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Nigerian athlete’s wig falls off during long jump [Video]

Nigeria’s field and track athlete, Blessing Okagbare, suffered an embarrassing moment in Oslo, Norway when her wig fell off as she jumped during a competition. The 28-year-old Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist is competing in the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League She recorded a jump of 6.21 metres to finish seventh while her wig was nearly half a ...

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Former Britain high jumper dies in Jamaica motorbike crash

British Olympic high jump silver medallist Germaine Mason has died aged 34 after a motorcycle crash in Jamaica. The Jamaica-born athlete, who switched to represent Great Britain in 2006, won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He was a friend of sprinter Usain Bolt, who was on the scene soon after the crash at 04:20 local time on Thursday. “Usain ...

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