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United States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000)

English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction

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"It's been an even busier Runner's Village at Kielder Waterside this year, with all sorts going on from the Active Northumberland health activities, to the Cryopod, and I was really pleased to welcome my good mate Daley Thompson to Northumberland for the event.
That will see entrants competing against double Olympic gold medalist Daley Thompson.
Double gold-winning decathlete Daley Thompson said the organisation of sports clubs was vital in sustaining the London legacy.
Daley Thompson, Sharron Davies and David Moorcroft are this weekend completing a cross-country challenge inspired by London 2012 along with BBC presenter John Inverdale.
London: The involvement of the people of Great Britain as a whole has been one of the key features for the success of the London Olympics, according to former world and Olympic decathlon champion Daley Thompson.
2( ANI ): London Olympics chief Lord Sebastian Coe has claimed Michael Phelps, who recently won his record 19th Olympic medal, is not the greatest Olympian but is the most successful one, and recommended the names of Brit decathlon legend Daley Thompson and Brit rower Steve Redgrave's name.
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 01 2012] PruHealth, the UK's fourth-largest health insurer and provider of the Vitality wellness programme, the world's longest-standing incentive-based health improvement solution, has teamed up with Daley Thompson to launch a free 'Walk the Tube with Daley Thompson' app.
[USPRwire, Wed Aug 01 2012] PruHealth, the UK's fourth-largest health insurer and provider of the Vitality wellness programme, the world's longest-standing incentive-based health improvement solution, has teamed up with Daley Thompson to launch a free 'Walk the Tube with Daley Thompson' app.
First on the list was just who would be handed the honour of lighting the Olympic flame with Daley Thompson and Tom Daley just two of the names being thrown in the ring.
Other Olympians considered include Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Roger Bannister, Daley Thompson and Dame Kelly Holmes.
To light Olympic Flame - Hills: Evs Sir Steve Redgrave, 3 Sir Roger Bannister, 5 Dame Kelly Holmes, 12 Daley Thompson, 14 bar; Paddy Power: 1-4 Sir Roger Bannister, 5-2 Sir Steve Redgrave, 13-2 Dame Kelly Holmes, Tom Daley, 16 bar.
Providence Place, which has 75,000 sq ft of office space, and was officially opened by Olympic legend Daley Thompson, is named after a former chapel on the site, demolished in the 1960s.
OLYMPICS: Daley Thompson has declared the World Anti-Doping Agency unfit for purpose due to what he views as a failure to defend the integrity of sport.
It includes contributions by Michael Parkinson, Linford Christie, Daley Thompson, Huw Edwards, Ian Botham, Bobby Charlton and Princess Anne.
Sotherton subscribes to Daley Thompson's philosophy that maintaining a high level of activity over the holiday season gives athletes an edge.