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Tommie Smith raised his hand in protest - and was ostracized

In 1968, as he stood on the podium after winning the Olympic Gold Medal, Tommie Smith raised his hand in protest – he said later the sound of 50,000 people going silent at once was unsettling.  94 more words

August 27 @ 2 Timothy 1-2

2 Timothy 1-2 (NLT link) 

Discover His heart: He gives us a spirit of power, love and self-discipline to keep our lives burning brightly for Him… 649 more words

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Olympian - Woman in Camisole II

Olympian – Woman in Camisole II

Left atop the bar

The Olympics come to an end.

Each Olympian took his shot

Each Olympian battle lost. 136 more words

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Rhythmic Gymnastics

This is the joke sport of the Summer Olympics, like curling is for the Winter Olympics, since it’s just dancing around with a ribbon, or a ball, or a hula hoop. 42 more words

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Geek Trivia (jun 05)

The First Athlete To Be Disqualified From The Olympics For Doping Used Which Of These Substances?

Possible answers:

  • Steroids
  • Beer
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine

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The Olympic Channel's Five Rings Films Series Continues With Peter Berg's 'The People's Fighters'

The Olympic Channel just premiered the second installment of their Five Rings Films series, The People’s Fighters, which is helmed by acclaimed director Peter Berg ( 232 more words

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Lausanne, Switzerland

The weekend of May 12th, 2018 we took a side trip from Dijon to the French-speaking city of Lausanne, Switzerland. The two-hour train ride took us by villages, farms, meadows, and bright yellow canola fields in bloom. 1,000 more words

Lac Leman