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Jackie Chan is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, and singer. He began his film career as a stuntman in the Bruce Lee films. Now a cultural icon, he is widely known for injecting comedy and stunts into his martial arts performances. Jackie has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2008 he sang at the closing ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. He has starred in over 100 films, and some famous ones include Rumble in the Bronx, Rush Hour, and Who Am I. 

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Hangeng as Torch Bearer during 2008 Summer Olympics

asdfghjkldsd I watched this! But I didn’t know Hangeng yet that time! lol :)) 

Vijender Singh turns pro, 'Pacquiaos' his bags for London

Vijender Singh turns pro, ‘Pacquiaos’ his bags for London


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Sports knows no borders.

Vijender Singh, a bronze medalist for India at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the middleweight category, has embraced professionalism.

The boxer has moved to London after signing a contract with Queensberry Promotions that will see him fight a minimum of six bouts in his first year as a pro.

The celebrated pugilist thus brings the…

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Canada’s women’s field hockey team to host Ireland in test series at Pan Am Games pitch in Toronto

Canada’s women’s field hockey team to host Ireland in test series at Pan Am Games pitch in Toronto

Canada’s women’s field hockey team to host Ireland in test series at Pan Am Games pitch in Toronto

Field Hockey Canada – Vancouver, BC – The Canadian Women’s Field Hockey Team is set to host Ireland’s Women’s National Team in a four-game test series in Toronto, Ontario later this month. Games will be played on May 23rd, 24th, 26th, and 27th.

The test series allows the host Canadians to test…

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Why should sportspersons be held to a higher standard?

Why should sportspersons be held to a higher standard?


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It was 1988. It was the Summer Olympics in Seoul. Johnson had set the 100 meters world record of 9.83 seconds the previous year. Johnson, however, had injury problems coming into the Games. A hamstring injury had plagued him the whole season.

Johnson won. He also set a new world record: 9.79 seconds.

And then it ended almost as soon as it began.

The man…

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CANADIAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM NOMINATED FOR TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES 12 athletes chosen to represent Canada

CANADIAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM NOMINATED FOR TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES 12 athletes chosen to represent Canada

CANADIAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM NOMINATED FOR TORONTO 2015 PAN AM GAMES 12 athletes chosen to represent Canada

Equine Canada – TORONTO (June 13, 2015) —On Saturday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Equine Canada (EC) announced the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games, taking place July 10-26, 2015 in…

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Wire - Live In Paris - 2011 - Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Wire – Live In Paris – 2011 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Wire – one of those timeless bands of the last 40 years. (photo: Phil Sharp)

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… or click on the link here for Audio Player – Wire – Live in Paris – May 2011 – RFI-FIP

A repost from 4 years ago, with better sound this time. A concert by the timeless and legendary Wire, live in Paris(not sure the venue, but I think…

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Pan Am Games berths on the line at 2015 Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Pan Am Games berths on the line at 2015 Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Pan Am Games berths on the line at 2015 Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Gymnastics Canada  – GATINEAU, Que. (May 26, 2015) — Competition is expected to be fierce at the 2015 Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships May 28-31 as Canada’s top competitors battle for a coveted berth this summer at the first Pan American Games to be held in Canada since 1999.

Over 500 gymnasts from…

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