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Torres won the Golden Boot because he was the most effective.. In the event of a tie, the Golden Boot will be awarded to the player with the most assists. In a further tie, the winner will be the player spending the least time playing in the tournament(i.e On the pitch). Fernando Torres secured one assist, the same as Mario Gomez, but spent a total of 189 ...


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There are several occasions where man of the match award has been shared by two players Ravi Bopara and Suresh Raina : http://crickethighlights.com/2011/09/suresh-raina-and-ravi-bopara-joint-men-of-the-match-ind-vs-eng-odi-4th/ Muralitharan and Ashraful : www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/image/187690.html


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There could be multiple top goal scorers, but there can only be one Golden Boot winner. Multiple players could score the most amount of goals, but only one will be awarded the Golden Boot. If there is a tie, the player who has the most number of assists will be awarded the Golden Boot. If there is still a tie, then the player who has played the least amount ...


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Yes, here's an example: Alfred and his father Oscar Swahn (Sweden) - 1912, shooting, team gold. Oscar is particularly interesting, "At 64 years of age, he became the oldest gold medalist ever, which he still remains up to today."


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Every member of the active roster The coaching staff The entire front office and ownership The cheerleaders get rings depending on ownership's decision. But it has been the tradition lately for cheerleaders to get rings. Injured Reserve and practice squad get rings if their team decides to give them out to them. Usually they do. Also, in some cases, players ...


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In case of a tie, the Orange cap would be given to the one who has faced lesser balls to achieve this tied score. The Purple cap, in case of a tie at the top, is given to the one who has taken the wickets in the least amount of balls. This can be seen on the official IPL site Purple Cap standings 2013 (the link gets updated at the end of each game. Refer to ...


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As the question is about sharing the player of the match award between two players from same team, here is the example for that in an international match. Sunil Gavaskar and Chetan Sharma shared the "Man of the match" award in World Cup 87. Scorecard of the match.


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Yes, it's possible to share the Man of the Match award between two players of the same team. In a day/night 20-over domestic match between Lahore Eagles vs Karachi Dolphins on 4th December 2012, the man of the match award was given to Atif Maqbool (Karachi Dolphins) and Shahzaib Hasan (Karachi Dolphins). Source


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Only 3 players have accomplished winning all three NBA MVP awards in the same season: Michael Jordan (twice) of the Chicago Bulls - 1995-1996 and 1997-1998 Willis Reed of the New York Knicks - 1969-1970 Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers - 1999-2000 Sources (1) (2) (3)


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This is actually a fairly-common occurrence over the history of the NBA, it just hasn't happened recently: Willis Reed (NYK) - 1970 Lew Alcindor {Kareem Abdul-Jabbar} (MIL) - 1971 Moses Malone (PHI) - 1983 Larry Bird (BOS) - 1984, 1986 Magic Johnson (LAL) - 1987 Michael Jordan (CHI) - 1991, 1992 Hakeem Olajuwon (HOU) - 1994 Michael Jordan (CHI) - 1996, 1998 ...


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At the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, the Netherlands won gold, silver, and bronze in 4 different speed skating events: Men's 5000m: Sven Kramer, Jan Blokhuijsen, and Jorrit Bergsma Men's 500m: Michel Mulder, Jan Smeekens, and Ronald Mulder Men's 10000m: Jorrit Bergsma, Sven Kramer and Bob de Jong Women's 1500m: Jorien ter Mors, Ireen Wüst and Lotte van Beek ...


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I verified what Ben said using a database (http://webscraping.com/data/default/database/54/winter-olympic-medal-count and then cross-referencing the events at http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/winter/) and his recent answers are correct. Before the Dutch multisweep listed, the last multisweeps by one country were: Germany in 84 (speed skating & ...


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If more than one player has equal stats (highest runs or wickets), what will they do? The player with the better strike-rate wins. A player in the field is wearing orange cap for most runs, but in the middle of the innings (it may be first or second) a batsmen from the batting side overtakes his runs. The current highest scorer should have the Orange ...


