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Olympic weightlifter vows to auction gold medal to help Iran earthquake victims

Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has reportedly agreed to make a one-of-a-kind donation to help his hometown of Kermanshah, Iran, recover from a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds dead and thousand injured this weekend. On Tuesday, according to Iran’s national Olympic committee, the 26-year-old announced on Instagram that he will auction …

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Iran’s Morteza Mehrzad Dreams of Winning Tokyo 2020 Gold

The world’s tallest sitting volleyball player performed a key role in helping Iran win the title in Rio 2016. Mehrzad was already named the Best Spiker at the 2016 Intercontinental Cup in Anji in the People’s Republic of China. “All the athletes that compete in Tokyo dream of winning Paralympic …

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Olympic triathlon champ Gwen Jorgensen eyes gold in marathon

CLOSE Gus Kenworthy, Michelle Kwan and other Winter Olympians sat down with USA TODAY Sports to discuss what they’re most looking forward to about the upcoming games in South Korea. USA TODAY Sports Gwen Jorgensen celebrates after winning the women’s triathlon during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Fort …

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Olympics: Japan eye record gold haul at Tokyo 2020, Sport News & Top Stories

TOKYO (AFP) – A senior Japanese Olympic official has called on the host country’s athletes to win a national-record 30 gold medals at the 2020 Summer Games, local media reported on Friday. Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) sports committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita backed home-grown competitors to more than double their haul …

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Kenny targets Tokyo gold | Sports

TOKYO: Multiple Olympic track cycling champion Jason Kenny has reversed a decision to retire after the 2016 Rio Games and is back on his bike in search of a seventh gold medal at Tokyo in 2020.Kenny won three golds in Rio to move level with Chris Hoy’s record for the …

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Kenny targets Tokyo gold after reversing retirement

(Reuters) – Multiple Olympic track cycling champion Jason Kenny has reversed a decision to retire after the 2016 Rio Games and is back on his bike in search of a seventh gold medal at Tokyo in 2020. Kenny won three golds in Rio to move level with Chris Hoy’s record …

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Gold medalist David Boudia aims toward 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Buy Photo Olympic gold medalist diver and former Purdue standout David Boudia announces that he will continue training with the goal of the Tokyo Olympic in 2020 during a press conference Tuesday, September 12, 2017, on the campus of Purdue University. Boudia had considered retiring from the sport following the …

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Russian pair bag final gold in Tokyo 2020 event of mixed skeet at ISSF World Championships

Home pairing Nikolay Teplyy and Nadezda Konovalova brought the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Championships in Moscow to a popular conclusion as they became the first ever gold medallists in the skeet mixed team – one of the mixed events due to make its Olympic debut at the …

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All that glitters: putting gold on food is nothing new

Tuesday September 05, 2017 The lavish use of gold in cooking dates back at least to medieval Europe, but its appeal is all in the bling, writes Adelaide culinary historian Barbara Santich. Trade war threatens global recession: govt Poor sleep linked to anxiety, memory loss Book extract: Helen Razer’s Total …

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All that glitters: Why our obsession with putting gold on food is nothing new

By Barbara Santich, University of Adelaide Posted September 04, 2017 16:53:14 Photo: Gold can be added to all sorts of food, in flake or leaf form. (Flickr: hurdle bunter, CC BY-NC-ND) Related Story: The foods making you feel sad, mad or ‘high on life’ Gold, one of the world’s most …

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