Monthly archive for January2014

Gabriele Anderson Grunewald is on the “Brink of Greatness”

Gabriele Anderson Grunewald is on the “Brink of Greatness”

On the Brink of Greatness By Scott Bush Ranked US#4 in the 1,500m each of the past two seasons, Gabriele (Anderson) Grunewald is on the cusp of smashing through the brick wall that is a top three event ranking and spot on Team USA. Despite a bit…

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Trey Hardee & Ashton Eaton Eye NYRR Millrose Games

Trey Hardee & Ashton Eaton Eye NYRR Millrose Games

Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee Eye NYRR Millrose Games By Chris Lotsbom for ArmoryTrack.com NEW YORK (19-Jan) — Over the last six years, Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee have established decathlon dominance for the U.S., developing a true friendship and fun rivalry in the process….

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Lolo Jones Makes U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team

Lolo Jones Makes U.S. Olympic Bobsled Team

Lolo Jones makes U.S. Olympic bobsled team for Sochi Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports8:23 p.m. EST January 19, 2014 (Photo: JAN-PHILIPP STROBEL EPA) American track and field star Lolo Jones made the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, officials announced on Sunday in Igls, Austria. Aja Evans,…

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Ashton Eaton Tells How Math is Used in the Decathlon

Ashton Eaton Tells How Math is Used in the Decathlon

Maths in Sport – Ashton Eaton An Interview with Ashton Eaton Most people on the planet would struggle to compete in a single event at the Olympic level. Ashton Eaton is a decathlete and so he has to complete 10 events in 2 days, an…

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The Eaton’s are Headed for The Millrose Games

The Eaton’s are Headed for The Millrose Games

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST ASHTON EATON AND BRIANNE THEISEN-EATON ARE ARMORY BOUND                                             Both Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton  will be competing in one running event and…

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Queen Harrison gives her opinion of how she would change the rules of Athletics

Queen Harrison gives her opinion of how she would change the rules of Athletics

If I could change the rules… SPIKES asked three US track and field stars, Jenny Simpson, Will Claye and Queen Harrison, to tell us what they’d change if they were in charge of the sport for the day.   Jenny Simpson, 1500m Change: Get the public involved “I’d like to see…

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New Hurdles for Ashton Eaton

New Hurdles for Ashton Eaton

New hurdles for Ashton Eaton World decathlon record-holder says running between 47 and 48 seconds is his goal for the 400m hurdles Posted on January 9, 2014 by Alex Mills Tagged with 400m hurdles + Ashton Eaton + decathlon With no major championships to consider next season, Ashton Eaton has decided…

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Lawrence Okoye Defying Sporting Law

Lawrence Okoye Defying Sporting Law

9 January 2014Last updated at 10:20 GMT Lawrence Okoye: Jack of all trades defying sporting law By Tom ReynoldsBBC Sport If at first you do succeed, try, try and try again. This (slightly amended) proverb sums up Lawrence Okoye. Elite sport is supposed to be the…

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Lolo Jones Claims World Cup Race Silver and Continues to Make her Case for a Spot on Olympic Bobsled Team

Lolo Jones Claims World Cup Race Silver and Continues to Make her Case for a Spot on Olympic Bobsled Team

Lolo Jones makes case for spot on Olympic bobsled team Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Sports1:04 a.m. EST January 6, 2014 (Photo: Russell Isabella, USA TODAY Sports) SHARE 42CONNECT 27TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE Lolo Jones’ push to make the U.S. bobsled Olympic team for Sochi received a boost with a silver-medal…

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Cleopatra Borel Named Trinidad & Tobago Female Athlete of the Year

Cleopatra Borel Named Trinidad & Tobago Female Athlete of the Year

Published: Monday, January 6, 2014 Male Athlete of the Year, Jehue Gordon, and Female Athlete of the Year, Cleopatra Borel , show off their trophies at the National Association of Athletics Administrations awards function on Saturday night at Capital Plaza, Port-of-Spain. Photo: Sean Nero Hurdler…

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