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Greg Rutherford pulls out of European Indoor Championships

Milton Keynes’ very own Olympic champion Greg Rutherford has pulled out of the European Indoor Championships in Prague.

After initially being named in Great Britain’s squad of 39 for the event which begins on March 5, the 28-year-old has now withdrawn. 63 more words

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"Two Per Country" Revisitied

Following the 2012 Olympics, I posted twice about the oft-criticized “two per country” (2PC) rule, which stipulates that only two gymnasts from a given nation can advance to individual finals. 967 more words

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O is for Olympic Games and Oscar Figueroa

O is for Olympic Games and Oscar Figueroa

Colombia at the Olympic Games

Prior to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games held in London, Colombia had amassed 11 Olympic medals in total and had participated in one Winter Olympics. 304 more words

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World Taekwondo Federation 'extremely delighted' by 2020 inclusion

The World Taekwondo Federation has expressed delight at the IPC’s decision to include Para-Taekwondo at the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo.

At the beginning of the month, the IPC revealed that they had chosen the sport as part of a 22-sport line up following a board meeting. 352 more words

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Men Only - No Thanks.

We are not big fans of sports administrators but on this occasion we must applaud the stance taken by the International Olympic Committee who kicked out a proposal from Saudi Arabia that they should be allowed to bid for a men only Olympics. 117 more words

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Dylan Armstrong will finally receive his Beijing bronze, in his hometown this Sunday

The news: Two-time Olympian Dylan Armstrong, already a heavily decorated shot putter, will receive his Beijing 2008 bronze medal at a special ceremony this weekend in his hometown of Kamloops, British Columbia. 993 more words

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Matt Skelhon: Silver not good enough as Rio looms

Team GB disabled target shooter Matt Skelhon has revealed that his fond reminiscence of 2012’s home Olympic games has been somewhat soured by the silver medal awarded to him. 469 more words

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