• Lisa Leslie
    end of the 2009 season. The L.A. Sparks held a ceremony at her last home game. She retired as a three-time WNBA MVP and four-time Olympic gold medal winner. I chose Lisa Leslie because she stands for so much more than just basketball. I chose her because she will not accept the fact that women’s...
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  • Track and Field
    tries to jump over the bar which is placed at certain heights. One who jumps the highest height wins. Long jump was the part of the ancient Greek Olympics and was also the part the first modern games in 1896. Long jump has changed over the period of time. “The long jump was part of the pentathlon...
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  • Drugs in Sport
    won gold at the 2004 Olympics for the women’s 100m event. It was later found out that she had used PED’s; the result was she being stripped off her Olympic gold medal and honour. News reports showed an emotional Marian Jones after the CAS’ (Court of Arbitration for Sports) verdict to take away her...
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  • Women in Sports
    Years” in 2001. During her Olympic career, Joyner-Kersee won three gold medals, one silver medal, and two bronze medals. Since the beginning of the time when women were allowed to compete in competitive sports, one thing that never really happened was men and women directly competing against one...
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  • Current Arffairs
    the record for most medals while participating at the London 2012 games. Michael Phelps swam in four Olympic Games. He broke 39 world records. He beat the record of Larisa Latynina Soviet Union gymnast. 7. Nicola Adams wins first ever women boxing gold : Britain’s Nicola Adams became the first...
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  • summer
    what percentage India's unemployment rate fell in 20092010 according to the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)? - 2 percent 151 Sports: General Knowledge, India & World Who is the first Indian sports person to win an individual Gold medal in the Olympic Games? - Abhinav Bindra Which...
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  • Beginning of Basketball
    men's Summer Olympics in Berlin. James handed out the medals to the top 3 teams. Medals were awarded to the United States, earning the gold, Canada, earning the silver, and Mexico, earning the bronze. "Basketball is the only major sport that is completely American in origin. Also, unlike football or...
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  • Math Ia Type 2
    Introduction Data from the Olympic games was collected. The aim of this investigation is to find a pattern in the recorded heights of the high jump. The years 1940 and 1944 did not hold the Olympics. Data Table This is the original data collected from the Olympics. The height is recorded in...
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  • Earvin "Magic" Johnson
    Ewing, Charles Barkley and Karl Malone. This team won the gold medal, tenth in 12 Olympic Games. He was a HIV patient, who won a gold medal. His love for the game is an example for handicapped people, and his impact of game and people’s life is hard to forget (Gutman, 1992). Returning to the United...
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  • General Knowledge
    (NSSO)? - 2 percent 151 Sports: General Knowledge, India & World Who is the first Indian sports person to win an individual Gold medal in the Olympic Games? - Abhinav Bindra Which sportsperson won the maximum number of Olympic Gold Medals? - Michael Phelps Which game is associated with...
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  • Sports-Cultural Comparison
    existence today, did not form until 1917. Even then, the league struggled to field more than a few teams its first couple of decades. In America over the past couple weeks, hockey has been gaining more coverage because of the Olympics, and the United States’ team’s success. The gold medal...
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  • ogcvfcgjj;jiuk
    Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from its inception to the gold medal ceremony in Barcelona. For the time of the Olympics, he lived with, golfed with, and most important drank with some of the greatest players of...
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  • Ib Maths Portfolio Tasks 2012
    considering both models, discuss possible future trends in both types of fishing. For final assessment in 2012 and 2013 –7– GOLD MEDAL HEIGHTS MATME/PF/M12/N12/M13/N13 SL TYPE II Aim: The aim of this task is to consider the winning height for the men’s high jump in the Olympic Games. The...
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  • Goose
    principals that the Greeks valued. The element of competition was expressed through the great Olympic Games, and the Greeks loved to compete(Doc 8). The principals that Myron brought to life in his sculpture of the discus thrower, Diskobulus are still evident today. The Americans, along with other...
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  • Malaysia Sports
    own record of five Gold medals at the last SEA Games in Korat, Thailand in 2007. Table 1: Number of medals collected by countries at 25th SEA GAMES 2009 Country Thailand Gold 86 Silver 83 Bronze 97 Total Medal 266 Vietnam 83 75 57 215 Indonesia 43 53 74 170...
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    , but the Beijing Games are still 15 months away. Already, Pistorius is fast enough that his marks would have won gold medals in equivalent women’s races at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Pistorius’s time of 46.56 in the 400 earned him a second-place finish in March against able-bodied runners at the...
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  • Never Understimate the Heart of Champion
    take participate in it.She said “If you had already made the decision and determined.Just do it.It’s your show time.Bring me a Olympic medal back,OK?”It is true that my head teaher’s encouragment gave me lots of courage but I still felt a little bit powerless.Although an excellent player like KOBE may...
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  • How Will Science and Techonology Change Our Lives and What Should India Do to Stay Ahead in the Game
    Badminton Championship - 2006 • Bronze medal in Commonwealth Young Game - 2006 • Philippines Open Grand Prix - 2006 • Reach to Quarter Final in Beijing Olympic 2008 • Winner of Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold Open Badminton Tournament - 2008 • Winner of Indian National Badminton Championships...
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  • Discrimination
    social life. I am going to use the Mexican national football soccer team as an example of the discrimination against unwealthy people. In the 2012 London Olympic games, a young and talented Mexican team, won the gold medal on soccer. After that victory you would actually expect to see some of those...
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  • Badminton
    famous player is Susi Susanti. She is now a retired Indonesian badminton player. She won the women’s gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Spain and the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics in the United States. Susanti was the most dominant women's singles player in the first half of the 1990s, winning the...
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