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Bleacher Report
Usain Bolt Says He Has Declined Offers to Play Wide Receiver in NFLto try out for teams." Speculation about Bolt as an NFL player has been going
Usain Bolt Says He Has Declined Offers to Play Wide Receiver in NFL
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
to try out for teams." Speculation about Bolt as an NFL player has been going on ever since his international breakout at the 2008 Olympics. Most of it has been a fun hypothetical, though some have talked seriously about his potential on the... Read more
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give me sport
Pele has named the best footballer of the past 10-15 yearsLeagues. However, Messi is yet to win a major title with his country - with th
Pele has named the best footballer of the past 10-15 years
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
Leagues. However, Messi is yet to win a major title with his country - with the exception of a gold medal secured at the 2008 Olympics. The 29-year-old has come agonisingly close over recent years - he suffered gut-wrenching defeats in the... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week In Action 13 September 2016: Golovkin, Gonzalez Remain Undefeateddown and he stayed there. The 28-year-old 6�3� (198cm) Negron looked a good pro
The Past Week In Action 13 September 2016: Golovkin, Gonzalez Remain Undefeated
Philboxing / Posted 13 days ago
down and he stayed there. The 28-year-old 6�3� (198cm) Negron looked a good prospect when he turned pro after competing at the 2008 Olympics. He won his first 13 fights but then crumbled dramatically being halted in four rounds by Epifiano Mendoza... Read more
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CBC.ca
What went wrong for Canada's men's heavyweight rowers in Riolike what we did during that time, the model wasn't broken," says two-time Olym
What went wrong for Canada's men's heavyweight rowers in Rio
CBC.ca / Posted 13 days ago
like what we did during that time, the model wasn't broken," says two-time Olympic medallist Jake Wetzel, who retired after the 2008 Olympics. "Why would we rip everything up and start fresh? "In this new era, they just basically tried to do away... Read more
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give me sport
Novak Djokovic wins point after 'incredible' rally during US Open finalduring the course of his professional career, and in all, has won 66 men's care
Novak Djokovic wins point after 'incredible' rally during US Open final
give me sport / Posted 14 days ago
during the course of his professional career, and in all, has won 66 men's career singles titles. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and has so far amassed a huge fortune of £77.7 million in prize money, making him the leader of... Read more
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SportsFan
Thompson sprints to victory in Brusselsfillip for the Brussels audience with the belated award of gold medals to the B
Thompson sprints to victory in Brussels
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
fillip for the Brussels audience with the belated award of gold medals to the Belgian women's 4x100 metres relay team from the 2008 Olympics. The Belgians were promoted from silver after the doping disqualification of the Russian team that crossed... Read more
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Orange County Register
Deal is needed to keep U.S. national volleyball teams based in Anaheimthe heart of the U.S. sport that is the Southern California region. The move p
Deal is needed to keep U.S. national volleyball teams based in Anaheim
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
the heart of the U.S. sport that is the Southern California region. The move paid off, with the U.S. men winning gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The U.S. women’s team moved to Anaheim the following year, signing an eight-year agreement that... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Thompson seals sprint supremacy on golden night in Brusselsfillip for the Brussels audience with the belated award of gold medals to the B
Thompson seals sprint supremacy on golden night in Brussels
Reuters Sports News / Posted 17 days ago
fillip for the Brussels audience with the belated award of gold medals to the Belgian women's 4x100 meters relay team from the 2008 Olympics. The Belgians were promoted from silver after the doping disqualification of the Russian team that crossed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Belgium receive 2008 relay gold after Russia strippedquartet of Kim Gevaert, Elodie Ouedraogo, Hanna Marien and Olivia Borlee on Fri
Belgium receive 2008 relay gold after Russia stripped
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
quartet of Kim Gevaert, Elodie Ouedraogo, Hanna Marien and Olivia Borlee on Friday belatedly received gold medals from the 2008 Olympics after a Russian sprinter tested positive for drugs. Belgium's Hanna Marien, Olivia Borlee, Elodie... Read more
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Super Sport
Belgium receive 2008 relay goldquartet of Kim Gevaert, Elodie Ouedraogo, Hanna Marien and Olivia Borlee on Fri
Belgium receive 2008 relay gold
Super Sport / Posted 17 days ago
quartet of Kim Gevaert, Elodie Ouedraogo, Hanna Marien and Olivia Borlee on Friday belatedly received gold medals from the 2008 Olympics after a Russian sprinter tested positive for drugs. Belgium were upgraded to gold after the International... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Boldon preserving St Fort for the big races100 metres in Rio, finishing sixth in Heat 7 in 10.29s, well off his personal b
Boldon preserving St Fort for the big races
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
100 metres in Rio, finishing sixth in Heat 7 in 10.29s, well off his personal best of 9.82. Boldon began coaching Thompson, the 2008 Olympics 100-metre silver medalist, in August 2015. Thompson was trying to revive his career that had gone south... Read more
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Quay County Sun
Three former county residents nominated for NM Sports Hall of FameHer final’s throw in Rio was better than her best throw of 69.9 meters at the 2
