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September 29, 1987 |
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How Vonetta Flowers did make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
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Márta Károlyi, the U.S. team coordinator, questioned the age of some of China’s athletes, while the media reported online records showing two of the Chinese gymnasts were younger than the 16-year-old age requirement necessary to compete.
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The 23-year-old athlete out of Northeast Louisiana State College — now known as University of Louisiana Monroe — completed his record-breaking vault using a fiberglass pole, while most other vaulters were still using wooden poles.
Major League Baseball suspended New York Yankees All-Star infielder Alex Rodriguez for 211 games on Aug. 5, 2013, citing his “use and possession of numerous forms of prohibited, performance-enhancing substances” over many years as the reason.
The more than 67,000 fans who attended the game were also treated to pop concerts, parachutists and fireworks at the event.
While NFL highlights were shown on television in Great Britain starting in 1982, the game was the first chance fans of the league had to see the sport played on British soil.
Lewis got halfway there on Aug. 6, 1984, by winning gold in the men’s long jump event.
First foul ball broke her nose, second hit her in the knee.
Can you name all 5 events in the Modern Olympic Pentathon?
The league had previously held several games in Atlanta before, including the 2014 and 2015 championships which each drew more than 8,000 people.
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