2012 Olympics: Usain Bolt Wins Gold, Jamaicans Sweep Medals for 200M
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2012 Olympics: Usain Bolt Wins Gold, Jamaicans Sweep Medals for 200M

Usain Bolt, the world and Olympic record holder, won the gold medal for the 200…

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How Usain Bolt Earns $20 Million a Year
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How Usain Bolt Earns $20 Million a Year

[Forbes] Usain Bolt entered the 2008 Summer Olympics as somewhat of a curiosity. Yes, he…

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2012 Olympics: Dawn Harper, Kellie Wells Get Medals as Lolo Jones Gets Attention
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Hip Hop Inspires Olympian Michael Phelps’ Last Gold Race
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Hip Hop Inspires Olympian Michael Phelps’ Last Gold Race

[BET.com] Michael Phelps ended his Olympian swimming career as the most decorated Olympic athlete in history.…

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Meet The Black Athletes of Team USA
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Meet The Black Athletes of Team USA

Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Women’s Basketball Seimone Augustus, age 28, studied…

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Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Title, Second Gold Medal
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Gabby Douglas Wins All-Around Title, Second Gold Medal

[ESPN] Known as “The Flying Squirrel,” Douglas won the women’s all-around title Thursday night, becoming…

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Venus Williams Advances to Olympic Quarterfinals
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Venus Williams Advances to Olympic Quarterfinals

[ESPN] WIMBLEDON, England — Venus Williams keeps moving forward in the Olympics. Charging the net with renewed…

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Serena Williams Wins, Heads to Olympic Quarterfinals
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Serena Williams Wins, Heads to Olympic Quarterfinals

[ESPN] WIMBLEDON, England — Three times on a single point, Serena Williams hit a serve that clipped…

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USA Basketball Announces Nominees for 2012 Olympic Team
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USA Basketball Announces Nominees for 2012 Olympic Team

[USA Basketball] USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo announced Saturday the official nominees for the 12-man…

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Michael Johnson: Descendants of Slaves Have “Superior Athletic Gene”
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Michael Johnson: Descendants of Slaves Have “Superior Athletic Gene”

[Daily Mail] Olympic legend Michael Johnson says a ‘superior athletic gene’ in the descendants of…

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