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Posts Tagged ‘Olympic Stadium

Gold Medal Twin Olympian Calvin Harrison Homeless…What Went Wrong?

December 11, 2009

Calvin Harrison (born January 20, 1974) was a former Olympic gold medalist, famously winning the 4×400 relay with his twin brother Alvin, and legendary sprinter Michael Johnson, at the 2000 Summer Olympic games that were held in Sydney,Australia.  At the 2000 Olympics, Alvin Harrison and Calvin Harrison made history by becoming the first twins ever to […]

Suspected Intersex South African Female Sprinter Caster Semenya keeps Gold medal, Sex test results remain a secret

November 19, 2009

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=caster+semenya&iid=6073230″ src=”7/e/5/e/12th_IAAF_World_e3c2.jpg?adImageId=7642596&imageId=6073230″ width=”380″ height=”497″ /] The AP in Johannesburg reports that the South African sports ministry says 800 world champion Caster Semenya will keep her gold medal. Caster Semenya has been under humiliating public scrutiny for several months now, when it was made public that the gold medal winning world champion female runner […]