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American Adam Nelson might get his shot-put gold after all

...International Association of Athletics Federations to get the four medals back and readjust the results and rankings from the Athens Games.Until then, no actions will be taken regarding the medals.Medal or no medal, though, he knows he's the rightful...
Champ battles his obesity on 'Biggest Loser'

When Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner retired after the Athens Games, he decided to give his body a break. Let all those nagging injuries heal and, for the first time in years, not worry about...
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Gold medal winners plan to compete at 2012 games

...Individually, for sure. And, collectively, I know we have so much more in us."Walsh and May-Treanor won gold at the Athens Games in 2004, but after repeating as Olympic champions in Beijing in '08 they both took time away from the sport. Walsh...
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Pommel 'hoss'

...and trying to hold down a job and be a husband. He was progressing but would not be good enough to try diving in the Athens games. The best he could hope for was the 2008 Olympics -- after seven more years of training. "That was a lot to ask...
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Beijing run continues for Federer continues Beijing run

...lost to Rafael Nadal in an epic Wimbledon final in July. Federer wept after losing to Berdych in the second round at the Athens Games in 2004. This time, the result was different. "Of course you have memories of such a big tournament and losing...
Dopers getting caught

BEIJING --- There's one good way of avoiding a rash of damaging doping scandals at the Olympics: Catch the drug cheats before they get there.
Morgan Hamm makes third Olympic team

...Sunday's announcement caps a roller-coaster comeback for Morgan Hamm. Like his brother, he took 2½ years off after the Athens Game before resuming training in hopes of making his third Olympic team. But he tore a muscle in his chest last October...
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Rally catapults China to world championship

...The team that won worlds in 1999 and 2003 and the Olympics in 2000 only to fall to a surprisingly bad fifth place at the Athens Games finished with 277.775 points. That was 2.375 more than Russia, which won a surprising silver. Defending Olympic...
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Star-studded American lineup has big potential

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - There's a skater named Apolo, a skier named Bode, football player turned freestylist Jeremy Bloom and the ever-resilient Michelle Kwan.

In Las Vegas, Augusta native Vernon Forrest won his first fight in almost two years Saturday, knocking out Sergio Rios in the second round.
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