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Bibliogryphon

Posted 17 July 2014 - 12:05 PM

View PostCaptainChorizo, on 17 July 2014 - 09:52 AM, said:

Alice Coachman Dead at 90
Became the 1st black woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal when she won the high jump in 1948

Very shocked that this is not being given more prominence on the BBC you have to drill down into the World sections.

Important sporting milestone.

Poor show BBC.

CaptainChorizo

Posted 17 July 2014 - 09:52 AM

Alice Coachman Dead at 90
Became the 1st black woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal when she won the high jump in 1948

Phantom

Posted 10 June 2014 - 03:19 PM

U.S. gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken has severed her spinal cord in a quad bike accident

CaptainChorizo

Posted 04 June 2014 - 06:51 AM

Valentin Mankin Winner of Gold Medals for sailing in 1968,72 and 80 for USSR is dead at 75 from cancer.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 02 May 2014 - 11:14 AM

Roger Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's disease

But doesn't mention how proud he would be to be included in the 2015 Deathlist....


...Odd that

Rotten Ali

Posted 01 May 2014 - 06:34 PM

It's a real shame that, if you are all over the place, you are still here posting shite!

Guest

Posted 01 May 2014 - 02:10 PM

Also I forgot to post the link http://www.nytimes.c...obituaries&_r=0 I'm all over the place today !

Guest

Posted 01 May 2014 - 02:09 PM

Sorry, that should of course say 'fastest' not 'fatest' . Must learn to type more slowly :unsure:

Guest

Posted 01 May 2014 - 02:07 PM

Olympic sprinter Frank Budd who was once considred to be the worlds fatest human has died at 74

time

Posted 30 April 2014 - 10:11 PM

"oldest-ever" Olympian dies. Walter Walsh was six days away from his 107th birthday when he died Tuesday. He competed in the 50m free pistol event (finishing 12th) at the 1948 London Olympics.

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