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ESPN.co.uk
Wilder eyes win over 'King Kong,' bigger prizeWilder wants to fight him. He not only wants to fight him, but he insisted upon
ESPN.co.uk / Posted yesterday
Wilder wants to fight him. He not only wants to fight him, but he insisted upon it." Wilder, who claimed a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics, is one of the hardest punchers in boxing. He can turn out the lights with one shot and has done so often.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The best events in town this week—and beyondtime its website's "About" page was written. Somehow till now the troupe, heade
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
time its website's "About" page was written. Somehow till now the troupe, headed by the MacArthur genius who choreographed the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing, hasn't appeared in Chicago, an omission remedied with a program of two Shen... Read more
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Perth Now
Scaffidi still pockets $2600 a weekTribunal ruled Ms Scaffidi had breached the Local Government Act 45 times by no
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Tribunal ruled Ms Scaffidi had breached the Local Government Act 45 times by not properly disclosing trips, including to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, paid for by BHP. Ms Scaffidi admitted five of the breaches, but denied wrongdoing in 40... Read more
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Philboxing
The Past Week in Action 12 September 2017 - Part IIand is a dark horse danger man in this division. Under his birth name of Hanati
Philboxing / Posted 9 days ago
and is a dark horse danger man in this division. Under his birth name of Hanati Silamu he won bronze medals for China at the 2008 Olympics and the 2007 World Championships. He is of Kazak lineage and a Kazak millionaire convinced him to take... Read more
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heraldscotland
Farah hints at Tokyo Olympics, but only if his transition to marathon points him in right direction . . .and link up with the subsequently controversial figure of Alberto Salazar in th
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
and link up with the subsequently controversial figure of Alberto Salazar in the wake of a disappointing performance at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. “I talked to him and said that person who he was looking at – Terrence – is a great coach,”... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Ramaphosa praises China for anti-corruption lessonsactivities in the country. Ramaphosa says Chinese leaders told him there was a
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
activities in the country. Ramaphosa says Chinese leaders told him there was a single incident of corruption during the 2008 Olympics because they demanded openness and transparency from bidders. “And they said we want all issued tenders to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Model has longest legs in the worldand a professional modelling career Lisina has played basketball professionally
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
and a professional modelling career Lisina has played basketball professionally since she was fifteen and competed in the 2008 Olympics with the Russian national basketball team. She won a bronze medal in Beijing but quit her athletic career... Read more
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SportingNews
ISL: Former Premier League star Peter Odemwingie tempted by Jamshedpur FC offerclose to Goal confirmed that the Steve Coppell Managed franchise had indeed mov
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
close to Goal confirmed that the Steve Coppell Managed franchise had indeed moved for the veteran, making a bid for the 2008 Olympics silver medalist. The Laskar Sapeh Kerab's owner Ahsanul Qosasi, however, was in no mood to oblige the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Model with world’s LONGEST legs towers over Holly and Philthe Russian Premier League, including CSKA Moscow and Dynamo Kursk, Ekaterina a
Daily Mail / Posted 14 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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Perth Now
Lisa Scaffidi disqualified from officeguilty of 45 serious breaches of WA’s Local Government Act earlier this year fo
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
guilty of 45 serious breaches of WA’s Local Government Act earlier this year for failing to properly disclose trips to the 2008 Olympics paid for by BHP, and a trip to the Broome Cup paid for by property group Hawaiian amongst dozens of others,... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Perth mayor disqualified over gift scandalbreaches of WA's Local Government Act earlier this year. The offences relate t
Sky News Australia / Posted 18 days ago
breaches of WA's Local Government Act earlier this year. The offences relate to failing to properly disclose trips to the 2008 Olympics paid for by mining giant BHP, and a trip to the Broome Cup paid for by property group Hawaiian amongst... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The extraordinary story of Everton target Nikola Vlasic – 30,000 goals and a family of sporting championsolder sister Blanka is a professional high jumper who won the World Championshi
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
older sister Blanka is a professional high jumper who won the World Championships in 2007 and 2009 along with silver in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and bronze in Rio last year. Tough acts to follow. But Vlasic has long since demonstrated he... Read more
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DW
Provocative forever: Ai Weiwei turns 60 |China, with his company FAKE Design. He was also hired as a design consultant o
DW / Posted 25 days ago
China, with his company FAKE Design. He was also hired as a design consultant on the famous Bird's Nest Stadium built for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing - but then became critical of the Games. As an artist, he further pushed the boundaries of what... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Gamessteel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations,
Statesboro Herald / Posted 26 days ago
steel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations, especially the reuse of venues from the 2008 Olympics. Beijing was picked by the IOC in July 2015, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty by four votes in a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Gamessteel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations,
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 26 days ago
steel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations, especially the reuse of venues from the 2008 Olympics. Beijing was picked by the IOC in July 2015, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty by four votes in a... Read more
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CTV News
IOC says it has no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Gamessteel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations,
CTV News / Posted 26 days ago
steel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations, especially the reuse of venues from the 2008 Olympics. Beijing was picked by the IOC in July 2015, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty by four votes in a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Gamessteel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 26 days ago
steel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations, especially the reuse of venues from the 2008 Olympics. Beijing was picked by the IOC in July 2015, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty by four votes in a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Gamessteel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
