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World gymnastics ‘goddess’, Romanian Nadia Comăneci turns 55

The first female gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event, Romanian Nadia Comăneci is turning 55 today. She was born in the small town of Onesti, Bacau county on November 12, 1961. At ...

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Romanian athletes – ‘dressed for success’ in view of Rio Olympics

The Romanian Olympic Sports Committee (COSR) hosted the presentation of the new clothing for Romanian athletes to compete at Rio Olympic Games. The clothing is produced by Italian Kappa Company and includes navy blue trousers, white, yellow and red T-shirts ...

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World Gymnastics Championships: Romania fails to qualify for the Olympics. Nadia Comaneci: I’ll stand by them

Romania’s women’s gymnastics team failed on Saturday to qualify directly to the Olympics in 2016 and would participate in premiere to the pre-Olympic tournament. Former gymnast Nadia Comaneci said in an interview with FIG, she feels sad for the Romanian ...

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Karate: Romania, first in the medal standings at the first unified World UWK

Romania stands on the first place in the medal standings at the World Championships for karate WUKF for cadets, juniors and seniors, the first edition of the World unified Championships United World Karate (UWK) in Koper (Slovenia) during October 12-18. ...

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Marius Ionescu won the Dusseldorf marathon

Romanian athlete Marius Ionescu, legitimized with CSM Craiova, won on Sunday the Dusseldorf marathon in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 19 seconds, achieving also the qualification for both World Athletics Championships (August 22 to 30, Beijing, China) and for the Olympics ...

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Sunday in Bucharest: European Cup Women’s Foil

This Sunday Bucharest will host the Women’s Foil European Cup at the ‘Mihai Viteazul’ Sports Hall. Six teams will compete: CSA Steaua Bucharest, CSU Poli Timisoara, CDS Mangiarotti (Italy), Bourg la Reine (France), Hapoel Akko Romach Abirim (Israel) and the ...

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