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2013-12-17

How rowing defined the rivalry between Rio's great sports clubs

19th century regattas at Rio 2016 venue were root of modern-day rivalry between Flamengo, Vasco da Gama and Botafogo

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Regattas were popular on Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas in the 1950s (Photo: CR Vasco da Gama Heritage Centre)

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2013-07-16

British Track Cycling stars retire and open the way to the new generation

Six-time Olympic champion, Chris Hoy ended his career. Victoria Pendleton, London 2012 crowd pleaser, did the same

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Kenny Jason and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain compete in the Men's Team Sprint Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome (Photo: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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