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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pheu Thai seeks court ruling on organic law on politicianshim guilty of conflict of interest in the sale to his then-wife of four blocks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
him guilty of conflict of interest in the sale to his then-wife of four blocks of land covering 33 rai in Bangkok's prime Ratchadaphisek area. Thaksin has lived in self-imposed exile abroad since getting bail to attend the 2008 Olympics in Bei... Read more
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ESPN FC
Kobe Bryant talks soccer, friendship with Lionel Messi and Ronaldinhomeet the player who is going to be the greatest player who ever lived.'" Bryant
ESPN FC / Posted 3 days ago
meet the player who is going to be the greatest player who ever lived.'" Bryant and Messi got to know each other better at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Both men were in the process of leading their respective teams to gold medals when they... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Jon Jones Is Not the Bad Guy You're Looking ForDivision I All-American at wrestling powerhouse Oklahoma State University. Corm
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
Division I All-American at wrestling powerhouse Oklahoma State University. Cormier finished fourth in the 2004 Olympics. In the 2008 Olympics, he was named Team USA captain but got pulled from competition due to kidney failure, brought on by... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Former McCallie Runner Michael Bingham Receives Bronze Medalintermediate hurdles, 400 meter, 200 meter and triple jump. He ran track in col
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
intermediate hurdles, 400 meter, 200 meter and triple jump. He ran track in college at Wake Forest prior to competing in the 2008 Olympics. McCallie is an all-boys boarding and day school founded in 1905 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with 931... Read more
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Philboxing
THIS SATURDAY! Crawford vs. Indongo Tix - Aug 19 in Lincoln, NE - Go On SaleThree of his last four victories have been by stoppage. An amateur standout, In
Philboxing / Posted 11 days ago
Three of his last four victories have been by stoppage. An amateur standout, Indongo, 34, represented Nambia in the 2008 Olympics. For more information visit: www.toprank.com, www.espn.com/boxing; Facebook facebook.com/trboxing,... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
County Clipboard: Another honor for an iconic football coachshe pitched North Salinas to three Central Coast Section divisional titles. Ab
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 11 days ago
she pitched North Salinas to three Central Coast Section divisional titles. Abbott won a silver medal with Team USA in the 2008 Olympics. Junior Golf camps >> The Justin Russo Golf Academy will hold a series of golf camps for ages 5-16 at... Read more
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Daily Mail
The evangelical pastor with a thirst for publicitywhen he was arrested twice in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square for leading protests f
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
when he was arrested twice in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square for leading protests for religious freedom and human rights during the 2008 Olympics in China. Now, in an astonishing twist to the story that’s divided the world, he appears to be the Gard... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Rather than the medals just being sent in the mail to the British quartet, they received them at a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
British Olympic relay team gets medals 9 years after raceThe medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beiji
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
The medals were presented. Nine years too late, and in London rather than Beijing for Britain's 4x400-meter relay team from the 2008 Olympics. Michael Bingham, Martyn Rooney, Andrew Steele and Robert Tobin on Sunday finally had the medal ceremony... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Phelps: After Struggle With Depression, Rehab: 'I... Rebuilt Myself'I decided I needed to find help and to figure out what was going on.” Phelps s
CBS Baltimore / Posted 14 days ago
I decided I needed to find help and to figure out what was going on.” Phelps says he descended into a dark place after the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, and following a second DUI arrest in Baltimore in September 2014 that led to a six-month... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Finalists for 2017 Classcareer came on the international level. The Vancouver, Canada native has suited
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 14 days ago
career came on the international level. The Vancouver, Canada native has suited up for the Canadian National Team in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the 2012 World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Germany, and the 2013 World Baseball Classic here... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okagbare Leaps 6.77 Metres to Qualify for Long Jumpcity of Székesfehérvár on Tuesday to qualify for the event at the 16th IAAF Wor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
city of Székesfehérvár on Tuesday to qualify for the event at the 16th IAAF World Championships next month in London. The 2008 Olympics bronze medallist in the event had secured qualification in the 100m and 200m last month and was struggling... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 5 July 2017 - Part IIrounds for Chauke to get the win over Twani. The 32-year-old Chauke was a Commo
Philboxing / Posted 16 days ago
rounds for Chauke to get the win over Twani. The 32-year-old Chauke was a Commonwealth silver medallist and competed at the 2008 Olympics so he was expected to rise to the top quickly when he turned pro. All went well until he lost in a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
20th Maccabiah Starts Thursday: 10,000 Athletes from 80 Countries, 150,000 Foreign GuestsThe Jewish Press | 11 Tammuz 5777 – July 5, 2017and world record in 100m backstroke: and swimmer Fabien Gilot, France, winner o
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 days ago
and world record in 100m backstroke: and swimmer Fabien Gilot, France, winner of silver medal in 4x100M Freestyle relay at the 2008 Olympics, and gold medal in 4x100M Freestyle relay at the 2012 London Olympics. Gilot will not compete in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boxing champ slammed for shaming gender neutral shop worker with 'hateful' tweetme!" "I really don't think my gender needs putting in a box. I am me, Jon." B
