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Tony Parker will compete in Olympic qualifying tournament despite wife's pregnancy - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
2, 2012, in London. (Charles Krupa / Associated Press) less. France's Tony Parker raises his arms after beating Lithuania during a men's basketball game at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in London. (Charles Krupa / Associated Press).

Olympic champion Chicherova decides to skip 2016 Russian Winter competitions — coach

TASS - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Besides packing the gold of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Chicherova is also the bronze medalist of the 2008 Summer Olympics in China's Beijing.
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Head of Kenyan Olympic Committee Threatens Boycott if Brazil Does Not Contain Zika

Breitbart News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Kenyan runners captured eleven medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Despite the name, the Summer Olympics will take place during winter in Brazil.
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Bob Costas To Anchor NBC's Olympics In Primetime For Record 11th Time

Deadline - ‎7 hours ago‎
That includes the 2012 London Games, which is the most-watched television event in U.S. history, reaching 217 million viewers.

Egyptian national fencing team qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympics

Daily News Egypt - ‎6 hours ago‎
Alaaeldin Abouelkassem, 25, is among the three fencers who will represent Egypt in the Olympics. The left-handed fencer is 1.88m tall and weighs 82kg.
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Paris 2024 organisers unveil official logo

TV360 - ‎13 hours ago‎
... Hamburg, Los Angeles and Rome. This is Paris' second bid in less than a decade after it lost the hosting rights to the 2012 Summer Olympics to London. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will elect the winning bid at its session in Peru in 2017.
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UCLA gymnast Sophina DeJesus whips, nae naes — and slays

89.3 KPCC - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 1996, when Dominque Dawes became the first black woman to win an individual gymnastics medal at the Atlanta Summer Olympics, critics said her look wasn't quite right. In 2012, Gabby Douglas became the first black woman to win the title of individual ...
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Canada geared up for Olympic qualifying opener - ‎1 hour ago‎
But to stabilize that youth, a solid chunk of the Olympic bronze medal team from the 2012 Games in London is back, most notably, of course, Sinclair and goalkeeper Erin Mcleod, who are two of the best players at their respective ends of the field.
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Where does Pau rank among the top international players in history? - ‎9 hours ago‎
He was MVP of last summer's Eurobasket that qualified Spain with the championship for the 2016 Olympics. He led Spain's winning 2006 FIBA ... Pau's Spanish team also won silver medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. He scored 24 points in the gold ...
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Where Are They Now: 2012 Winter Youth Olympians Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
Less than four years after Summer Britcher won a gold medal at the Winter Youth Olympic Games, she reached No. 1 on the women's luge world cup tour.
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From 'The Ruby in the Smoke' to 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies', Matt Smith's Top 10 Screen Moments

Huffington Post UK - ‎11 hours ago‎
To celebrate the 2012 Summer Olympics, the BBC produced 'Bert and Dickie', telling the story of Dickie Burnell and Bert Bushnell's rowing success in the 1948 London Olympics.
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Anna Watkins leaves British rowing team with Olympic hopes over

SkySports - ‎4 hours ago‎
London 2012 gold medallist Anna Watkins has conceded defeat in her bid to make Great Britain's Olympic rowing squad for Rio.

B2ten foundation is Olympic champion Jenn Heil's legacy

Calgary Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Since the foundation's inception in 2006, B2ten has raised some $30 million to fill training and preparation needs for athletes up to and including the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. “For me personally, I don't think I would have won ... Thanks in part to ...
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BIG to design 2016 Serpentine Pavilion, while the programme expands with four new structures - ‎11 hours ago‎
Asif Khan, the fourth architect to work on a Summer House for the Serpentine, has previous experience in creating temporary structures.

How refugees fleeing Syria and ISIS are keeping their Olympic hopes alive

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
To allow banished or stateless athletes to compete, the IOC repeated this measure at the 2000 and 2012 Summer Games and the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

British Boxing Today: Is the Revival Real?

Bad Left Hook - ‎14 hours ago‎
Whilst we will have to wait and see how they fare in this summer's Olympics, there is evidence to suggest that a British boxing revival has occurred in the amateur ranks, but I think it would be hard to make a case that that has really resulted in any ...
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US women's national team begins Olympic qualifying under dark cloud

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Because all the U.S. has to do is advance as one of the two best teams in Group A and win its semifinal to secure a place in Rio this summer. Even the congested schedule of five games in 12 days isn't a ... 31, 2012 - this much both sides agree on ...

Shalane Flanagan's chances look good in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials: Oregon track & field rundown - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Shalane Flanagan bids for her fourth U.S. Olympic team in Saturday's Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. It's easy to pull for Flanagan, who trains with the Portland-based Bowerman Track Club.

Arab Gulf footballers must follow the path of their North African cousins if they want to be global superstars

The National - ‎14 hours ago‎
The drop of the shoulder embarrassed poor Martin Demichelis, and the shot left Joe Hart wrong-footed. Riyad Mahrez's goal against Manchester City on Saturday was the latest great moment from Leicester City's Algerian international in a season peppered ...

Beyond the Scoreboard: A Super Bowl boost for Beyonce?

TSN - ‎13 hours ago‎
The U.S. has been working hard to land a premier international athletics competition, such as the Olympics or the World Cup.