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LeBron's legacy- An internationalist view

On sports talk TV and radio shows across the world, but especially in the United States, an interesting question is often debated: who is the best basketball player of all time? 429 more words

History. Kazakh president starts up Olympic flame journey.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev  in speed skating stadium Medeo in Almaty April 2, 2008.

Nazarbayev carried the Olympic flame as the first torchbearer, starting up a 20 kilometers route on Wednesday through Almaty, the first stopover of 2008 Olympic Games flame relay outside mainland of China.

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July 29, 2012. Kazakh cyclist smashes British hopes

LONDON: Kazakhstan’s Alexandre Vinokourov sprinted to victory in the men’s cycling road race on Saturday, dashing British hopes of gold on the first full day of competition at the London Olympic Games. 47 more words

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Five Minute Flicks part two

You’ve gotta love a movie with an excellent story line which you can watch in five minutes! I have twenty of them for you. Here are the second five. 277 more words

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On this day: Nadia Comaneci’s first “Perfect Ten”

Despite the way it is commonly reported, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comăneci was not the first gymnast to earn a perfect score of ten. She was, however, the first to do so at the Olympic Games, and there’s no denying her incredible influence on gymnastics. 77 more words

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