Grandmother, 100, to carry Olympic Torch | Stuff.co.nz
A 100-year-old grandmother will be one of the more than 7,000 torchbearers carrying the Olympic flame through the streets of London when it arrives in the capital in July. The route the torch will travel across England starting May 19 was announced by organizers on Monday.
UW-EC professor tabbed to map Olympic marathon course - Leader-Telegram
Before marathoners hit the streets of London for this summer's Olympic Games, those who have done their homework will know the course's highs and lows well thanks to Sean Hartnett, UW-Eau Claire's "Professor of Marathon."
The Olympics marathon cup is up for auction - Evening Standard
Bréal’s silver cup -- named for the creator of the men’s marathon race Michel Bréal -- was presented once, at the inaugural modern games held in Athens in 1896. It was awarded to Spyros Louis who became the home nation’s only gold medal winner when the two men ahead of him collapsed. It's estimated at being worth between $190,000 to $250,000.
Road to Race Recovery Is Littered With Variables - NYTimes.com
There's not much rigorous research on recovery after strenuous exercise, and this aspect of competition is rife with unsubstantiated dogma.
No Sex Required: Women Have Orgasms While Exercising : Discovery News
A new study he Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University has found exercise-induced orgasms -- sometimes referred to as "coregasms" -- are more common than previously believed.While most women reported experiencing orgasms in connection with abdominal exercises, more than 13.2 % said it had occurred while running and almost 10% while walking or hiking.