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Watch race walker rehearsing to receive belated Olympic gold medal

Irish Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:44 pm. Australian athlete Jared Tallent will be getting a gold medal four years after he came second in the 50km walk in the London 2012 Olympic Games.
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Why Jim Craig is selling his 1980 Miracle on Ice gold medal

New York Daily News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The 17-piece lot includes Craig's gold medal, the jersey he wore in that upset win over the Red Army, considered one of greatest U.S.

Sports Commentary: Russia Clinches Gold Medal For Cheating

NPR - ‎6 hours ago‎
If Russian athletes are allowed to compete in Rio without proper vetting of doping allegations, it'll be history repeating itself when Soviet athletes were suspected of doping in the 1970s and '80s.
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Adam Peaty's European domination continues with fourth gold medal - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Adam Peaty collected his fourth gold medal as Britain concluded the European Championships in the best possible fashion by winning both the women's and men's 100 metres medley relays at the London Aquatics Centre.
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Olympic gold-medal sailor tells of gunpoint robbery

The Hindu - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards walked to breakfast.

Richard Benton and Ben Lehner awarded EMBO Gold Medal 2016

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Richard Benton was awarded the EMBO Gold Medal 2016 for his work on olfactory perception in insects. There are many similarities between the organizational structure of the neural systems underlying olfaction in insects and vertebrates.

What 1968 gold medalist George Foreman thinks about pros boxing in the Olympics

USA TODAY - ‎17 hours ago‎
On October 23rd, 1968 in Mexico City, George Foreman, a 19-year-old heavyweight boxer and by his own admission a troubled youth, scored a second-round TKO victory in the gold medal match against the Soviet Union's Ionas Chepulis. During the same ...
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Gold medal gymnast throws out first pitch with unique style

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Yang Qianmei, a gold-medal winning gymnast, had the honor before a game between the Chinatrust Brothers and the Lamigo Monkeys in the CPBL, the Taiwanese professional league, and it was unlike any first pitch we've seen.

Rio-bound Minhal wins air rifle gold medal

The News International - ‎May 23, 2016‎
KARACHI: Pakistan Navy's Minhal Sohail, who is set to represent Pakistan at Rio Olympics, won the gold medal in air rifle category on Monday.

Lolo Jones My Ass Is Gold Medal Quality - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Jones posted a pool pic to Instagram with some of her training partners ... giving us a view of what (some) of her opponents see when they race her ... her All-American backside. We say gold medal ... but be your own IOC judge ... bronze, silver, or ...
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Michael Diamond: Gold medal peer Russell Mark says fears were ignored - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Diamond, as a two-time gold medallist, is the poster boy for the sport. The Daily Telegraph revealed yesterday how Diamond had been caught up in a drama on Saturday, which started with an alleged altercation with his brother John at a house in Nelson ...
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Vanstone: Patriotic Canadians rewarded with gold medals

Regina Leader-Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“Many thanks to Canada for offering the world such a scintillating sports discipline,” the Russian president said via a translator Sunday in Moscow after Canada blanked Finland 2-0 in the gold-medal game at the IIHF world men's hockey championship ...
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Matt Dumba gets big Calgary welcome after gold-medal win in Russia

Calgary Sun - ‎May 23, 2016‎
After all, Dumba probably didn't have much time to catch his breath between singing O Canada on the blueline in Moscow - Team Canada finished the job with a 2-0 shutout victory over Finland in Sunday's gold-medal matchup - and then hopping a flight ...
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Chris Tanev and Canada defeat USA, head to gold medal game

Vancouver Courier - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The host Russians won't be going to the gold medal game, despite the additions of Alex Ovechkin, Dmitri Orlov, and Evgeny Kuznetsov mid-tournament.

Thompson and Jewitt triumph in Duke's Spring Gold Medal

The Saint - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Sunday 15th May saw the annual Duke's Golf Club Spring Gold Medal competitions for men and women take place at the Duke's Golf Course in St Andrews, with Greg Thompson and Jude Jewitt running out the winners.
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Nicola Adams targets full gold-medal set before doubling up in Rio

The Guardian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Nicola Adams, right, knows down Ren Cancan during their Women's flyweight 51-kg gold medal final at London 2012. Photograph: Ivan Sekretarev/AP.

Former Stanford rower helps earn gold medal and trip to Rio

Palo Alto Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Former Stanford rower Austin Hack, who starred for the Stanford men's rowing program from 2011-14, stroked the United States Men's Eight to the gold medal in the final of the FISA European and Final Olympic Qualification Regatta Tuesday in Lucerne, ...
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China's struggle to find next generation of gold medal winning athletes, in pictures - ‎May 19, 2016‎
China's sports system has been enormously successful since the country returned to the Olympic fold in 1980, culminating with the host nation topping the medals' table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. And yet, with the Rio de Janeiro Games less than three ...

Local skater is a USFS double gold medalist

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sheldon Gentling, 13, of Ketchum passed her senior Solo Free Dance test to become a U.S. Figure Skating (USFS) double gold medalist April 22 during a test session at the Boise Ice Classic competition. Gentling earned her first gold medal in Moves in ...