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Review: Sandi Morris is new world leader in pole vault with 4.95 meters Special

American pole vaulter Sandi Morris has a major reason to celebrate. On July 27, she set a new world leading mark in the women's pole vault.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins men's pole vault in IAAF Diamond League London Special

London - On July 21, American pole vaulter and reigning world champion Sam Kendricks was victorious at the IAAF Diamond League in London.

Review: Katie Nageotte jumps 4.75 meters in Monaco, sets personal best Special

On July 20, American pole vaulter Katie Nageotte competed in the women's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins Athletics World Cup, Team USA dominates win Special

London - On July 15, 2018, American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks won the men's pole vault competition in the inaugural Athletics World Cup, which was held in London.

Meet Maggie Steffens: Olympic gold medalist, water polo star Special

American water polo star Maggie Steffens chatted with Digital Journal. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time world champion in the sport.

Review: Sandi Morris wins 1st place at IAAF Diamond League Oslo Special

On June 7, American pole vaulter Sandi Morris reigned supreme in the women's pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League event in Oslo, Norway.

Review: Pole vaulter Sandi Morris inspirational on short film 'Be More' Special

Sandi Morris, American pole vaulter and reigning world indoor champion, released her new short film "Be More" via Untitled Works.

Review: Sam Kendricks offers insights on how to pole vault Special

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks is the reigning World Outdoor Champion in pole vault. He has shared his insights on how to pole vault.

Op-Ed: Michael Andrew is the 'One to Watch' in swimming in 2018

American swimmer Michael Andrew is the "One to Watch" in competitive swimming in 2018. For the past few years, he has been on fire, and shows no signs of slowing down.

44th Prefontaine Classic to take place in Eugene, Oregon this May

Eugene - The 44th Prefontaine (Pre) Classic will take place on May 25 to 26, 2018, at the iconic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Remembering Steve Prefontaine: An American track and field legend Special

Eugene - Steve Prefontaine was one of the best long-distance runners that America and track and field has ever known. Digital Journal chatted with his sister, Linda Prefontaine, about her brother's legacy in track and field.

Review: Sam Kendricks wins 1st place in Clermont-Ferrand with 5.93 meters Special

Clermont-ferrand - 2017 World Champion and American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks won first place in Clermont-Ferrand, France, after clearing 5.93 meters.

Jeff Hartwig talks pole vault, proudest accomplishments, success Special

American pole vaulter Jeff Hartwig chatted with Digital Journal about his proudest moments in the sport. He gave advice for aspiring athletes and discussed how technology has changed contemporary track and field.

Catching up with Sam Kendricks: 2017 World Champion in pole vault Special

On August 26, World Champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks chatted with Digital Journal. He discussed his win at the London Championships, hearing the national anthem in his honor, and he opened up about the impact of technology on pole vault.

Hellenic News of America to celebrate 30 year anniversary GALA

Cinnaminson - One of the largest Greek-American publications in the country, the Hellenic News of America, will be celebrating its 30-year anniversary this fall.

Op-Ed: Univ of Oklahoma prof views Mexican-American as a point of unity Special

Norman - Robert Con Davis-Undiano’s book, "Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity" (2017) is trying to get the country and even other Latinos to view the Latino community differently.

U.S. airlines expected to begin regular flights to Cuba this year

Havana - Six U.S. airlines have been authorized to begin commercial service to Havana starting later this year for the first time since the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday.

Professional eater consumes 4,500 calories in 12 minutes

Do you think you could eat a 4,500 calorie breakfast in 12 minutes? Do you think you'd enjoy six eggs, six sausages, six bacon rashers, six toast slices, six hash browns and six pancakes eaten that quickly? A "professional eater" ate that breakfast.

'The Imitation Game' makes the AFI cut; list has 11 this year

The American Film Institute (AFI) hands out their annual lists and they cover movies and television. Are they the best? Maybe, but do not use the word "best." It is more like honorees.

Where was the first Thanksgiving celebrated?

Thanksgiving is almost here, and depending on where in America or Canada you happen to reside, you can lay claim to the first Thanksgiving being celebrated where you live. But that brings up a question, where was the feast held the first time?

American flew to UK to murder British ex-girlfriend he met online

Epsom - Shane Coffey, 20, traveled from Weymouth, Massachusetts to the U.K. to try to kill his ex-girlfriend, who ended the long distance relationship.

Star-Spangled Trivia

Let’s face it America has it all: baseball, apple pie, and Mom! But how much do you really know about our great country? Try this road trip-ready quiz!!

Op-Ed: Another American detained. What isn't 'rash' by DPRK standards?

Pyongyang - Another American is detained on equally stupifying reasons as the other two. The US is trying to get them out, but how effective can negotiations really be?

Op-Ed: One more girl: 13-year-old American injured by the HPV vaccine Special

Thirteen-year-old Skylee Butler's life has not been the same since receiving the Human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine in Massachusetts last August.

Thousands of American retail stores closing in the United States

Retail experts are projecting that the pace of store closings will accelerate over the course of the next decade. Just last week American retail chain Radio Shack announced that it was going to close more than 1,000 stores.

Rock group Kiss tackles tricky spectacle of indoor football

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band Kiss put down their instruments, wiped away the face paint and unveiled their own arena football franchise on Monday, promising to pair the niche...

American Air flight attendants pact on union representation

Flight attendants at US Airways, which merged with AMR Corp late last year to form American Airlines Group <AAL.O>, on Friday approved an agreement to change their union at the merged company.

American Eagle says parent to seek other carriers to fly new jets

American Airlines Group will start looking for other regional carriers to operate new regional jets from Embraer after pilot union leaders at the carrier's American Eagle Airlines unit on Wednesday rejected a proposed labor contract, the pr...

American Airlines gets JFK slots in swap with JetBlue Airways

American Airlines Group <AAL.O> has gained control of 24 takeoff and landing rights at New York's John F.

American imprisoned in United Arab Emirates for YouTube video

Abu Dhabi - On Monday, Shezanne Cassim, a U.S. citizen working in the United Arab Emirates as an aviation business consultant, was sentenced to one year in prison and a fine of 10,000 UAE dirhams (about $2,700) for posting a spoof video on YouTube.
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