The morning warmup: Jeter out of Olympics, Venus wins

From Excelle: Nneka Ogwumike hit a perfect 12 for 12 earlier this season for the Los Angeles Sparks and just keeps growing in her fifth year in the WNBA. Raquel Rodriguez may be a rookie for Sky Blue FC, but she is a veteran when she suits up for Costa Rica. Seattle Reign defender Lauren Barnes was a surprise call-up to the U.S. women’s national team this spring, and while she...
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22 days ago

Jeter, Symmonds OUT Of U.S. Olympic Trials

EUGENE - Sprinter Carmelita Jeter and middle distance runner Nick Symmonds will both miss the U.S. Olympic Game Team Trials after losing fitness battles.
22 days ago

Carmelita Jeter out with a quad injury before Trials

Three-time Olympic medalist Carmelita Jeter has announced that she will not be running in the US Olympic Trials this weekend. “The Fastest Woman in the World”  sustained a quad injury that will prevent her from sprinting in her specialty: the 100m sprint. At the last Olympic Games, Jeter became the first athlete to ever medal in both the 100m and 200m; she anchored the 4x100m...
Via Excelle Sports
23 days ago

Gatlin and Richards head star-studded Team USA squad at 2016 Penn Relays

Tyson Gay, Jeremy Wariner, Natasha Hastings, Carmelita Jeter and NJ's Miki Barber also on the roster Tyson Gay, Jeremy Wariner, Natasha Hastings, Carmelita Jeter and NJ's Miki Barber also on the roster
April 25, 2016

The Crossover with Blake Griffin: Training with track & field star Carmelita Jeter

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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin Trained With Carmelita Jeter

Blake Griffin is training with Carmelita Jeter to help improve his speed on the court. "I've always believed that the first two steps you take to catch an opponent or beat someone down the court are the most important," he said. "That's why I'm in Los Angeles to train with three-time Olympic medalist and 100-meter specialist Carmelita Jeter. Carmelita also holds three of the top...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeter named USATF Athlete of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS - 2012 Olympic silver medalist Carmelita Jeter (Gardena, Calif.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after picking up two Diamond League wins last week in the 100 meters.
Via USA Track & Field
August 28, 2012

Carmelita Jeter national media teleconference excerpts

On Wednesday USA Track & Field conducted a national media teleconference with Carmelita Jeter as she prepares for the adidas Grand Prix scheduled for Saturday at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York. The reigning World Outdoor champion in the 100 meters and 2011 Jesse Owens Award winner, Jeter owns the fastest time in the world heading into a loaded 100m field at the...
Via USA Track & Field
June 05, 2012

Williams, Jeter win 2011 Jesse Owens Awards

INDIANAPOLIS - Jesse Williams and Carmelita Jeter on Tuesday were named the winners of the 2011 Jesse Owens Award by USA Track & Field. This is a first time either athlete has earned this prestigious distinction during their storied careers.
Via USA Track & Field
November 07, 2011

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