Carl Lewis: Long jumping to Olympic
Irish MirrorCarl Lewis: Long jumping to Olympic greatnessIrish MirrorBorn in Birmingham, Alabama, Lewis comes from a family of athletes. His mother had been a competitive hurdler and his father was a renowned coach and the couple ran a local athletics club. Carl's sister, Carol, would also make a name for herself as an ...
Posted on 19 August 2016 | 6:36 am
Ten Greatest American Summer Olympians: No.
The Big LeadTen Greatest American Summer Olympians: No. 2 Carl LewisThe Big LeadCarl Lewis. The name itself conjures images of dominance. One of the most accomplished track and field athletes of all-time, Lewis managed to carry that success to four separate Olympics, winning gold each time he took the stage at the quadrennial ...
Posted on 16 August 2016 | 12:45 pm
Olympic legend Carl Lewis unhappy with
Fox SportsOlympic legend Carl Lewis unhappy with treatment of Justin GatlinFox SportsJUSTIN Gatlin was set up by track and field authorities to be the bad guy in a rivalry with Usain Bolt that resulted in the “unfair” booing of the American says track legend Carl Lewis. Lewis, a nine time Olympic gold medallist, told Fox Sports News ...Usain Bolt and the Fastest Men in the World Since 1896 – on the Same TrackNew York TimesRio Highlights: Usain Bolt Defends Crown; S. African Sets World 400 RecordNPRUsain Bolt 'immortal' after three-peating in Olympic 100News & ObserverThe Independent -New York Post -Forbesall 2,989 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2016 | 11:01 pm
What Is Carl Lewis Doing Now? | Bustle -
BustleWhat Is Carl Lewis Doing Now? | BustleBustleWith athletics in full swing at the Rio 2016 Olympics (we've already had a Usain Bolt gold, so you know everything's going as planned), it can make us wonder ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2016 | 8:13 am
Track legend Carl Lewis says doping fight
Yahoo SportsTrack legend Carl Lewis says doping fight must start in childhoodYahoo SportsRio de Janeiro (AFP) - Olympic track and field legend Carl Lewis said Sunday that the fight against doping must start in childhood and believes the blanket ban on Russian athletes at the Rio Games will make the tainted sport cleaner. The American, who ...and more »
Posted on 14 August 2016 | 10:07 am
You don't talk about my 200m like that —
American Carl Lewis has 10 medals. Jamaica's Merlene Ottey is the overall leader with 14 World Champs medals - three gold, four silver and seven bronze. "It's a big deal and it means a whole lot to me and I will just continue pushing myself and I will ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:22 am
No doubts for Bolt after lightning start in
"As long as my coach is confident, I'm super-confident,” he added. The victory gave Bolt 10 world championship golds, two better than American track greats Carl Lewis and Michael Johnson in second place. The Jamaican could make it 11 in the 4x100m relay ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:42 pm
Bolt the record-breaker triumphs again on
The American Carl Lewis won three on the bounce in 1983, 1987 and 1991. So it could be argued Lewis could have done better. But since the championships have been staged every two years, only the American Maurice Greene has claimed three consecutive 100 ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Bolt Sprints to Double Gold in Beijing
She now holds the U.S. record she previously shared with Carl Lewis and Michael Johnson, who each have eight world gold medals. Thursday, the Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller (49.67) took the silver medal behind Felix, and Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson won the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:57 am
Vail Valley Scenery: Best Buddies helps kids
Last week, Olympian Carl Lewis, who is on the board of directors of the international nonprofit, along with his Olympian sister, Carol Lewis-Zilli, spent a day enlightening locals about the program. Lewis-Zilli, who is a three-time Olympian, is the head ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:56 am