Howard McNeal Burnett (born 8 March 1961) is a retired male sprinter from Jamaica, who mainly competed in the men's 400 metres during his career. He is a one-time Olympian, making his only appearance in 1988 (Seoul, South Korea), when he won the silver medal with the men's 4 × 400 m relay team. He is an alumnus of NYIT.
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:00.30|
|1990||Commonwealth Games||Auckland, New Zealand||3rd||4 × 400 m relay||3:04.96|
|Goodwill Games||Seattle, United States||2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:00.45|
|1991||Pan American Games||Havana, Cuba||3rd||4 × 400 m relay||3:02.12|
Russell W. "Russ" Howard, CM, ONL is a Canadian curler and Olympic champion, based in Regina, Saskatchewan, but originally from Midland, Ontario. He lived in Moncton, New Brunswick from 2000 to 2019. Known for his gravelly voice, Howard has been to the Brier 14 times, winning the title twice. He is also a two-time world champion, winning in 1987 and 1993. He has also won three TSN Skins Games in 1991, 1992, and 1993, and participated in two Canadian Mixed Curling Championships in 2000 and 2001. He won gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics and two Canadian Senior Curling Championships in 2008 and 2009 finishing with a silver medal both of those years. Russ Howard was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. He is currently a curling analyst and commentator for TSN’s Season of Champions curling coverage.
Juwan Antonio Howard is an American college basketball coach and former professional player who is the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team. He was an assistant coach for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2013 to 2019. Howard played in the NBA from 1994 until 2013.
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), commonly known as New York Tech and by the initials NYIT, is a private research university with two main campuses in New York—one in Old Westbury, on Long Island; and one in Manhattan. Additionally, it has a cybersecurity research lab and a biosciences, bioengineering lab in Old Westbury, as well as campuses in Arkansas, United Arab Emirates, China, and Canada.
Jamaica competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. 35 competitors, 24 men and 11 women, took part in 22 events in 5 sports.
Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
The United States competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. It was the first Summer Olympics in which the athletes marched under the present flag. 292 competitors, 241 men and 51 women, took part in 147 events in 17 sports. The 1960 Summer Olympics was the first Olympics in history that was being covered by a television provider. American network CBS became the first-ever official broadcaster of the games, by purchasing the rights to cover the Rome Olympics. The 1960 Summer Olympics also brought one of the first appearances of one of the greatest heavyweight boxers ever, Muhammad Ali. Since these Olympic Games occurred before his conversion to Islam, he fought under the name Cassius Clay.
The New York Tech Bears refer to the mascot and sports teams of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), located in Old Westbury, New York, United States. All of New York Tech's teams compete in NCAA Division II. The Bears are part of the East Coast Conference (ECC). Tech is best known for its men's lacrosse team, which has won four NCAA Division II national championships. Tech also sent several runners to the Olympic Games, in 1980, 1988, 1992, and in 2000.
Dick Howard was an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metre hurdles.
Barbados competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after participating in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. Sixteen competitors, thirteen men and three women, took part in sixteen events in six sports.
James Price McLane Jr. is an American former competition swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYIT-COM) is a private, non-profit medical school for osteopathic medicine located primarily in Old Westbury, Long Island in the U.S. state of New York. It also has a degree-granting campus in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Founded in 1977, NYIT-COM is an academic division of the New York Institute of Technology. Formerly known as the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, it is one of the largest medical schools in the United States.
Saint Kitts and Nevis first participated at the Olympic Games in 1996, and have competed in every Summer Olympic Games since. The country has never competed at the Winter Olympic Games.
The Federated States of Micronesia sent a team of five athletes to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The appearance of the delegation marked the third appearance by a Micronesian team at the Olympics since its debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Three male athletes and two female athletes comprised the Olympic team. None of the track or swimming athletes advanced past the qualification round, and Minginfel placed second to last in his event. There has yet to be a medalist from the Federated States of Micronesia. At the ceremonies, Minginfel held the Micronesian flag in the opening ceremony.
Guyana sent a team to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Four representatives of Guyana qualified to take part in the Beijing Games–Adam Harris, Marian Burnett, and Aliann Pompey in track, and Niall Roberts in swimming–and Pompey advanced past the first round in her event, progressing to semifinals. Meanwhile, Alika Morgan and Geron Williams (cycling) took part in the Games’ Youth Olympics camp, held in Beijing at the same time as the Olympics. Along with coaches and administrative members, Guyana sent a total of ten people to Beijing. The appearance of Guyana's delegation in Beijing marked the fifteenth Guyanese Olympic delegation to appear at an Olympic games, which started with their participation as British Guiana in the 1948 Summer Olympics. There were no medalists from Guyana at the Beijing Olympics. Roberts was Guyana's flagbearer at the ceremonies in Beijing.
The 2009 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2009 season. As the 105th edition of the World Series, it was a best-of-seven playoff contested between the Philadelphia Phillies, champions of the National League (NL) and defending World Series champions, and the New York Yankees, champions of the American League (AL). The Yankees defeated the Phillies, 4 games to 2, winning their 27th World Series championship. The series was played between October 28 and November 4, broadcast on Fox, and watched by an average of roughly 19 million viewers. This was the first World Series regularly scheduled to be played into the month of November. This series was a rematch of the 1950 World Series.
Daniel Ploug Jorgensen is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at two consecutive Olympic Games.
Paston Coke is a Jamaican sprinter. He was born in St. James, one of the western parishes of Jamaica. Paston competes in 100M, 200m and 400M dash. He won the silver medal in the 400 metres at 1999 World Student Games in personal record of 45.15 seconds. He was a member of Jamaica 4 x 400 metres relay team that won bronze medal in at the 1999 IAAF World outdoor Championships and gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games. Paston competed at the NCAA II for New York Institute of Technology where he won two individual 400m titles and three relay titles. Paston has taken his running abilities and turned it into becoming a Professional Electrical Engineer (PE).
The 11th Pan American Games were held in Havana, Cuba from August 2 to August 18, 1991.
Clive George Wright, Jr. is a Jamaican former track and field sprinter who specialised in the 200 metres. He won several medals with the Jamaican relay team, taking Jamaica's first World Championships relay medal at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics, as well as a bronze medal at the Pan American Games in 1987 and two relay bronze medals at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.
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