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Michael Phelps swims into retirement with 18th Olympic gold on U.S. 400 medley relay team

Michael Phelps swims into retirement with 18th Olympic gold on U.S. 400 medley relay team

LONDON – The final swim of Michael Phelps‘ incomparable career was a victory lap, a coronation and a mere formality. Phelps’ butterfly leg in the 400-meter individual medley helped propel the United States to an emphatic victory and sent Phelps into retirement with his 22nd career Olympic medal – a staggering 18 of them gold. Both totals are […]

Mexico 4-2 Senegal: El Tri scores twice in extra time to book a spot in the Olympic semifinals

Mexico 4-2 Senegal: El Tri scores twice in extra time to book a spot in the Olympic semifinals

LONDON — It wasn’t easy, but they got the job done. Giovani dos Santos and Hector Herrera scored in extra time to lead Mexico to the semifinals of the 2012 Olympic Games with a thrilling 4-2 win over Senegal in front of 81,855 at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Jorge Enriquez scored on a header in […]

2012 Olympic Games Viewing Event – Women’s Weightlifting Competition

2012 Olympic Games Viewing Event – Women’s Weightlifting Competition

Desert Hot Springs, California (July 31, 2012) – City of Desert Hot Springs Mayor,Yvonne Parks, and the Desert Hot Springs Community and Cultural Affairs Commissioninvite the public to join them in watching local athlete, Sarah Robles, compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. Sarah grew up in Desert Hot Springs and San Jacinto, California. She lifted […]

Former Desert Hot Springs Resident to Compete in Weightlifting at the 2012 Olympic Games

Former Desert Hot Springs Resident to Compete in Weightlifting at the 2012 Olympic Games

Desert Hot Springs, California (July 18, 2012) – Sarah Robles grew up in Desert Hot Springs and San Jacinto, California. She started her athletic career in the 8th grade,competing in track and field. Although Sarah loved weightlifting, it was not her main focus, and she went on to compete at the University of Alabama and […]

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

Beat the Heat: Exercise Safety on Hot Summer Days

MAYWOOD, Ill. – It’s already been one of the warmest years in decades and the 90-plus degree temperatures just keep coming. It’s always important to be conscious of weather conditions when you exercise, but especially when it comes to extreme heat. “Heat injury can be life-threatening. If you take the right precautions, there is no […]

Junior American Football League had its first practice

Junior American Football League had its first practice

Lots of a activity on a wonderful summer evening, much cooler than average, at Mission Springs Park. Junior American Football League had its first practice, and there were many other people practicing soccer, running or walking the track, and just hanging out. Click for more great photos of the event; just click for slideshow!

Local Woman Will Run Alaska Marathon to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

Local Woman Will Run Alaska Marathon to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

(Palm Springs, Calif., June 1, 2012) – Nicole Hernandez, age 25, has been training since January to run the “Mayor’s Marathon” in Anchorage, Alaska on June 23, 2012. She has been collecting sponsors and raising awareness along the way. Hernandez’s passion to fight cancers, such as Leukemia and Lymphoma began when she lost a cousin […]

Humana Challenge Named ‘Sports Event of the Year’

Humana Challenge Named ‘Sports Event of the Year’

Prestigious Industry Publications Honor Only PGA TOUR Event Nominated LA QUINTA, CA – The 2012 Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation earned one of the most prestigious awards in sports business and events when respected Street & Smith publications SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily named the PGA TOUR golf tournament its Sports Event […]