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Howard's Oliver Wins World Championship

Big HBCU-related news out of the track and field world. Howard University alum David Oliver claimed the 110-meter hurdles title at the track and field World Championships in Moscow on Monday. Already an Olympic medalist (Bronze 2008), Oliver ran the race in 13 seconds flat, the fastest time this year. Congratulations Alumnus & Olympian David Oliver for taking the gold at...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Oliver, Wilson go 1-2 in hurdles

The United States finished 1-2 in the men's 110-meter hurdles Monday, with David Oliver taking the gold at the world championships with 13.00 seconds, the fastest time of the year. Ryan Wilson took silver in 13.13
Via Fox Olympics
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet September 2012 Girl Next Door Contestant #2 – Travon Janay

Travon Janay 360 Section: Girl Next Door Model 360 City: Detroit Sports 360 Hometown: Detroit, MI HT: 5’11 Eye Color: Brown June 6th     Favorite Athlete: David Oliver Favorite Team: Detroit Lions If you could win a date with any famous athlete, who would it be and why? I would go for David Oliver [...]
Via Detroit Sports 360
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Merritt earns 110-meter hurdles title

Aries Merritt posted the best time in the world this year in the 110-meter hurdles, winning at the U.S. track trials in 12.93 seconds for a place on the Olympic team. Jason Richardson, the reigning world champion, was second in 12.98 and Jeffrey Porter finished third in 13.08 to round out the team for the London Games. David Oliver, the bronze medalist in Beijing, finished fifth...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Merritt wins 110-meter hurdles and trip to London

Aries Merritt posted the best time in the world this year in the 110-meter hurdles, winning at the U.S. track trials in 12.93 seconds for a place on the Olympic team. Jason Richardson, the reigning world champion, was second in 12.98 and Jeffrey Porter finished third in 13.08 to round out the team for the London Games. David Oliver, the bronze medalist in Beijing, finished fifth...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

'Trying to chase a dream'

David Oliver learned his lesson early. One of America's best 110-meter hurdlers -- and a man with a shot at Olympic gold in London this August -- made the mistake back in 2005 of showing up 15 minutes late to practice under the guidance of his new track coach, Brooks Johnson. It wasn't because Oliver accidentally overslept or decided to take the morning off to rest his...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Now healthy, Oliver determined to shine

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. David Oliver learned his lesson early. One of Americas best 110-meter hurdlers and a man with a shot at Olympic gold in London this August made the mistake back in 2005 of showing up 15 minutes late to practice under the guidance of his new track coach, Brooks Johnson. It wasnt because Oliver accidentally overslept or decided to just to take the morning...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson's camp a shared experience

In such a fiercely competitive sport as track and field, where every hundredth of a second or extra millimeter can make all the difference in the world, you'd expect training regimens and performance techniques to be well-guarded secrets. That would seem especially true on the ultimate stage of the Olympics. But here at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, at the state...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic hopefuls share knowledge in Orlando

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. In such a fiercely competitive sport as track and field, where every hundredth of a second or extra millimeter can make all the difference in the world, youd expect training regimens and performance techniques to be well-guarded secrets. That would seem especially true on the ultimate stage of the Olympics. But here at Disneys Wide World of Sports Complex...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Richardson, Williams to enter Adidas GP

American stars Jason Richardson, Jesse Williams and Sanya Richards-Ross will compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City next month. Richardson and Williams are reigning world champions -- Richardson in the 110-meter hurdles and Williams in the high jump. Richardson will face a tough field against two other top Americans, Aries Merritt and David Oliver. Richards-Ross is the...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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