athlete athlete  /ˈæθ ˌlit/


  • (n) a person trained to compete in sports


  1. So athletes who depend on the drugs are usually careful to stop using them before that time.
  2. Even elite athletes find it tough to work out; a new study shows that a surprising number of them suffer from exercise-induced asthma.
  3. Just Say Go The latest performance-boosting drugs are impossible to detect--and, for many athletes, impossible to resist.


  1. Track Athlete of the Year: J.D. Elzie ruled PAL, could have done more

    There was no doubt Aragon sprinter J.D. Elzie, the Daily Journal’s Boys’ Track Athlete of the Year, was one of the best not only on the Peninsula, but in all of the Central Coast Section. He advanced to the 100-meter final at the Stanford Invitational and finished seventh.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  2. Senior Male Athlete of the Year: Brunswick’s Keith Yohman

    Brunswick football and track standout Keith Yohman is the 2013 Gazette male athlete of the year. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE) There was no magical dietary supplement that made Keith Yohman a great athlete at Brunswick High School. Forget about a revolutionary mental exercise. Don’t even consider a shocking new training discovery that completely changed his body in ... Read More
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Medina County Gazette

  3. Scholar-Athlete of Year: Lake Highland athlete collects tennis items for needy

    Scholar-athlete Danielle Leavitt has been collecting tennis equipment for low-income families 901 Highland Ave Orlando, FL 32803        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel


  1. "I'm writing to follow up with you on the report that your institution called freshman USC football student-athlete Dillon Baxter without permission to contact," Garrett said in the letter to Moore. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Mike Garrett Source:

  2. "He's a great athlete and a great kid. He's one of the very few who can do that," Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon said, noting Jackson's ability to continue to pitch well despite a high pitch count.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: The Associated Press

  3. Former President George HW Bush, highlighting Mr. Ford's Midwestern roots, said he was a "Norman Rockwell painting come to life.'' But then, in saying he wouldn't go on too much about how Mr. Ford, an allaround athlete, was spoofed as a...
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

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