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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 3 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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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TSN
Three weightlifting gold medallists fail doping retestsChina and eight other medallists stand to be stripped of their titles after fai
Three weightlifting gold medallists fail doping retests
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
China and eight other medallists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics. The International Weightlifting Federation says the 11 tested positive for a range of banned substances... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Sports Breaking NewsHe's not exactly making a strong pitch, though. BUDAPEST, Hungary - Three Olym
Sports Breaking News
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
He's not exactly making a strong pitch, though. BUDAPEST, Hungary - Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medallists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olymp... Read more
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Brandon Sun
3 Olympic weightlifting gold medallists fail doping retestsChina and eight other medallists stand to be stripped of their titles after fai
3 Olympic weightlifting gold medallists fail doping retests
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
China and eight other medallists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing retests of their doping samples from the 2008 Olympics. The International Weightlifting Federation says the 11 tested positive for a range of banned substances... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Who will out-bolt Bolt?Bolt’s fellow Jamaicans Steve Mullings and Nesta Carter have also tested positi
Who will out-bolt Bolt?
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
Bolt’s fellow Jamaicans Steve Mullings and Nesta Carter have also tested positive—the latter in a re-test of a sample from the 2008 Olympics, which caused all members of that year’s Jamaican 4x100-metre relay team (including Mr Bolt) to be stripped... Read more
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Daily Mail
Olympic heroes sketch out their favourite moments from the Rio GamesDaley has been competing in international diving events since the age of nine a
Olympic heroes sketch out their favourite moments from the Rio Games
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Daley has been competing in international diving events since the age of nine and was Britain's youngest competitor in the 2008 Olympics. He was triumphant yet again in the 2016 Rio Olympics as he won won bronze in the synchronised diving last... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Carmelo Anthony: 'I wouldn't trade, hopefully my three gold medals, for nothing'the season after participating in the 2006 world championships. He led Denver t
Carmelo Anthony: 'I wouldn't trade, hopefully my three gold medals, for nothing'
Yahoo Sports / Posted 9 days ago
the season after participating in the 2006 world championships. He led Denver to the conference finals the season following the 2008 Olympics. And he led the Knicks to their first division title the season following the 2012 Olympics. “We ask the... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Kobe Bryant Praises Coach K’s Leadership After Latest USA Gold Medal In BasketballTeam,” and it’s mission was to reclaim the gold medal that the 2004 squad faile
Kobe Bryant Praises Coach K’s Leadership After Latest USA Gold Medal In Basketball
New England Sports Network / Posted 9 days ago
Team,” and it’s mission was to reclaim the gold medal that the 2004 squad failed to bring home from Athens in 2004. The 2008 Olympics were Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s first as U.S. head coach, and he quickly helped put any criticisms... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool sprinter Anyika Onuora wins 4x400m bronze at Rio OlympicsBRONZE MEDALLISTS!! The 31-year-old, who studied economics at university, was
Liverpool sprinter Anyika Onuora wins 4x400m bronze at Rio Olympics
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
BRONZE MEDALLISTS!! The 31-year-old, who studied economics at university, was selected for the 4x100m squad at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing but did not make the final team. She finally made her Olympic debut four years later at London... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coventry Plans to Stay in Sport After Retirementin the Beijing Olympics in 2008, including retaining the gold medal in her spec
Coventry Plans to Stay in Sport After Retirement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in the Beijing Olympics in 2008, including retaining the gold medal in her specialty event, the 200m backstroke. After the 2008 Olympics performance, she was hailed as one of Zimbabwe's greatest heroes, and called a national treasure by the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Cox finishes third in Rioathlete to medal at the Olympics, and the first since Eldon native Christian Ca
Cox finishes third in Rio
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
athlete to medal at the Olympics, and the first since Eldon native Christian Cantwell took silver in the men's shot put in the 2008 Olympics. Cox is the first athlete from Columbia to win an Olympic medal. In March, Cox won his second straight... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Carmelo Anthony: 'I wouldn't trade, hopefully my three gold medals, for nothing'the season after participating in the 2006 world championships. He led Denver t
Carmelo Anthony: 'I wouldn't trade, hopefully my three gold medals, for nothing'
Yahoo Sports / Posted 10 days ago
the season after participating in the 2006 world championships. He led Denver to the conference finals the season following the 2008 Olympics. And he led the Knicks to their first division title the season following the 2012 Olympics. “We ask the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Beitia wins historic high jump gold for Spain2012 champion Anna Chicherova was unable to take part in the Games because she
Beitia wins historic high jump gold for Spain
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
2012 champion Anna Chicherova was unable to take part in the Games because she was suspended after a retested sample from the 2008 Olympics tested positive. World champion Mariya Kuchina was also unable to take part because of the almost blanket... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Merritt leads US to men's 4x400m relay goldRelay Final Arman Hall, Tony McQuay, Gil Roberts and Merritt, the only member
Merritt leads US to men's 4x400m relay gold
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Relay Final Arman Hall, Tony McQuay, Gil Roberts and Merritt, the only member of the quartet to have won relay gold in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, combined for a finishing time of 2min 57.30sec. Jamaica's Javon Francis produced a great home... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Beitia wins historic high jump gold for SpainOlympics. Russia's London 2012 champion Anna Chicherova was unable to take par
Beitia wins historic high jump gold for Spain
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
Olympics. Russia's London 2012 champion Anna Chicherova was unable to take part in the Games because she was provisionally suspended after a retested sample from the 2008 Olympics tested positive. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney, Editing by Ed Osm... Read more
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Fortune
Usain Bolt Ends Historic Career at Rio Olympics With 9th Gold Medalthe course of his spectacular run, Bolt proved the value of winning with flair.
