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Eight-Month Pregnant Track Star Runs 800 Meter Event At U.S. Championships

For a pregnant woman, walking can be a tough task. Running? That seems almost out of the question. Olympic runner Alysia Montano, however, felt otherwise. Already eight months into her pregnancy, Montano, a five-time outdoor champion, decided to give it a go in an 800 meter race at the U.S. Championships on Thursday. Montano said running in the race was nothing out of the ordinary...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympian competes at event while eight months pregnant

Alysia Montano is the defending national champion in the 800-meter women’s race. Unfortunately, the speedster came in last at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. Although, she did have a pretty decent excuse. Montano ran the 800-meter race on Thursday while eight months pregnant. With that in mind, you should probably […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman Races in U.S. Track Championships While Pregnant

This is one of the best sports stories you’ll hear today. Alysia Montano was born to run, now the 28-year-old athlete has run before giving birth. Montano is 34 weeks pregnant, but didn’t want that to stop her competing in the 800 meters while at the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The former University of California star discussed the risks with her doctors, ultimately...
Via The Sideline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A very pregnant Alysia Montano runs the 800m, and no she didn’t win by a belly

Five-time national champion Alysia Montano, 34-weeks pregnant, ran the 800 meters race on  Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships, finishing in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds – only 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010, reports the AP, via USA TODAY Sports. I guess we should say it’s a good thing she didn’t win a close race, which spares us a potential...
Via Low Brow Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympian Runs 800 Meters While 8 Months Pregnant

In a feat that has amazed many around the world, Olympian Alysia Montano competed in the opening rounds of the 800 meter race at the US Track and Field Championships. Montano, who finished in an impressive 2 minutes and 32 seconds, got clearance from her doctors and said the preparation process was just business as usual. “I’ve been running throughout my pregnancy and I felt...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman, 8 1/2 Months Pregnant, Runs 800M at U.S. Track & Field Championships

Instead of loading up on greasy food and a whiny attitude while pregnant, Alysia Montano decided to exercise, and exercise enough to run the 800-Meter at the U.S. Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday. The former University of California track star  is 8 1/2 months pregnant, but that didn’t stop the 28-year-old mother-to-be from recording a time of 2:32.13, a time...
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon winner Keflezighi preps for another feat in Atlanta

Meb Keflezighi broke a 31-year losing streak for American men in the Boston Marathon. Now, he'll attempt to pass 22,500 runners by starting the country's largest road race in last place.
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon winner Keflezighi preps for another feat in Atlanta

Meb Keflezighi made history in becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. Now, he's looking to pull off another feat in the country's largest race. He will be the last runner to start Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race on July 4 and attempt to pass as many of the 60,000 participants as possible -- with a goal of 22,500 -- all to raise money for...
Via Fox Sports South
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Shares Her Struggle Face From USA Tie (Video)

Yesterday the United States had a soul crushing tie with Portugal on a last second goal. The team was oh so close to moving out of pool play but it just wasn’t meant to be. There were many struggle faces to be had, and Lolo Jones wanted to make sure that we knew she had one too. Check out her before the tie and after the tie reaction that she put on Instagram:
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones’ Instagram Accurately Sums Up The Emotions Of Every American At The End Of USA-Portugal

United States Olympian Lolo Jones accurately encapsulated both the joy and heartbreak experienced by pretty much every American at the end of last night’s World Cup match between the USA and Portugal. The “before” – presumably coming after Clint Dempsey’s go-ahead goal late in the game – shows a giddy Lolo dancing in slow motion, while the after is a selfie of an absolutely...
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones' Instagram post sums up America's reaction to World Cup tie (PHOTO)

Fans across America were ready celebrate a historic win for the U.S. men's national team until the unimaginable occurred.  With only seconds remaining in injury time, and the United States leading, 2-1, Portugal scored.U.S. track and field star Lolo Jones was only one of the millions of fans whose heart was broken with that goal and wanted to show what might be called a bi...
Via The Other Paper
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Was Quite Upset After Portugal-USA Match

