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Just on the funding side of things.
I heard our 7 golds have come at $14mil each.
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The athletes seem to be physically capable, the swimmers at least. There was a collection of world champions, world record holders and fasted time this year holders on display. They were let down by what's between their ears. They choked.
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If Boomers beat the Yanks to gold then everything has been worthwhile


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Oh, the Olympics are on, are they??

How's Australia doing??
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Brewdle wrote:If Boomers beat the Yanks to gold then everything has been worthwhile


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We have a competitor in the women's long jump final.

Brooke Stratton, come on down...
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First attempt was a foul...over stepped.
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And Brooke Stratton has registered a jump, 6.68m.

You go girl.
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Long Jumper Brooke Stratton hits 6.64m on 3rd attempt.

There's 12 competitors, only the top 8 progress.

Aussie Stratton advances after finishing 7th in rnd 1.
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Russian Darya Klishina, who dabbles in athletics when she's not modelling didn't make the cut.

She's so damn pretty.

Fact - She's the only athlete from RUS in the track and field. The rest are dopes...
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What about the 4 time Australian Olympian who had to rattle a can for enough money to compete and feed his only child?
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bonehead wrote:What about the 4 time Australian Olympian who had to rattle a can for enough money to compete and feed his only child?
Who was that, mate?
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Professor wrote:
bonehead wrote:What about the 4 time Australian Olympian who had to rattle a can for enough money to compete and feed his only child?
Who was that, mate?
One of our locals, between commo games and olympics qualifying and competing he's near broke
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Bolt just absolutely gave it to the field in the 200m final
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Bolt **** it in, in the 200m
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Just came across this on Facebook... :roflmao
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What are people's thoughts on those two Aussie swimmers being banned from marching in the closing ceremony for missing curfew and not letting people know of there where-abouts? I understand that Rio is a dangerous place and therefore guidelines have been put in place- but at the end of the day these people are grown adults who have already finished their events. Surely they are entitled make their own choice to let down their hair and party after years of hard training.

I reckon a slap on the wrist, if anything at all, would have been suffice?? I agree with Fitzsimon's opinion in the SMH most of the time, but even he is backing this Kitty Chiller's actions to the hilt- and reckons this hard line approach to punish them is well in order. But too harsh imo.
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Too tough.
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I'm just glad that swimmer who got mugged didn't have a gold medal to steal.
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Boomers playing now.
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Dr Zaius wrote:I'm just glad that swimmer who got mugged didn't have a gold medal to steal.
Or any medal while we're at it....
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Boomers getting wiped off the court. **** NAF's
They'll get 10 shades of **** kicked out of them by Spain in the bronze game too. Ugly scenes, my friends.

Woodgers, watch out buddy, im comin for you tomorrow
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Pigman wrote:Boomers getting wiped off the court. **** NAF's
They'll get 10 shades of **** kicked out of them by Spain in the bronze game too. Ugly scenes, my friends.

Woodgers, watch out buddy, im comin for you tomorrow
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Bolt.
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Machine..
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He's only 29. Has he officially said these Olympics are his last ?

He'd be 33 in Tokyo, he could still run in Tokyo if he wanted...
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Gatlin is running this year as a 34 year old
I'd love to see him show up at Tokyo and do the treble again, at the very least he might be to run a leg of the relay for them
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Anyway congrats to UBolt on the relay gold.

And I'd like to thank Huey, Duey and Luey for carrying the baton the 1st 300m.
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AUS Chloe Esposito wins gold in womens modern pentathlon.

That's our 8th gold, congrats young lady.
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I'd like to see Bolt run the 400
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.
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julian87 wrote:I'd like to see Bolt run the 400
The 400m runners do not agree with you mate.
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He'd start walking with 100 to go he'd do it that easy
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Channel 7 need to have a look at how they are choosing which tweets to "promote' on Twitter.

In the last few hours I've seen a goal a hockeyroos scored in a 2-1 loss as well as one of the 3 baskets Australia scored in a quarter during their semi final pantsing this morning.
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So all events over, we seem to have officially done WORSE than in London. Same number of gold, fewer medals overall.

Rio 8 11 10 29 10th
London 8 15 12 35 8th
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Hahaha, what a fiasco

**** you, Woodgers.
**** you.
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