A collection of news and information related to All African Games published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-10 of 10 » View wdbj7.com items only
Beijing Olympian and Somerset native Sam Sacksen completed his 2011 World Cup tour Sunday in China by winning the bronze medal in the mixed relay competition. Along with his teammate, Suzanne Stettinius of Parkton, Md., the USA team combined to capture...
Tribune staff reporterOn Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus: 1. Olympic sites are chosen by secret ballot, so...
L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe Vancouver Games must be near, because the Olympic torch was lit Thursday in Greece and began its journey to Vancouver. The lighting ceremony of the Olympic torch takes place at the temple of Hera, where the ruins of a......
Juan Antonio Samaranch, former president of the International Olympic Committee who took the organization from financial instability and turmoil and steered it to global influence and prosperity, only to see his legacy tarnished by the specter of doping...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLee Blair won a gold medal for the U.S. in the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles without ever training in a gym, on a track or in a pool. Blair's event: watercolor painting. Although nearly forgotten, the Olympics held from 1912 through 1948 included...
Like members of the ACLU insisting upon the strict separation of church and state, members of the International Olympic Committee recite their mantra: Sports must always be kept separate from politics. The ACLU's position may not be true to the original...
Judo Where: Ano Liossia Olympic Hall. When: Aug. 14-20. Top U.S. performers: Alex Ottiano, Jimmy Pedro, Brian Olson, Ronda Rousey, Celita Schutz. U.S. chances: The U.S. has never won a gold medal in judo. U.S. competitors have won 10 medals, four...
Tags: Andy Roddick, Tennis, Baseball, Katie Hoff, Allen Johnson
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterVans dropped off the shot put athletes in front of the last remaining arch of a tunnel that led from the religious sanctuary to the stadium more than 2,000 years ago. As they walked under the arch, the athletes saw hillsides lined with thousands of...
Chicago Tribune staff reporterThe 3,000-meter run resembled a high school cross-country race. Some Illinois teens could have defeated almost every runner in Goudi Olympic Complex on the grassy course Thursday. The same goes for swimming, where some of the men practically leapfrogged...
Sun Staff"HI. IT'S Jim McKay." He was returning a call seeking his insights into the state of the Olympics. The sound of his voice on the other end of the line was startling, nevertheless, partly because it's so familiar from his decades on the air, partly...
May 30, 2011 |Story| Daily American
Sep 27, 2009 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 23, 2009 | Los Angeles Times
Apr 22, 2010 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 25, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jul 19, 2008 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 10, 2004 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 18, 2004 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 26, 2004 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Feb 10, 1998 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Original site for All African Games topic gallery.