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2015/03/30 03:26
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... censured on his return to Australia for supporting a controversial civil rights protest at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. After winning silver in the 200 metres sprint he wore a...
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2015/03/27 14:27
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Liverpool and District Sunday League Wavertree Botanic became one of the first locally crowned champions when they claimed the Liverpool & District Sunday League First Division title with three games...
2015/03/26 17:07
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Drawing inspiration from his Olympic medallist mother, the A-League’s top striker Marc Janko shifted his focus this week from Sydney FC’s title charge to leading Austria to a first major football...
2015/03/25 08:58
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Janko has long been a famous name in Austrian sport. Marc’s mother Eva competed at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, collecting a bronze medal in the javelin – just one of four medals won by...
2015/03/24 18:29
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MONTGOMERY – Twelve major contributors to prep athletics in Alabama were inducted into the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame Monday night at the 25th annual induction banquet. Inducted were...
2015/03/22 01:50
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With the sport’s royalty looking on, Nicole Greene soared to new heights at Jacksonville’s oldest track and field tradition. The Ponte Vedra jumper won two events and took second place in another,...
2015/03/21 10:18
2015/03/21 10:18
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David Rudisha is emblematic of the modern Masai. Photo: Matthew Thomas In 2010 David Rudisha went to Berlin and broke the world record. A week later in the small Italian hilltop city of Rieti the...
2015/03/20 06:04
2015/03/20 06:04
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In swimming, touchpads were introduced by Omega at the 1967 Pan American Games in Winnipeg. This "wet" run was used as a test of the Swim-O-Matic system before the Mexico City summer games in 1968,...
2015/03/20 01:16
2015/03/20 01:16
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The Bushwhackers: Ambassadors for New Zealand in the pro-wrestling ring. Photo / Supplied Fifty-odd years ago he was a teenage apprentice engineer in Lower Hutt. Forty-something years ago, a young...
2015/03/18 17:32
2015/03/18 17:32
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A memorial service for event rider Richard Meade is to be held next Thursday (26 March). The service will be at Bath Abbey at 2.30pm and all are welcome to attend. Richard, who was described by many...
2015/03/18 13:43
2015/03/18 13:43
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MANILA, Philippines - With Fil-Am thrower Caleb Stuart as spearhead, the track and field team is eyeing an eight gold medal haul in the 38th Southeast Asian Games slated in June in Singapore. “I...
2015/03/17 15:38
2015/03/17 15:38
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... drew comparisons to Jesus on a basketball court, Bill Bradley arrived in Portland in 1965 for the NCAA Tournament's semifinals and found his room at the inn -- a Howard Johnson, the Princeton...
2015/03/16 17:24
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Just 1min 50.01sec later, the all-Otago team of Melville, Hunter, Stephen Lunn and Dick Tayler set a national record which still stands today. When Bruce ''Blondie'' Hunter, a former Waitaki Boys'...
2015/03/11 18:54
2015/03/11 18:54
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The crowd at the 2003 Special Olympics World Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. Photo from Wikipedia You may not know it, but the world’s biggest sports and humanitarian...
2015/03/11 17:13
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... -- Here's a look at the life of American fashion designer and philanthropist Ralph Lauren. Personal: Birth date: October 14, 1939 Birth place: Bronx, New York Birth name: Ralph Rueben...
2015/03/09 17:13
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The Olympic memories linger on for St. Catharines 2014 athlete of the year. “It’s definitely that gold-medal game,” hockey player Brianne Jenner said. “It was a dream come true and to be a part of...
2015/03/08 12:20
2015/03/08 12:20
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We asked 10 area natives who've gone on to make their hometowns proud: What's the one place back home that had the most lasting impact on you? KATHERINE REUTTER Centennial High '06 Speedskater won...
2015/03/06 21:07
2015/03/06 21:07
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The Olympic memories linger on for St. Catharines 2014 athlete of the year. “It’s definitely that gold-medal game,” hockey player Brianne Jenner said. “It was a dream come true and to be a part of...
2015/03/06 08:57
2015/03/06 08:57
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Foxcatcher, directed by Bennett Miller (R, 134 minutes) Foxcatcher is the story of an ugly little man-child of privilege whose only talent was for buying things and people. John Eleuthere du Pont...
2015/03/03 14:43
2015/03/03 14:43
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... away 27 minutes ago Former French international hockey player and former President of the Federation Francaise de Hockey (FFH) Georges Corbel has passed away at the age of 73, the...
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