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Thorpe vowed that he would prosper in the 100m freestyle but he knows deep within himself that his dream of qualifying for the London Olympics is hanging now by the slenderest of threads.
Khatib led Champville into halftime clinging onto the slenderest of margins at 41-39 after the home side had kept Riyadi to just three points in transition and 33 percent field goal percentage.
Walcott was denied the chance to make it 2-0 in stoppage time by a fantastic save from Handanovic, leaving Arsenal with just the slenderest of margins to defend in Italy.
On Sunday, July 24, Hull FC will play Leeds Rhinos in a televised quarter-final which is a repeat of the 2005 Challenge Cup final, which Hull won by the slenderest of margins, 25-24.
Inter now hold the lead by the slenderest of margins, with AC Milan also able to go level on points with Roma when they play struggling Lazio on Sunday.
They trail by the slenderest of margins on goal difference Eoe1/4" 30 to 29.
The Belvidere outfit dominated the game but Ashton dug deep for victory by the slenderest of margins.
With England required to dismiss their hosts twice to level the campaign, their slenderest of hopes were almost gone.
These writers wrote often with the slenderest assurances of publication much less of an audience--they followed the teams and endured the same minimal accommodations, the same ignorant treatment at assorted stops, the same grim reality that they were witnessing athletics at a remarkable level, athletics that deserved a wider audience and a greater appreciation.
In fact, his work often seems to maintain only the slenderest connection with the jazz mainstream, although it never feels like any kind of "fusion" or even like experimentation.
Skating to Libertango by Astor Piazolla, Denkova and Staviski brought the crowd at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium to its feet with a breathtaking display and head into the free dance with the slenderest of leads over Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon.
Despite their dominance, Rangers had only the slenderest of leads and as the second-half progressed Barnsley, on the ropes for so long, gained in confidence.