Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Capture Bronze In Team Sabre Event

Ibtihaj MuhammadIn an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →

Fiji — The ‘Harlem Globetrotters Of Rugby’ — Wins Gold For Nation’s First Olympic Medal

rugbyFiji men’s rugby sevens Coach Ben Ryan calls his team the “Harlem Globetrotters of rugby.”  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Ralph Lauren’s Meet Our Athlete, USA Olympian Jordan Burroughs

raplh lauren1As part of our coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the freestyle wrestler and 2012 Olympic gold medalist shares what goes through his mind on the mat, and what motivates him in his quest to become the best wrestler in the world. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics

harlem in rioHarlem’s Columbia  Olympic Foilist Nzingha Prescod (CC’15) and Columbia Sabre Coach and Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El will represent the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team.

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Harlem’s Nelson Vails, The First African-American Cyclist To Win An Olympic Medal 1960 – (Video)

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Nelson Beasley Vails, born October 13, 1960 – , retired cyclist came from Harlem bike messenger to the podium of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA.

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10 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn from Olympic Athletes

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By Steve Siebold

All eyes are on Rio for the next two weeks as the world’s greatest athletes compete in the 2016 Summer Games.  While it’s great to enjoy the games, there are actually some very important lessons that everyone can learn from watching Olympic athletes.    Continue Reading →

Harlem Born Olympian Akhnaten “Akhi” Spencer-El, Is Our Man In Rio

Akhi_by_MikeDoteAkhnaten “Akhi” Spencer-El, 1979 – present, Spencer El is a 2009 graduate of Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary where he completed his Maestro’s degree. A native of Harlem, Spencer-El started fencing at the Peter Westbrook Foundation at the age of 13. Continue Reading →

Golf Swing Coach Sean Foley Talks Golf And Life To A New Generation Of Golfers In Harlem

4. Sean Speaking_CloseGolf Digest reports that in the middle of Harlem, a state-of-the-art indoor golf facility held an event with celebrated swing coach Sean Foley in support of The Bridge Golf Foundation. Continue Reading →

Harlem Gets Two New Soccer Fields In NYC Soccer Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio soccer initiveNew York City has launched the City Soccer Initiative, a $3 million public-private partnership with the Mayor’s Fund, NYC Football Club, Adidas, and the US Soccer Foundation. Continue Reading →

NY Giants Beckham Leads Stars At Nick’s Kids Choice Awards 2016

Odell_Beckham_Jr1 finalMega-sports stars NY Giant and Harlem fave Odell Beckham Jr., Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Alex Morgan, Cam Newton, Ronda Rousey, Rob Gronkowski, Leticia Bufoni, Usain Bolt, Simone Biles and this year’s host, Russell Wilson, were the winners at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016, the only show where kids celebrate their favorite athletes and the year’s most unforgettable sports moments. Continue Reading →