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The Houma Courier
Four LSU athletes win Olympic medalsover Spain in the final. Augustus and Fowles were also members of Team USA’s go
Four LSU athletes win Olympic medals
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 minutes ago
over Spain in the final. Augustus and Fowles were also members of Team USA’s gold-medal-winning team in Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Augustus made history as the first Louisianian to win three Olympic gold medals. Fitzroy Dunkley also climbed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
London 2012 ticket sales to be probed by inquiry into Rio scandalThe judge-led inquiry into the Olympics ticketing scandal in Rio will also prob
London 2012 ticket sales to be probed by inquiry into Rio scandal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 minutes ago
The judge-led inquiry into the Olympics ticketing scandal in Rio will also probe ticket sales for London 2012. Dublin's Sports Minister Shane Ross said the independent investigation will further look at ticketing for the 2014 winter games in Sochi... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
This silver post-box is an attempt to honour Manchester's Olympic heroesMail turned a total of 110 post boxes around the country gold in the hometowns
This silver post-box is an attempt to honour Manchester's Olympic heroes
Manchester Evening News / Posted 25 minutes ago
Mail turned a total of 110 post boxes around the country gold in the hometowns of winning athletes following the London 2012 Games. The gold post-box outside Manchester town hall However, bosses have refused to repeat the gesture this... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Four LSU athletes win Olympic medalsover Spain in the final. Augustus and Fowles were also members of Team USA’s go
Four LSU athletes win Olympic medals
The Daily Comet / Posted 26 minutes ago
over Spain in the final. Augustus and Fowles were also members of Team USA’s gold-medal-winning team in Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Augustus made history as the first Louisianian to win three Olympic gold medals. Fitzroy Dunkley also climbed... Read more
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CBC.ca
Rio 2016: Canadian Olympic medals by the numbers15 bronze medals in Rio was only one shy of the 16 recorded in 1984. Canada st
Rio 2016: Canadian Olympic medals by the numbers
CBC.ca / Posted an hour ago
15 bronze medals in Rio was only one shy of the 16 recorded in 1984. Canada stood atop the podium three more times than in London 2012. With gold-medal performances from Penny Oleksiak (100m freestyle), Rosie MacLennan (trampoline), Derek Drouin... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ryan Lochte is talks to join Dancing With The Starsmetres freestyle relay team for the fourth Olympics in succession, adding to fu
Ryan Lochte is talks to join Dancing With The Stars
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
metres freestyle relay team for the fourth Olympics in succession, adding to further golds in the 400m individual medley at London 2012 and the 200m backstroke at Beijing 2008. He also won 200m medley silver in Athens in 2004, 200m and 400m medley... Read more
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BBC Football
Chris Coleman against Wales being part of Team GB Olympic football teamfears it could damage Wales' position as an independent footballing nation. Te
Chris Coleman against Wales being part of Team GB Olympic football team
BBC Football / Posted 2 hours ago
fears it could damage Wales' position as an independent footballing nation. Team GB entered men's and women's sides at London 2012, but not at Rio 2016. "For us, no. I don't agree with that," said Coleman. "Anything that could put what we've... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Chris Coleman blasts suggestion Team GB Olympic football team could reformBritish Olympic football team after men's and women's sides were not entered at
Chris Coleman blasts suggestion Team GB Olympic football team could reform
Football.co.uk / Posted 2 hours ago
British Olympic football team after men's and women's sides were not entered at Rio 2016. Great Britain entered teams into London 2012, but the home nation associations insisted that was purely to support the host country and saw the occasion... Read more
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express
World Athletics Championships: When is London 2017? Ticket prices, schedule and moreplace at the iconic Olympic Stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Lond
World Athletics Championships: When is London 2017? Ticket prices, schedule and more
express / Posted 3 hours ago
place at the iconic Olympic Stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. This was the venue for the historic London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Mo Farah and Usain Bolt are expected to take part in London 2017. But Jessica... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Uniform supplier lights up Team GB's Olympic shoesfor uniform supplier Simon Jersey, said: “Rio 2016 has been another great Games
Uniform supplier lights up Team GB's Olympic shoes
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 hours ago
for uniform supplier Simon Jersey, said: “Rio 2016 has been another great Games for the team and after the buzz of London 2012, we wanted to mark the Closing Ceremony with something a little different. “Rio is known for its love of parties... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failuressamples The re-analysis programme was launched by the International Olympic Co
Weightlifting federation names 15 re-test doping failures
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
samples The re-analysis programme was launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) focusing on Beijing 2008 and London 2012 medal winners, as part of an effort to combat drug cheating in sport. "The IWF imposed mandatory provisional... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Big Debate: Will Bow East Goods Yard threaten or improve the Olympic legacy of Stratford?construction at DB Cargo UK Bow East Goods Yard has served people since the 18
Big Debate: Will Bow East Goods Yard threaten or improve the Olympic legacy of Stratford?