steel mill in western Beijing, Bach gave a positive assessment of preparations, especially the reuse of venues from the 2008 Olympics. Beijing was picked by the IOC in July 2015, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty by four votes in a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sanya Richards-Ross and Aaron Ross welcome a baby boySanya Richards-Ross gives birth to a son, just months after revealing she had a
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Sanya Richards-Ross gives birth to a son, just months after revealing she had an abortion shortly before competing in the 2008 Olympics Sanya and her husband, NFL player Aaron Ross, had their first baby on August 12 The proud new mother has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Linet Masai Upgraded to Bronze After Turk Caught Cheatingwill burst doping cheats on time besides compensating the affected athletes acc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
will burst doping cheats on time besides compensating the affected athletes accordingly. Masai, who finished fourth, at the 2008 Olympics was upgraded to the bronze medal position after Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse, who won silver medals in the... Read more
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Philboxing
Storylines abound as CES Boxing preps for live fight card Saturday just hours before Mayweather-McGregorthis fight puts himself in line for a major title shot down the road. Born in
Philboxing / Posted a month ago
this fight puts himself in line for a major title shot down the road. Born in West Africa, Kinda dreamed of competing in the 2008 Olympics, but when that plan fell through, he decided boxing professionally was the fastest route to success, so he... Read more
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Philboxing
CRAWFORD BECOMES THE ONLY UNDISPUTED WORLD CHAMPION AND WILL POSSIBLY FIGHT THE WINNER OF PACQUIAO-HORN REMATCHamateur, he faced and defeated future world champions Mikey Garcia and Danny Ga
Philboxing / Posted 1 months ago
amateur, he faced and defeated future world champions Mikey Garcia and Danny Garc�a. After winning three tournaments before the 2008 Olympics, Crawford became the highest-ranked amateur lightweight in the US. However, his losses to boxers like... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former European weightlifting champion Velichko Cholakov dies at 35age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team tha
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team that failed doping tests before the start of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That led to the withdrawal of the whole team from the Games. At 6-foot-6, Cholakov, who also... Read more
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The Star
Weightlifting-Former European champion Cholakov dies at 35age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team tha
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team that failed doping tests before the start of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That led to the withdrawal of the whole team from the Games. At 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 metres),... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Crawford KOs Indongo to win undisputed titlefew punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall. Indongo, who wa
Manila Standard Today / Posted 1 months ago
few punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall. Indongo, who was born and raised in Namibia, competed in the 2008 Olympics. Crawford won a close first round that served as a platform for the pair to feel each other out. Crawford... Read more
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EuroNews
Weightlifting-Former European champion Cholakov dies at 35the age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
the age of 28 in 1992. Cholakov was among the 11 members of the Bulgarian team that failed doping tests before the start of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. That led to the withdrawal of the whole team from the Games. At 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 metres),... Read more
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The Manila Times
Unbeaten Crawford KOs Indongo to unify titlesfew punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall. Indongo, who wa
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
few punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall. Indongo, who was born and raised in Namibia, competed in the 2008 Olympics. Crawford won a close first round that served as a platform for the pair to feel each other out. Crawford... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Cycling: Meares coach West dies aged 57it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach
Reuters Sports News / Posted 1 months ago
it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach of Meares after she won a sprint silver at the 2008 Olympics and four years later in London was at her side when she gained revenge over British rival Victoria... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Meares coach West dies aged 57it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach of Meares after she won a sprint silver at the 2008 Olympics and four years later in London was at her side when she gained revenge over British rival Victoria... Read more
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EuroNews
Meares coach West dies aged 57it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach o
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach of Meares after she won a sprint silver at the 2008 Olympics and four years later in London was at her side when she gained revenge over British rival Victoria... Read more
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dna
Meares coach West dies aged 57it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach
dna / Posted 1 months ago
it was as a coach that he enjoyed his greatest success. He took over as coach of Meares after she won a sprint silver at the 2008 Olympics and four years later in London was at her side when she gained revenge over British rival Victoria... Read more
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Rappler
Crawford crumples Indongo to become undisputed champuntil his reign ended in 2006. Indongo, who is unfamiliar to most boxing fans
Rappler / Posted 1 months ago
until his reign ended in 2006. Indongo, who is unfamiliar to most boxing fans in the US, landed very few punches in the 3 rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall. Indongo, who was born and raised in Namibia, competed in the 2008 Olympics. – Rappler.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Barry McGuigan: Crawford v Indongo can open door to world elite for Josh Taylorthe button. Game over. And Indongo will give him problems. He was a late star
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
the button. Game over. And Indongo will give him problems. He was a late starter as an amateur but represented Namibia at the 2008 Olympics and is unbeaten in 22 as a pro. He’s a southpaw, a stiff hitter, if not heavy handed. He’s durable, awkward... Read more
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Philboxing
ARUM PROPOSES SAME SUNCORP VENUE FOR PACQUIAO-HORN REMATCHpreviously held the IBO light-welterweight title from 2016 to 2017. As an amate
Philboxing / Posted 1 months ago
previously held the IBO light-welterweight title from 2016 to 2017. As an amateur, Indongo represented Namibia at the 2008 Olympics. In December 3, 2016, in his first bout held outside Namibia. Despite being tagged as an underdog, Indongo... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Flying Horses Spotted at Budapest Airportflight to Beijing at the airline’s live animal station. According to Hungarian
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
flight to Beijing at the airline’s live animal station. According to Hungarian equestrian website lovasok.hu, since the 2008 Olympics and the economic upturn, horseback riding has become increasingly popular in China, with more than half a... Read more

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