Lolo Jones posted the Instagram video above after the USA-Portugal match ended in a tie with the caption “I went from this TO this… in 30 seconds.” Safe to say we all felt this way, Lolo. The post Lolo Jones Was Quite Upset After Portugal-USA Match appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Explains How Everyone In America Feels Right Now

Lolo Jones posted a picture/video combo on her Instagram account tonight that basically sums up how everyone in America feels right now.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

French players go Usain Bolt after thumping Jamaica 8-0

French Lightning!!! @Benzema @AntoGriezmann @usainbolt (The Pogfamily) pic.twitter.com/mZBMEppxS9 — Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) June 8, 2014
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

French players go Usain Bolt after thumping Jamaica 8-0

French Lightning!!! @Benzema @AntoGriezmann @usainbolt (The Pogfamily) pic.twitter.com/mZBMEppxS9 — Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) June 8, 2014
Via 32 Flags
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Evil Scientists Created A Robot That Can Run Faster Than Usain Bolt

Getty (original) Scientists at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a two-legged robot that has already displayed its ability to not only run at speeds faster than Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Usain Bolt, but also to avoid any obstacles that might be in its path. Known as the KAIST Raptor – because it has a tail inspired by velociraptors...
Via With Leather
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Norm Macdonald hates Oscar Pistorius for having no legs?

Norm Macdonald hates Oscar Pistorius. Why? Because Pistorius has no legs.
Via Gamedayr
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

JUSTIN GATLIN ABLAZE: RUNS WORLD’S TWO FASTEST 100M TIMES FOR 2014!

Gatlin has had one exceptional week, setting world marks in the 100 meters for 2014 while getting a jump on Bolt. After winning the 100 meters at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday, U.S. sprinter JUSTIN GATLIN has recorded the two fastest 100-meter times in the world for 2014, setting the bar high for the remainder of the track and field season… Okay…Gatlin is...
Via SportySexyCool
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt $20k Cleats Stolen

Usain Bolt is no stranger when it comes to voicing his opinions and this time he’s speaking out against thieves who still some very important shoes. TMZ: The Puma cleats — which Bolt wore when he broke the world record for the 100m dash in 2009 — were SIGNED by Bolt himself and are reportedly worth more than $20,000. They reportedly went missing from a commercial building...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt has record-breaking cleats stolen

Seriously, who would do this? According to TMZ, Olympian gold medalist Usain Bolt had his pair of record-breaking sprinting cleats stolen. Bolt wore the cleats in 2009 when he broke the world in the 100m dash, and they were being displayed in a commercial building in London. The cleats were signed by Bolt and valued […]
Via Full Scale Sports
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

American sprinter fails drug test, returns Olympic Medal

Tyson Gay, a member America’s 2012 Summer Olympic Team and part of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that earned a Silver Medal testing positive for a banned substance. The announcement was made Friday with the 31 year old sprinter receiving a one year suspension; Gay was also forced to relinquish his 2012 Silver Medal. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) made the announcement...
Via 110 Nation Sports
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former American World Champion Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One-Year For Doping

Photo Credit: Erik van Leeuwen via commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tyson_Gay_Berlin_2009.JPG   Tyson Gay, the former world champion sprinter in track and field, has been suspended for one-year.  He tested positive for a banned substance that he unknowingly taken.  He said that he put his trust in a lot of people and they let him down.  He is not using any excuses and is facing...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One Year for Doping

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Sprinter has been suspended one year for doping.  Gay tested positive for a banned substance last July and subsequently removed himself from competing at the World Championships in Moscow. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team at the London Olympics and been disqualified from all races...
Via Thacover2
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One Year for Doping

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Sprinter has been suspended one year for doping.  Gay tested positive for a banned substance last July and subsequently removed himself from competing at the World Championships in Moscow. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team at the London Olympics and been disqualified from all races...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi to make appearance at Fenway Park Tonight

Ryan MacLeod (RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterOn Monday, March 21st Meb Keflezighi became the first US marathoner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. On Wednesday night he will enter Fenway Park to the cheers of all of Boston. Keflezighi, who is from San Diego ran the 26.2 mile course in a time of 2:08:37 and won the the race by 11 seconds over his closest competitor. While many...
Via RedSoxLife
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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