident Beth Roche wakes up knowing she can't feel sorry for herself, that she has to focus on rehabbing her ravaged left leg.

April 25, 2013 6:15 pm Related

Good weather after 2012 heat at Boston Marathon

BOSTON | The heat was unprecedented and so was the offer: Any of the 27,000 runners in last year's Boston Marathon could skip the race and automatically qualify for the 2013 edition instead.

April 14, 2013 4:11 pm

Sports are a civil right for disabled, U.S. says

WASHINGTON |  Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options. The directive, reminiscent of the Title IX expansion of athletic opportunities for women, could bring swee…

January 24, 2013 4:51 pm
Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.

August 11, 2012 7:25 pm
Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay record for 3rd gold

Bolt anchors Jamaica to relay record for 3rd gold

LONDON | Be it a gold medal or a souvenir from a record relay run, Usain Bolt always gets what he wants at the Olympics.

August 11, 2012 6:14 pm Photos

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Felix takes Olympic gold in 200

Felix takes Olympic gold in 200

LONDON | No more heartbreak for Allyson Felix. No more silver, either.

August 08, 2012 5:52 pm
Second chance pays off for Makhloufi in 1,500

Second chance pays off for Makhloufi in 1,500

LONDON | First they told him to leave. Then they invited him back. Next they'll give him the gold.

August 07, 2012 6:13 pm
Usain Bolt wins 2nd consecutive Olympic 100 gold

Usain Bolt wins 2nd consecutive Olympic 100 gold

LONDON | Pulling away from the pack with every long stride, Usain Bolt crossed the finish line and wagged his right index finger.

August 05, 2012 5:07 pm Photos

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Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.

August 04, 2012 6:54 pm
Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.

August 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Jeter leads quick women's 100 heats at Olympics

Jeter leads quick women's 100 heats at Olympics

LONDON | Well, that sure was fast.

August 03, 2012 5:02 pm Photos

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U.S. sprinter Nellum defies doctors to run again

LONDON | Bryshon Nellum's doctors told him he might never run again.

August 03, 2012 2:19 pm

Semenya to carry South Africa's flag at Olympics

JOHANNESBURG | Caster Semenya will carry South Africa's flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.

July 18, 2012 3:30 pm
Vinatieri kicking at Super Bowl, across the street

Vinatieri kicking at Super Bowl, across the street

INDIANAPOLIS | Adam Vinatieri lined up a Super Bowl kick and let it fly, straight through the yellow uprights. Several dozen fans surrounding the netted area applauded and cheered.

February 01, 2012 6:30 pm

Mosop, Shobukhova win Chicago Marathon titles

CHICAGO | Kenya's Moses Mosop set a course record in winning the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and Russia's Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women's title to become the race's first three-peat champion.

October 09, 2011 10:30 am
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