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Double trouble in Athens

Double trouble in Athens

August 28, 2004: Sprint kayaker Adam van Koeverden wins gold in the K-1 500m event at the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens. He is Canada’s only double medallist of the Games, having won bronze in the K-1 1000m a day earlier.

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History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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