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
me!" "I really don't think my gender needs putting in a box. I am me, Jon." Billy Joe, who represented Great Britain at the 2008 Olympics, refused to back down as he called his critics "small minded" and kept the tweet on his page. He denied... Read more
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Daily Mail
Princess Anne explores Beijing's Forbidden Citybetween the UK and China Princess Anne was last in Beijing in 2005 with a star
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
between the UK and China Princess Anne was last in Beijing in 2005 with a star-studded group of delegates, ahead of the 2008 Olympics Princess Anne will clock up the miles in just a few short days as she focuses on visiting China's emerging... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Dribbling with the doubleSuzie Bates, her country's second highest run scorer, was part of the New Zeala
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 days ago
Suzie Bates, her country's second highest run scorer, was part of the New Zealand basketball team that competed at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, while Sophie Devine represented the Black Sticks hockey team. "There must be something in the... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Kobe Bryant talks soccer, Messi with ESPN FCmeet the player who is going to be the greatest player who ever lived.'" Bryant
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 21 days ago
meet the player who is going to be the greatest player who ever lived.'" Bryant and Messi got to know each other better at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Both men were in the process of leading their respective teams to gold medals when they... Read more
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express
Gold medal in beauty! Basketball Olympic medallist wants to become world's tallest modelthe Russian Premier League, including CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Kursk, Ekaterina a
express / Posted 21 days ago
the Russian Premier League, including CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Kursk, Ekaterina also represented the Russia women's team at the 2008 Olympics, where she and her team won Olympic bronze. Given that Ekaterina's parents were tall - her father is 6ft... Read more
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Daily Mail
Does 6ft 9ins model have the world's longest LEGS?a basketball player but gave up the sport in 2014, who won a bronze Olympic med
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
a basketball player but gave up the sport in 2014, who won a bronze Olympic medal (pictured right) with the Russian team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing Ekaterina thinks she may be the tallest model in the world. She's launched a career in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Meet the world’s tallest model - 6ft 9in star goes from basketball to catwalkthe Russian Premier League, including CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Kursk, Ekaterina a
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
the Russian Premier League, including CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Kursk, Ekaterina also represented the Russia women’s team at the 2008 Olympics, where she and her team won Olympic bronze. Given that Ekaterina’s parents were tall - her father is 6ft... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Blake Russell, Marathon Mom: Fun to reminisce at Olympic Dayrelentless. In addition to myself and Tim, Santa Cruz’s Ariel Rittenhouse — wh
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 22 days ago
relentless. In addition to myself and Tim, Santa Cruz’s Ariel Rittenhouse — who placed fourth in synchronized diving in the 2008 Olympics — was also in attendance. Unlike me, she came from a family of Olympians and knew at the age of 7 that she,... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Blake Russell, Marathon Mom: Fun to reminisce at Olympic Dayrelentless. In addition to myself and Tim, Santa Cruz’s Ariel Rittenhouse — wh
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
relentless. In addition to myself and Tim, Santa Cruz’s Ariel Rittenhouse — who placed fourth in synchronized diving in the 2008 Olympics — was also in attendance. Unlike me, she came from a family of Olympians and knew at the age of 7 that she,... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Blast from the past: 50 photos of Carl Hester to celebrate his 50th birthdaywent on to take national grand prix titles with Spencer Wilton before the ride
Horse and Hound / Posted 22 days ago
went on to take national grand prix titles with Spencer Wilton before the ride passed back to Carl. Donald was ruled out of the 2008 Olympics due to injury and retired with Carl in 2011. He died in 2015 Carl and Dolendo enjoy a lap of honour after... Read more
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SKY News
Zara Tindall pays tribute to horse Toytownwhen she was just seven, Toytown proved his worth by going on to win numerous w
SKY News / Posted 23 days ago
when she was just seven, Toytown proved his worth by going on to win numerous world championships. Toytown missed out on the 2008 Olympics due to another injury and three years later he was retired from competing after being paraded in the arena... Read more
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Carroll County News
Many years of sports memoriesthe basketball court. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Michael Phelps owned the po
Carroll County News / Posted 24 days ago
the basketball court. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Michael Phelps owned the pool. Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, breaking Mark Spitz's 1972 record of seven. In 2016, Phelps was still going strong as he raked in five... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 26 June 2017he was again under fire and the referee stopped the fight. The 6�6� (198cm), 29
Philboxing / Posted 25 days ago
he was again under fire and the referee stopped the fight. The 6�6� (198cm), 29-year-old Negron represented Puerto Rico at the 2008 Olympics at 81kgs and when he turned pro boxed at cruiser and still flirts with the lower division. This his seventh... Read more
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Scotsman