Newham Recorder / Posted 6 hours ago
construction at DB Cargo UK Bow East Goods Yard has served people since the 1800s, delivering goods, building an historic London 2012 Olympics and, if planning consent is granted for this scheme, will help create the next generation of city... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lee Chong Wei to try for 'one last' world championships title2015 and arch-rival Lin Dan in 2013. He has also lost Olympics gold to Chen Lon
Lee Chong Wei to try for 'one last' world championships title
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 hours ago
2015 and arch-rival Lin Dan in 2013. He has also lost Olympics gold to Chen Long at Rio 2016 and Lin Dan at Beiing 2008 and London 2012. Asked by reporters if he was tired of coming in second to the Chinese pair, Lee said: "I would be lying if I... Read more
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International Business Times
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 Paralympicsis at a critical juncture, as is the spectre of disability as a whole. A sharp
Why disabled athletes should boycott the Rio 2016 Paralympics
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
is at a critical juncture, as is the spectre of disability as a whole. A sharp chasm is opening up. On the one hand, the London 2012 Paralympics set a new benchmark for Paralympic sport and the social acceptance of disability. Athletes such as... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Kate Richardson-Walsh invites Miranda Hart to train with Team GB squad - and try on 'Hannibal Lecter' maskclearly keen to answer the funnywoman's burning questions - on the training pit
Kate Richardson-Walsh invites Miranda Hart to train with Team GB squad - and try on 'Hannibal Lecter' mask
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 hours ago
clearly keen to answer the funnywoman's burning questions - on the training pitch. The 36-year-old, who also won bronze at London 2012, was awarded an MBE in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to hockey. Andy StenningTeam GB flag bearer and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen and Prince William applaud Team GBnation's athletes for making the 'country proud' Pride: The royal family told
The Queen and Prince William applaud Team GB
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
nation's athletes for making the 'country proud' Pride: The royal family told Team GB athletes that they'd managed to top London 2012, 'a hard act to follow' Best of British: Kate, William and Harry revealed they had been glued to their screens... Read more
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Evening Standard
2012 Olympic venues open for Rio-inspired sports dayVogel takes gold during the Women's Sprint Finals gold medal race on Day 11 Jo
2012 Olympic venues open for Rio-inspired sports day
Evening Standard / Posted 9 hours ago
Vogel takes gold during the Women's Sprint Finals gold medal race on Day 11 Jon Schofield and Liam Heath better their London 2012 bronze in the men's kayak double 200m final (Warren Little/Getty Images) Great Britain's Mark Cavendish won a... Read more
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guardian-series
Club proud of GB's Rio goalkeeper hero2014 and the club, who play games at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, have
Club proud of GB's Rio goalkeeper hero
guardian-series / Posted 10 hours ago
2014 and the club, who play games at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, have gone from having 180 members on the back on London 2012 to 260 members today. “It was incredible watching them, I am actually just back from Heathrow and I have now... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Plan to End Our Olympic Misery - How to Win Several Golds in 2036The Olympics have ended in Rio, and how different this one was to London 2012.
A Plan to End Our Olympic Misery - How to Win Several Golds in 2036
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
The Olympics have ended in Rio, and how different this one was to London 2012. In 2012, at about this time, we were swooning because Stephen Kiprotich had bagged our first Olympic gold in over 40 years in the marathon. It was an emphatic win too for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
When do the Paralympics start? All you need to knowwill be 258 British athletes competing at the Games across 19 different sports.
