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Le capitaine William Grut brille de mille feux dans le pentathlon moderne

Le pentathlon moderne est l’un des sports les plus épuisants des Jeux Olympiques. Il exige une grande polyvalence, de l’énergie à revendre et un peu de chance. Rarement un athlète se trouve en position de dominer les épreuves du début à la fin, mais une personnalité telle que celle du capitaine William Grut n’est pas […]

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Sverre Farstad se couvre d’or sur 1500 m

Certains athlètes sont prédestinés pour un sport. Tout jeunes, ils ont conscience de leurs aptitudes et se spécialisent. D’autres au contraire sont doués dans de multiples domaines : les polyvalents, confrontés au défi différent de découvrir le sport qui deviendra l’objet principal de leur attention.Parmi ces derniers figure Sverre Farstad, dont l’excellence partout va trouver […]

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Golden day for Joshua – London 2012 – Boxing

Anthony Joshua today claimed gold in the Super Heavy Weight division, making up a three-point deficit in the final round to clinch the title on countback. Amid extraordinary scenes at ExCeL, Joshua blazed out for the final round against Italy’s reigning champion Roberto Cammarelle, and after the pair had exchanged punches for three minutes, the […]

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Women punch their weight on Olympic debut – London 2012 – Boxing

Women’s boxing not only broke down one of the last remaining bastions of Olympic equality at the London 2012 Games, but served up a series of showcase sessions which ecswiss chesslipsed their male equivalents and ought to make more weights in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.When Russia’s Elena Savelyeva beat Kim Hye Song 12-9 in […]

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Iglesias springs Light Welter surprise – London 2012 – Boxing

Cuba’s Roniel Iglesias chessbase 16Sotolongo upset the form book to beat Ukraine’s Denys Berinchyk, in the men’s Light Welterweight final.The judges awarded the bout to Iglesias by a score of 22-15, but it did not flatter the 23-year-old – who had lost to the same opponent in last year’s World 3d printed chess setChampialtibox norway […]

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Golds for Great Britain and Ukraine – London 2012 – Canoe

Great Britain’s Ed McKeever stormed to gold in the men’s Kayak Single (K1) 200m sprint at Eton Dorney, while Ukraine triumphed in the Canoe Single (C2) 200m.The 28-year-old Briton led from the start as he powered over the K1 line ahead of Spaniard Saul Craviotto Rivero, who took silver, and bronze medallist Canadian Markzapak chess […]

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Double gold delight for Farah – London 2012 – Athletics

Great chess titans windows 10Britain’s Mo Farah tonight won his second gold medal of London 2012 with a thrilling victory in the 5000m on the final night of Athletics action at the Olympic Stadium.Seven days after claiming Britain’s third gold in the space of 45 minutes on ‘Super Saturday’ ichess againstn the 10,000m, Farah produced […]

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