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August 24, 2016

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The Economist crunches some interesting numbers regards the 4x1 (written before the Rio results were in)…
Here's a PDF of 100-odd pages witih the final versions of all the 2016 Olympic Games action…
"The athletic brilliance of stars like Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix reinforced the power of the most original sport of them all," says Tim Layden of Sports Illustrated
Erin Stout of Runner's World notes that in the longest events, Americans won 2 more medals in Rio than in the 4 previous Olympics combined…
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