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Philip Hersh: On a quest for serendipity This is my 16th Olympic Games. It is also the first in which I will see the Olympic Games, rather than be focused on one sport — track and field at the Summer Games, figure skating at the Winter Games. I...
The Olympic torch came to Brixton on Thursday, and so did Amy Cohen. She lived in the South London district until recently, a job change and the continuing financial crisis sending her to live back home with her parents at age 34. Among the throngs who...
Representing the U.S. Lance Brooks, Springfield, track and field (discus): The No. 1 discus thrower in the country, Brooks once worked seven jobs to pay for his training. The Millikin University graduate is ranked 34th in the world. Kelci Bryant,...
What has traditionally been the most transcendent event in the world of sports had its Opening Ceremonies in London Friday night and the competition started Saturday. Over the next 17 days NBC is planning to telecast a record 5,535 hours of Olympic...
Framework“Event journalism,” for the photographer is 90 percent production, 10 percent photography. Despite our desire to find that perfect angle or shooting position, we are often at the mercy of organizers and PR firms seem to consider us less than...
KTLA NewsCINCINNATI, OH -- Olympians aren't the only ones setting world records. An 11-year old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo has become the world’s fastest land mammal, running the 100-meter dash in 5.95 seconds. By comparison, Sarah's 100-meter run was...
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LONDON -- The sound of thousands of voices singing "God Save the Queen" was a powerful note in a day of stirring achievements. The celebration was for the heptathlon triumph ofBritain'sJessica Ennis, but nearly every athlete who put foot or prosthetic leg...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Jamaican Usain Bolt retained his Olympic 100 meters crown in spectacular style on Sunday, scorching to the second-fastest time ever run at 9.63 seconds and becoming the first man to win back-to-back titles on the track. Bolt's 9.58-...
Eyewitness SportsThe word most used to describe former Barton and current US sprinter Tyson Gay after the 100 M finals in London, "inconsolable." Gay missed out on a medal by .01 seconds in what many were calling one of the most competitive Olympic finals in recent...
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LONDON -- Usain Bolt never has been shy about saying he wants to become a legend. Coming from almost any other athlete, that declaration might sound arrogant. Coming from Bolt, it's the mission statement for a happy journey he's sharing with the world,...
LONDON — We want him to be Superman. We knew him that way four years ago, when Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt emerged on the global sports stage and took world records and gold medals away from the Beijing Olympics with an ease that suggested he did...
LONDON — Before arriving at the moment the razor-edged circumstances of his life often conspired to keep him from, Ellis Coleman bounced on his toes and sent shudders through his arms to loosen them. To his left and near the top of Section 418,...
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