Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Tuesday 28 April, 2015 Strasbourg, 28.04.2015 - The head of Europe's 47-nation human rights organisation has called on Indonesia not to carry out the execution by firing squad of 9 people which is expected to take place in the coming days. "The death penalty is a terrible injustice which can never be put right," said Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. "I urge the Indonesian authorities to refrain from carrying out these ex

Gold medal-winning Heptathlete Jessica Ennis - because wow! #JessicaEnnis #Heptathlete #DinnerCompanions

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Gold medal-winning Heptathlete Jessica Ennis - because wow! #JessicaEnnis #Heptathlete #DinnerCompanions

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

The 101 Most Iconic Photographs in Sports History

2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

50 Biggest Storylines Heading into the 2012 Olympics:    There is no greater pageant in sports than the Olympic Games: 19 days, 36 athletic disciplines and thousands upon thousands of athletes—each bringing their own backstory or sliver of intrigue.    From that bunch, here are our 50 favorite storylines heading into the 2012 London Olympics.

50 Biggest Storylines Heading into the 2012 Olympics

50 Biggest Storylines Heading into the 2012 Olympics: There is no greater pageant in sports than the Olympic Games: 19 days, 36 athletic disciplines and thousands upon thousands of athletes—each bringing their own backstory or sliver of intrigue. From that bunch, here are our 50 favorite storylines heading into the 2012 London Olympics.

London Olympics: Missy Franklin breaks record, wins 200-meter backstroke

London Olympics: Missy Franklin gets another gold, world record

London Olympics: Missy Franklin breaks record, wins 200-meter backstroke

London 2012: Allyson Felix hands off to Bianca Knight at the London Olympic Games 2012 in their WORLD RECORD , Gold Medal 4x100 meter final race. 40.82 seconds.

London 2012: Allyson Felix hands off to Bianca Knight at the London Olympic Games 2012 in their WORLD RECORD , Gold Medal 4x100 meter final race. 40.82 seconds.

2012 London Olympics | Day 11 - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

2012 London Olympics

2012 London Olympics | Day 11 - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

SWIMMING: The quartet of Alicia Coutts, Cate Campbell, Brittany Elmslie and Melanie Schlanger have won Australia’s first gold of the 2012 London Olympic Games with a stunning performance in the women’s 4x100 metre freestyle relay - the final event of the first finals session.    The Aussies set an Olympic record of 3:33.15 to crush the Netherlands’ hopes of back to back Olympic crowns, the Dutch settling for silver in 3:33.79 and the USA the bronze in 3:34.24.

SWIMMING: The quartet of Alicia Coutts, Cate Campbell, Brittany Elmslie and Melanie Schlanger have won Australia’s first gold of the 2012 London Olympic Games with a stunning performance in the women’s 4x100 metre freestyle relay - the final event of the first finals session. The Aussies set an Olympic record of 3:33.15 to crush the Netherlands’ hopes of back to back Olympic crowns, the Dutch settling for silver in 3:33.79 and the USA the bronze in 3:34.24.

American Dana Vollmer sets world record in 100 Fly at the 2012 London Olympics - #olympics

American Dana Vollmer sets world record in 100 fly

American Dana Vollmer sets world record in 100 Fly at the 2012 London Olympics - #olympics

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