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Beijing Yoghurt, Olympic Park, Stadium and Aquatic Centre, Night Market and a bad taste in the mouth.

I have not been very adventurous with food tending to stick to bananas, water, coffee, a couple of hot pot type meals and after the race free Subway sarnies. 462 more words

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Duke is finally getting a comprehensive biography 

I have a confession: when I found that the University of Nebraska Press will publish the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku, I was sad. Duke is a recently discovered hero of mine, and I wanted to be the first to publish a definitive biography. 519 more words


Paddling for peaks

Australia’s fastest female kayaker, Jo Brigden-Jones, lifts the lid on her Road to Rio, and the challenges she will meet before the 2016 Olympics. 11 more words


Rulon Gardner on returning to wrestling training, getting his gold medal back

NEW YORK — Rulon Gardner said he’s lost a little weight, but there’s still plenty of work ahead. He’d like to live to 80 years old, start a family and get his Olympic gold medal back. 1,428 more words


Aleen Bailey to retire after Rio 2016

Jamaican sprinter Aleen Bailey says she will retire from athletics after the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro.

The 35 year-old Olympic gold medallists also revealed that she is looking forward to being a mentor for young athletes. 705 more words

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