Betty Cuthbert: only Gold medalist to win 100, 200, and 400 m

Australian legend Betty Cuthbert was only 18 years old when she won the 100-200 double at the 1956 Olympics. She is the only athlete to have won Olympic gold medals in the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter sprints. After raging a fierce battle with multiple sclerosis, the legendary Olympian passed away on…

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Three Female Gymnasts Who Are Top of Their Class

There is no question that gymnastics is considered one of the most popular sports all over the world. Many people find this type of sport interesting because of the breath-taking aesthetics that its players perform. Apparently, this sport makes the gymnast look extremely graceful while performing…

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What has become of Marion Jones and Maria Luisa Calle?

We’ve all heard the phrase “cheaters never prosper”, but we have very few opportunities to see the phrase in action. This was the case with former Olympic athletes Marion Jones (track and field), and Maria Luisa Calle (cycling). Although neither actively cheated in their…

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Lindsey Vonn works out in body paint for Sports Illustrated

Working out is difficult enough, and sticking to an exercise routine is not easy. What they wear and how they look during exercise is the least of their concerns. However, we can’t say the same thing about the beautiful Lindsey Vonn. She modelled for Sports Illustrated in the 2010 swimsuit…

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Three Olympic hopefuls in Women’s Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a sport that requires strength, flexibility, balance, and control. The women's events include vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise. Here are three Olympic hopefuls in Women’s gymnastics: Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas: Gabby is a member of the US Gymnastic team.…

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Three female weight-lifters

Most women are pictured as delicate and emotional human beings, an image that promoted by the media. No so when it comes to these women. Female weight-lifters will prove she can do anything she wants, no matter how many men tell her the opposite. These girls look beautiful even if they are not…

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Fans Not Happy That Ronda Rousey Will Fight Holly Holms

Everyone was ready for Ronda Rousey´s fight against Miesha Tate at UFC195 to defend her title. However, the plans were inexplicably changed and she will now fight Holly Holm instead. Rousey made a special appearance on “Good Morning America” on Friday and announced: “January…

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Skylar Kierra Diggins: Basketball player

Skylar Kierra Diggins was born on 2 August 1990. She is a professional basketball player from the United States. She plays for the Tulsa Shockof in the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association). Diggins was drafted by the Tulsa Shockin the 2013 (WNBA draft). She played for Notre Dame and…

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Anna Ivanovic Began At An Early Age, And Is Still A Master Of The Game Of Tennis

The World Tennis Association ranked Anna Ivanovic at number 7 in 2005, but she rushed to the numero uno position in 2008. Her adventures with the game began when she was five years old as she watched a tournament played by Monica Seles on the television. She got her first tennis racket for her fifth…

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Maria Sharapova Continues Her Spectacular Career Debuting At An Early Age Of 14

Maria Sharapova entered the area of professional tennis at a young age of 14 after her enrollment for a professional tennis academy in Florida when she was 9 years of age. She went on to win the Wimbledon at the age of 17 winning against Serena Williams in 2004. Subsequently, she won the US Open ,…

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Girls are athlete too! Awesome!

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Venus Williams: The Tennis Star

Venus Ebony Starr Williams or more commonly Venus Williams is a famous professional tennis player from the US. She was born in 1980. She had been ranked as World Number One thrice in singles and once in doubles. Her current ranking is 16 as per March 2015 in singles and 128 as per March, 2015 as…

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Paula Radcliffe Ends Her Career at The London Marathon

Britain’s most decorated marathon runner Paula Radcliffe has retired from the sport. Radcliffe, who is well known for being a fun runner, took part in her last competitive event during last weekend’s London Marathon and even before she started her final competitive race,…

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Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill was born on 28 January, 1986. She is a British track and field athlete. Currently, she is the Olympic heptathlon champion and a member of the City of Sheffield Athletic Club. Ennis-Hill was a world indoor pentathlon champion and European heptathlon champion. She was a British…

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Jessica Ennis-Hill Aims to Defend heptathlon Title at Rio 2016

The 2012 Olympic gold medalist is pursuing for her 2016 heptathlon title in Rio de Janeiro after producing her first child in July. Ennis-Hill has not won any heptathlon since the 2012 Olympics. She was forced to miss the 2013 World Championships because of ankle injuries and sat out the entire 2014…

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Makayla Epps scores big-time

Although the Kentucky Wildcats are missing one of their star players, Janee Thompson who is out for the entire season due to a broken leg, they have managed a great victory against Florida this week. Most of it was due to Makayla Epps who cored no less than 20 points for her team, out of a total of…

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Jessica Ennis-Hill Missed Her Commonwealth Games

Jessica Hill, who is a runner that won Olympic Heptathlon gold missed a chance to participate in Commonwealth Championship 2014 in Glasgow. Jessica, 27 years old expressed her apology to the public that she won’t be able to participate in the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. She was…

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Women’s Basketball Sweeps Weekend To Stay Undefeated At Home

The Niagara women's basketball team pushed its winning streak to four with a convincing 64-36 victory over the Manhattan Jaspers. The Purple Eagles, which trailed 20-19 at the half, outscored the Jaspers 45-16 in the second half. "The awesome thing about this group is that we can make…

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Fitzgerald Powers Women's Basketball to Comeback Win at Memphis

The Temple women's basketball team rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit to record a 58-57 win over Memphis on the road on Sunday. The victory starts the Owls at 1-0 in the American Athletic Conference (5-8 overall), while Memphis dips to 0-1 in conference, 6-6 overall. Sophomore Feyonda…

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Maria Sharapova Season Start

Maria Sharapova is much more than a stereotypic pretty Russian with hair like fields of barley and eyes the color of the sea in the Maldives. No, she is also one of the best female tennis players out there, finishing 2014 as number 2 worldwide, with only 1435 points behind Serena Williams. Also she…

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Lead CMU Women's Golf Program

Cheryl Stacy has been hired to lead the Central Michigan women’s golf program, Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced on Wednesday. Stacy will draw upon a wealth of experience as an instructor, collegiate coach and professional player in guiding the Chippewas. “I am excited to…

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