When do the Paralympics start? All you need to know
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
will be 258 British athletes competing at the Games across 19 different sports. GB's Paralympians won 120 medals at London 2012, finishing third behind China and Russia. Russia, however, won't take part this time around due to a blanket ban... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Paralympics Team Seeks to Emulate Counterpartsgetting a wild card to the games is para-lifter Gabriel Magu and 1500m T12 athl
Kenyan Paralympics Team Seeks to Emulate Counterparts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
getting a wild card to the games is para-lifter Gabriel Magu and 1500m T12 athlete Nelly Nasimiyu. The team will be led by London 2012 1500m gold medalist Samuel Muchai who will also double up in the 5,000m T11. Others include Henry Kirwa, Wilson... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's Rio Olympics Performance - Result Falls Short of ExpectationsFarah to be regarded as the best 5,000m and 10,000m athlete of all time followi
Ethiopia's Rio Olympics Performance - Result Falls Short of Expectations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Farah to be regarded as the best 5,000m and 10,000m athlete of all time following his double gold medal-winning runs at the London 2012 Olympics. But with any yardstick one set, the massive achievements of Kenenisa Bekele, dominating the 5,000m and... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Team GB must continue to build on success of last two Olympic Games, sayd Bill Tancreda plethora of sports, winning 67 medals, including 27 golds. That overall tota
Team GB must continue to build on success of last two Olympic Games, sayd Bill Tancred
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 hours ago
a plethora of sports, winning 67 medals, including 27 golds. That overall total bettered the number of medals accrued at London 2012, albeit by just two, but is a world away from winning just a single gold at Atlanta 1996. Significantly, the... Read more
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guardian-series
Pregnant mum slams borough's 'outrageous' lack of playground fundingthree boroughs outside Redbridge received considerable investment in their gree
Pregnant mum slams borough's 'outrageous' lack of playground funding
guardian-series / Posted 12 hours ago
three boroughs outside Redbridge received considerable investment in their green spaces as host boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic Games. But Mrs Jolley is still defiant Redbridge’s level of investment in children’s play facilities is... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Great Britain is “Sporting superpower” says Suffolk Olympian Bill TancredOlympic behemoths such as China, Australia and Russia. A total of 67 medals in
Great Britain is “Sporting superpower” says Suffolk Olympian Bill Tancred
Ipswich Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Olympic behemoths such as China, Australia and Russia. A total of 67 medals in total was two more than Team GB accrued at London 2012 and Tancred, who competed at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico and the 1972 event in Munich, said: “The question... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Paralympic Star Looks for 4 Gold Medals in Rioreceiving support from the Agitos Foundation. The 29-year-old Cuban triumphed
Cuban Paralympic Star Looks for 4 Gold Medals in Rio
Radio Angulo / Posted 14 hours ago
receiving support from the Agitos Foundation. The 29-year-old Cuban triumphed in the T64 100, 200 and 400 metre events at London 2012 and is hopeful of defending the titles in Rio, but has also expressed her desire to win the T45/46/47 long jump... Read more
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Gazette News
Gold medalist Saskia Clark rumoured to be back in Merseaits way through to the youngsters of the club and give them an extra drive to g
Gold medalist Saskia Clark rumoured to be back in Mersea
Gazette News / Posted 15 hours ago
its way through to the youngsters of the club and give them an extra drive to go forward.” For achieving a silver medal at London 2012, Saskia was awarded a lifetime membership at Dabchicks and will also feature on the club’s roll of honour. Mr... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mark Orams: Next Olympic event - Improving faster than rivalslearned. The lesson from the track cycling results, where New Zealand had a ta
Mark Orams: Next Olympic event - Improving faster than rivals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
learned. The lesson from the track cycling results, where New Zealand had a target of improving on its three medals from London 2012 but returned only one in Rio, is that you need to be improving faster than the opposition to succeed at the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Price rally revives scrap recyclinggold from collectors and pawn shops, is planning a 50% expansion at its 20-tonn
Price rally revives scrap recycling
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 hours ago
gold from collectors and pawn shops, is planning a 50% expansion at its 20-tonne-a-year refining plant, which is near the London 2012 Olympic village. "We've un-mothballed parts of our plant," Tony Dobra, an executive director, said as he stood... Read more
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Irish Examiner