Three former county residents nominated for NM Sports Hall of Fame
Quay County Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Her final’s throw in Rio was better than her best throw of 69.9 meters at the 2012 Olympics in London. She also competed in the 2008 Olympics. According to the NMHOF Campbell has also competed at the 2005 World Championships. In the 2011 Pan... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week In Action 5 September 2016: Ancajas Upsets Arroyo; Inoue Defeats Petchbarngbornand fourth rounds before ending the one-sided fight with a body punch in the fi
The Past Week In Action 5 September 2016: Ancajas Upsets Arroyo; Inoue Defeats Petchbarngborn
Philboxing / Posted 21 days ago
and fourth rounds before ending the one-sided fight with a body punch in the fifth. The 30-year-old Shimizu competed at the 2008 Olympics but turned down pro offers to try for a medal in 2012. He won the bronze medal beating current hot Ghanaian... Read more
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NBA.com
Yao's pivot from China to U.S. became center's biggest movemillion people watched the game on TV in China, an audience larger than the Sup
Yao's pivot from China to U.S. became center's biggest move
NBA.com / Posted 21 days ago
million people watched the game on TV in China, an audience larger than the Super Bowl. Full circle at 2008 Olympics When the 2008 Olympics went to Beijing, Yao was China's unofficial ambassador to the world, the touchstone to an ancient society... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experienceshoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experience
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
shoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for the pinnacle of athletics. After watching the 2008 Olympics I boldly told myself: “You’ll be in the next one” and it was that naive sense of confidence which led me to... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experienceshoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experience
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 23 days ago
shoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for the pinnacle of athletics. After watching the 2008 Olympics I boldly told myself: “You’ll be in the next one” and it was that naive sense of confidence which led me to... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experienceshoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experience
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 23 days ago
shoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for the pinnacle of athletics. After watching the 2008 Olympics I boldly told myself: “You’ll be in the next one” and it was that naive sense of confidence which led me to... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experienceshoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experience
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 23 days ago
shoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for the pinnacle of athletics. After watching the 2008 Olympics I boldly told myself: “You’ll be in the next one” and it was that naive sense of confidence which led me to... Read more
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Welland Tribune
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experienceshoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for
AHMED: Mohammed Ahmed recaps Olympic experience
Welland Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
shoes. They believed in me so much that I could have the audacity to reach for the pinnacle of athletics. After watching the 2008 Olympics I boldly told myself: “You’ll be in the next one” and it was that naive sense of confidence which led me to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dalung Don Beg Me - Siasiawent their separate ways. No official ceremony, not even a handshake from the P
Dalung Don Beg Me - Siasia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
went their separate ways. No official ceremony, not even a handshake from the President. It was the same thing I experienced after winning the Silver medal at the 2008 Olympics. I don't know whether it is my fate to be always treated... Read more
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Rappler
Boxer Jerwin Ancajas is more than just a 'pretty' facefights) and Japanese Takeo Harada. Once the fight begins, Ancajas will have to
Boxer Jerwin Ancajas is more than just a 'pretty' face
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
fights) and Japanese Takeo Harada. Once the fight begins, Ancajas will have to deal with an unbeaten fighter who fought at the 2008 Olympics. A fellow southpaw, Arroyo has fought better opposition, earning a unanimous decision win over Geraldo -... Read more
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The Hindu
Yogeshwar's 2012 Oylmpic broze to be upgraded to silverwent on to finish runner-up, died in an accident in 2013. He was a four-time wo
Yogeshwar's 2012 Oylmpic broze to be upgraded to silver
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
went on to finish runner-up, died in an accident in 2013. He was a four-time world champion and had won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. The Wrestling Federation of India admitted to having been informed about the decision but was waiting for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fighting on Anthony Joshua undercard remains possibility for Joseph Parkerin England in November. Parker's opponent would be Englishman David Price, a 2
Fighting on Anthony Joshua undercard remains possibility for Joseph Parker
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
in England in November. Parker's opponent would be Englishman David Price, a 2.03m fighter who won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics, and the bout would serve the twin purposes of getting the Kiwi used to being in the ring with big men... Read more
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The Hindu
Yogeshwar gets an Olympic upgradewent on to finish runner-up, died in an accident in 2013. He was a four-time wo
Yogeshwar gets an Olympic upgrade
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
