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Marathon Medal Table for 2008 Paralympics[edit]

The total number of medals for Great Britain does not tally with the gold/silver/bronze medals listed. Unable to establish where the mistake is to edit it myself.

Spanish 1980 flag[edit]

Spain Olympic Flag 1980.svg

Regarding this edit and the given image – these were added in 2012 and the image was self-made by that editor (@Orange Tuesday:). I can't find any indication that this was used at the 1980 Olympics. It seems strange that Spain would use a different flag from the other Olympic boycott nations and it not be documented. FYI - this is the official Spain NOC flag, so can be used on that article, but should it be removed from the template pending sourced confirmation? SFB 18:33, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

Leaflet For Wikiproject Olympics At Wikimania 2014[edit]

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Adikhajuria (talk) 15:25, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Living people on EN wiki who are dead on other wikis[edit]

The following individuals who are in the scope of this project are showing to be alive on the English wiki, but deceased on another language wiki:

  1. Epaminondas Samartzidis: it:Morti nel 1996
  2. Freimut Stein: de:Gestorben 1986 / ru:Умершие в 1986 году
  3. Gertrude Liebhart: de:Gestorben 2008 / no:Dødsfall i 2008
  4. Hiroshi Yoshizawa: ja:2013年没
  5. Igor Runov: it:Morti nel 2011 / ru:Умершие в 2011 году
  6. Josef Matouš: no:Dødsfall i 1999 / pl:Zmarli w 1999
  7. Koichi Hirakida: ja:1993年没 / ru:Умершие в 1993 году
  8. Kurt Schmid: de:Gestorben 2000 / no:Dødsfall i 2000 / sl:Umrli leta 2000
  9. Markus Gähler: de:Gestorben 1997
  10. Mikhail Semyonov: ru:Умершие в 2006 году
  11. Mircea Grabovschi: sl:Umrli leta 2002
  12. Nadezhda Khnykina-Dvalishvili: de:Gestorben 1994 / fi:Vuonna 1994 kuolleet / ja:1994年没 / pl:Zmarli w 1994 / ru:Умершие в 1994 году
  13. Nebojša Popović (handballer): sv:Avlidna 2001 (living)
  14. Sergey Lizunov: ru:Умершие в 2003 году
  15. Tatyana Veinberga: lv:2008. gadā mirušie / ru:Умершие в 2008 году
  16. Valentina Kamenyok-Vinogradova: ru:Умершие в 2002 году
  17. Viktor Makhorin: ru:Персоналии, чья дата смерти не установлена
  18. Vladimir Sevryugin: ru:Персоналии, чья дата смерти не установлена
  19. Yevgeni Groshev: de:Gestorben 2013 / no:Dødsfall i 2013 / ru:Умершие в 2013 году / sl:Umrli leta 2013

Please help to find reliable sources to confirm if these individuals are alive or dead, or correct any mis-categorization on the relevant foreign-language article(s). Please see WP:LIVINGDEAD for more info and raise any issues on the talkpage. Thanks. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 08:51, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

I've checked through Sports-Reference.com for all of the names and killed off three. Some more may be lying in this Journal of Olympic History link (up to June 2003). Foreign sources may well be required for the rest. SFB 10:26, 15 June 2014 (UTC)
I did much the same and some googling. Epaminondas Samartzidis was already dead but not noted. Nebojša Popović is also the name of an Olympic basketball player. The basketball player died in 2001, perhaps attributed to the wrong person on the other wiki. Tatyana Veinberga does not show up in sports-reference (at all) as a member of the team. There was a governor of Tula who also bears the name of Vladimir Sevryugin who died, again possibly the wrong name attribution though what little I can get out of Cyrillic the Russian wikipedia does not show a date of death, just a question mark. Trackinfo (talk) 18:15, 15 June 2014 (UTC)
Looking back though the Slovenian edit history, it was an error on the Popović article with confusion with the basketball player. I've scratched this one. SFB 19:21, 15 June 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for everyone's help with this. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 10:32, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

Cycling categorization[edit]

See Category talk:Olympic sports#Olympic cycling categorization. Thanks! --Dennis Bratland (talk) 21:43, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Leaflet For Wikiproject Olympics At Wikimania 2014 (updated version)[edit]

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Adikhajuria (talk) 16:40, 25 June 2014 (UTC)

Requested move for Estádio do Maracanã[edit]

See Talk:Estádio do Maracanã#Requested move to Maracanã Stadium June 2014 for a requested move for Estádio do Maracanã to Maracanã Stadium. Heymid (contribs) 17:07, 25 June 2014 (UTC)