On This Day, 13th October: Ian Thorpe was
SportswallahOn This Day, 13th October: Ian Thorpe was born; relive his greatest achievementsSportswallahHe is widely regarded among the top three swimmers of all-time along with Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps. Due to his exploits at the Sydney Olympics and the following World Championships, he was nicknamed 'Thorpedo' for his speed in the swimming pool.
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 6:47 pm
The Fascinating History of Jewish Players
The Fascinating History of Jewish Players Who Revolutionized the Game of FootballThe Jewish VoiceSure, we've had our Mark Spitz (Olympic gold-medal swimming champion) and baseball Hall of Fame players, pitcher Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers and slugging first baseman, Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers but did any of those fantastic ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 2:24 am
It rained on Rivlin's sukka, but didn't wash
The Jerusalem PostIt rained on Rivlin's sukka, but didn't wash it out - Israel News ...The Jerusalem PostPresident Rivlin greets Israelis in his Jerusalem Sukka.and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 7:59 am
World Rowing Championships - Bradenton
Bradenton HeraldWorld Rowing Championships - Bradenton HeraldBradenton HeraldRedgrave's accomplishments, including taking home a gold medal at five consecutive Olympic Games, is one reason why rowing is so popular in England and ...and more »
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 7:35 am
How to radically improve your mental
CNBCHow to radically improve your mental willpower through Navy SEAL tacticsCNBCMark Spitz, a USA Olympic gold medalist in swimming, said, "I'm trying to do the best I can. I'm not concerned with tomorrow, but with what goes on today." Sometimes it's difficult to focus on the big picture, like completing SEALs training or making ...
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 10:24 am
City Council Will Consider Sacramento Walk
Croker says that could include people like sports legends Dusty Baker, Somer Sanders, and Mark Spitz, but it would not be limited to sports. "Entertainment and arts, news, business and science and technology," Crocker said. The stars would be placed on J ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:36 am
Usain Bolt and other World's Greatest
With his extensive array of record-breaking runs and medals, Bolt is considered part of the league of sporting legends which comprises Muhammed Ali, Roger Federer, Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Steffi Graff, Sergy Bubka, Yelena Isinbeyeva and several others ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Sacramento eyes its own walk of fame
A future walk around midtown might include strolling past stars dedicated to actor Pat Morita of “The Karate Kid” fame, Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and other famous folks with Sacramento connections. The proposed Sacramento Walk of Stars is the ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
He was Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps before chlorine; he was Laird Hamilton and Kelly Slater before foam boards and leashes. He was Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson before integration; he was Michael Jordan before "branding." His life contained ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Broward high schools swimming preview: Pine
Most Olympic champion swimmers start early — Missy Franklin was 5, Michael Phelps was 7 and Mark Spitz was 6 when they began competing in the water. Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest junior Marta Ciesla was a good bit older — she was six months shy of her ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm