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  1. athletes

    An athlete (also sportsman or sportswoman) is a person who competes in one or more sports that involve physical strength, speed, or endurance. Athletes may be professionals or amateurs. Most professional athletes have particularly well-developed physiques obtained by extensive physical training and strict exercise accompanied by a strict dietary regimen.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Athletes

    Individuals who have developed skills, physical stamina and strength or participants in SPORTS or other physical activities.

Editors Contribution

  1. athletesnoun

    Plural noun of the word athlete.

    Athletes village is a place created in the city who hosts the olympic games where all athletes, their coaches, management and other relevant people stay during the games.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 17, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of athletes in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of athletes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Director General Margaret Chan:

    I want to reassure you that the government is working very closely with the international Olympic movement, with the local organizing committee, supported by the WHO, to make sure we have a very good work plan to target the mosquito, and to make sure that people who will come here either as visitors or athletes will get the maximum protection they need, i am confident the government can do it.

  2. Mary Willingham:

    I wanted to show other potential whistleblowers out there that it's possible to survive a fight with a big-money machine. I settled because I thought that it was time to get focused back on the issue of athletes and their educations -- to correct the injustice in the NCAA system.

  3. Jessi Miley-Dyer:

    It was an important statement to make around the value of our athletes. More than anything, it speaks to the emphasis on women’s surfing. We believe men and women are valued the same, it’s the right thing to do.

  4. Jeffrey Follmer:

    It's pretty pathetic when athletes think they know the law. They should stick to what they do best on the field, the Cleveland Police protect and serve Browns stadium.

  5. United States:

    It's wonderful to see the sports industry modeling what others should be striving for, equal pay. I think the women athletes used their platform, with little allyship from their male counterparts, to achieve this, this victory will have important implications throughout global soccer because of the importance of the United States Women's team and National Women's Soccer League( NWSL) internationally.

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