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October 13, 1970 |
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True or false: The Houston Oilers became the first football team to play on artificial turf
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.
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.
True or false: Each colour of the Olympic rings represents a particular continent
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.
First foul ball broke her nose, second hit her in the knee.
The last baseball Olympics event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
How Vonetta Flowers did make history at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
True or false: Gabrielle Reece was the first female athlete to design a shoe for Nike
Time Inc. publisher Henry Luce created Sports Illustrated (SI) to be the first weekly printed national magazine focused on live sporting events, with the first issue hitting newsstands on Aug. 16, 1954.
All grand slams were recorded in the final four innings of the game, bringing the Yankees from a six-run deficit to a lead the A’s couldn’t overcome.
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.
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