Tag Archives: Olympics

Usain Bolt injured before 2016 Summer Olympics

2 Jul

Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has suffered an injury ahead of Rio after tearing a hamstring at Jamaica’s Olympic trials. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/07/usain-bolt-injured-before-2016-summer.html

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Alice Coachman Davis, First black Olympic gold medalist dies

16 Jul

Alice Coachman Davis, the first black female to win Olympic gold, died Monday. She was 90 years old. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/07/alice-coachman-davis-first-black.html 

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Black athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics

25 Jan

Black athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics

First let me start of by congratulating ALL of the athletes who have made the US Olympic Team and will be representing our country in the 2014 Winter Olympics. I wish them all good luck and pray for their safety in Sochi, Russia. Here is a list of African American athletes competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics. – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/01/black-athletes-competing-in-2014-winter.html

Photos: Muhammad Ali participates in opening ceremonies for London Olympics

28 Jul

 

Photos: Muhammad Ali participates in opening ceremonies for London Olympics

 

Muhammad Ali participated in the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics i London on Friday night.  He helped to carry the official flag to its place in the center of the arena.. See three photos from the ceremony here: Muhammad Ali in London  

Jordan Burroughs, America’s best hope for a gold medal in wrestling?

9 Jul

Jordan Burroughs, America’s best hop for a gold medal in wrestling?

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Jordan Burroughs is African American and from Camden NJ who excels in the sport of wrestling. . On the surface he would seem like an unlikely candidate to make the US Olympic Team. But not only has he made it he just may be the United States best shot at Olympic gold in wrestling. Congrats to Jordan Burroughs. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2012/07/jordan-burroughs-americas-best-hop-for.html

How should USA Track & Field pick 3rd place winner for women’s 100 meter race?

27 Jun

How should USA Track & Field pick 3rd place winner for women’s 100 meter race?

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How should USA Track & Field go about settling the tie between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh for the third and final Olympic spot in the women’s 100 meters? Vote here: