Field events, whether men's or women's present the broadest spectrum of athletic body types: Powerful shot putters contrasted with tall, willowy high jumpers; javelin throwers built like tight ends and long jumpers built like shooting guards. ... SI.com, 3 days ago
LONDON -- Ten reasons why the Olympic Games actually begin Friday, when track and field commences at the Olympic Stadium (assuming they have successfully removed that big grassy berm and that multi-tentacled cauldron from the floor of the place).SI.com, 3 days ago
New Zealand's World and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams says that athletes who test positive for performance-enhancing drugs should be banned for life, even if it is their first offence. Adams says once a cheater always a cheater. "You ...Radio New Zealand, 1 month ago Adams says ban cheats for life Radio New Zealand, 1 month ago Adams calls for life bans for dopers BBC, 1 month ago Val Adams says ban cheats for life Radio New Zealand, 1 month ago
Valerie Vili hugs her coach, Kirstin Hellier, after winning a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics on August 16, 2008. Photo / Kenny Rodger Before the second-to-last throw of Valerie Vili's golden night, her coach and mentor strode down to speak to ...New Zealand Herald, 1 month ago
New Zealand's influence and responsibility in the global fight against drugs in sport is about to increase significantly, with Minister of Sport Jonathan Coleman set to join the World Anti-Doping Agency's executive committee. In what stands to be ...Stuff.co.nz, 1 month ago
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