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Olympics: DelPodium! He Medalled!

DelPo wins the first medal for Argentina at these Olympics and his first medal ever.  After a long wait, he’s moved back to the no. 8 ranking.  It may not be a gold medal tale, but this is tremendously well-earned … Continue reading

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Olympics: Into the Final Four

DelPo has reached the SF at the Olympics!  He’s in the final four.  After taking MP against Kei, DelPo let out his trademark roar.  He was so dang happy.  He defeated Kei Nishikori, 6-4 7-6(4) to set up a SF … Continue reading

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Olympics: DelPo is Victorious in Double Duty

DelPo defeated Gillou and reaches the QF, where he will play Nishikori (who pulled off a big upset when he defeated Ferru).  Then, DelPo teamed up with Dulko in mixed dubs to defeat the Russian team of Mikhail Youzhny and … Continue reading

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Olympics: DelPo Defeats Seppi, Despite Poor Serving

Into R3! DelPo escaped with a straight-sets victory over Andreas Seppi (who won Eastbourne in 2011), 6-3 7-6(2).  I wasn’t able to find a stream for this match, but from the Twitter reports, DelPo opened the match by serving 2 … Continue reading

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Olympics: Opening Ceremony & First Day of Action (DelPo Won!)

So London Opening Ceremony happened!  There was quite a debate among journos whether or not it was a great ceremony.  I am very much a fan of these festival-like parades, so I am leaning towards yes.  I don’t think Danny … Continue reading

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Olympics: Draw News!

The draw is out, and tennis fans all around are dumbfounded and upset at the early-round matchups that portend doom and gloom for their favorite tennis players. DelPo opens his campaign against Ivan Dodig of Croatia, the player who once … Continue reading

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Olympics: Vamos, Team Argentina Have Landed in London.

Following a wait, during which the Armada (or rather, Ferru and Feli) took many awesome field-trip like photos of their experience at the London Olympics, Team Argentina have finally congregated: Pico and Nalby are happy munchkins in the cafeteria. DelPo … Continue reading

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Rafa Will Not Be Able to Defend Olympic Gold

In what can only be described as shocking news (in the context of sports), Rafa said he would not be defending his 2008 Olympic gold medal, due to lingering knee problems. Just earlier this month, Rafa had cancelled his exhibition … Continue reading

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What’s the Time Difference Between Argentina & London?

Because DelPo looks awfully sleepy in his mugshot for the 2012 London Olympics: I am perplexed, so I will hastily put together a defense for DelPo:  First of allz, this is DelPo’s Olympics debut, anyone would be caught dumbfounded and … Continue reading

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Countdown to the Olympics Begins!

Today, Argentina’s Olympic Committee announced that field-hockey star Luciana Aymar would be Argentina’s flag bearer.  Aymar is the only player in the world to have been elected the Int’l Hockey Federation’s World Player of the Year seven times.  She is … Continue reading

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