September 28, 2000
TRACK AND FIELD Men, 400 Hurdles * Gold--Nils Schumann, Germany; Silver--Wilson Kipketer, Denmark; Bronze--Aissa Djabir Said Guerni, Algeria Men, 800 * Gold--Nils Schumann, Germany; Silver--Wilson Kipketer, Denmark; Bronze--Aissa Djabir Said Guerni, Algeria Women, 100 Hurdles * Gold--Olga Shishigina, Kazakstan; Silver--Gloria Alozie, Nigeria; Bronze--Melissa Morrison, Kannapolis, N.C.
July 31, 2012 |
LONDON - Natalie Coughlin could swim one more time in the Olympics, giving her the chance to win more medals than any female swimmer in U.S. history. Coughlin is under consideration to swim in the 400-meter medley relay, U.S. women's coach Teri McKeever said Tuesday. "We haven't made any decisions yet," he added. Coughlin did not qualify to swim in any individual events. She won her 12th medal last Saturday, as part of the U.S. 400-meter freestyle relay team, tying Jenny Thompson and Dara Torres for the most medals by a female American swimmer.
August 3, 1995 |
Prosecutors say more than a dozen veterans across the country have been duped out of their medals by a man who promised to frame the decorations for them but then replaced them with cheap imitations. Stephen Pyne, 35, a budget official for rural Carroll County north of Baltimore, was charged Wednesday with stealing military decorations from three retired military officers around Annapolis.
September 18, 2004 |
The Navy's chief investigator concluded Friday that procedures were followed properly in the approval of Sen. John F. Kerry's Silver Star, Bronze Star and three Purple Heart medals, according to an internal Navy memo. Vice Adm. R.A. Route, the Navy inspector general, conducted the review of Kerry's Vietnam-era military service awards at the request of Judicial Watch, a public interest group.
December 16, 1993 |
Relatives of Quincy Watts, an Olympic champion sprinter from Taft High in Woodland Hills, were the victims of robbery in Inglewood late Tuesday night that resulted in the loss of Watts' two Olympic gold medals won in 1992. According to a report by Inglewood police, two female relatives of Watts were confronted by three armed men in the garage of his grandparents' home after returning from shopping at approximately 11 p.m.
August 30, 1992
Someone ought to advise KNBC that, in the matter of winning Paul Moyers' return, they may have medaled, but they didn't get the gold. In the argot of the Olympics, the news anchor gold goes to Ann Martin of KABC. She wins on sincerity, empathy, articulation, personality and grace. A 10. Jake Angelin, Los Angeles