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The New Zealand Herald
Sports try to prove their market valueMight need to have a portion of their $9.11 million portfolio divested to refle
Sports try to prove their market value
The New Zealand Herald / Posted an hour ago
Might need to have a portion of their $9.11 million portfolio divested to reflect no medals, although Sir Mark Todd and Leonidas II were on the cusp of breaking down a 32-year-old eventing team gold frontier when they entered the showjumping... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The story behind the co-opting of 'Come and Take It'and fraternity walls, even tattooed into the skin of true blue Texans. The phr
The story behind the co-opting of 'Come and Take It'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
and fraternity walls, even tattooed into the skin of true blue Texans. The phrase "Come and Take It" dates back to King Leonidas I defying the Persian army to take his army's weapons with the phrase "Molon labe" at the Battle of... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
4 Long-Standing Olympic Records/Streaks Broken By MarylandersBrooke Bennett topped the podium in 2000. As you well know by now, Michael Phe
4 Long-Standing Olympic Records/Streaks Broken By Marylanders
CBS Baltimore / Posted yesterday
Brooke Bennett topped the podium in 2000. As you well know by now, Michael Phelps broke the 2,168 year record held by Leonidas of Rhodes back in 152 BC. After Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley, his thirteenth individual gold, he... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Post-Olympics, many health fears are just water under the bridgein his fifth Summer Games, he won his 23rd gold medal and, with his 13th gold f
Post-Olympics, many health fears are just water under the bridge
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in his fifth Summer Games, he won his 23rd gold medal and, with his 13th gold from an individual event, passed a guy named Leonidas of Rhodes in the record books. How momentous was that? Leonides won his 12th event in 152 B.C. At 31, Phelps said... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The best and worst of Rio 2016and drooling over Sir Mark Todd's amazing equestrian career, and down went the
The best and worst of Rio 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
and drooling over Sir Mark Todd's amazing equestrian career, and down went the rails...one, two, three, four. His horse Leonidas II had knocked over just one rail during the previous two years of competition. That's sport for you. Best... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland provides the golden athletes of the Rio 2016 Olympicscareer records in most medals won overall (28) and most gold medals (23). He ev
Maryland provides the golden athletes of the Rio 2016 Olympics
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
career records in most medals won overall (28) and most gold medals (23). He even broke the 2,168-year-old record of Leonidas of Rhodes when he captured his 13th individual Olympic title in the 200 IM. In the second week, Helen Maroulis of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How our Olympians performed in Rioin the showjumping with Mark Todd to jump last. He could afford to drop a rail
How our Olympians performed in Rio
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in the showjumping with Mark Todd to jump last. He could afford to drop a rail and still secure the gold. But Todd's horse, Leonidas II, sent four rails to the ground. First to fourth, just like that. Todd looked shattered afterwards. Clarke... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesof protesting farm workers yesterday rejected the �win-win solution� proposed b
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
of protesting farm workers yesterday rejected the �win-win solution� proposed by Agrarian Reform Regional Director Stephen Leonidas claiming they have already won the battle and should be installed on the 147.2865-hectare site of the Negros First... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Olympic events past, present and pretendin ancient Greece. The rest—mostly a mixture of running, jumping and lifting he
Olympic events past, present and pretend
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
in ancient Greece. The rest—mostly a mixture of running, jumping and lifting heavy things—would have been as familiar to Leonidas of Rhodes and his contemporaries as they are to today’s competitors, and perfectly capture the modern games’... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Real estate sales in the Brockton area, Aug. 19$348,000 Ann M. Klaver to Rickie Terrel-Mccoy and Belinda S. Williams, 53 Ston
Real estate sales in the Brockton area, Aug. 19
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
$348,000 Ann M. Klaver to Rickie Terrel-Mccoy and Belinda S. Williams, 53 Stonehill St., $355,000 Global Companies LLC to Leonidas Properties LLC, 1012 Belmont St., $750,000 Jean J. Thevenin and Kettly Thevenin to Edner Cayemite, 345 Rockland... Read more
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Daily Star
Olympic heroes to miss out on victory parade despite historic Rio successOlympians home where they would be ecstatically venerated and their victories c
Olympic heroes to miss out on victory parade despite historic Rio success
