Q & A with Special Olympics Iowa Director Hal Pittman Iowa State Daily I go to a board meeting a couple times a year or sit in on a conference call to monitor the way that AAU Powerlifting, AAU Weightlifting and the AAU Combine are progressing. It's a volunteer activity not unlike your local neighborhood watch. Q: Iowa ...
BBC News Jessica Ennis: Olympic champion to begin season in Edinburgh BBC News Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis will open her 2013 season at Edinburgh's Meadowbank Sports Centre on 8 June. Ennis, 27, will make her first outdoor appearance since winning heptathlon gold at London 2012 in the UK Women's Athletic League ... Ennis set for season opener in Edinburgh Athletics Weekly all 5 news articles »
Evening Standard Go Canoeing Week 2013 launches in London Evening Standard Aimed at furthering the efforts of the Olympic legacy and engaging Londoners in sporting activities right on their doorstep, Go Canoeing Week runs until May 26 at various locations across the city. We caught up with the former World Champion kayaker to ...
I was a lucky athlete , says Mutola the legend Times of India Discovered by a renowned Mozambican poet while sprinting on a football field, there's a sense of poetic justice in Maria Mutola reaching the top of the athletics world in a career spanning two decades and six Olympic Games. From putting aside her love ...
Huron News Now BUSINESS: New Goderich fitness centre offers change for life Huron News Now He and trainers showed children how to do some simple activities like squatting and jumping up to throw a ball against a wall, pushing a piece of PVC pipe overhead to mimic weightlifting , and rowing on a machine. Beginners and members of his founders ...
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The latest news from the USOC - May 21 Fox News Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) defended her title by clinching gold in the flyweight championship. Fellow 2012 Olympian Queen Underwood (Seattle, Wash.) emerged victorious in the lightweight final, while Christina Cruz (New ... and more »
British number two James Ward gets a wildcard to compete in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club next month.
Saina Nehwal has to balance training, competition and rest: Prakash Padukone Times of India MUMBAI: The main challenge for ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal currently is to strike a perfect balance among training, competing and in taking time off to rest and recover, feels badminton great Prakash Padukone. "One of the key challenges for ... and more »
World Archery strikes Eurosport deal SportsPro Media "I also would like to thank our sponsors that have generously supported us to expand the sport of archery to where it is currently: an important, established Olympic sport that deserves a place on a premier sports channel, such as, Eurosport ...
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Channel News Asia Badminton : China crush arch rivals Indonesia Channel News Asia ... by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after snubbing it on Monday, also lauded his other players. "Cai (Yun) and Fu (Haifeng) were also a little slow at first, but it was understandable as this is their first competitive match since winning the ... SUDIRMAN CUP: Taiwan thrash Germany to top Group C New Straits Times China sweeps Indonesia to reach quarterfinals at Sudirman Cup Xinhua Taiwan thrash Germany to make quarters DAWN.com Gulf Today all 47 news articles »
WalesOnline (blog) Welsh weightlifting star aiming to emulate Cool Runnings WalesOnline (blog) WITH a shot at Olympic bobsleigh still in the running, a Cardiff weightlifter is keeping her cool as she also makes a bid for Commonwealth Games glory. With just eight months training with the Cardiff-based elite weightlifting group, Faye Pittman has ... and more »
Li Xuerui beats Aprilia Yuswandari in group match of 2013 Sudirman Cup ... bettor.com (blog) Aprilia Yuswandari played impeccable badminton in the opening game and earned great deal of admiration. She started her ... The Olympic champion Li Xuerui did not squander this opportunity and brought the contest to right balance. This time, she played ...
NorthBayNipissing.com Club ready to wake the summer season NorthBayNipissing.com With the winter of discontent behind them the North Bay Canoe Club paddlers are delighted to be back on the water. A tradition on the local sports scene for more than four decades, the club is accessible to pretty much everyone. More than 4,000 youth ...
[Foroyaa]Mass Axi Gye was on Friday conferred with Gambia National Olympic Committee’s most outstanding Sports Personality Award for 2013 at a dinner held at Djeliba Beach Hotel. The former Sports minister and head coach of Adonis football club was feted at the Olympic bureau’s annual sports banquet and awards day – the sole figure honoured under this category.
Boston Globe Hockey results turn worlds upside-down Boston Globe In the wake of last year's Olympic match-dumping scandal involving eight Asian female doubles players, the international badminton federation went with an iconic Mr. Clean as its new president, electing Atlanta men's champion Poul-Erik Hoyer of Denmark ... and more »
London Olympian Chris Mears recorded his best Diving World Series placing and highest score in the 3m springboard in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Mears qualified for the final in fifth place after securing 426.55 points and almost 100 for his front 4 ½ somersaults tucked, but went one better in the final with one of his most consistent performances.
Mears, who finished ninth in the 3m springboard at London 2012 as well as fifth in the 3m synchronised springboard alongside Nick Robinson-Baker, finished the final with a total of 455.50 points and secured fourth place.