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  • 23 Aug
    导出博客文章In a qualifying heat for the womens 5,000 meters in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday,
    American Abbey DAgostino and New Zealands Nikki Hamblin received praise for
    their Olympic spirit. First, when they both fell after getting their legs
    tangled, DAgostino helped up Hamblin and urged her to continue. Then Hamblin
    ended up aiding DAgostino, who had a knee injury. Both managed to finish the
    race.It was the embodiment of the Olympic charter that promotes Olympism and a
    spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.But not all Olympians have paid
    attention to the charter.In Rio, bad sportsmanship has reared its ugly head
    several times. Egyptian Islam El Shehaby refused to shake hands after losing a
    judo match to an Israeli. American soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo said we lost to a
    bunch of cowards after the U.S. was eliminated by Sweden. And Irish boxer
    Michael Conlan went on an obscenity-laced tirade against officials after a
    loss.You can add that trio to this long and varied list of Olympians who have
    displayed bad attitudes and poor sportsmanship at the Summer Games.Violence
    DivisionNicolas Batum, London 2012: With just seconds to go in the France-Spain
    mens basketball quarterfinal, Frances Batum reached around Spains Juan Carlos
    Navarro -- who had the ball -- to punch him in his groin. Batum, angry that a
    Spanish player had just feigned an injury, admitted his guilt. I wanted to give
    him a good reason to flop, Batum said. Later, Batum tweeted an apology for his
    stupid act.Angel Matos, Beijing 2008: After being disqualified in a semifinal
    taekwondo match, the Cuban retaliated. First he pushed a judge, then he kicked
    the Swedish referee in the face. Matos followed by spitting on the floor and was
    escorted out. The sports governing body disqualified him and banned him for
    life. This is an insult to the Olympic vision, an insult to the spirit of
    taekwondo and, in my opinion, an insult to mankind, said Yang Jin-suk, the
    secretary general of the World Taekwondo Federation.Melissa Tancredi, London
    2012: The Canadian womens soccer player lost her cool in a chippy 4-3 semifinal
    loss to the United States, appearing to deliberately stomp on the head of
    American Carli Lloyd late in the game. Tancredi didnt receive a red card for her
    actions, and FIFA took no action against her.Uruguay mens basketball team,
    Helsinki 1952: Uruguay won the bronze medal while making enemies of every team
    it played. In a rough semifinal against France, all but three Uruguay players
    fouled out by the end of the game, and Uruguayans twice attacked the U.S.
    referee because of disputes, once kicking him in the groin. That resulted in the
    ban of two players from the Olympics. Uruguays next match resulted in three
    injured players on the Soviet team. Uruguay finished with a victory over
    Argentina that included a game-stopping brawl and so many fouls that the teams
    had only seven players on the court at games end.Cheater DivisionBoris
    Onischenko, Montreal 1976: The Soviet army colonel was one of the worlds top
    modern pentathletes and a former world champion, but he was discovered using an
    epee in the fencing portion of the competition that was illegal. It had been
    rigged to register hits on opponents via a button on the handle, even when he
    missed. He was disqualified and sent home.Fred Lorz, St. Louis 1904: The
    American, a bricklayer by trade, finished first in the marathon, but he wasnt
    very sporting about it. After running the first nine miles he started cramping,
    so he hitched a ride in a car for 11 miles. He got out and walked/ran the final
    six miles to the finish line, where he was hailed as the victor and posed for
    photos until he was called out by witnesses. At that point, he claimed it was a
    joke.Robert Charpentier, Berlin 1936: The record books show the French cyclist
    won the 100-kilometer road race, coming from behind to nip teammate Guy Lapebie
    by 0.2 seconds. Lapebie couldnt understand why hed felt himself slow as
    Charpentier passed him. He discovered the reason much later, when he went to see
    Leni Riefenstahls Nazi propaganda film Olympia about those Games. The final
    seconds of the race were shown, and Lapebie saw Charpentier reach out and tug
    Lapebies shorts as he sped past. Others, however, didnt view the film as
    conclusive, and the result stood.Drug cheats, multiple Games: Theres Ben
