IMAGE: Ashton Eaton of the United States celebrates winning gold overall after the men's decathlon. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images. American Ashton Eaton won his second straight Olympic decathlon gold medal on Thursday, extending his reign in a sport whose champion earns the title of the world's greatest athlete. Eaton edged France's Kevin Mayer, who had threatened his position with strong showings in the pole vault and javelin throw, into the silver medal position. The twice ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
Ashton Eaton has been dubbed the world's greatest athlete, and as a two-time world record holder, it's hard to argue against Eaton's prowess. Eaton is a decathlete, which means he competes in 10 different track and field events during a two-day ...Inquisitr, 3 weeks ago Five Things You Didn't Know About Ashton Eaton And The 1500m The Runner's Tribe, 1 month ago
The man who ruled the men's decathlon event in London four years ago is back in Rio to extend a remarkable reign of dominance no one looks close to stopping. The unrelenting Ashton Eaton had the opportunity to shatter his own record at the United ...International Business Times UK, 3 weeks ago
With so much focus on Usain Bolt's injured hamstring and the Russian team's ban amid charges of systematic doping, it's easy to lose track of who could be making the headlines at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Always among the marquee Olympic ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 month ago With or without Bolt or Russians, athletes will shine in Rio Yahoo! Singapore, 1 month ago
Albuquerque Academy Graduate and now Olympic hopeful, Curtis Beach finished in 10 place overall after day one of the Decathlon at the 2016 Olympic Trials. Although not 100 percent, the former OR athlete and 2012 Olympic gold medalist took first ...Equilibrio Informativo, 1 month ago
A pair of ospreys are nesting in the floodlights at Western University in London, Ontario, next to the throwing circle where Damian Warner practises the discus. Occasionally, they'll fly down and perch atop the cage, surveying the field or buzz the ...IAAF, 1 month ago
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