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If You Can Name All Of The Sexiest Men Alive In Years Past, You Deserve A Sexy, Sexy Medal

I’m going to be impressed (and maybe a little concerned) if you get 100%. View Entire Post › Source link

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Weird

Special medal for special operation

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Canada

France honours 100-year-old B.C. veteran with Legion of Honour medal | CBC News

Fernand Labrie may be 100 years old, but his memories from the time around the 1942 Dieppe Raid are as vivid as ever. He was 20, a soldier in the Canadian Forces’ Régiment de Maisonneuve, aboard a ship carrying TNT, on standby to fight Nazis on the French beach during the critical Second World War operation. […]

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World

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy awarded 2022 Liberty Medal

NCC President Jeffrey Rosen said Ukraine is working to defend a “liberal constitution, founded on separation of powers.” He was in Ukraine in 2014, when the new constitution was being written, which he said was drafted to “ensure a government of laws, not of one man.” NCC President Jeffrey Rosen said Ukraine is working to […]

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Sports

World Gymnastics Championship: Jessica Gadirova claims historic floor gold medal for Great Britain

Jessica Gadirova, 19, becomes only the fifth British world champion in history after sealing a floor gold medal at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on Sunday; “When I focus on the dance it takes my mind away from the crowd and the tumbles and the leaps, and it makes me feel alive” Last Updated: […]

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Business

#GetFact’d: Beatles note is so high only dogs can hear it

Feeling like you might have missed it on air? Listen here to Darren Maule’s Get Fact’d: via GIPHY ​ Have a parking fine? Pay with peanut butter at NMSU. Image: Getty Images/ iStockphoto During WWII, a Great Dane named Juliana was awarded a medal by Blue Cross for her heroism in disarming a German incendiary […]

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Sports

10 years later, a US runner’s Olympic medal to be upgraded to gold

Russian runner Natalya Antyukh, who won by .07 seconds, was disqualified from her win. LONDON, UK — Russian runner Natalya Antyukh was disqualified on Monday from her 400-meter hurdles win at the 2012 London Olympics for doping, and Lashinda Demus of the United States is set to be upgraded to the gold medal. Antyukh was […]

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Canada

Runners, race organizers rethinking ‘sacred’ medal tradition | CBC News

With 24 marathons under his belt, Dustin Gavin knows what it takes to finish a race. Gavin also knows that no matter how many times he crosses the finish line, the achievement just doesn’t feel complete until he has that medal around his neck. “The medal for me is my way of having something tangible […]

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Weird

I think that Putin deserves a special medal, for being probably the first dictator in history announcing and celebrating annexation of territories, while at the same time his army is in retreat on the very same territories…

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UK

Great Britain top medal table at 2022 UCI Road World Championships

Great Britain topped the medal table at the 2022 UCI Road World Championships, with junior sensation Zoe Backstedt leading them to their most successful ever Road Worlds.  Backstedt did the road race and time trial double in the women’s junior category to bring in two gold medals, while her Welsh compatriot Josh Tarling added a […]