Newman Wins Pan Am Pole Vault Bronze

Reigning Commonwealth Games pole vault champion Alysha Newman of London today claimed Pan Am Games bronze at Lima, Peru. Newman, 25, cleared 4.55 m on her first attempt, but failed to clear 4.65. Yarisley Silva Rodriguez of Cuba won gold with a jump of 4.75, while American Kathryn Nageotte won silver at 4.70.

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Warner Wins Pan Am Gold

London’s Damian Warner is poised to claim back-to-back Pan Am Games decathlon gold medals after a stellar Tuesday. Warner, 29, was tops in 100 m dash (10.32 seconds) and recorded a season’s-best long jump (7.74 m). Combined with a fourth-place shot put (15.01 m) and seventh-place high jump (1.97 m), Warner accumulated 4,499 points – […]

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MacNeil Wins 100-Metre Butterfly Gold

London’s Maggie Mac Neil is a world champion. The 19-year-old member of the London Aquatic Club and member of the Michigan Wolverines swim team beat world record holder Sarah Sjostrom, 25, of Sweden for the gold medal in the 100-metre butterfly at the FINA world championships. Today at Gwangju, South Korea, MacNeil┬áturned in a┬áCanadian record […]

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