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In 1928, Olympic rower Bobby Pearce stopped mid-race to let a family of ducks pass, giving his opponent a 5-length lead. In the last 1,000 meters, Pearce pulled ahead by 30 seconds, winning the gold and setting a record.

To the greatness of small Bobby Pearce : The Gentleman’s Gold ‘The most important thing in the Olympic games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.’ Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, founder of the Olympic committee Henry Robert Pearce was an Australian sculler of …

In 1928, Olympic rower Bobby Pearce stopped mid-race to let a family of ducks pass, giving his opponent a 5-length lead. In the last 1,000 meters, Pearce pulled ahead by 30 seconds, winning the gold and setting a record. Read More »

Bowling was such a popular sport during the 1960s-1970s, top earning pros made twice as much money as NFL stars and other athletes. Today, even the very best bowlers usually have second jobs.

Is bowling in its final frames or will it roll on? Detroit Free Press DETROIT — In its heyday, Cloverlanes Bowl in Livonia was such a popular place to gather and throw balls that the weekend wait for a lane might be two — even three — hours long. “Oh my God, we thought we …

Bowling was such a popular sport during the 1960s-1970s, top earning pros made twice as much money as NFL stars and other athletes. Today, even the very best bowlers usually have second jobs. Read More »

Fat Bottom Girls and Bicycle Race by Queen were released together on a double A-sided single, and refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, Mercury shouts, “Get on your bikes and ride!” Bicycle Race reciprocates with the lyric “fat bottomed girls, they’ll be riding today.”

Bicycle Race For the sport, see Cycle sport. “Bicycle Race” is a single by the British rock band Queen. It was released on their 1978 album Jazz and written by Queen’s lead singer Freddie Mercury. It was released as a double A-side single together with the song “Fat Bottomed Girls”. The song is notable for …

Fat Bottom Girls and Bicycle Race by Queen were released together on a double A-sided single, and refer to each other. Near the end of Fat Bottomed Girls, Mercury shouts, “Get on your bikes and ride!” Bicycle Race reciprocates with the lyric “fat bottomed girls, they’ll be riding today.” Read More »

7yr old Tyler Moon walked 1km (0.6 miles) of forest to save his father’s life after their quad crashed. Tyler made the journey to get help despite his own injuries: two collapsed lungs filling with blood and seven broken ribs. He managed to alert help just in time before collapsing himself.

Boy gets bravery award for saving dad A seven-year-old boy who fought horrific injuries to save his father’s life by walking a kilometre to fetch help has received a NSW bravery award. Tyler Moon suffered two punctured lungs and seven broken ribs when the quad bike he and his father David were riding crashed near …

7yr old Tyler Moon walked 1km (0.6 miles) of forest to save his father’s life after their quad crashed. Tyler made the journey to get help despite his own injuries: two collapsed lungs filling with blood and seven broken ribs. He managed to alert help just in time before collapsing himself. Read More »

A cycling company was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries; they solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. Damages were reduced by 70%

What happened when a bike company started putting TVs on the sides of its delivery packages A cycling company that was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries has seemingly solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. By masking its bikes as …

A cycling company was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries; they solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes. Damages were reduced by 70% Read More »

Daniele Nardello is technically the winner of both the 1999 and 2000 Tour de France’s, as everyone who placed above him (including Lance Armstrong who got 1st in both years) has tested positive for using drugs. He originally placed 7th in 1999 and 10th in 2000.

So Wait, Who Actually Won All Those Tour De France Titles? In the summer of 2005, I stood on the Champs Élysées feverishly snapping pictures of Lance Armstrong as he ascended the podium erected in the middle of the famous avenue. The Texan had just secured his record seventh and final Tour de France title, …

Daniele Nardello is technically the winner of both the 1999 and 2000 Tour de France’s, as everyone who placed above him (including Lance Armstrong who got 1st in both years) has tested positive for using drugs. He originally placed 7th in 1999 and 10th in 2000. Read More »

After Usain Bolt broke the 100 m world record at the 2009 Berlin World Championships, the mayor of Berlin awarded him a 12 foot long, 6000 pound piece of the Berlin Wall. Bolt accepted and it is now housed at the Jamaica Military Museum.

Usain Bolt “Usain” redirects here. For the organization with the acronym “USAIN”, see United States Agricultural Information Network. Usain St Leo Bolt OJ CD (/ˈjuːseɪn/[12]; born 21 August 1986) is a Jamaican retired sprinter. He also is a world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay. His reign …

After Usain Bolt broke the 100 m world record at the 2009 Berlin World Championships, the mayor of Berlin awarded him a 12 foot long, 6000 pound piece of the Berlin Wall. Bolt accepted and it is now housed at the Jamaica Military Museum. Read More »