Monthly archive for December2013

The American Track League & Ashton Eaton make Spikes Magazine’s 11 things to get you pumped for 2014

The American Track League & Ashton Eaton make Spikes Magazine’s 11 things to get you pumped for 2014

11 things to get you pumped for 2014 After a brilliant season of track and field, we’re itching to get back in the starting blocks in the new year. Here’s why we think 2014 is going to be awesome.  1. The comebacks Some amazing athletes…

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Lolo Jones Gives Away Shoes at a School in Iowa

Remembering Her Childhood, Lolo Jones Gives Away Free Shoes To School Kids In Iowa Thursday, December 19, 2013 3:12 pm Written by: ThePostGame Staff When Lolo Jones was growing up in Iowa, her family didn’t have much money. One year, her elementary school arranged to give…

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7 Reasons to be Excited About the American Track League 2014

7 Reasons to be Excited About the American Track League 2014

With a little help from its founder Paul Doyle, SPIKES gives you seven reasons why the launch of the American Track League – a brand new series of five competitions next May and June – is a great development for the sport of athletics. 1. The American Dream…

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American Track League to Launch in 2014

American Track League to Launch in 2014

EME News December 10th, by Alfons Juck, note by Kevin Mangan – Doyle Management Group, the management company headed by Paul Doyle has announced the American Track League, which will start up in May 2014. The series will have five stops, starting in Bloomington on…

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Derval O’Rourke Plans her Year Like Running a Small Business

Derval O’Rourke Plans her Year Like Running a Small Business

DERVAL O’ROURKE: Planning my year just like running a small business Tuesday, December 10, 2013 As 2013 is drawing to a close, track and field athletes are busy preparing for the 2014 season. By Derval O’Rourke Athletes’ plans for the forthcoming year have been made…

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Interview with Christian Taylor. In the Footsteps of an American Legend

Interview with Christian Taylor. In the Footsteps of an American Legend

Christian Taylor and Teddy Tamgho, the two mains triple jump stars. (Photo Nathan Gourdol)  Among the heirs of those legends, there is a young prodigy of triple jump named Christian Taylor. Young but already among the stars. At 23, the Fayetteville born athlete has a track…

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Gerd Kanter Named Estonian Athlete of the Year

Gerd Kanter Named Estonian Athlete of the Year

Once again discus star Gerd Kanter has topped the list for Estonian athlete of the year. The awards ceremony took place on Friday evening in the Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn. Tallinn had already hosted the 2013 European Athletics Awards Night in October. Kanter was…

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