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  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Mark Tuitert’s victory in Vancouver: the biggest of his career

    Four years earlier in Turin, the Netherlands’ speed skaters had finshed the team pursuit with bronze, a decent result in itself but not the one they had hoped for. In the semi-final the Dutch were leading Italy comfortably when one of their skaters fell and took a team-mate out with him. The final place that had seemed theirs for the taking suddenly slipped away.
    20 Feb 2010 | Vancouver 2010, Speed Skating, Olympic News, Netherlands
  • News | Olympic News

    So Agassi!

    Andre Agassi celebrated yesterday his 37th birthday. In a 20-year career, the gold medallist at the 1996 Atlanta Games strongly marked the public and the history of tennis. Let’s look a little closer at the career of the man considered today as one of the darlings of tennis.
    30 Apr 2007 | Olympic News, AGASSI, Andre, BOLAND, John
  • News | Turin 2006

    Unstoppable Fabris skates to unprecedented success

    Italy's first Olympic medal in speed skating came courtesy of Enrico Fabris, with a bronze in the 5000m. He was more than 3.5secs behind the winner, Chad Hedrick, but the home crowd greeted his bronze medal with huge acclaim. What they didn't know was that Fabris was now about to stop there.
    21 Feb 2006 | Turin 2006, Speed Skating, Olympic News, Italy
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