Thomas Jefferson's Peck is independent girls coach of the year

...got 17 points from its bench while Fullington didn't get any.Peck, who also coaches track, said the early morning weightlifting schedule is the staple of the program. He also said the practices were sometimes more competitive than games, which meant...

Weightlifting medalists Haworth, Cunningham back on U.S. team

...United States in Olympic women's weightlifting. The challenge now is to do in Athens...a 6-for-6 performance that is weightlifting's equivalent of hitting for the cycle...needed to become the first American weightlifting gold medalist in 40 years. "I know...

Savannah to hold weightlifting event

...Savannah will be the site of a world weightlifting championship. The Masters World Championships...enchilada. As far as economic impact for weightlifting, it doesn't get any bigger than...head official of the International Weightlifting Federation got up and praised the city's...

Georgia Games Notebook: Weightlifting for football leads Dukes to another sport

...super heavyweight category of today's one-day Olympic weightlifting competition at Evans High School. The 6-foot-4, 330-pound...also is competing today in the 181-pound category. "Weightlifting was something that prepared me for football," Dukes said...

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Weightlifting mark falls in Sandersville

...clinician in the state, has been involved with the program for more than a decade. He said the program not only emphasizes weightlifting, but also speed and technique. The program is the nation's leader in high school fitness and the company performs clinics...

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Closing of local gym doesn't stop lifters from training

Olympic-style weightlifting, a Summer Olympics mainstay since...snatch techniques of Olympic-style weightlifting. Because of "insurance reasons...titles at the American Masters Weightlifting Championships in Savannah, Ga...

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Austin Dillon wins Nationwide Series title by three points

...temperature inside the car can reach 140 degrees and the centrifugal forces in the corners can be tougher on the body than any weightlifting session.And what McNabb clearly didn't understand ? or know ? is Johnson competes in triathlons and generally runs...

Nott wins silver

...of the United States' women's weightlifting team took the day off from training...resident won America's first weightlifting medal in 16 years, earning a silver in the first women's weightlifting session in Olympic history. Nott...

Muslim woman achieves milestone in the nationals

...performing well at her first national weightlifting championship was far more important...Muslim faith after the International Weightlifting Federation ruled two weeks ago that...full-body "unitard" under the customary weightlifting uniform.IWF rules previously stated...

Martin awaits decision

It will be up to the International Weightlifting Federation to decide if Michael Martin...alternate for the United States men's weightlifting team, the Calvary Baptist junior has...the brightest young stars in American weightlifting today, he is already being touted...