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The Games Daily - June 14, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Alice Carroll Draws on Sports to Live a Full Life By now, followers of The Games Daily News know about “The Great Eight,” athletes who have competed in all of The Games since the first one in 1987 in St. Louis. One of those eight is Ed True of O’Fallon, Illinois. A...
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The Games Daily - June 13, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Veterans Thrilled to Play Non-Ambulatory Sports at National Senior Games As we reported in the June 4 edition of the 2017 Games Daily News Online , NSGA received a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help disabled veterans cover event registration and ...
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The Games Daily - June 12, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The First: Tennessee Triathlete Tackles Terrain for Top Time In the pristine natural settings of Oak Mountain Park, 52-year-old Mike Stacks leapt into the early morning chilly waters of Double Oak Lake for the swimming leg of triathlon competition for the 2017 Nati...
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The Games Daily - June 11, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Centenarian Superstar: “Hurricane Hawkins” Sets 100 Meter World Record A storm has been brewing inside Julia Hawkins for 101 years, and it unleashed its fury full force this week in Birmingham at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. With a tim...
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The Games Daily - June 10, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary A Celebration for The Ages Friday’s Celebration of Athletes did not disappoint the thousands of athletes and spectators who entered Legacy Arena and found pageantry, ceremony, recognition, inspiring speeches, and top entertainment. While the colorful Parade ...
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The Games Daily - June 9, 2017

  View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Spotlight on The Games The spotlight shone on track and field at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana yesterday. USA Today Humankind and Today.com were on site to showcase the amazing athletic efforts on display!     Games Daily Recap The Ce...
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The Games Daily - June 8, 2017

    View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary The Golden Girls of The Games In the midst of cameras, reporters, family and fellow athletes, three women warmly embrace each other. The women, each from different states, proudly stand side by side after completing the 95+ 50Y backstroke race on Wednesday. ...
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The Games Daily - June 5, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition here .   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Team Hanson: Five Siblings Take the Plunge When the five Hanson siblings dive into the pool at the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana, it will prove that dreams really do come true. For Jim Hanson, getting Team Hanson (his two sisters and two brothers) to all ...
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The Games Daily - June 4, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary Pat Boone to Play (and Sing!) at The Games Legendary entertainer Pat Boone is coming to Birmingham to play basketball and share a song with his fellow athletes. Last Thursday, the recording, film and television star held a media announcement even...
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The Games Daily - June 2-3, 2017

View photos of the action from today's competition by visiting NSGA.com/2017photos.   Photo Gallery | Results | Games in the News | 30th Anniversary   Flame of Fitness Ignites 30 th Anniversary Games Bo Carwyre of Birmingham has 91 reasons to celebrate. That’s because it took that many years before the track and field athlete was given the honor of being the torch bearer to set the cauld...
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2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana to Mark 30th Anniversary

More than 10,500 Senior Athletes Will Compete in 19 Sports in Birmingham  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Every National Senior Games is special, but this year’s 30 th anniversary gathering in the Magic City will add an extra layer of pageantry and nostalgia as athletes and organizers celebrate three decades of fitness, fun and fellowship. Everyone can join the party, as all competitions an...
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The Long Run - May 2017

Game On! Birmingham is abuzz with anticipation for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Our official count is 10,517 registered athletes! As you prepare to travel, here's some important and helpful information and reminders:   Remember to Check In Before You Check It Out!  All participants are REQUIRED to check-in and pick up their Athlete Credential at Athlete C...
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"Plus Factor" May 2017 Athlete of the Month

Dick Lane, 87, Livonia, Michigan  An exciting new development for the 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana is the addition of the 85+ age division for men’s basketball. This five-year shift upwards means that there will be now an 80-84 age group of teams under this new age threshold. One of the main forces helping to make this happen is 87-year-old hoopster Dick Lane of Livonia, Michigan...
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The Long Run - April 2017

Association News NSGA Represents at Conference Every year, NSGA attends several conferences that serve the sports, tourism and events industries. These are great opportunities to network with other event organizers and with representatives from cities that are interested in bidding to host big events like National Senior Games. It's also a great way to continue to learn how to do what we do better...
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National Senior Games Association Launches New Microsite to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Site  showcases history of premier event; puts 2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana on display BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2017)  – The National Senior Games Association (NSGA) today unveiled a  new microsite  to honor the 30 th  Anniversary of the National Senior Games, the world’s largest multi-sport championship event for people ages 50 and over.  “For the...
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22 January 2017
Personal Best Featured Athletes
George Freeman, 86, Foley, Alabama There are just some people in the world that catch you by surprise. When you first meet George Freeman, h...
01 January 2017
Athlete of the Month
Sue McCarthy, 53, South Portland, Maine Spectators and the media frequently spend more time lauding the accomplishments of our oldest athlet...
01 January 2017
News and Events
Happy New Year! To kick off 2017, It is time to reflect on what our organization has accomplished over the past four years, and to look forw...
26 December 2016
Personal Best Featured Athletes
Ed True, 85,O'Fallon, Illinois As you read through Ed True’s life history in the conversation below, it becomes clear that the multi-faceted...