Posts Tagged Record setting events

North Korean weightlifter sets world record

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Om Yun Chol has set a world record in the clean and jerk, lifting 170 kilograms in the men’s 56-kilogram class at the Asian Games.

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Devin Hester sets NFL record with 20th TD return

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) moves into the end zone for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester has set an NFL record with his 20th return for a touchdown, breaking the mark he shared with Deion Sanders.

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Jens Voigt sets cycling’s Hour Record

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (AP) — Jens Voigt has set a new mark in cycling’s historic Hour Record, racing 51.1 kilometers (31.7 miles) around a velodrome.

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This Date In Baseball

1912 — Joe Wood of the Boston Red Sox pitched his 16th consecutive victory to tie Walter Johnson’s record as he beat the St. Louis Browns 2-1.

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