Monthly archive for April2013

Ashton Eaton finally beaten…by SPIKES Mag quiz

Ashton Eaton finally beaten…by SPIKES Mag quiz

Ashton Eaton finally beaten…by SPIKES Magazine decathlon quiz In a bid to find something that Ashton Eaton isn’t a world beater at, SPIKES makes the decathlon WR holder take our test. Phones off, eyes down: it’s decathlon quiz time.   100m SPIKES: Which of the following animals…

Continue reading →

Lawrence Okoye signs with San Francisco 49ers

Lawrence Okoye signs with San Francisco 49ers

Lawrence Okoye: Discus thrower signs for San Francisco 49ers British Olympic discus thrower Lawrence Okoye has signed for the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent. Okoye, who finished 12th in the discus at London 2012, has never played a competitive game of American football. “It’s…

Continue reading →

Three DMG World Leads set at Drake Relays

Three DMG World Leads set at Drake Relays

Des Moines, Iowa – The assault of world-leading performances early in the outdoor track and field campaign continued Saturday during the 104th edition of the Drake Relays as Queen Harrison, Reese Hoffa and Christian Taylor all set world bests in helping push the total to…

Continue reading →

Janay DeLoach: long jumper with high jumping dog

Janay DeLoach: long jumper with high jumping dog

Janay DeLoach: the long jumper with the high jumping dog As Olympic bronze medallist Janay DeLoach sits our superfast test, we find out she’s a hard working future occupational therapistwith the world’s most talented dogs…   Which other event would you like to star in? The sprint hurdles….

Continue reading →

Okoye impresses scouts at NFL Super Regional

Okoye impresses scouts at NFL Super Regional

Lawrence Okoye impresses at Super Regional Combine  By Chris Wesseling Around the League Writer Published: April 7, 2013 at 03:47 p.m. Updated: April 7, 2013 at 06:41 p.m.  The NFL Super Regional Combine at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas is hosting 219 players hoping to catch the eye of talent…

Continue reading →

Brianne Theisen gears up for busy summer

Brianne Theisen gears up for busy summer

Track & field notebook: Olympic heptathlete Brianne Theisen gears up for a busy summer Print By Ken Goe, The Oregonian  Follow on Twitter on April 01, 2013 at 5:26 PM, updated April 01, 2013 at 5:27 PM Email Brianne Theisen clears a bar in the high at…

Continue reading →

Lawrence Okoye moving from Olympics to NFL

Lawrence Okoye moving from Olympics to NFL

My American dream is to strike it rich in the NFL: Okoye reveals why he is turning his back on world discus medal bid By IAN STAFFORD PUBLISHED: 20:28 EST, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:28 EST, 30 March 2013 British athletics star Lawrence Okoye has revealed his dream to…

Continue reading →