Rockies beat Giants for 8th straight time -
Monterey County HeraldRockies beat Giants for 8th straight timeMonterey County HeraldIan Desmond hit a two-out single and got a better jump than Bob Beamon on Cain while stealing second base. Then a cross-up with Todd Hundley resulted in a fastball off the mask of plate umpire Gabe Morales as Desmond took third. “I just completely ...
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 7:37 pm
Giants simply haven't measured up against
The Mercury NewsGiants simply haven't measured up against Rockies, lose another at Coors FieldThe Mercury NewsIan Desmond hit a two-out single and got a better jump than Bob Beamon on Cain while stealing second base. Then a cross-up with Hundley resulted in a fastball off the mask of plate umpire Gabe Morales as Desmond took third. “I just completely forgot ...and more »
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 3:14 pm
SWOCC track coach Dan Neal retires - Coos
Coos Bay WorldSWOCC track coach Dan Neal retiresCoos Bay World“Kermit missed the Olympic team by just a few inches in two events — long jump and triple jump. When you look at the guy, you don't realize how far he jumped. He jumped against Bob Beamon, who got the world record at the Mexico (City) Olympics.
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 9:28 pm
Community Voice: Say it ain't so,
hngnews.comCommunity Voice: Say it ain't so, Joe…Lance…Ryan…hngnews.comAt the Mexico Olympics in 1968 long jumper Bob Beamon shattered the world record with a leap of 29 ft. 2 1/2 inches surpassing the existing record by 21 3/4 inches held by Ter-Ovanesyan and Ralph Boston. It took 22 years, 316 days until Beamon's record ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 9:40 am
Toni Nadal: 'They were saying Rafa was
Tennis WorldToni Nadal: 'They were saying Rafa was finished, and instead...'Tennis WorldMaybe Bob Beamon's jump (1964 Tokyo Olympics, 8,90 meters) or the Champions won by Barcelona,' Toni said laughing. Carlos Moya spoke about Rafa's chances to become no. 1 again: 'It's on the horizon, but we enjoy this tournament, we live the present ...Nadal: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Nadal | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesRoland Garros: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Roland Garros | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesWawrinka: Latest News & Videos, Photos about Wawrinka | The Economic TimesThe Economic TimesThe Economic Timesall 783 news articles »
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 9:08 am
Which mind-blowing Guinness World Record
(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon. 1968: Bob Beamon sets a long-lasting long-jump record of 29 feet, 2.5 inches, at the Olympics in Mexico City. It is not broken until 1991. 1967: The first cash dispenser ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:54 am
Life after the Olympics: Here's what track
He has also been the world record holder in the event (29 ft 4.25 in.) since 1991, and is one of only two long jumpers in history with legal jumps over 29 feet (the other being Bob Beamon).
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:55 pm
American Coaches Have a Field Day, but for
coached Mike Powell when Powell jumped 8.95 meters (29 feet 4 ¼ inches) in Tokyo in 1991 — setting a world record that has now endured a year longer than the ethereal Bob Beamon mark it broke. Huntington has worked with many fellow Americans through the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
ESPN pundits named three racehorses among their top 100 athletes and included the likes of Bob Beamon, who enjoyed one transcendent moment in a fine but ultimately limited career as a long jumper. Thankfully, his 125th birthday won't be ignored.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
How cheats cheat: why dopers have the edge
‘Drug testing has a public reputation that far exceeds its capabilities’ It feels almost quaint to recall that when Bob Beamon leapt 8.90m at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 his only performance enhancer was a shot of tequila. When Beamon ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:06 am