Whether its Michael Johnson’s blisteringly quick 400m of 16years ago, or Mike Powell bettering Bob Beaman’s long jump record or Usain Bolt’s scarcely comprehendible 9.58 for the 100 meters, the World Athletics Championships have set the scene for some of the greatest moments in track and field. 955 more words
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For the last four seasons, Port Huron has walked away from the field smiling after their games against Anchor Bay.
The Big Reds four game win streak against the Tars is their longest against any MAC White foe, and Port Huron doesn’t want to change that tradition anytime soon. 397 more words
There was a feeling that something special was in the air of the Chinese capital this afternoon as more than 1000 spectators, guests and athletes gathered outside the magnificent Bird’s Nest. 97 more words
Mike Powell broke the long jump world record 24 years ago in perhaps the greatest head-to-head duel in track and field history.
Now 51, Powell expects to break the long jump world record in his masters age-group category of 50 to 55 years old on March 7 in New Zealand, after losing 67 pounds while training the last two years. 383 more words