Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been spruced up as it readies to welcome thousands of visitors.
Of the more than 4,000 competitors and coaches nationwide, Lexington boasts seven athletes and one coach on Team Kentucky, as well as one athlete from Georgetown. The Special Olympics USA Games begin Sunday in Seattle.
The announcement last week that Kentucky track and field coach Edrick Floreal was leaving for Texas hurts UK Athletics in ways big and small. For Kentucky Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart, the challenge now is finding a worthy replacement.
Jack and Luke Hamm, a pair of young boys from Lexington, have embarked on a ski adventure in Aspen, Colo., after they and their parents got hooked on ski racing. It all began at Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, Ind.