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2009-04-24 15:41:04

Teen diving phenom Tom Daley of England has quit school after being bullied and threatened by classmates, his father said. The former Olympian finished seventh in the men's 10 meter platform at the Beijing Games, but Rob Daley, 38, the diver's father, told The Times of London he kept his son at home this week after staff at the Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth refused to take action despite his complaints. He has threatened to move the boy to another school because he feels the...

2009-04-23 12:56:03

British teen Tom Daley, an Olympics diving hopeful, has been the target of taunts by bullies, two London newspapers reported Thursday. The Daily Telegraph reported Rob Daley, the father of the 14-year-old diver, is considering removing his son from Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth because of constant jibes and childish name-calling and antics of his fellow pupils. A report by the Daily Mail said Tom Daley has been called Speedo boy and that bullies have threatened to break his legs....

2009-04-23 12:56:03

British teen Tom Daley, an olympic diving hopeful, has been the target of taunts by bullies, two London newspapers said Thursday. The Telegraph reported that Rob Daley, the father of the 14-year-old diver, is considering removing his son from Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth because of constant jibes and the childish name-calling and antics of his fellow pupils. A report by the Daily Mail said Tom Daley has been called Speedo boy and that bullies have threatened to break his legs....

2008-08-12 12:00:06

By ROBERT JONES AMERICAN Michael Phelps today equalled the record for the most Olympic gold medals in history by claiming his third at the 2008 Games. The 23-year-old, who won six gold medals in Athens, set a world record in the men's 200 metres freestyle with a time of one minute 42.96 seconds to win his ninth Olympic title, equalling the record jointly held by Mark Spitz, athletes Carl Lewis and Paavo Nurmi as well as gymnast Larissa Latynina. In his bid for eight gold medals in...


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