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Ward fought back from deficit

Updated: August 29, 2004, 2:35 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Andre Ward and his father had been too close not to share this moment, just like they shared everything else. Standing on the medal podium, Ward looked upward and blew a kiss to the man who had meant so much to him.

Frank Ward would have been proud of his son -- an Olympic gold medalist.

"I believe he was looking down on me,'' Ward said. "I just wish he was here.''

Boxing in the memory of his late father, Ward became the only American boxer to win a ...

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