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United Arab Emirates equestrian suspension lifted after signing of legally ... 07/28/15, via

In a long statement, the FEI listed 14 key terms of the agreement under which the EEF must ensure, inter alia, that protocols are put in place to avoid equine fatalities; applicable rest periods are respected; prohibited substitution of horses is

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Bradford on Avon doctor puts himself on the frontline of Ebola fight 04/05/15, via Bath Chronicle

For the first two weeks we had a 100 per cent fatality rate because the patients were so unwell when they were admitted." Mr Nwume came to the South West to train with the British bobsleigh team at the University of Bath and took part in the 2010

Death of Georgian Athlete Highlights Dangers of Luge

The death of Georgian Olympic Luge slider Nodar Kumaritashvili while practicing at the Whistler Sliding Center north of Vancouver, Canada, highlights the .


It's Not The Winning That Counts

It's Not The Winning That Counts

Published by Hachette UK 2010

ISBN 9780748111688,0748111689
256 pages

From Ancient Greece to the Beijing Olympics, sport has delivered thrilling victories and gut-wrenching defeats, but moments of good sportsmanship are increasingly rare. Is chivalry dead? Or have rumours of its demise been exaggerated? Whether displayed by an Australian sculler or an Egyptian judoka, sportsmanship has come in many guises. It's Not the Winning that Counts celebrates the Boy's Own heroism of yachtsman Pete Goss's mercy dash across the Southern Ocean to rescue a capsized French rival; recalls the high ideals of the gentleman-amateurs of the Corinthian Football Club; salutes Freddie Flintoff, hero of the 2005 Ashes, commiserating with an opponent before celebrating with team-mates; and takes its hat off to Jack Nicklaus, conceding a two-foot putt on the final green of the...

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Igls, Austria: Bobsleigh riding down an olympic track, it's like a rollercoaster but on ice - 09/19/15, via The Standard

In real world bobsleigh, crashes like that happen all the time ... The intervening years have seen literally hundreds of crashes and several fatalities. The good news is my chances of being maimed are comparatively low. First, Igls is regarded by the ...

Glazer Plane Crash: US Coast Guard Cease Rescue Operation - 09/08/14, via WebProNews

Rochester residents Larry and Jane Glazer were killed today in the plane crash near Jamaica “It deeply saddens me that Rochester has now lost two of its most indomitable, industrious visionaries,” said Sen.

Williams Is Second American To Win Winter And Summer Olympic Medals - 02/20/14, via Capital Public Radio

The top American women's bobsled teams took silver and bronze in Sochi Wednesday, but the story of the day was Lauryn Williams, who became just the second American in history to win medals at both Summer and Winter Olympics. She's the fifth person to have ...


  1. Yvonne Cernota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cernota was killed in a training accident at the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track in Königssee, Germany when she has changed on the position of the pilot.
  2. Category:Bobsledders killed while racing - Wikipedia, the ... List of bobsledders killed while racing. This may occur during the FIBT World Championships, the Winter Olympics, or other bobsleigh competitions not listed.
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