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Thorpe

1. Ian. born 1982, Australian swimmer; won three gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games and six gold medals at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
2. James Francis. 1888--1953, American football player and athlete: Olympic pentathlon and decathlon champion (1912)
3. Jeremy. born 1929, British politician; leader of the Liberal party (1967--76)
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Cheques can be sent to Thorpe Acre Scouts, 16 Moorfield Place, Shepshed LE12 9AW.
.Following the success of the oneday batting, director of England cricket Ashley Giles is hopeful Thorpe will transfer his skills back to the longest form of the game.
Following bends in the roadway we pass Whitton Three Gates Farm (right) and at the top of the slope a bridleway (left) has a sign reading "Thorpe Thewles 1.25 miles".
The Paycom Jim Thorpe Award is awarded to the best defensive back in college football based on performance on the field, athletic ability and character.
Thorpe ended up being acquitted, but he died in 2014, so isn't able to take issue with how he and the scandal are being portrayed here - and it's left to viewers to enjoy and debate this dramatic interpretation of events which rocked Thorpe, the Liberal Party and the nation in the 1970s.
Regarded as one of the greatest athletes in the history of modern sports, Thorpe was also a member of the Sac and Fox Nation.
Thorpe, 39, from Benchill was jailed for 19 years at Manchester Crown Court yesterday after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery.
Andrew Thorpe, 68, is the grandson of the company's co-founder, Frederick William Thorpe.
Early in the second half, playing defense, he and a fellow West Pointer Leland Hobbs zeroed in on Thorpe. Eisenhower had obsessed with "creating his legacy at West Point by hitting Thorpe so hard that it would knock Thorpe out of the game." [10] Anticipating their intent, Thorpe stopped and changed direction and Eisenhower and Hobbs had "a head on collision." [11] Hobbs was carried off the field on a stretcher "dazed and confused." [12] Eisenhower's knee was injured and he had to sit out the rest of the game, forced to "watch hopelessly from the sidelines as Thorpe rushed for nearly 200yards." [13] The following week Ike re-injured his knee during a game against Tufts University--essentially ending his football career.
Thorpe succeeded David D'Arezzo, who departed the company on August 6.
In my opinion, Thorpe was a great man brought down by circumstance and the stupidity of his "friends".