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Olympic Legends: Johnny Weissmuller

One of the most colourful characters in the history of any sport, Johnny Weissmuller was the first man to swim 100 metres in less than a minute during an unbeaten nine-year career.He set 51......

PHOTOS: The leading modern Olympians

The leading 12 Olympic athletes since the Games were revived in 1896. Paavo Nurmi (Finland, 1897-1973) Nurmi, the greatest of the "Flying Finns" who revolutionised distance running, was a......

Van den Hoogenband retires

Two-time 100 metres freestyle Olympic champion Pieter van den Hoogenband retired from international swimming on Thursday after failing in his quest to win a third straight 100 freestyle gold medal......

'Hoogqing' the limelight

Pieter van den Hoogenband of the Netherlands won the men's 100m freestyle event at the Athens Olympics on Wednesday to become only the third man in history to defend his title in swimming's premier......

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Q. This is my first question of the year :-- I noticed a question "which hollywood actor has the best physique?" on Rediff's homepage last week. There were more than 60 answers on that question and majority of the answers were Salman khan, Amir Khan, John Abraham n Hritik Roshan.\How uncommon the common sense has become :))\My question is, how important its to answer each n every question you see? Won't ask about the benefits of this mad rush for getting points and BAs but then what is the best utilization of this forum according to you?
:  A. I read the first part of your question and immediately the names of Johnny Weissmuller, Steve Reeves, Reg Park, Charlton Hesston, and Arnold...... more

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Q. He was an American swimmer and actor who was one of the world's best swimmers in the 1920s, winning five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal. He won fifty-two US National Championships and set sixty-seven world records. After his swimming career, he became the sixth actor to portray Tarzan in films, a role he played in twelve motion pictures. Dozens of other actors have also played Tarzan, but he is by far the best known. His character's distinctive, ululating Tarzan yell is still often used in films.
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'Tarzan' star Denny Miller dies

Miller, who was the first blonde Tarzan on the big screen, has died. He was 80. Miller was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in January and died... ...

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1887 — Charles Comiskey of the St. Louis Browns becomes the first major leaguer to be paid for a product endorsement. The first baseman and... ...

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