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Oscar Pistorius Becomes First Amputee to Compete in Track for the Olympics

2012 Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius from South Africa is breaking barriers this year in London. Just this Saturday, the man known as “Blade Runner” competed in the 400-meter run and finished in second to move on to the semifinals this Sunday. And he did all this with two prosthetic racing legs.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 7 — Michael Phelps Wins 17th Career Gold Medal In His Last Individual Race

US swimmers Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin added to their impressive medal collections on Friday at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a recap of the day’s action from the London Games:

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Shreveport’s Olympian Kendrick Farris Finishes 10th In London

Shreveport weighlifter Kendrick Farris, competing in the 85kg (187 pound) weight class at The Olympics in London finished in 10th place overall after the second group of competitors finished their lifts this afternoon. Farris had completed his round 3rd in his group this morning

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Should Olympic Medalists Have to Pay Taxes on Their Winnings? [POLL]

Olympics medals aren’t worth much, so it may surprise you to know that medalists also get stuck with a hefty tax bill.

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Tim Dement, Bossier City: Munich Games ’72

The Shreveport / Bossier area has certainly been well represented in Olympic competiton through the years (Hollis Conway, Kendrick Farris and Ryan Harrison to name three). But all the way back in 1972 at the Olympic Games in Munich, the ArkLaTex banner was carried by a 17-year-old boxer named Tim Dement.

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 4 — Michael Phelps Sets Medals Record; US Women’s Gymnastics Team Wins Gold

American swimmer Michael Phelps became the most decorated athlete in Olympic history Tuesday, while the United States and China remained tied atop the overall medal count of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Here’s a recap of the day’s Olympic action:

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Michael Phelps Shatters Olympics Record with 19th Career Medal

Michael Phelps has managed to swim into history.

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Do You Know This Man?

Would you be surprised to know that 42 percent of those surveyed under the age of 40 couldn't identify a 1976 photo of Olympic decathlon champ (and reality show star) Bruce Jenner?

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2012 Summer Olympics Recap: Day 3 — Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers Win Gold Medals

The US swim team captured two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Monday, while the US men’s gymnastics squad disappointed. Here’s what happened at the London Games:

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Does US Olympic Success Make You Proud to Be an American? — Survey of the Day

The Olympic creed begins “The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part.”

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Strangest Olympic Events Ever!

Basketball, gymnastics, swimming...just a few of the traditional and best known Olympic events. But there are a few other Olympic contests that failed to stand the test of time...and for obvious reasons.

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Shreveport Natives Ryan Harrison & Kendrick Farris Compete in Summer Olympics

Two Shreveport guys are competing in the Summer Olympics in London. Ryan Harrison has already lost in his only tennis match, but Kendrick Farris will compete in weightlifting on August 3rd.

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