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Olympian Lolo Jones Talks #DWTS Elimination

Retired dancing with the Stars #resumeUpdate — Lolo Jones (@lolojones) September 17, 2014 Olympian Lolo Jones was voted off “Dancing With the Stars” last night, becoming the first celebrity competitor to be eliminated on the show’s 19th season. After judges’ scores and viewer votes were combined, Jones and fashion designer Betsey Johnson learned they were …

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Jackie Joyner Kersee Run Jump Throw

Olympian Jackie Joyner Kersee on Running Jumping & Throwing

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a six-time Olympic medalist, a four-time world champion and one of the greatest track and field athletes of all time. Pretty Tough contributor Cara Hawkins recently caught up with Joyner-Kersee to look back on her career and to discuss her  involvement with a new national youth activity initiative.  “Run Jump Throw” is an educational …

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Love Match – Valentine’s Day 2014 Edition

The locker room may not reek of romance but that doesn’t stop some of the fittest human specimens in the world from falling in love with each other. In honor of this Valentine’s Day, we’re breaking down the hottest couples in sports – those who have enjoyed long-lasting marriages as well as new sweethearts. Love …

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WEtv Picks Up Reality Pilot Starring Olympic Champion Sanya Richards-Ross

Just days after Sanya Richards-Ross won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s 400-meter race, WE tv announces it has picked up a pilot of a reality show based on her life training for the Olympics and her relationship with NFL-playing husband Aaron Ross and the rest of her family. Richards-Ross, who  also earned two …

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Saudi Sarah Attar Hopes Olympic Appearance Will Help More Women Get Involved in Sport

After a great deal of negotiation and speculation, Saudi Arabia has agreed to send female athletes to the Olympics for the first time. A judoka and an 800m runner will represent the ultra conservative kingdom in London later this month, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday. Runner Sarah Attar and Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim …

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U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012

The fans have spoken! Congratulations Gail Devers (track & field), Jean Driscoll (paralympic track & field), Gary Hall, Jr., Lisa Fernandez (softball), Kristine Lilly (soccer), Dan O’Brien, Jenny Thompson (swimming), the 2004 U.S. Olympic Women’s Softball Team, Ed Temple, James Connolly and Ted Stevens. All were recognized today as the USOC and Allstate Insurance unveiled …

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Register Now for the January Powerful Women Athletes Telesummit

The Powerful Women Athletes Telesummit is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in free LIVE interviews with the top women throwers in USA Track & Field as they prepare for the 2012 London Olympics. Maybe you have been wondering… · How to be powerful AND feminine · How to train your mental game for the world’s …

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Teenage girl balances school, track and … football

Micah Dennis is making her senior year a memorable one. The Middletown High School two-sport athlete is determined to make a return trip to the Division I state track and field championships, where she placed seventh in the discus and eighth in the shot put a year ago. She’s also making a return to a …

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