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Van der Burgh delivers Olympic gold to SAfrica

Cameron van der Burgh hit the wall, turned around and checked the scoreboard. He had just become South Africa's first man to win an individual Olympic gold medal in swimming. He splayed his body on the lane line, tucked his hands behind his head that rested against the wall, and smiled. Van Der Burgh beat a stellar field in the 100-meter breaststroke with a world-record time...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Van der Burgh wins 100 breaststroke

Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa set a world record to win the 100-meter breaststroke at the London Olympics on Sunday. Van der Burgh clocked 58.46 seconds, 0.12 seconds better than the mark set by Brenton Rickard of Australia at the 2009 world championships in Rome. Christian Sprenger of Australia took silver in 58.93 and Brendan Hansen of the United States claimed bronze...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

University of Texas churns out Olympians

In a quiet hallway at Texas Memorial Stadium, one of the largest stadiums in the country, there is something called the Longhorn Hall of Honor. It's a Hall of Fame for former University of Texas athletes. On the wall hang huge photographs of world-class athletes we've all heard of: former Longhorns running backs Ricky Williams and Cedric Benson. NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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