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On track and field

Perfect 10

Clay performs without flaw in decathlon

By John Powers
Globe Staff / August 23, 2008

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King Gustav V of Sweden started all this in 1912. "You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the world," he told Jim Thorpe, after Thorpe had won the Olympic decathlon in Stockholm. "Thanks, King," the champ replied, not disagreeing. (Full article: 1042 words)

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