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Each of the players of the three top-ranked teams who feature on the official team lists shall receive a medal. it's taken from Regulations of the Olympic Football Tournaments London 2012 - By FIFA Chapter XI, Page 53, Article 41 - Olympic medals and diplomas


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Martin guptill and Tom Latham get joint man of the match award for a record partnership in 2015 in harare in Zimbabwe on 04 Aug 2015 for the runs 236 and winning Newzeland by 10 wicket -Reference


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Per this BBC article, the athletes will receive medals that were stripped from the banned competitors: Britain's 4x400m relay squad from the 2008 Beijing Games got their podium moment in front of a home crowd at the London Anniversary Games last month, finally becoming Olympic medallists after a nine-year delay. They are among dozens of ...


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The Laureus World Sports Awards are awarded annually to sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year. The awards are given globally. If we talk about cricket, awards given by ICC (i.e. ICC Awards) are the highest awards for cricket. Also Wisden Cricketers of the Year is also considered one of highest awards.


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See answers in points as in questions. If more than one player has equal stats (highest runs or wickets), what will they do? A. The player with the better strike rate will get the cap. Consider the following situation, A player in the field is wearing orange cap for most runs, but in the middle of the innings (it may be first or second) a batsman from the ...


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After some research, I believe that Wrestling and MMA copied boxing's practice of a championship belt. Let's start with MMA. When UFC began it followed the accepted practice of awarding championship belts, as WWE and WBO do. UFC simply followed along with it's contemporaries. The first belt awarded to a fighter was a boxer given in 1810, according to this ...


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Of course he is an official World Cup winner as he was in the official 22-man call up of Italian national football team for 1982 World Cup. You can also see that he holds the World Cup award from his profile at FIFA.com. Besides that it's a very popular public misconception that if you didn't play a game in the tournament you don't get the title, which is ...


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This trophy made by silversmiths Thomas Lyte is made up of Silver. "Winners of major sports tournaments, such as tennis' ATP World Tour, are invariably rewarded with enormous silver trophies." Logo at the bottom of trophy: And the text written on it is "THE BRAD DREWETT TROPHY1" with previous year winners. The trophy is named The Brad Drwett Trophy in ...


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UEFA Champions League regulations include a section on Trophy and medals, which has three subsections. The only part that directly speaks to medals is 11.03, saying that [t]he winning team is presented with 40 gold medals and the runner-up with 40 silver medals. Additional medals may not be produced. There is no restriction on who these ...


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There is a full overview of all the sweeps in the Winter Olympics at this site: http://www.bsports.com/iotd/sochi-winter-olympics-sweeping-history. However, it hasn't updated (yet) for the latest 2 sweeps of The Netherlands. Based on this, for The Winter Olympics. Total sweeps: 41 2 sweeps by 1 country: 3 Norway, 1 West Germany, 1 Sovjet Union, 1 Germany 3 ...


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This has occurred in the match between Australia and South Africa. On 12 March 2006, Played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg HH Gibbs (South Africa) and RT Ponting (Australia) were name the players of the match. Referred from Espncricinfo.


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He won three super bowls (92,93,95), plus a college football championship (while injured), in 1985. He wasn't a member of any coaching staffs who won championships, as far as I can tell - he's been a commentator since his retirement, for Fox. From looking at the picture, there are three superbowl rings, which would be his pinky finger, middle finger, and ...


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This is fairly common for sports with knockout rounds, as the required "3rd/4th place" playoff match always feel a bit pointless - see for example boxing or taekwondo (links to 2012 rather than 2016 just because the 2016 hasn't yet reached the medal rounds in those sports). For a non-Olympic example of the same, see Euro 2016 where again there is no 3rd/4th ...


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According to official UEFA Super Cup regulations for the period 2015-18 (link here) article 9.04, 40 gold medals are awarded to the winning team. And it's not mentioned that only players who are in the match squad should receive a gold medal. Thus Cristiano Ronaldo could receive a gold medal.


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You can look at it this way: The Gold Medal is awarded to the athletes who have no other athlete before them, in this case Joseph Schooling. The Silver Medal is awarded to the athletes who have one athlete before them, in this case Michael Phelps, Chad le Clos, and László Cseh. The Bronze Medal is awarded to the athletes who have two athletes before them. ...


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The NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award was first awarded for the 1982–83 NBA season, whereas the NBA Most Improved Player Award was first awarded following the 1985–86 season. Since the 1982-83 season, 19 different players have won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award, which are listed below. Moses Malone Larry Bird Magic Johnson Michael Jordan Charles Barkley ...


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