THE NEW FORTY Airport Olympics
I was walking about the Atlanta Airport yesterday and it hit me that there should be airport Olympic games. There are some seriously gifted athletes performing at Olympic standards in airports around ... Posted on 8/13/12 at 8:27 PM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC Winter Olympic memories
In the excitement following the gold medal win over Finland, Robert Verchota, father of U.S. Olympic hockey player Phil Verchota, grabbed a shotgun and fired three triumphant blasts from the front po... Posted on 2/12/10 at 2:52 PM
Manteo Mitchell had half a lap to go in the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay preliminaries Thursday and a choice to make: keep running or stop and lose the race. To him, it was never much of a choice.
He finished the lap and limped to the side to watch the Americans finish the race and qualify easily for the final. A few hours later, doctors confirmed what he suspected: He had run the last 200 meters with a broken left fibula.
Eddie Pells, AP National Writer
, August 09, 2012
U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament Wednesday, earning a spot in the gold-medal bout against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova.
Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer
, August 08, 2012
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