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October 05, 1986 |
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Lewis got halfway there on Aug. 6, 1984, by winning gold in the men’s long jump event.
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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True or false: 40 cars race in the Indianapolis 500
The more than 67,000 fans who attended the game were also treated to pop concerts, parachutists and fireworks at the event.
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.
First foul ball broke her nose, second hit her in the knee.
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.
The last baseball Olympics event was last played in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Mays’ other career milestones include being named National League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and winning 12 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards as an outfielder — tied for most all-time with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Roberto Clemente.
True or false: Each colour of the Olympic rings represents a particular continent
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