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Janay DeLoach is Track & Field’s Most Extreme Athlete

Janay DeLoach is Track & Field’s Most Extreme Athlete

Armory Feature: Track and Field’s Most Extreme Athlete Janay DeLoach is a woman of many talents. As a youth, she excelled in gymnastics and was offered college scholarships for basketball and track and field. As a professional athlete, she earned a bronze medal in the…

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Blessing Claiming Double Golds at the Commonwealth Games is Nigeria’s Greatest Moment of 2014

Blessing Claiming Double Golds at the Commonwealth Games is Nigeria’s Greatest Moment of 2014

Nigeria: Many Blessings of Athletics in 2014 THE outgoing year was one in which Nigeria’s most celebrated sports, football, was subjected to all manners of battering, attracting negatives headlines in the global arena, especially after the Super Eagles were bundled out of the 2015 African…

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Jeffrey Gibson Claims 2 Athlete of the Year Awards at BAAA Awards

Jeffrey Gibson Claims 2 Athlete of the Year Awards at BAAA Awards

BAAA Awards Top Athletes of the Year  By RENALDO DORSETT Sports Reporter rdorsett@tribunemedia.net Honouring the best of the local track and field community in 2014, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) came together yesterday to recognise the efforts of its members, both past and…

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Tianna Bartoletta at Work, Rest & Play

Tianna Bartoletta at Work, Rest & Play

WORK, REST AND PLAY – TIANNA BARTOLETTA The 2014 Diamond Race long jump winner Tianna Bartoletta has enjoyed a lengthy career in the sport. The US sprinter-jumper answers some questions about her world at work, rest and play. Tianna at work What is your favourite…

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Christian Taylor & Reese Hoffa Tell Spikes How They Are Spending Their Diamond League Winnings

Christian Taylor & Reese Hoffa Tell Spikes How They Are Spending Their Diamond League Winnings

JUST GOT RICH Diamond League winners banked a cool $50,000 (US) for finishing first in their respective events. We got five of them to tell us how they plan to spend their booty. Fabiana Murer (BRA) – Women’s pole vault   “I am finishing the…

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Christian Taylor is Going the Distance

Christian Taylor is Going the Distance

RYAPHOTO Going the Distance By Dante Lima If Christian Taylor wasn’t so good at jumping insane distances, he could probably run for public office in the city of Gainesville. His smile is as long as his stride, and he absolutely wishes the best for this town….

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Tianna Bartoletta is Back from the Brink

Tianna Bartoletta is Back from the Brink

BACK FROM THE BRINK One more jump. That’s all it took to send Tianna Bartoletta into a injury-led decline that was almost terminal for her career. She tells SPIKES about how rehab is more than just physical. At a pre-meet workout ahead of the 2006 Norwich Union…

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Brianne Theisen-Eaton Celebrated During Women’s History Month

Brianne Theisen-Eaton Celebrated During Women’s History Month

Theisen-Eaton on health, competition, and her WIkipedia page Photo found via LinkedIn October 15, 2014 by Robin Tarnowetzki Journal Staff Writer October marks Women’s History Month, which celebrates when women in Canada became persons under the law. This year’s theme is “Saskatchewan Women in Sport”…

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Mutaz Barshim Adds Asian Games Record to his List of Accomplishments

Mutaz Barshim Adds Asian Games Record to his List of Accomplishments

BARSHIM BATTLES TIREDNESS BUT STILL TRIUMPHS WITH ASIAN GAMES RECORD IN INCHON  There was no world record, or even an improvement on his own Asian record, for Mutaz Barshim and he had to be content with just adding the Asian Games record to his ever-growing…

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Mutaz Barshim Eyes World Record at Asian Games

Mutaz Barshim Eyes World Record at Asian Games

Asian Games: Qatari eyes high jump world record Last Updated: Friday, September 26, 2014 – 15:28   Incheon: Mutaz Essa Barshim wants to beat one of athletics oldest world records at the Asian Games, while Zhang Peimeng just wants to drag Asia into the modern 100m world with a sub-10 second time. A week…

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