One of Jesse Owens‘ four 1936 Berlin Olympics gold medals sold for the highest price ever for a piece of Olympic memorabilia on Sunday morning. 261 more words
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Tam Chua Puh, a 43-year-old pastry chef, turned in one of the more remarkable distance-running performances of the year when he was the first Singaporean to finish the Singapore Marathon on Sunday. 306 more words
The late sprinter Ronnie Ray Smith received a memorial service befitting his Olympic champion status.
The service for Smith, a member of the gold-medal winning U.S. 99 more words
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Usain Bolt has accomplished pretty much all there is in sprinting, but it’s unlikely he’ll ever beat a cheetah.
As part of “Big Cat Week,” Nat Geo Wild studied what would have happened if a cheetah took part in the 2009 World Championships 100m final, where Bolt set the world record of 9.58 seconds. 103 more words
Nearly every major sports nation awards Athlete of the Year honors.
In most, they go to Olympic sports athletes. In the U.S., they usually do not. 231 more words
Bo knows Blake.
Blake Leeper, a two-time Paralympic medalist sprinter in prosthetic legs since he was nine months old, was a guest on “Arsenio” on Monday. 410 more words