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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
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
Tarmoh declines 100 meter runoff against Felix

...could've been something exciting for the sport, something new, something different," said Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, whose husband, Bobby, coaches both sprinters. "It would bring people in that don't ordinarily watch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-02/tarmoh-declines-100-mete
Olympic roundup: Eaton sets sights on own record

...mark in the final with 7.12 meters on her second attempt. She is first U.S. woman to win the long jump since Jackie Joyner-Kersee.? Aries Merritt led a 1-2 finish for the United States in the 110-meter hurdles, winning in 12.92...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-08/olympic-roundup-eaton-se
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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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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Aikman, Staubach coming to NASCAR

...sustain momentum, lost their sponsor and disappeared from the stock car sport. Three years ago, Olympic track star Jackie Joyner-Kersee and her husband, Bob, announced plans to form a team, but nothing ever materialized. Aikman, 36, retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/17/nas_364934.shtml
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Post-Olympic Atlanta has different look

...President Stan Kasten said the team plans an Olympic monument within Turner Field, honoring Mr. Johnson, Carl Lewis, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other track stars. He hopes it will be completed by next opening day. But Mr. Kasten makes no apologies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/24/oth_280738.shtml
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Top athletes of the century

...Mickey Mantle (tie) 785 35. Mark Spitz 785 37. Joe Montana 772 38. Jack Dempsey 765 39. Bobby Orr 729 40. Jackie Joyner-Kersee 685 41. Billie Jean King 683 42. Walter Johnson 671 43. Sammy Baugh 621 44. Rocky Marciano (tie) 596...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277517.shtml
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Overtime

...NCAA champion who has collected 16 All-America certificates in her intercollegiate career, has been selected as the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Award winner as the nation's top female track and field athlete. Ferguson received the award Saturday at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/02/oth_260489.shtml
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