    Johnson, Marion Jones, Lance Armstrong, the East German swim team, Russian track
    stars, Tyson Gay and even an Irish swimmer named Michelle Smith, who came out of
    nowhere to win three gold medals in 1996 at Atlanta. Unfortunately, the list is
    far too long and growing longer. Bad sportsmanship personified.Cheater Division,
    Animal ClassificationWaterford Crystal, Athens 2004: The horse of Irish
    equestrian Cian OConnor in the show jumping competition tested positive for two
    banned substances -- used by humans as sedatives -- and OConnor had to forfeit
    his gold medal. In 2005, the international governing body of the sport upheld
    the decision but supported OConnors claim that the horse had been given the
    drugs to keep him calm during treatment of a minor injury.Violating the Spirit
    DivisionWladyslaw Kozakiewicz, Moscow 1980: After hearing whistles and jeers
    almost every time he jumped, the Polish pole vaulter made an obscene gesture
    toward the hometown fans after setting a world record and winning the gold. The
    gesture shocked Soviet officials and many fans but earned Kozakiewicz fame back
    home, where tensions were high with the Soviet Union. He was voted sportsman of
    the year in Poland.Italian fencing team, Paris 1924: The team foil event came
    down to France vs. Italy. When officials allowed a questionable deciding touch
    to a French fencer, the Italians were furious and verbally assaulted the
    Hungarian judge, who then complained to a jury of appeal that the Italians had
    been abusive. The Italian team eventually withdrew, reportedly singing a Fascist
    party hymn as it left, and forfeited the match and the later individual foil
    competition.Four womens badminton doubles teams, London 2012: Two pairs from
    South Korea and one each from China and Indonesia were disqualified from play
    for losing on purpose to avoid matchups with stronger teams in the
    quarterfinals. Their non-efforts elicited jeers from the crowd as they served
    into the net and let shots drop to the court. In his defense, South Korean coach
    Sung Han-kook told the media, The Chinese started this. They did it first.Philip
    Hindes, London 2012: When the British cyclist got off to a bad start in the
    three-man, three-lap team sprint, he admitted to crashing his bike on purpose to
    get a restart. Rules allow for a restart if there is a crash early in a race.
    Hindes and his teammates went on to win gold. Hindes, born in Germany to a
    British father, told reporters after the race, I did it on purpose to get a
    restart, just to have the fastest ride. ... It was all planned, really. Later,
    British cycling officials said Hindes comments had been lost in translation
    because English was his second language. The French coach said it wasnt
    cheating, but it is not very good for the image of cycling.Team USA, Seoul 1988:
    At the opening ceremonies, the U.S. team was an undisciplined, free-flowing mass
    of humanity. Some athletes left the track to wave to family members, a few wore
    Mickey Mouse ears and several held up signs with messages for television. The
    South Koreans were offended, and the Americans movements inhibited other
    delegations marching near them. Said Canadian Dick Pound, an IOC vice president:
    As one of the leading countries in the Olympic Games, with a special role here
    in Korea, they should have thought, Lets not act like total klutzes. I dont
    think thats the image the United States wants to be spreading around the
    world.Bad Loser DivisionAli Mazaheri, London 2012: The Iranian heavyweight boxer
    lost his bout with a Cuban but stormed out of the ring without shaking the
    referees hand or waiting for the victors hand to be raised. Mazaheri threw down
    his headgear and gloves, and then he left. After being called for numerous
    holding offenses, Mazaheri called the bout a fix.Pakistans mens field hockey
    team, Munich 1972: Pakistan reached the gold medal game vs. West Germany but
    lost 1-0 on a goal with 10 minutes to play. Pakistani players disputed the goal,
    but it was upheld. Fans, team officials and Pakistani players crowded around the
    judges table, and someone doused water on the chief of the International Hockey
    Federation. At the medal ceremony, Pakistans players turned their backs when the
    winners national anthem was played.Ibragim Samadov, Barcelona 1992: The
    weightlifter from Russia -- competing for what was called the Unified Team (made
    up of pieces of the former Soviet Union) -- finished in a three-way tie for
    first in the light-heavyweight division. But he was awarded third place because
