Javelin change wipes out Joyner-Kersee's heptathlon record

...year because of a design change to the javelin. The world governing body of track and field said Monday that a new javelin with a slightly different center of...points at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. The javelin is one of the seven events in the heptathlon...

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Paine senior to vie for state javelin title

...Calif., who had barely even heard of the javelin, much less ever tried to throw one...vie for his fourth straight conference javelin title. The meet begins at 7:30 a...practice during his freshman year when a javelin caught his attention. "We were at the...

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Jury awards track official struck by javelin more than $800,000

...official who was hit in the face with a javelin during a college meet was awarded $811...next to his left eye by the spear-like javelin during a 1999 track meet in Palm Beach...was given the go-ahead to throw the javelin, and that Thompson bore some of the responsibility...

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...the beauties.Our photo showed the 1968 Javelin, which was AMC's response to the pony...which was a truncated version of the Javelin with a large engine and racier lines...a couple of the hotter versions of the Javelin. One had the 390 (cubic-inch), 315-horse...

High-tech means higher sales for many small retailers

...technology enables the small business to cater to a customer's needs," says Michael Moeser, a retailing executive with Javelin Strategy & Research, a consulting company based in Pleasanton, California.One example: an app called Belly that lets shoppers...

Chinese golfer gets Masters invitation

A former javelin thrower who taught himself to play golf has received a special invitation...Merit. According to the Asian PGA Tour Web site, Zhang practiced as a javelin thrower before taking up golf. Because of the game's limited development...

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Identity theft can spoil the holidays

Identity theft claimed 10 million victims in 2008, a 22 percent increase over 2007, according to a report from Javelin Strategy and Research. The Better Business Bureau warns that the holiday season provides many new opportunities for identity...

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Overtime: S.I.S.C. Spring Championship

...fluke. Junior Barryl Pickett defended his title in the men's javelin. Last year many were surprised that his 6'2 185 pound frame...place finish from Paine freshman Clensy Warren in the women's javelin with a throw of 95-7. Yvette Foster continues to excel as...

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Golf pro tests talent-or-technology theories

...at the Augusta Country Club's 205-yard, par-3 12th hole, Tommy Brannen peers down the fairway and gives his club, a javelin 2-iron, a little waggle. Envisioning where he would like the ball to go, he steps into his stance and swings, smooth...

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Vigilance is key to preventing ID theft

...identity theft is on the decline. The bad news is that ID theft still affected 8.1 million Americans last year, according to Javelin Strategy and Research -- down 3.6 percent from 8.4 million in the previous year's study. The average amount lost per...

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