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March 18, 2016
Wind dashes Millar's medal hopes
 SYDNEY (CP) -- Blame the wind for Ian Millar's seventh Olympic Games without a medal.
 The most successful competitor in the history of Canadian show jumping was in contention for a bronze Sunday when strong winds blew away his chances of finally capturing an Olympic medal.
Oct. 1: Full story and results

Three-day riders are U.S. highlight
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- The biggest question for the U.S. equestrians before the Sydney Games would be how to handle the long flight and eight-week quarantine for their horses.
 This situation colored many of the decisions concerning team selection, which had to occur earlier than usual going into an Olympics. The next question was how to keep the horses on form during the long quarantine.
Oct. 1: Full story

Dutch rider beats two Germans
 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- The Olympic gold and silver medalists from Atlanta in individual dressage changed places this time around after a spirited competition.
 Anky van Grunsven of the Netherlands rode an energetic and mistake-free Grand Prix freestyle for a record score to defeat 1996 Olympic champion Isabell Werth of Germany.
Sept. 30: Full story and results

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