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Hall Of Fame - Ian Thorpe

It’s been too long since we last had a Hall Of Fame induction. So let’s have one today. Our current inductee is one of the greatest sportsmen I have ever had the chance to witness, and one of my favorite people in sports regardless of his prowess in competitions – the greatest swimmer of the last 20 years not having the initials M. 2,563 more words

Swimming

Flashback: Usain Bolt at the Athens 2004 Olympics (video)

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Usain Bolt‘s sights are set on a “triple-triple” at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Jamaican, already the first athlete to sweep the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay at consecutive Olympics, will try to do so for a third straight time next year. 590 more words

Olympics

Hall Of Fame - Yuriy Borzakovskiy

I admit – this wasn’t my original intention. For my next Hall Of Fame induction I was planning to introduce an athlete in a sport which is not track & field – because despite the evidence for the contrary, this is… 1,852 more words

Track & Field