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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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First of all, let's look at the rules and regulation of Ballon d'Or published in 2016(Not able to find 2017 rules), Only respected football Journalists will take part in the voting process (most of the Journalists will be from France, England, Spain, Germany and France Football media outlets.) France Football article shows different jurors from France, ...


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For a national ranking to be meaningful, it is desirable to include as many tournaments as possible, so that a form peak - or injury - at the yearly national championship tournament has only limited impact. Typically, these rankings take into account the average or the best tournament results of the player. For instance, per §6 of the Indian Ranking System ...


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Pepsi Atom Most Valuable Player Award is given to the player who contributes most to his team in all the areas like batting, bowling and fielding. The points added to the player for this award are: 2.5 points will be given for each four 3.5 points will be given for each six 3.5 points will be given for each wicket taken 1 point for each dot ball bowled by a ...


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It is nice to mention that the Dutch speed skaters also had a "single sweep" before, in Nagano 1998, 10K men, with gold for Gianni Romme, Silver for Bob De Jong, and bronze for Rintje Ritsma. De Jong may well take his fourth 10K medal this Olympics, 16(!) years after his first. In a sense he also has a sweep, since his previous three 10K medals are gold (...


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The man of the Series was given to Yuvraj Singh and Graeme Smith jointly in India vs South Africa ODI series held in india 2005/06. Wiki Link. Scorecard for the final match of that series.


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After doing a research which includes Champions league, UEFA cup & super cup winners I found that there are no teams that fits the criteria of more european titles than domestic titles. But I found that Bayer 04 Leverkusen has a 1:1 tally winning 1 German cup (1992–93) and 1 UEFA Cup (1987–88). Ipswich Town is also a team to mention holding a 2:1 ...


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Andrea Pirlo comes up with 18 titles if you count only club and international titles. He's won numerous individual awards as well. Also an olympic bronze :) My second guess would be Thierry Henry, who has had an impressive career of 23 titles, including conference titles from MLS. While I don't have the energy to check many more players, I'd wager the ...


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[As of 2016]: 4 Independent Olympic athletes have won Olympic medals at the 1992 & 2016 Olympics. 3 of them were Yugoslavian (Barcelona 1992) and one from Kuwait (Rio 2016) and all the medals were in Shooting. the medalists are: Fehaid Al-Deehani, Gold medal in Men's double trap. Jasna Šekarić, Silver medal in Women's 10 m air pistol. Aranka Binder, ...


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Each ex aequo "removes" one of places. So if A is first, B and C are ex aequo second and D is third, the final places will be First. A Second. B and C Fourth. D And no third place.


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