Usain Bolt Ends Historic Career at Rio Olympics With 9th Gold Medal
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
the course of his spectacular run, Bolt proved the value of winning with flair. He broke the 100-m world record at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing despite celebrating before the finish line. Then he introduced his Zeus-like victory pose: one... Read more
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Rappler
Olympian Kirstie Alora fails to make quarterfinalsBrazil. Alora, 26, entered as the 16th seed taking on the top-seeded Espinoza,
Olympian Kirstie Alora fails to make quarterfinals
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Brazil. Alora, 26, entered as the 16th seed taking on the top-seeded Espinoza, who won gold in the same competition during the 2008 Olympics and bronze in the 2012 Olympics. Espinoza scored first on a counter during the first of 3 rounds, but... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
Local 10 Miami / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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News 8000
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KECI Missoula
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletesbreak the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirati
After the Olympics: The next paths for elite athletes
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
break the one-hour record for the half-marathon in 2007, Hall had high aspirations for medaling in Beijing. But going into the 2008 Olympics, his form didn't feel right, and his training hadn't clicked the way he wanted it to. He felt frustrated as... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
U.S. women gain redemption in 4x100 relay, DQ'd U.S. men await appeal rulingwomen’s 4×100 relay has won gold at every major international championship for
U.S. women gain redemption in 4x100 relay, DQ'd U.S. men await appeal ruling
Yahoo Sports / Posted 10 days ago
women’s 4×100 relay has won gold at every major international championship for the past 12 years with the exception of the 2008 Olympics. They were favored to go 1-2 in Beijing too before both teams dropped the baton, resulting in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
U.S. women's 4x100 relay team sprints past Jamaica to capture Olympic gold4×100-meter relay has won gold at every major international championship for th
U.S. women's 4x100 relay team sprints past Jamaica to capture Olympic gold
Yahoo Sports / Posted 10 days ago
4×100-meter relay has won gold at every major international championship for the past 12 years, with the exception of the 2008 Olympics. They were favored to go 1-2 in Beijing too before both teams dropped the baton, resulting in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
U.S. women's 4x100 relay team sprints past Jamaica to capture Olympic gold4×100-meter relay has won gold at every major international championship for th
U.S. women's 4x100 relay team sprints past Jamaica to capture Olympic gold
Yahoo Sports / Posted 11 days ago
4×100-meter relay has won gold at every major international championship for the past 12 years with the exception of the 2008 Olympics. They were favored to go 1-2 in Beijing too before both teams dropped the baton, resulting in... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
No Medal for Suhrmost accomplished athletes in track and field with 17 U.S. championships and 11
No Medal for Suhr
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
most accomplished athletes in track and field with 17 U.S. championships and 11 American records. She won a silver medal in the 2008 Olympics and gold in 2012 in London. She is coming off a tremendous indoor season in which she broke her own world... Read more
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CBS Sports
Germany beats Sweden to win gold in the Olympic women's soccer final in Rioteam defeated Argentina to win the Brazilian-hosted World Cup. Having beaten S
Germany beats Sweden to win gold in the Olympic women's soccer final in Rio
CBS Sports / Posted 11 days ago
team defeated Argentina to win the Brazilian-hosted World Cup. Having beaten Sweden in the World Cup last year and in the 2008 Olympics, Germany continued its domination over its continental neighbors, scoring twice early in the second half on... Read more
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