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London 2012 announces Nature Valley as tier three sponsor

August 31st, 2011

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announces that Nature Valley has become the official…

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Zimbabwe Attracts More Attention to Paralympic Movement

August 31st, 2011

While the majority of the world will celebrate International Paralympic Day on 8 September, the Zimbabwe PC held a pre-cursor to the worldwide occasion…

Paralympics

Six More British Athletes to Watch at London 2012

August 31st, 2011

After Channel 4 television presenters Ade Adepitan and Rick Edwards revealed their six British athletes to watch at the London 2012 Paralympic Games…

Paralympics

IPC Releases Social Media Guidelines for London 2012 Paralympic Games

August 31st, 2011

The IPC released on 25 August its Social Media Guidelines for Accredited Persons at the London 2012 Paralympic Games…

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Chernova could spoil the plans of 2012 Olympic memorabilia makers

August 31st, 2011

Tatyana Chernova has added intrigue to the women's heptathlon after she upset the odds, usurped the Brit Jessica Ennis, and swiped the heptathlon gold medal at Worlds.

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Jeilan’s sprint a deadly weapon admired by Olympic gold medalist Wolde

August 31st, 2011

After winning the 10,000m, Ibrahim Jeilan posed for the cameras adopting a fighter's stance and hooking one index finger over the other. It's an Ethiopian gesture symbolizing the cocked trigger of a
marksman. It was also symbolic of Jeilan's kick.

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Five lessons learned from 100m finals at Worlds

August 31st, 2011

While watching the 100m finals on her couch for the first time in her career, U.S. sprinter Lauryn Williams uncovered five teachable moments. From professionalism to social media, read what Williams learned.

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Harting now a contender for Athlete of the Year?

August 31st, 2011

World Championships mascot Sarbi probably breathed a sigh of relief with the news that Germany's defending discus champion Robert Harting had arrived in Daegu with a seriously inflamed knee.

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Hope Solo becomes latest Olympian to set foot on ‘Dancing with the Stars’

August 31st, 2011

As you may have already heard if you're someone who follows news
pertaining to soccer, Olympics, dancing or people named Hope, U.S.
goalkeeper Hope Solo has officially been named the latest Olympian to
join the cast of Dancing with the Stars.

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Moncoutie wins Stage 11, Wiggins leads Vuelta a Espana

August 31st, 2011

Veteran French climber David Moncoutie has taken a solo stage 11 of the Tour of Spain on the summit finish of Manzaneda as Briton Bradley Wiggins took the overall race lead on Wednesday.

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