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
Olympians home where they would be ecstatically venerated and their victories chronicled for the ages, with names like Leonidas of Rhodes and Milo of Kroton reverberating through history.'' But yesterday rowing legend Matthew Pinsent, 45,... Read more
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Lifehacker
All the Olympics News Everyone Will Talk About at the Water Cooler Todaythe first 50 meters and ended up missing the podium.Michael Phelps Now Has More
All the Olympics News Everyone Will Talk About at the Water Cooler Today
Lifehacker / Posted 11 days ago
the first 50 meters and ended up missing the podium.Michael Phelps Now Has More Individual Medal Wins Than the Ancient Leonidas of Rhodes From the New York Times: Leonidas won 12 individual events over four Olympics. At 36, five years older... Read more
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/Film
The Toy Box: Indiana Jones, Ghostbusters, Planet of the Apes, Star Wars & 300set of new, detailed Ghostbusters statues, some lightsaber-themed housewares, a
The Toy Box: Indiana Jones, Ghostbusters, Planet of the Apes, Star Wars & 300
/Film / Posted 11 days ago
set of new, detailed Ghostbusters statues, some lightsaber-themed housewares, an impressive figure featuring King Leonidas from 300, and a batch of exclusive Mondo goodies for Planet of the Apes. See everything in this edition of The Toy... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Phelps will never find a better time to retirehistory of their participation in the Olympics, Summer and Winter Games combine
Phelps will never find a better time to retire
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
history of their participation in the Olympics, Summer and Winter Games combined. He even eclipsed the almost mythical Leonidas of Rhodes, whose 12 individual first-place finishes — they didn't have medals in 152 B.C., when Leonidas won the... Read more
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SportsFan
Bolt wins, good prevails200m and relay still to come, the Jamaican is out to win the sprint treble at t
Bolt wins, good prevails
SportsFan / Posted 12 days ago
200m and relay still to come, the Jamaican is out to win the sprint treble at three consecutive Games. No athlete since Leonidas of Rhodes won three titles in four successive Olympiads in 164BC, 160BC, 156BC and 152BC has achieved a treble... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in context
Dayton Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in context
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in context
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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ajc.com
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in context
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic career put in context
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Contextis an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,
Michael Phelps' Olympic Career Put In Context
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
is an impressive feat, considering the old record had been standing for over 2,000 years. That record had been held by Leonidas of Rhodes, an ancient Greek sprinter who won three events at four straight Olympiads, the last of which came in 152... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tin medals - The Kiwis who finished fourthwho were one solid showjumping ride from the great Mark Todd away from a gold m
Tin medals - The Kiwis who finished fourth
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
who were one solid showjumping ride from the great Mark Todd away from a gold medal. Things went badly awry for Todd and Leonidas II and they dropped from first to fourth. At the velodrome, the two New Zealand team pursuit groups both finished a... Read more
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Extra TV
Gold Parachute: Michael Phelps (Allegedly) Ends Career, Breaks Amazing RecordNathan Adrian, Phelps becomes a legend for the ages. His incredible 13 individu
Gold Parachute: Michael Phelps (Allegedly) Ends Career, Breaks Amazing Record
Extra TV / Posted 13 days ago
Nathan Adrian, Phelps becomes a legend for the ages. His incredible 13 individual wins breaks a 2,000-year-old record by Leonidas. When you're breaking records set by the Greeks, what else is there left to prove? 23 Golds. 28 total medals. One... Read more
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New Kerala
The beard is back, with an edge over the moustache (Rio diary) - newkerala.com #104980somewhat of a co-relation between facial hair and gold medallists. The highest
The beard is back, with an edge over the moustache (Rio diary) - newkerala.com #104980
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
somewhat of a co-relation between facial hair and gold medallists. The highest podium finishers from Launceston Elliot and Leonidas Pyrgos at Athens, 1896, to Mark Spitz at Munich, 1972, and Daley Thompson at Los Angeles 1984, all sported... Read more
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KERA North Texas
If Michael Phelps Were A Country, Where Would His Gold Medal Tally Rank?medley on Thursday night. With that victory, Phelps truly left his mark on Olym
If Michael Phelps Were A Country, Where Would His Gold Medal Tally Rank?