    he was slightly heavier than his foes (which is considered an advantage). At the
    awards ceremony, Samadov refused to accept his bronze medal, throwing it to the
    floor before briskly walking away. When another lifter retrieved it and brought
    it to him, Samadov threw it down again. He apologized the next day, but he was
    disqualified and banned for life by the International Weightlifting
    Federation.Ara Abrahamian, Beijing 2008: The Greco-Roman wrestler from Sweden
    felt he was cheated out of a gold medal in 2004 because of judging, so he was
    angry and disgusted after a loss to an Italian that left him with a bronze medal
    four years later. After shaking hands with other athletes on the podium, he
    stepped down, walked to the wrestling mat, threw down his bronze medal and then
    held an impromptu news conference nearby, blasting officials as corrupt. The IOC
    disqualified him for his behavior.Bad Winner Division, GoldUsain Bolt, Beijing
    2008: The Jamaican sprinter blew away the competition in the 100 and 200 meters,
    but Olympic officials werent happy with his antics. IOC president Jacques Rogge
    said Bolts behavior was over the top and not the way we perceive being a
    champion. At the end of the 100 meters, Bolt had pounded his chest and held his
    arms out wide before the race was over and still set a world record. After
    setting another record in winning the 200, he mostly ignored all his
    competitors, danced and walked around the track yelling, I am No. 1! Other
    athletes didnt see a problem, but Rogge said, He still has to mature.Bad Winner
    Division, SilverMcKayla Maroney, London 2012: The American gymnast was favored
    to win the vault, but a mistake earned her a silver medal instead. On the medal
    stand, she made a face -- looking as if she were sour about having to settle for
    silver -- that upset many and went viral as a meme. Later, she said her
    expression was of disappointment in her performance and not disrespectful of the
    medal. She took ownership and later posed with President Barack Obama in the
    White House as they both made the not impressed face.
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    . Peter Gammons, an analyst for Major League Baseballs
    network and website, drew the ire of hockey fans on Sunday when he criticized
    the two NHL teams on Twitter for their physical game the night before.
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    . -- Claudio Bieler hadnt scored since early
    September, and not from the run of play since mid-July.
    . If ever they start actually putting pictures beside words in the dictionary,
    the Blue Jays left-handers mug will appear beside “Consistency.
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    . Coach Mike Munchak says Fokou stretched ligaments in
    his left knee Oct. 13 against Seattle, which could keep out up to five weeks
    even though the linebacker didnt need surgery.
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    . PETERSBURG, Fla. A look at whats happening all
    around the majors Friday:---STREAKINGJayson Werth has reached base safely in 46
    straight games, tying the Nationals/Expos franchise mark set by Rusty Staub for
    Montreal spanning the 1969-70 seasons. Werth hit an RBI double Thursday night at
    Atlanta to extend the string and can set the team record vs. the Braves.REMEMBER
    ME?Red Sox ace Rick Porcello faces his former team when Boston takes on the
    Tigers at Comerica Park. Porcello pitched for Detroit from 2009-14 and is 16-3
    with a 3.30 ERA this season. Rookie Michael Fulmer (10-3) starts against him.ON
    THE ROADWinners in 18 of their last 21 games and owners of the best record in
    the majors, the Chicago Cubs are set to spend some time away from Wrigley Field.
    They open a nine-game trip in Colorado, where Kyle Hendricks (11-7,
    2.dddddddddddd9) starts vs. the Rockies at Coors Field. Chicago plays 18 of its
    next 25 on the road.SLIDERSAstros righty Collin McHugh and Orioles lefty Wade
    Miley are both overdue for a victory going into a matchup of playoff contenders
    at Camden Yards. McHugh is 0-4 with a 7.65 ERA in his last four starts. Miley
    makes his fourth start since being traded from Seattle -- hes 0-2 with a 7.04
    ERA with the Orioles.TRY AGAINJames Shields has a 20.25 ERA in his last three
    starts for the White Sox. Hell try to reverse that slide when he pitches at home
    against Oakland. Shields is 5-14 overall this season -- hes 3-7 with a 7.34 ERA
    since Chicago got him in a trade with the Padres. ' ' '