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THE 8 EVENTSMen (4): 3m springboard, 10m platform, synchronised 3m springboard, synchronised 10m platformWomen (4): 3m springboard, 10m platform, synchronised 3m springboard, synchronised 10m platformTHE FORMATIndividual springboard and platform eventsQualifying round to determine 18 semi-finalists, and then 12 competitors advance to the final. Gary Carter Jersey . In each round there are 6 dives for men and 5 for women. Marks are never carried over to the next round.Synchronised events8 pairs of divers, with no qualifying round. 6 dives for men and 5 for women.MILESTONES17th centuryDuring the summer, gymnasts in Germany and Sweden travel to the beach to practise their acrobatic feats over the water.1904Diving makes its Olympic debut in St. Louis, although only the mens platform event features.1908Introduction of the mens 3m springboard event at the London Games.1912Women make their Olympic debut in the platform event in Stockholm.1920The womens springboard completes the Olympic diving programme in Antwerp. It will remain unchanged for the next 80 years.2000Introduction of synchronised springboard and platform events, for both men and women, in Sydney.STARSPatricia McCormick (United States)4-time Olympic champion. Double gold medallist in springboard and platform events at the 1952 Games in Helsinki. Pulled off the same feat four years later in Melbourne. The only woman, along with Chinese diver Fu Mingxia, to have won four Olympic gold medals in the sport.Klaus Dibiasi (Italy)One of the sports high-flyers. Olympic platform champion in 1968, 1972 and 1976, making him the only diver, male or female, to have won 3 consecutive titles in the same discipline. Also won two Olympic silver medals (platform in 1964 and springboard in 1968). Two-time platform world champion (1973 and 1975).Greg Louganis (United States)The successor. Like McCormick, he won the springboard and platform titles at consecutive Games in 1984 and 1988. With his silver medal in the platform in 1976, he equalled the great Dibiasi, who also won five Olympic medals. Five-time world champion (3 in platform, 2 in springboard). Noah Syndergaard Mets Jersey . -- Three close looks at the bucket, three misses. Custom New York Mets Jersey . Vettel was 0.168 seconds faster than Red Bull teammate Mark Webber around the Suzuka circuit. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was two tenths of a second off Vettel. "The car balance is decent, but I think we can still improve," Vettel said.http://www.baseballmetsofficial.com/tom-seaver-jersey-c-18/ .com) - The red-hot Los Angeles Kings will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high seven games when they visit the Edmonton Oilers for Sundays clash at Rexall Place. Geelong superstar Patrick Dangerfield says strike action during the AFLs pre-season competition remains an option as the AFLPA seeks a better deal for players.On the day the AFL announced the fixture for its rebadged pre-season competition, the JLT Community Series, Dangerfield told reporters it could be affected by industrial action if the AFL doesnt resume stalled talks on a new revenue sharing model.Its a chance, Im not saying its a definite possibility, but certainly if nothing gets done then we need to look at all avenues to secure a deal, Dangerfield said.At the moment the AFL isnt speaking to the PA ... were not going to get anything done unless the conversation starts.Nothings off the table at the moment ... as (AFLPA chief executive) Paul Marsh has already stated, we havent reached an agreement and were a fair way away, so it would be good to sit down with the boss (AFL chief Gillon McLachlan) and hopefully strike a deal thats fair for all parties.AFLPA delegates from around the country will connvene in the Victorian coastal town of Torquay this week to discuss the stalled negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Dwight Gooden Mets Jersey. The AFL has baulked at the players demand for a new percentage-based revenue sharing model that they say gives them more incentive to help grow the game.Dangerfield, a member of the AFLPA board, admitted it was frustrating that the league had broken off talks and reiterated the PAs firm stance on the issue.We have a clear direction from all 850 players, who we represent, and its not until we satisfy the needs of those players that well be satisfied, he said.It is a bit (frustrating) ... as players there is no game (without us).The game starts with us. Were a part of the AFL, we understand there are other areas of the game that need to be catered for as well - fan engagement and stadiums - but without players there is no competition. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '