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13 Sports Facts That Even The Most Hardcore Fans Don't Know

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

Hey, sports fan! Obviously, there are plenty of things you probably don't know about the less popular sports out there. For example, did you know that...

Forget Steroids, Early Olympians Doped With Testicles

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 10.01.2012 | Weird News

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Forget anabolic steroids in easy-to-swallow tablets, or EPO in clean syringes. Ancient Olympic doper...

11 Weird Things You Didn't Know About The Olympics

Benson Bobrick | Posted 09.05.2012 | Books
Benson Bobrick

The Olympic Games of the ancient Greco-Roman world were held every four years without interruption for a thousand years--from 776 B.C. to A.D. 394--until they were disbanded by the Christian emperors of Rome.