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(RNS) This year’s event, which begins July 18, brings together more than 9,000 athletes from 77 countries to compete in 38 sporting events. The American contingent is the largest visiting delegation.


  1. Raj Koothrappali: [Looking at a crucifix in a Catholic church] None of our gods have abs like that.

    Howard Wolowitz: Yeah… that’s the last Jew who did sit-ups. Look where it got him.