Team USA Awards Bring Olympic Stars to
Team USA Awards Bring Olympic Stars to CampusGeorgetown University The HoyaThe award ceremony, hosted by Akbar Gbajabiamila and Matt Iseman from NBC's series “American Ninja Warrior,” featured prominent guests including Secretary of State John Kerry and Olympian Carl Lewis. Around 100 students were granted tickets to the ...
Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:56 am
Los Angeles 2024 host seventh athlete town
Insidethegames.bizLos Angeles 2024 host seventh athlete town hall meeting to gain ...Insidethegames.bizMore than 200 Olympians and Paralympians from Rio 2016 have participated in Los Angeles 2024's seventh athlete town hall meeting, to give their feedba...and more »
Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:21 am
A PEOPLE'S JOURNEY - Montgomery Advertiser
Montgomery AdvertiserA PEOPLE'S JOURNEYMontgomery AdvertiserRising from the National Mall, within sight of the Washington Monument, is the majestic, bronzed aluminum-clad Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened to the public on Sept. 24. Its exhibits take you from the basement ...Poster exhibit highlights D.C.'s African-American museumSpringfield News Sunall 90 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2016 | 3:18 pm
Ben Johnson was fast, justice was faster -
Toronto StarBen Johnson was fast, justice was fasterToronto StarJohnson flew out of the blocks to beat his archrival, American Carl Lewis, in a world-record 9.79 seconds. Britain's Linford Christie was third. Post-race, urine tests were required to ensure medallists had not used performance-enhancing substances.and more »
Posted on 25 September 2016 | 4:02 am
Houston stories central in Smithsonian's new
Houston ChronicleHouston stories central in Smithsonian's new African American museumHouston ChronicleCarl Lewis' 10 Olympic medals. Lauren Anderson's pointe shoes. John Biggers' paintings celebrating the beauty and triumph of Africa. These are just some of the objects from Houston's history that will be part of the Smithsonian Institution's National ...Texas Connection to National Museum of African American HistoryNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthHoustonians, public and private, featured in opening of National Museum of African American History and CultureKTRK-TVSmithsonian's new museum captures sweep of the African-American experienceWTOPKPRC Houston -The Spokesman-Reviewall 1,571 news articles »
Posted on 23 September 2016 | 4:25 pm
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