went on to finish runner-up, died in an accident in 2013. He was a four-time world champion and had won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. The Wrestling Federation of India admitted to having been informed about the decision but was waiting for... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
SEC paid $3.75-million to BHP Billiton whistleblowerlaw by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of for
SEC paid $3.75-million to BHP Billiton whistleblower
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
law by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of foreign government officials to attend the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The Australian Financial Review said it did not spell out the evidence that the whistleblower... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US SEC paid US$3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblowerlaw by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of for
US SEC paid US$3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblower
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
law by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of foreign government officials to attend the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The Australian Financial Review said it did not spell out the evidence that the whistleblower... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. SEC paid $3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblowerlaw by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of for
U.S. SEC paid $3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblower
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
law by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of foreign government officials to attend the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The Australian Financial Review said it did not spell out the evidence that the whistleblower... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SEC paid US$3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblowerlaw by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of for
SEC paid US$3.75 million to BHP Billiton whistleblower
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
law by failing to properly monitor a program in which it paid for dozens of foreign government officials to attend the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The Australian Financial Review said it did not spell out the evidence that the whistleblower... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Celebrating Gold: City of Boise renames park after Kristin ArmstrongBoiseans will always know her name, her accomplishments and her meaning to our
Celebrating Gold: City of Boise renames park after Kristin Armstrong
KIVI Boise / Posted 29 days ago
Boiseans will always know her name, her accomplishments and her meaning to our community.” After Armstrong won the gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Bieter awarded her the Key to the City, the highest honor the city can bestow upon a resident.... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Municipal Park renamed after Kristin ArmstrongBoiseans will always know her name, her accomplishments and her meaning to our
Municipal Park renamed after Kristin Armstrong
KIVI Boise / Posted 29 days ago
Boiseans will always know her name, her accomplishments and her meaning to our community.” After Armstrong won the gold at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Bieter awarded her the Key to the City, the highest honor the city can bestow upon a resident.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Olympic, Paralympic swimmers give insights, training tips to Bel Air youngstersswimmers Misty Hyman and Garrett Weber-Gale. Weber-Gale was part of the gold-m
Former Olympic, Paralympic swimmers give insights, training tips to Bel Air youngsters
Baltimore Sun / Posted 30 days ago
swimmers Misty Hyman and Garrett Weber-Gale. Weber-Gale was part of the gold-medal winning 4x100-meter relay team in the 2008 Olympics, which included famed Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who spent his early childhood in Harford County. In... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Texas Athletics announces 2016 Men's and Women's Hall of Honor classesIan Crocker on the 4x100m medley relay that set a world record and won gold. Pe
Texas Athletics announces 2016 Men's and Women's Hall of Honor classes
Texas Longhorns / Posted a month ago
Ian Crocker on the 4x100m medley relay that set a world record and won gold. Peirsol maintained his elite form going into the 2008 Olympics, as he lowered his world record in the 200m backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials. In Beijing, Peirsol won... Read more
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Philboxing
Perrella-Ugas set for September 27in Cuba but fighting out of Miami, FL, Ugas garnered international attention as
Perrella-Ugas set for September 27
Philboxing / Posted 1 months ago
in Cuba but fighting out of Miami, FL, Ugas garnered international attention as an amateur by capturing a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics. He won many tournaments and regularly defeated top fighters from across the globe. As a pro, Ugas owns a... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Messi may have 'staged' retirement - Maradonainternational trophy is one of the things often used against him. While Marado
Messi may have 'staged' retirement - Maradona
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 1 months ago
international trophy is one of the things often used against him. While Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986 and led them to the final in 1990, Messi's only taste of international success is the gold medal he won at the 2008 Oly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brimin Kipruto, Hellen Obiri Set for Lausanne Diamond League Meeta number of elite athletes who are out to atone for their dismal performances a
Brimin Kipruto, Hellen Obiri Set for Lausanne Diamond League Meet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
a number of elite athletes who are out to atone for their dismal performances at the just concluded Rio Olympics. Kipruto, the 2008 Olympics steeplechase champion, was sixth in Rio but goes back to the series. The men's steeplechase race promises... Read more
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