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Le Maroc participe au Championnat du monde d'athlétisme des moins de 18 ans

2M Maroc (Communiqué de presse)
Le Maroc prend part au Championnat du monde d'athlétisme U18 (moins de 18 ans, ndlr) qui se tient du 12 au 16 juillet à Nairobi, capitale kényane. Le Royaume sera représenté par quatorze jeunes athlètes qui concourront aux côtés de nombreux athlètes ...

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A Brief History of Cheating at the Olympics

The Atlantic
Fred Lorz, the U.S. American bricklayer and marathon runner, beat out two barefoot men from the Tsuana (or Tswana) tribe of South Africa, a Cuban who showed up in long pants, and a host of other competitors. Lorz not only beat them all, he beat the ...

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Athletes drinking brandy during races, a marathon runner DRIVING to the finish and the gymnast with a wooden leg ...

Daily Mail
The undisputed hero of the Games was American gymnast George Eyser, who managed to win an astonishing brace of six medals despite having a wooden leg. The men's marathon race deserves a special mention. Ed Lorz, the original winner, was found to ...

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These 10 cheating stories stretch the bounds of what people will do for Olympic glory

National Post
The winner, Frederick Lorz, ran about 14 km, got in a car for 16 km, then disembarked and ran the last leg; he nearly received gold before the ruse — a “joke,” he said — was exposed. The actual winner, Thomas Hicks, only crossed the finish line after ...

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