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Joyner-Kersee says farewell

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee could hold it back for only so long. She made it through...jumping. At a meet billed as "Track and Field's Farewell to Jackie Joyner-Kersee," she took one last victory lap Saturday night, carrying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/28/oth_234503.shtml
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Kersee bids tearful farewell

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee could hold it back for only so long. She made it through...jumping. At a meet billed as "Track and Field's Farewell to Jackie Joyner-Kersee," she took one last victory lap Saturday night, carrying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/27/oth_234441.shtml
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Family finalists in fitnesses challenge

...finalists.On Jan. 10, the family will fly to Los Angeles, where they will meet three-time Olympic Gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee and compete against the other families for the top prize: a trip to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-01/family-finalists-fitnesses-ch
Devers breaks U.S. record in 60-meter hurdles

...final at the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships. Devers ran 7.78 last month at the Millrose Games to break Jackie Joyner-Kersee's 14-year-old record of 7.81. The hurdle final was scheduled for later Saturday. In Saturday's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/02/oth_367722.shtml
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Jones on track for five golds

...done at a single Olympics -- win five gold medals. "Marion has the ability to be the ultimate champion," said Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jones' idol and the winner of a women's record six Olympic track medals. "She epitomizes what athletics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/18/oth_292927.shtml
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Overtime: Hoffa is among top shot putters

...at a Virginia Tech meet. That also makes her a provisional qualifier for the championships, too, Machovec said. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, three-time Olympic gold medalist who is in her final year of competition, is getting ready for life after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/20/oth_220933.shtml
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Overtime: Hoffa is among top shot putters

...at a Virginia Tech meet. That also makes her a provisional qualifier for the championships, too, Machovec said. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, three-time Olympic gold medalist who is in her final year of competition, is getting ready for life after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/20/oly_220884.shtml
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Women past, present will be museum's focus

...King, helping her win a record 20th Wimbledon title in 1979. They unveiled the racket King used at Wimbledon, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee unveiled Wilma Rudolph's 1961 Associated Press Athlete of the Year trophy. The National Sports Museum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/oth_100969.shtml
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Allyson Felix takes Olympic gold in 200

...second American woman to win the long jump at the Olympics, leaping 23 feet, 4½ inches on her second attempt. Jackie Joyner-Kersee gave the U.S. its other gold in 1988.Janay Deloach added a bronze and now the Americans head into the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-08/allyson-felix-takes-olym
Obama boosts bid for Chicago

...Chicago Mayor Richard Daley as well as Olympic greats such as Mike Conley, a gold medalist in the triple jump; Dominique Dawes, a three-time Olympian in gymnastics; and track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a three-time gold medalist.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/17/oth_548429.shtml
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