Edmonton Oilers history: Wayne Gretzky first
Edmonton JournalEdmonton Oilers history: Wayne Gretzky first NHL player to hit 200 ...Edmonton JournalAn assist on Pat Hughes's goal at 9:16 of the first period of the Oilers' 7-2 win over the Calgary Flames is Wayne Gretzky's 200th point of the season, the first time ...and more »
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 1:19 pm
The record breaker — 31 Championship
The record breaker — 31 Championship Section Area titles and ...4barsrest.com4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to Prof Nicholas Childs of Black Dyke as he looks back on becoming the most successful Championship Section winning conductor in ...and more »
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 10:25 am
Olympian Herbert Douglas Jr.'s 95th birthday
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteOlympian Herbert Douglas Jr.'s 95th birthday celebrationPittsburgh Post-GazetteFellow Olympians including two-time gold medalist Roger Kingdom, Charles Jenkins and his son Chip Jenkins, Harrison Dillard, John Carlos, Edwin Moses, Cindy Stringer and Bob Beamon, came to help toast their friend. “This is one of the warmest rooms I ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 9:02 pm
As Spurs await the fate of their stars, the
As Spurs await the fate of their stars, the season goes onSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)Getting Leonard back would be a giant, Bob Beamon-style leap in a positive direction. By tipoff Saturday, the All-Star forward had already made significant progress through the NBA-mandated concussion protocol. He continued that process Sunday with ...and more »
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 6:48 pm
Elá hop a je tu flop. Fosburymu, který
Lidovky.czElá hop a je tu flop. Fosburymu, který způsobil výškařkou revoluci, je sedmdesátLidovky.czJejich krajan Bob Beamon předvedl „skok do 21. století“, když v dálce předvedl 890 centimetrů, což bylo zlepšení dosavadního světového rekordu o 55 centimetrů. Češka Věra Čáslavská pak okouzlila v gymnastických soutěžích svým vystupováním, elegancí ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 1:07 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