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Of memoires and memorable sporting moments

Have any of you guys out there read Alone In The Middle, the autobiography of New Zealand umpire Steve Dunne?Um-- before I start, I want to say something: This page is actually intended as a place......

Gavaskar likens Sachin's feat to Beamon's record

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that Sachin Tendulkar's world record of 50 Test centuries can only be compared to legendary American long-jumper Bob Beamon's record-setting leap at the......

I demonised Carl Lewis, says Powell

At the 1991 world championships, Mike Powell broke the record they said could never be broken -- Bob Beamon's 23-year-old long jump mark.Powell leapt 8.95 metres in Tokyo to win an electrifying......

Track and field marks that defied time

A chance meeting with long jump world record holder Mike Powell earlier this week, coupled with the ongoing Diamond League, inspires Senior Associate Editor Bikash Mohapatra to take a look......

'I believed I could break the record'

Mike Powell, the world record holder in long jump, opens up to Senior Associate Editor Bikash Mohapatra regarding his longstanding record, his biggest regret and other things He is the holder......

New York stresses vibrancy

New York stressed the vibrancy of 'the city that never sleeps', its ethnic diversity and the never-give-up attitude of its citizens as it presented its bid to stage the 2012 Olympics on Wednesday.......
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Q. He was born in Jamaica. At the Summer Olympics in Mexico City in 1968 he set a World record. The record stood for 23 years until Mike Powell broke it in 1991. Who is he?
:  A. Bob Beamon more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-was-born-in-jamaica.-at-the-summer-olympics-in-mexico-cit//answers/10822914

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Q. Who holds the men's long jump world record?
Good Citizen:  A. Mike Powell of the United States set the world's record at the 1991 World Outdoor Championships in Tokyo. Powell's jump of 8.95 meters (29 feet, 4...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-holds-the-mens-long-jump-world-record/10822907/answers/10398100

John Mascarenhas
Q. what is the oldest olympic record which is yet to be broken.
John Mascarenhas:  A. It is in the long jump category. Bob Beamon's long jump of 8.9 meters in the 1968 Mexico City Summer Olympics. more

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Five Players Who Shockingly Left World Cup

Paris: Maradona's fourth and final World Cup saw him sent home in disgrace after failing a doping test in 1994. AP Sulley Muntari... ...

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Match maker

So which Rafael Nadal will fans see at Wimbledon this year: the one that went all the way to the finals two years consecutively in 2010 and 2 0 1 1... ...

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Tokyo's National Stadium hosts final sports event

Tokyo's National Stadium, the centerpiece of the 1964 Summer Olympics, hosted its final sporting event on Sunday before it is demolished to make... ...

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The Wizard of Oz ladies to undergo fashion makeover

(United States Of America) c: WWD/Donna Karan & Turner Entertainment Co To mark the 75th anniversary of the timeless American classic The Wizard of... ...

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