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Carl Lewis says Christie tried to dissuade him from running for Senate

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to discourage him from running against a Christie friend in a state Senate race.

Bolt, Jamaica complete sprint sweep

MOSCOW, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Usain Bolt tied a gold medal record and the Jamaican men and women continued their sprint dominance Sunday at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.

Bolt pulls off another sprint double gold

MOSCOW, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Usain Bolt completed his latest double gold-medal sprint performance Saturday at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, with a victory in the 200-meter dash.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 1, 2013.
By United Press International
London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London, Phelps, Bolt star at Olympics

London and the home-standing British athletes stood out at the 2012 Olympics but the spotlight was grabbed by Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Olympic Roundup: Phelps is twice as great

Olympic Roundup: Phelps is twice as great

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- It was busy at the Olympics Saturday and the home fans cheered a lot, but the bottom line is that Michael Phelps has twice as many gold medals as anybody else.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 1, 2012.
By United Press International

Carl Lewis case back in court

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- An attorney for Carl Lewis said Tuesday the fact the Olympic star voted in California in 2009 should not disqualify him from running for office in New Jersey.
Carl Lewis appeals to get on N.J. ballot

Carl Lewis appeals to get on N.J. ballot

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Olympic track star Carl Lewis asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to order him on the ballot for the New Jersey state Senate in November.
Judge: Carl Lewis still off N.J. ballot

Judge: Carl Lewis still off N.J. ballot

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge upheld the decision to bar former track star Carl Lewis from the New Jersey state Senate ballot, saying he did not meet residency requirements.

N.J. official kicks Carl Lewis off ballot

TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A top state official says Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis may not run for a New Jersey state Senate seat because he does not meet residency requirements.

Carl Lewis hits obstacles in N.J. politics

PHILADELPHIA, May 4 (UPI) -- Olympic track star Carl Lewis ran a legal obstacle course Wednesday as he tried to get on the ballot as a state senate candidate in New Jersey.

Carl Lewis ruled ineligible to run in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J., April 27 (UPI) -- Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is not eligible to run for state Senate in New Jersey, the lieutenant governor ruled Tuesday.
Olympian Lewis announces political plans

Olympian Lewis announces political plans

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J., April 11 (UPI) -- Carl Lewis, who made his name in sports by winning nine Olympic gold medals in track and field events, announced his entry in a New Jersey senate race Monday.
Carl Lewis urged to run for N.J. Senate

Carl Lewis urged to run for N.J. Senate

MEDFORD, N.J., April 9 (UPI) -- New Jersey politicians say they want Olympic track legend Carl Lewis to enter a different kind of race and run for the state Senate.
Olympic Medal: M 200

Olympic Medal: M 200

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 200-meter dash.

Olympic Medal: M Swim 200 Free

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Michael Phelps equaled the career Olympic gold medal record Tuesday by winning the 200-meter freestyle in world record time in Beijing.

Body identified as Cincinnati attorney

CINCINNATI, July 30 (UPI) -- A decomposed body found in a local woods was determined to have been a missing Cincinnati-area attorney, authorities say.
Phelps on record-breaking Olympic quest

Phelps on record-breaking Olympic quest

BEIJING, July 18 (UPI) -- At 10:55 a.m. on the third Sunday in August, if all has gone well to that point, Michael Phelps will have his date with history.

Texas girl balks at cancer treatment

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Two doctors will advise a Texas judge whether a 13-year-old girl in state custody should undergo chemotherapy against her wishes.

Cancer victim to stay in state custody

CORPUS CHRISTIE, Texas, June 16 (UPI) -- A judge ruled Thursday a 13-year-old Texas cancer victim will remain in state custody so her disease can be treated.

German misses chance for all-time record

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Birgit Fischer of Germany missed out on a chance to set an all-time Olympic record Sunday.

Americans sweep 200-meter dash

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The United States produced an Olympic sprinting sweep Thursday night and Dwight Phillips led a 1-2 finish in the long jump.

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, May 15 (UPI) -- Traditionally, leading ladies are contentious with their lovers, husbands and other lesser beings, but they sometimes confront mother nature.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Olympic Preview -- Luge

Luge superstar Georg Hackl of Germany looks to make history in his sport at the Winter Games as he seeks an unprecedented fourth successive singles gold medal.
By United Press International
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