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Tributes To Nelson Mandela Pour In From Sports Figures12 / 06 / 13
The sports world mourns Nelson Mandela , who died yesterday at 95, "leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies." IOC President Thomas Bach called Mandela "a remarkable man who understood that sport could build bridges, break down walls, a...
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