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  • Maccabi Games begin

    Presenting Sponsor Judy Levis Markhoff lit the official Maccabi torch at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Sunday evening (Aug. 10), signifying the start of the JCC Maccabi Games. The Games are being hosted from Aug. 10-15 by the Boca Raton-based Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center at venues throughout the Boca Raton area.
  • Nigeria’s Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. The 16-year-old, who won gold in the women's...

    Long arm of the law foiled in Glasgow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Catching criminals and lifting weights is all in a day's work for Turks and Caicos Islands' policeman Michael Francois but the strong arm of the law let him down at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 29-year-old weightlifter, a...

    Volunteer helps teenage weightlifter find new trainers

    GLASGOW, July 22 (Reuters) - Like most teenagers, Papua New Guinea's Fred Oala wants a new pair of trainers. But unlike most of his friends and contemporaries, the 17-year-old Commonwealth Games weightlifter's need is real, urgent and necessary - and has...

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title
    PORT ORANGE — The long, curly locks that stole the show at the state weightlifting meet are gone. Still flowing is the passion Zack Johnson brings to the sport. The senior heavyweight state champion from Port Orange Spruce Creek is training at...