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
medley on Thursday night. With that victory, Phelps truly left his mark on Olympic history, claiming one more victory than Leonidas of Rhodes, who won the last of his sprinting titles in 152 B.C. Leonidas placed in 22 events overall. Back then, the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
If Michael Phelps Were A Country, Where Would His Gold Medal Tally Rank?medley on Thursday night. With that victory, Phelps truly left his mark on Olym
If Michael Phelps Were A Country, Where Would His Gold Medal Tally Rank?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
medley on Thursday night. With that victory, Phelps truly left his mark on Olympic history, claiming one more victory than Leonidas of Rhodes, who won the last of his sprinting titles in 152 B.C. Leonidas placed in 22 events overall. Back then, the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
We’ll never see another Phelps, says coachOlympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. AFP Michael Phe
We’ll never see another Phelps, says coach
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. AFP Michael Phelps is said to have surpassed the deeds of Leonidas of Rhodes at the ancient Olympics and the American’s coach believes we will never see his likes again. “Absolutely... Read more
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Perth Now
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Riothis week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 216
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Rio
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
this week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 2168 year-old record of 12 gold medals set by Leonidas of Rhodes at the Ancient Olympics. Fans of Leonidas, a champion at running and throwing the shield, could argue... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Phelps’ legacy immortalised in Riothis week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 216
Phelps’ legacy immortalised in Rio
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
this week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 2168 year-old record of 12 gold medals set by Leonidas of Rhodes at the Ancient Olympics. Fans of Leonidas, a champion at running and throwing the shield, could argue... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Riothis week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 216
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Rio
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
this week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 2168 year-old record of 12 gold medals set by Leonidas of Rhodes at the Ancient Olympics. Fans of Leonidas, a champion at running and throwing the shield, could argue... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Riothis week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 216
Phelps’ Olympic legacy immortalised in Rio
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
this week, Phelps’s most recent win in the 200m individual medley broke the 2168 year-old record of 12 gold medals set by Leonidas of Rhodes at the Ancient Olympics. Fans of Leonidas, a champion at running and throwing the shield, could argue... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Michael Phelps on the 2020 Olympics: ‘I’m Done, I’m Finished’in Rio, cementing his status as the most-decorated Olympian and beating out an
Michael Phelps on the 2020 Olympics: ‘I’m Done, I’m Finished’
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
in Rio, cementing his status as the most-decorated Olympian and beating out an ancient record set over 2000 years ago by Leonidas of Rhodes. History was made when he became the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympic Games. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Michael Phelps on the 2020 Olympics: ‘I’m Done, I’m Finished’in Rio, cementing his status as the most-decorated Olympian and beating out an
Michael Phelps on the 2020 Olympics: ‘I’m Done, I’m Finished’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
in Rio, cementing his status as the most-decorated Olympian and beating out an ancient record set over 2000 years ago by Leonidas of Rhodes. History was made when he became the first American male swimmer to qualify for five Olympic Games. The... Read more
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11 News Houston
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all timealready extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all time
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
already extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's record-- more than 2,000 years later. Leonidas of Rhodes won 12 individual gold medals over four Olympics-- one less than the new record holder. So, who is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Danding land reform scheme targetedhectares. Of the number, 91,000 hectares are located in Negros Occidental provi
Danding land reform scheme targeted
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
hectares. Of the number, 91,000 hectares are located in Negros Occidental province under 3,500 landholdings, said Stephen Leonidas, DAR Negros Island regional director. The Presidential Agrarian Reform Council is reviewing the stock distribution... Read more
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Business Standard India
The greatest Olympianspectators filed past the Temple of Zeus into the stadium at Olympia in 152 BC,
The greatest Olympian
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
spectators filed past the Temple of Zeus into the stadium at Olympia in 152 BC, a few must have murmured to themselves that Leonidas of Rhodes might as well have stayed home. The runner, at 36, was trying to replicate the feats of his youth; how... Read more
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Boston Globe
Saturday at the Olympics: Moving on to Week 2broke a 2,168-year-old record with his 13th individual Olympic gold medal by wi
Saturday at the Olympics: Moving on to Week 2
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old record with his 13th individual Olympic gold medal by winning the 200-meter medley. Tough luck for Leonidas of Rhodes, whose record had hung in there for quite some time. Trivia Manuel and Oleksiak weren’t the first. When... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Momentsbroke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most O
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Moments
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most Olympic titles- record previously held by Leonidas of Rhodes, the greatest sprinter of the ancient Olympics. The Final Five also made history by finishing with the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Momentsbroke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most O
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Moments
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most Olympic titles- record previously held by Leonidas of Rhodes, the greatest sprinter of the ancient Olympics. The Final Five also made history by finishing with the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all timealready extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all time
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
already extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's record-- more than 2,000 years later. Leonidas of Rhodes won 12 individual gold medals over four Olympics-- one less than the new record holder. So, who is... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Momentsbroke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most O
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Moments
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most Olympic titles- record previously held by Leonidas of Rhodes, the greatest sprinter of the ancient Olympics. The Final Five also made history by finishing with the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Momentsbroke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most O
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Moments
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most Olympic titles- record previously held by Leonidas of Rhodes, the greatest sprinter of the ancient Olympics. The Final Five also made history by finishing with the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all timealready extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's
Meet Leonidas of Rhodes: The second-best Olympian of all time
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 days ago
already extraordinary, Phelps also managed to break an ancient Greek Olympian's record-- more than 2,000 years later. Leonidas of Rhodes won 12 individual gold medals over four Olympics-- one less than the new record holder. So, who is... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Momentsbroke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most O
Olympic Ceremony: Week 1 Historic Moments
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 14 days ago
broke a 2,168-year-old Olympic record making him the individual with the most Olympic titles- record previously held by Leonidas of Rhodes, the greatest sprinter of the ancient Olympics. The Final Five also made history by finishing with the... Read more
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