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Nigeria’s First Female Olympic Gold Medallist – Chioma Ajunwa-Opara


Nigeria’s Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, the only woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal for Nigeria. She won gold in the long jump at the 1996 Olympic games.

 

She was the first African woman to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic games.

 

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/10/sport/chioma-ajunwa-nigeria-long-jump/index.html

 

http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2012/08/10/african-voices-chioma-ajunwa.cnn

 
After her athletic career, she is now a police officer.  She also spoke about allegations of taking performance enhancing drugs.

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The Ben Johnson Story


Remember Ben Johnson? Former 100 meter world record holder and Olympic champion who was stripped of his Olympic gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics after testing positive for anabolic steroids. The guy who brought the word “stanozolol” into everyday vocabulary…yeah – THAT guy.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2010/oct/05/ben-johnson-drugs-olympics

Well he’s back, he is about to release his autobiography….and this is his story. He says he was the victim of a conspiracy he says, and someone spiked his drink….

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