Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third...Luguelin Santos, after the first 50 meters. And by the time van Niekerk hit the...the javelin. Yego's throw of 92.72 meters was the longest in 14 years and gave the...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...Wariner to lead a U.S. sweep of the 400 meters track event. David Neville gets the bronze...Veronica Campbell-Brown easily wins the 200 meters to cap the first sweep of all four men's...record he tied in May, when he ran the 100 meters in 9.77 seconds.2007 - The Texas Rangers...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 10 strokes ahead of Andy Bean.1995 - Gwen Torrence, the 100-meter champion at the world championships, wins the 200 meters, then is disqualified for running out of her lane.1995 - Michael Bradley, a third-year pro without a tour victory, shoots...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 7 the World Championship becoming the first man to clear 18 meters and 60 feet in the triple jump. After clearing 18.16 on his...over San Francisco.2005 - Justin Gatlin dominates the 100 meters at the world track and field championships, Helsinki, Finland...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 9

...rankings began in 1973. Andy Roddick drops from No. 9 to No. 11 in the latest ATP rankings.2012 - Usain Bolt wins the 200 meters in 19.32 seconds, making him the only man with two Olympic titles in that event. He adds it to the 100 gold he won Aug...
Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony

...120-mile canal, making a parallel waterway at its middle that will facilitate two-way traffic. With a depth of 79 feet (24 meters), the canal now allows the simultaneous passage of ships with up to a 66-foot draught.The project was initially estimated...
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Today In Sports History for August 6

...Brickyard 400, the first stock car race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.1995 - Canada's Donovan Bailey wins the 100 meters at World Track and Field Championships in Goteborg, Sweden, marking the first time since 1976 an American fails to win a medal...
Compassion in action: Acting locally to help globally

...homeland being struck by such a huge natural disaster. Not only were their homes completely gone and covered by hundreds of meters of rock and mud, the valley is just gone; you can't even see it. I can't even imagine," she said.Many of the people...
Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

...for Migration, a human rights group.Di Giacomo said the estimate of 600 aboard was credible because the boat was 20-25 meters (70-85 feet) long, and smugglers, who don't like to leave any space unused, usually fit about 600 aboard a fishing...
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New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

...disrupting nursing, and losing weight due to increased amounts of time in glacial waters.Seals approached at about 100 meters are 25 times more likely to flush than those approached to within 500, the study found. More than 75 percent of seals flush...


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