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    Happy birthday today to Dana Zatopek (97). I...

    Happy birthday today to Dana Zatopek (97). I believe she is still alive. Very well done, Pego. You're right about July 24 when Emil and Dana won Olympic gold medals (5,000 and the javelin)...
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    You're a good man, Olli and it sounds as if you...

    You're a good man, Olli and it sounds as if you made a very good guess.
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    Thursday, July 24

    Happy 97th birthday today (Thursday) to an Olympic champion who competed in four Olympic Games and won an Olympic silver medal as well as that gold medal.

    Our birthday athlete started out as a...
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    I think they are already born.

    I think they are already born.
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    Happy birthday (47) today to Vebjorn Rodal of...

    Happy birthday (47) today to Vebjorn Rodal of Norway. Nice work, catson52. Rodal won the 1996 Atlanta Olympic men's 800. He also ran the 800 in Barcelona (1992) and again in Sydney (2000),...
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    Happy 53rd birthday today to Kevin Young and very...

    Happy 53rd birthday today to Kevin Young and very good, Olli. Kevin Young competed in Seoul (1988) where he was fourth place in the 400 hurdles. Of course he won the Olympic gold medal in...
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    Visitors Recognize Key Youngsters

    Happy birthday today (Monday) to two Olympic champions with a total of 100 years since their births.

    By the way, these two were born approximately 5,324 miles (8,568 km) apart.

    One of our...
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    Happy birthday (45) Saturday to Hicham El...

    Happy birthday (45) Saturday to Hicham El Guerrouj. Very nice, Mr. Bowie. El Guerrouj, as you might know, was born in Berkane, Morocco, which is very famous for its citrus fruit industry. If you...
  9. Less than two weeks before the start of the World...

    Less than two weeks before the start of the World Championships.
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    The Clementine

    Happy birthday today (Saturday) to an Olympic champion who was born on a Saturday 45 years ago today and won three Olympic medals, six World Championship medals, and three World Indoor medals.
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    We wish her a very happy birthday no matter how...

    We wish her a very happy birthday no matter how old she is.
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    Happy 46th birthday last Tuesday to Ghada Shouaa....

    Happy 46th birthday last Tuesday to Ghada Shouaa. Very good, Pego. I knew someone would know her. You may remember that Shouaa competed in three Olympic Games in the heptathlon. She was...
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    Not that I know. I figured putting it in...

    Not that I know. I figured putting it in English would give it away too quickly. Guess I should have.

    So, now you know our mystery athlete is a woman with the initials G. S. I can also tell...
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    Looks as if bambam1729 knows what he is talking...

    Looks as if bambam1729 knows what he is talking about with that clue.
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    Are you sure that's not Bs?

    Are you sure that's not Bs?
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    You're right. This performer sang with a group,...

    You're right. This performer sang with a group, but the performer did write this particular song.
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    Ok, the performer, with the same initials as the...

    Ok, the performer, with the same initials as the birthday person, wrote a song which became a very popular song a few years before our birthday athlete was born. I didn't give you the name of the...
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    The title relates to the performer.

    The title relates to the performer.
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    We need more of that.

    We need more of that.
  20. Thank you, donley2.

    Thank you, donley2.
  21. Television [& streaming] Coverage For Doha 2019

    I imagine it has been already covered here, but I am curious about the schedule for television coverage in the U.S. for the World Championships in Doha.

    Can anyone help me with the schedule and...
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    Yes, but I wasn't sure how to do that "B" on my...

    Yes, but I wasn't sure how to do that "B" on my computer.
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    WeiBer Hase

    Happy 46th birthday today (Tuesday) to an Olympic champion who competed in the same event during three Olympic Games.

    This champion won Olympic gold in the second of those three Games and was...
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    You could probably find one of those in Virginia,...

    You could probably find one of those in Virginia, too.
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    This is a big surprise and on the other hand, I...

    This is a big surprise and on the other hand, I understand. Vin will do well wherever he goes.
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