OCI officials Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin to be questioned over Rio ticket scandalincluded options to allow the inquiry to examine issues pre-dating Rio 2016 wit
OCI officials Kevin Kilty and Stephen Martin to be questioned over Rio ticket scandal
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 hours ago
included options to allow the inquiry to examine issues pre-dating Rio 2016 with the general but unstated intention that London 2012 and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics would be included. The terms said the inquiry should examine the policies,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Assets of Scottish shell firm seized amid probe in to allegedly corrupt Ukrainian MP47, denies any wrongdoing and says he is the victim of a vendetta. The former O
Assets of Scottish shell firm seized amid probe in to allegedly corrupt Ukrainian MP
heraldscotland / Posted 21 hours ago
47, denies any wrongdoing and says he is the victim of a vendetta. The former Olympic showjumper - he competed at London 2012 - fled Kiev last month just before his fellow MPs overturned his parliamentary immunity so police could arrest... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the restto replicate. This admirable stance, coupled with what many considered a water
Jose Mourinho's giants could be head and shoulders above the rest
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
to replicate. This admirable stance, coupled with what many considered a watershed for the Paralympic movement at London 2012, deserved to be rewarded with the greatest Games. Instead they are scaled down, under-funded and under-supported.... Read more
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Japan Today
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan Todaythe medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi aft
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 hours ago
the medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi after taking second place behind China at London 2012. The country’s exclusion from Rio will hit hard in a country that has long drawn pride and prestige from its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paralympics Committee Assures of Medals At Rio Gameshave always rescued the country from shame when able-bodied athletes fail to wi
Paralympics Committee Assures of Medals At Rio Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
have always rescued the country from shame when able-bodied athletes fail to win medals at the Olympics as witnessed in the London 2012 Games. At the London games, they won 13 medals comprising six gold, five silver and two bronze where as their... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banthe medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi aft
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 hours ago
the medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi after taking second place behind China at London 2012. The country's exclusion from Rio will hit hard in a country that has long drawn pride and prestige from its... Read more
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The Age
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banthe medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi aft
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
the medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi after taking second place behind China at London 2012. The country's exclusion from Rio will hit hard in a country that has long drawn pride and prestige from its... Read more
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SportsFan
Australia's Rio team due home soonparty, but it's the athletes' families who will be the most excited to welcome
Australia's Rio team due home soon
SportsFan / Posted yesterday
party, but it's the athletes' families who will be the most excited to welcome them home around 7.15am. Australia finished in 10th place on the medals table, winning eight gold medals, the same as London 2012 and the worst since Barcel... Read more
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CBC.ca
What reality TV show would you watch from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?Simone Biles give her final rose to? Actor Zac Efron or... ...Brazilian gymnas
What reality TV show would you watch from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Simone Biles give her final rose to? Actor Zac Efron or... ...Brazilian gymnast Arthur Mariano?3. Cops: Ryan Lochte After London 2012, Ryan Lochte was given his own reality TV show, "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" But after Rio, 2016 "Cops" may be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Triumphant Brits return home in gold-nosed planeglad the team had been a source of joy for the country after a year of politica
Triumphant Brits return home in gold-nosed plane
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
glad the team had been a source of joy for the country after a year of political upheaval. "The lovely thing is that after London 2012 we thought it could not be replicated, that feeling of uniting a nation, but the reaction here at Heathrow is... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Turkmenistan's leader not happy with lack of Olympic medalsdid win silver for Turkey in Rio in the men's 69 kilogram weightlifting class.
