TITLE

Reed My Lips

AUTHOR(S)
Gains, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Athletics;Sep/Oct2007, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Canadian middle distance runner Gary Reed. Reed finished second in the 800 meter race at the 2007 World Championships of track and field in Osaka, Japan, losing to Alfred Yego of Kenya by a narrow margin. It is rare for Canadians who live and train in Canada to do so well in international competition. Reed states he could earn more money competing in Europe, but his focus is winning a medal in the 2008 Olympic Games.
ACCESSION #
27245836

 

Related Articles

  • Liu Xiang. Layden, Tim // Sports Illustrated;7/28/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p64 

    The article focuses on Chinese track and field athlete Liu Xiang. In 2004, Xiang won the gold medal in the 110 meter hurdles at the Olympic Games, the first Chinese track athlete to win a gold. He has become a national hero as a result, but is under intense pressure to repeat his victory at the...

  • What a Country! Layden, Tim // Sports Illustrated;7/14/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p58 

    The article focuses on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials track and field competition. Bernard Lagat, who became a U.S. citizen in 2007, won the 1500 and 5000 meter race. Sprinter Tyson Gay, who had previously won the 100 meter race, suffered an injury in the 200 meter competition. It is uncertain if...

  • Two Archrivals Go to the Mats. Starr, Mark // Newsweek;8/4/2008, Vol. 152 Issue 5, p46 

    This article discusses the rivalry between the U.S. and China's 2008 Olympic gymnastic teams. The U.S. girl's team features four leading girls, Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, Chellsie Memmel, and Alicia Sacramone. Since 2006, China and the U.S. have passed the title of world gymnastics girl's...

  • PETER BIROS. Wigo, Bruce // Swimming World;Dec2008, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p27 

    The article recognizes Peter Biros of Hungary as the 2008 Male Water Polo Player of the Year. This recognition is given to Biros due to his performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympics gaining the gold medal and the top player award with the Magnificent Six. His victory with his companies has led...

  • GUO JINGJING.  // Swimming World;Dec2008, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p28 

    The article recognizes Chinese diver Guo Jingjing as the 2008 Female Diver of the Year. The recognition was given to Guo Jingjing due to her performance at the 2008 Beijing Games winning the three-meter individual and achieving her sixth career gold medal. It is stated that Guo Jingjing first...

  • HE CHONG.  // Swimming World;Dec2008, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p29 

    The article recognizes Chinese male diver He Chong as the 2008 Male Diver of the Year. The recognition was given to He Chong due to his performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympics completing one of the more remarkable lists of dives ever performed during the men's three-meter springboard event. He...

  • Another Milestone FOR Brazil! Normile, Dwight // International Gymnast;Dec2007, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p17 

    The article focuses on Brazilian gymnast Jade Barbosa and Brazil's national women's gymnastics team. At the 2007 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Barbosa became the first gymnast from her country to win a medal in the individual all-around competition, finishing in third place. Brazil...

  • Game On. Crumlish, John // International Gymnast;Oct2007, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p9 

    The article focuses on the women's team competition at the 2007 World Gymnastics Championships held September 1-9 in Stuttgart, Germany. The U.S. team defeated defending champion China by a wide margin, with Romania finishing in third. The top 12 national teams qualified for the 2008 Olympic...

  • Bessonova Breaks Through. Crumlish, John // International Gymnast;Nov2007, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p22 

    The article reports that Anna Bessanova of Ukraine won the all-around individual title at the 2007 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, which were held September 16-23 in Patras, Greece. Russia won the team championship. A chart of the competition's results and a list of qualifiers for the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics