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  • But the Atlanta, Georgia, native was given her chance in late June when the International Weightlifting Federation IWF modified its competing rules to allow tight-fitting, body-length unitards for the first time.

    IWF Changes Dress Code Rules, Lets Muslim Weightlifter Compete

  • As it slowed, it hit a final irregularity, curved to the right, and flopped onto its side as my lance impacted a body-length off to the left.

    Fire The Sky

  • She looked down, from what seemed like a full body-length above everyone, and saw men with blood on their faces, on their mouths, moving below her, still shouting.

    One Thousand Incarnations and One Thousand Deaths - Part II

  • Pale, shimmering and more elegant than its name would imply, the palm-size creature swims upright, navigating by moving two body-length rows of thin, paddle-shaped protrusions.

    Scientists unveil the squidworm, a newly discovered species

  • David Davies of Britain opened up a five or six body-length lead with a few hundred meters (yards) remaining but couldn't hold it and finished second, 1.5 seconds behind.

    Dutch swimmer wins 6.2-mile marathon

  • PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Monday that the Islamic burqa is not welcome in France, branding the face-covering, body-length gown as a symbol of ...

    Mary Hall: Yes, We're Still Shopping. It's called Retail Therapy.

  • A leggy woman in a body-length, batik-print sarong that tied at the nape of her neck and revealed her defined back and arms, rifled through a duffel bag.

    Sin in Soul's Kitchen

  • She is wearing a body-length brown dress and sitting on one of the black granite tables.


  • Van Dyken finished her first race -- out of the money in the 100-meter freestyle -- flat on her back at poolside, suffering from a body-length muscle cramp.

    Pool Sharks

  • When Kabul's citizens spot a Talib, women hunch in their burkas -- the body-length veil the law requires them to wear -- and men pluck on their beards, which must be at least fist length.

    When Women Are The Enemy


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