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Olympics: Week 1 Round-up

OooooThe first medal for Burkina Faso came in the Water Polo contest. Not only did they win Gold, but they also beat the Olympic and World record by eating 15 packets of the mints without coming up for air.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2012
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Popeye takes weightlifting Gold amid doping claims

sponsored by Old Holborn, Mittal and Pepe jeansJudges became suspicious after the ageing and visibly out-of-condition sailor underwent a remarkable transformation after ingesting a large quantity of what he later claimed was spinach.

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2012
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South West Trains hail 200th day of ‘Zero Empty Seats’

going for gold, but may get silver, or perhaps bronze...‘In stark contrast to the misery that faces Olympics sports fans, our customers haven’t been taunted by an empty seat since January,’ boasted SW Trains boss Matthew Gratton.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2012
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Medal ceremony to be rerun as athlete fails to bite medal for cameras

Gregor Bibik, the Ukrainian Men’s 4 x 500m Individual Prone champion will have to receive his gold medal for a second time this evening, after journalists moaned that he hadn’t done the thing where the medalist bites his prize.

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Posted: Jul 30th, 2012
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Elite athlete thanks Darwin for ‘gift’ of athletic prowess

Olympic hopeful Mark Jones has dedicated his natural athletic ability to Charles Darwin, after setting a new world record for the 400 metre hurdles.

Interviewed after the race Jones said a few short words to Darwin, who has recently become a part of his life and filled his heart with the wonders of evolution.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2012
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