UPI Horse Racing Roundup

UPI Horse Racing Roundup

California Chrome ready for Triple Crown try in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, Australia poised as favorite for Epsom Derby.
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

Search continues in N.C. for missing woman

CONCORD, N.C., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- More than 100 people Monday searched for a Concord, N.C., woman missing for five months, her sister saying the family wants peace and answers.

P.I. in search for missing S.C. teens

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The families of two teenage boys missing in South Carolina since Oct. 13 have hired a private investigator, they said.
BBC America orders 2nd season of 'Copper'

BBC America orders 2nd season of 'Copper'

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- BBC America says it has ordered a second season of its first original scripted series "Copper."
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.

2 killed, 5 wounded in drive-by shooting

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Police said they were searching for suspects in a drive-by shooting on the South Side of Chicago that killed two men and wounded five teenage boys.
Shooting begins on 1860s-set drama series 'Copper'

Shooting begins on 1860s-set drama series 'Copper'

TORONTO, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Canada on "Copper," a crime drama set in 1860s New York, BBC America and Cineflix Studios announced Thursday.

Police: 'Bling Bandit' an ex-cop

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- New York police said a serial bank robber known as the "Bling Bandit" has turned himself in and revealed his identity as a former New York police officer.

Cop on scooter catches suspected crook

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago cop riding a Segway scooter has become the first city police officer to use the electric transportation to chase down a violent suspect.

Is firing of U.S. attorney delaying cases?

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19 (UPI) -- Prosecution of stock-options backdating in the San Francisco area has been delayed by the firing of the U.S. attorney and departure of top lawyers.

Fired U.S. attorneys fought death penalty

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Three of eight U.S. attorneys fired by the Justice Department last year challenged the government on prosecuting capital cases, the Los Angeles Times reports. As Congress investigates whether there was political motivation in the firings, the Times found

Dems: Bush forcing out prosecutors

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Democrats say the Bush administration is working to force top federal prosecutors from their positions by using an anti-terrorism law.

E. coli outbreak claims life of toddler

CHUBBUCK, Idaho, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A Chubbuck, Idaho, toddler has become the second fatality in a nationwide outbreak of E. coli bacteria tied to fresh-bagged spinach.

Criminal probe into California spinach

SALINAS, Calif., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A U.S. federal criminal probe has been opened into how spinach grown in California killed one woman and made 193 others sick with E. coli bacteria. Agents from the FBI and the Office of Criminal Investigations in the Food and Drug Administration executed
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Kevin Ryan

Kevin Barry Ryan (born July 22, 1948 in Auckland) is a former long-distance runner from New Zealand, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. He was also a member of the ill fated 1980 Olympic team which at the last minute boycotted the Moscow Olympics in support of the USA's boycott.

Furthermore he was a member of the NZ team at three consecutive Commonwealth Games, starting in 1974. In 1983 he won the Honolulu Marathon.

During most of his career Kevin was coached by the New Zealand legend, Barry Magee, who had also been a world class marathoner during the height of his career.

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