Katie Archibald applauds Madison inclusion at Olympicslike the conversations where young girls can see they can do this, too, and are
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
like the conversations where young girls can see they can do this, too, and are wanting to get involved. If you compare to the 2008 Olympics, there was disparity with the medals available to the men and women, but now we’re seeing that change and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
Oxford Mail / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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Gazette
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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guardian-series
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
guardian-series / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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Harrow Times
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
Harrow Times / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Lionel Messi at 30: Barcelona star’s career in numbersfor Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leadi
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
for Argentina, taking him past Gabriel Batistuta as his nation’s all-time leading scorer. That tally includes his two in the 2008 Olympics.4 Champions League wins. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is surrounded by photographers as he celebrates with... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Confusion surrounds plans for reallocated medal ceremonies at London 2017(IAAF). Currently, however, the only ceremony is likely to be for the bronze m
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
(IAAF). Currently, however, the only ceremony is likely to be for the bronze medals from the men's 4x400 metres relay at the 2008 Olympics, which were originally won by Russia's quartet only for them to be disqualified when Denis Alekseyev tested... Read more
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The News and Star
Confusion surrounds plans for reallocated medal ceremonies at London 2017(IAAF). Currently, however, the only ceremony is likely to be for the bronze m
The News and Star / Posted 30 days ago
(IAAF). Currently, however, the only ceremony is likely to be for the bronze medals from the men's 4x400 metres relay at the 2008 Olympics, which were originally won by Russia's quartet only for them to be disqualified when Denis Alekseyev tested... Read more
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Perth Now
Scaffidi's attitude 'contemptuous': lawyers- and as such a message needed to be sent over the six year failure to disclose
Perth Now / Posted 30 days ago
- and as such a message needed to be sent over the six year failure to disclose gifts, including a US$ 24000 trip to the 2008 Olympics paid for by BHP. Ms Thatcher said Ms Scaffidi had taken no ownership or accepted any responsibility;... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Canadian soccer veteran Amy Walsh looks back on Hall of Fame careerSoccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017 after a storied career that included two FIFA
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 1 months ago
Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017 after a storied career that included two FIFA Women’s World Cup appearances, a trip to the 2008 Olympics in China and a CONCACAF championship. A native of Quebec, Walsh was also a pioneer when it came to player... Read more
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Nottingham Post
The Queen's Birthday Honours list has been revealedOBE for his services to swimming. The head coach at British Swimming coached R
Nottingham Post / Posted 1 months ago
OBE for his services to swimming. The head coach at British Swimming coached Rebecca Adlington to a double gold victory at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Mr Furniss, whose career has lasted more than 30-years, said: "This is a surprise because we... Read more
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give me sport
Long jumper suffers the ultimate embarrassment during Oslo DL attemptcontinues below The 28-year-old athlete from Nigeria has previously won 19 med
give me sport / Posted 1 months ago
continues below The 28-year-old athlete from Nigeria has previously won 19 medals, including a silver in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing when she participated in the women’s long jump. Thursday saw her take part in the same event... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Boxing champion Wilder arrested in Alabamasaid. "He is heartbroken by this, but the fighter in him is going to ensure he
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
said. "He is heartbroken by this, but the fighter in him is going to ensure he fights and clears his good name," Patterson said. The 6-foot-7 fighter is the World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympi... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest sportsmarijuana in his Cadillac Escalade. Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavywe
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
marijuana in his Cadillac Escalade. Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. JORDAN'S FATHER Attorneys claim evidence tampering in James Jordan murder RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -... Read more
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Daily Mail
Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possessionhis life sentence... Share this article Wilder is the World Boxing Council he
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
his life sentence... Share this article Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. Scene inside ground floor of inferno ravaged Grenfell Tower 'We're stuck on the 23rd floor': Woman... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possessionemail. Patterson told the Tuscaloosa News that the marijuana did not belong to
The Birmingham Times / Posted 1 months ago
email. Patterson told the Tuscaloosa News that the marijuana did not belong to Wilder and that someone had used his vehicle when he was out of town. Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olymp... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possessionthat someone had used his vehicle when he was out of town. Wilder is the World
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
that someone had used his vehicle when he was out of town. Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. This story has been edited to clarify that Wilder has been charged, but not conv... Read more
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