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Junior Olympian, 14, dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba

A 14-year-old star athlete from Houston died Sunday, two weeks after he was diagnosed with a rare brain-eating amoeba.

Michael John Riley Jr. went swimming with his cross country team on August 13 at Sam Houston State Park.  146 more words


WATCH: 7-year-old sets Junior Olympics record in 1,500 while running barefoot

Daniel Skandera from Santa Rosa, Calif., is only 7 years old and already holds the world record in the mile for 5 year olds, 6 year olds and 7 year olds. 88 more words


AAU Junior Olympics underway in Hampton Roads

NORFOLK (WAVY) — One of the biggest sporting events in the nation is taking place in Hampton Roads. The AAU Junior Olympics, with athletes from all over the country competing in nearly 20 different sports. 104 more words

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Pre-teen pugilist from Ogden punches his way to gold at Junior Olympics

OGDEN, Utah – Eleven-year-old mini-boxer Preston Tiffany of Ogden stepped off an airplane with his gold medal in hand Sunday after winning the boxing championship in the Junior Olympics in West Virginia. 228 more words


AMSA Student is Competing in Air Rifle Olympic Competition

Abby Monique, a junior at the Advanced Math and Science Academy in Marlborough, shot her way to the top for a chance to compete in the Junior Olympics.

West-Rock Fencers Place at the 2015 Junior Olympics

Congratulations to our Junior Olympic medalists and their coaches!

Junior Women’s Epee Team — FAW, 2nd Place. Fencers: Berdichensky, Falkowski, Vigna, and Ra

Junior Women’s Epee… 51 more words