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Lauryn Williams
  • Birth Name: Beatrice Lauryn Williams
  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/11/1983, Virgo
  • Profession: Track and field, bobsled athlete
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Olympics: Ted Ligety, Lauryn Williams Make History

Ted Ligety has finally filled the void in his resume.

The most dominant giant slalom skier for most of the last decade easily won the event Wednesday at the Winter Olympics, becoming the first American man to claim two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing.

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Ligety, a four-time World Cup season champ and two-time world champ in the giant slalom, had a comfortable ...
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Olympics: What to Watch on Day 11 — Lolo Jones, Ski Halfpipe Make Their Debuts

Day 11 of the Winter Olympics on Tuesday features hurdler-turned-bobsledder Lolo Jones and the inaugural ski halfpipe contest. Here's what you should watch (all times ET).

The 411 on the 12 new Winter Olympic events

All events are live-streamed at NBCOlympics.com. Tuesday's tape-delayed daytime coverage (3 p.m., NBC) includes speed skating and Nordic combined. Tape-delayed prime-time coverage (8 p.m., NBC) includes alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, short track and bobsled.

Bobsled, women's two-man
When:
10:15 a.m. (live); 12 p.m. on NBC Sports and 8 p.m. on NBC (tape delay)
Lolo Jones will make her Winter Olympics debut as a brakeman on a sled piloted by Jazmine Fenlator, with whom she posted ...
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Track Stars Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams Join Olympic Bobsled Team

 The U.S. Olympic bobsled team is getting some help from track stars Lolo Jones and Lauryn WilliamsThe Associated Press reports.

Jones, who specialized in hurdling, and Williams, a gold medal sprinter, were among the nine women chosen for the national team on Saturday. Theaccomplishment is particularly notable for Williams, who had never touched a bobsled until July.read more

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Sochi Now: Williams selected to push USA-1 bobsled
Bobsledding Silver, Bronze for American Women
Track Stars Have Financial Leg Up on Olympic Bobsled Track
Lauryn Williams looks to make Olympic history

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On Your Marks: Olympic Trials Being in Track and Swimming

Selection for teams in two of Americas best Olympic sports gets underway this weekend The US Olympic Team Trials in track and field begin Friday in Eugene Oregon with the top three finishers in each event qualifying for the squad Swimming starts Sunday in Omaha Nebraska The top two in each event are bound for BeijingTrack gets underway Friday The only final is the womens 10000-meter run which should be a match race between Shalane Flanagan who set an American record in May and Kara Goucher the bronze medalist at the 2007 world championships The first two rounds of the womens 100-meter dash are Friday with the semifinals and finals on Saturday The field is extremely competitive including Torri Edwards and Lauryn Williams the 2003 and 2005 world champions respectively Allyson Felix two-time world champion in the 200 Angela Williams the world indoor champion at 60 meters and up-and-comers Marshevet Hooker and Muna Lee who have showed great f read more

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