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March 18, 2016

Despatie arrives early
By CHRIS STEVENSON -- SLAM! Sports
 SYDNEY -- This wasn't supposed to be Alexandre Despatie's time.
 C'mon. The precocious 15-year-old diver from Laval, Que., was used to stunning results inspite of his youth, but this was, afterall, the Olympics.
 This was a final. Maybe in four years time...
Sept. 30: Full story
Sept. 30: For Despatie, the sky's the limit now
Sept. 30: Despatie finishes fourth

China wins record fifth diving gold
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- It wasn't a question of whether the Chinese would win the Olympic 10-meter platform diving. They just had to decide which diver.
 Tian Liang outlasted teammate Hu Jia in a battle of perfect 10s to win with 724.53 points Saturday, giving China a record fifth diving gold medal in Sydney.
Sept. 30: Full story and results

Despatie learns to handle perfection
By RYAN PYETTE -- Winnipeg Sun
 SYDNEY -- He tried so hard to be the perfect kid.
 People expected it, right? After all, he was The Phenom. The Can't-Miss Kid. A Canadian hero.
Sept. 30: Full story


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