Turkmenistan's leader not happy with lack of Olympic medals
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
did win silver for Turkey in Rio in the men's 69 kilogram weightlifting class. Ismayilov competed for Turkmenistan in the London 2012 Olympics, but came in 13th in the same weightlifting category. He later adopted Turkish citizenship. While... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mark Orams: Next Olympic event - Improving faster than rivalslearned. The lesson from the track cycling results, where New Zealand had a ta
Mark Orams: Next Olympic event - Improving faster than rivals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
learned. The lesson from the track cycling results, where New Zealand had a target of improving on its three medals from London 2012 but returned only one in Rio, is that you need to be improving faster than the opposition to succeed at the... Read more
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EuroNews
Winners of the Rio Gamesincluding a stunning run in the 400m by South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk while
Winners of the Rio Games
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
including a stunning run in the 400m by South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk while showing how much Canada has improved since London 2012. Sprinter Andre de Grasse was arguably the biggest star, steering his country to medals in the 100 metres, 200... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics banthe medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi aft
Russia loses appeal against Paralympics ban
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
the medal table at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in the Russian city of Sochi after taking second place behind China at London 2012. The country's exclusion from Rio will hit hard in a country that has long drawn pride and prestige from its... Read more
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RTE News
Murphy reflects on journey that led to Rio silverwhat ultimately proved to be a memorable display at Rio 2016. Murphy, who narr
Murphy reflects on journey that led to Rio silver
RTE News / Posted yesterday
what ultimately proved to be a memorable display at Rio 2016. Murphy, who narrowly missed out on a place on the podium at London 2012 when she finished fourth, feared that bettering that performance in the Laser Radial class would prove beyond... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The poverty of our Olympic harvest in sportsvictory ended a long medal drought through five summer Olympics (Sidney 2000; A
The poverty of our Olympic harvest in sports
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
victory ended a long medal drought through five summer Olympics (Sidney 2000; Athens 2004; Beijing 2008; and London 2012). During this period, a total of 62 athletes went to the Olympics, winning nothing for the country. The first... Read more
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FIFA
Germany make history, hosts claim heartsfootball and collect the tournament’s Fair Play Award. Canada grab bronze agai
Germany make history, hosts claim hearts
FIFA / Posted yesterday
football and collect the tournament’s Fair Play Award. Canada grab bronze again as hosts left empty-handed Just as at London 2012, Canada delivered another convincing performance at Rio 2016. After being the only team to collect maximum points... Read more
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International Business Times
Japan will use old smartphones to create Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals143kg of gold, 1,566kg of silver and 1,112 tons of copper from tossed-away gadg
Japan will use old smartphones to create Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
143kg of gold, 1,566kg of silver and 1,112 tons of copper from tossed-away gadgets. The report revealed that for the London 2012 Olympics 9.6kg of gold, 1,210kg of silver and 700kg of copper (used to create bronze) was used – so Japan should... Read more
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chroniclelive
Amy Tinkler: 16 facts about the amazing 16-old gymnastthird British woman to win an individual gymnastics medal. Beth Tweddle was the
Amy Tinkler: 16 facts about the amazing 16-old gymnast
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
third British woman to win an individual gymnastics medal. Beth Tweddle was the first, with a bronze on the uneven bars in London 2012 . The second was Bryony Page, who won trampoline silver in Rio. Daily MirrorAmy Tinkler wins Bronze on the floor... Read more
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Daily Mail
Emma Bunton wants Victoria Beckham to take part in Spice Girls reunioneverything is not lost since fashion designer Victoria may well be persuaded to
Emma Bunton wants Victoria Beckham to take part in Spice Girls reunion
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
everything is not lost since fashion designer Victoria may well be persuaded to change her mind - as she did ahead of the London 2012 Olympics and the band's 2008 reunion tour. The 40-year-old singer revealed that she had even spoken to the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jazz Carlin: I went to McDonald’s and ordered loads after 800m silverVogel takes gold during the Women's Sprint Finals gold medal race on Day 11 Jo
Jazz Carlin: I went to McDonald’s and ordered loads after 800m silver
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Vogel takes gold during the Women's Sprint Finals gold medal race on Day 11 Jon Schofield and Liam Heath better their London 2012 bronze in the men's kayak double 200m final (Warren Little/Getty Images) Great Britain's Mark Cavendish won a... Read more
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