go for (the) gold

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go for (the) gold

To pursue or attempt to achieve the very best possible outcome or reward from some activity, task, or endeavor. A reference to winning a gold medal at a competition, especially for athletics. You have to go for the gold in every aspect of your business if you want to be successful. John: "I'm off to compete in the pie-eating contest." Doug: "Go for gold!"
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Go for Gold Developmental Team's Jay Lampawog, who's also a Villasis, Pangasinan native like Oranza, is running at third overall with an accumulated clocking of 21:19:31, followed by Army-Bicycology Shop skipper Cris Joven with 21:20:02.
George Oconer of Go for Gold finished third in the stage in 5:48:23 to jump from sixth in the overall individual race the day before to No.
In the other game, Wangs-Letran staved off a late Go for Gold rally to win a third straight match, 91-88, and rise to 5-2.
Rounding up the top 10 are CCN Superteam's Irish Valenzuela (17:52:34), Go for Gold Developmental's Ronnel Hualda (17:52:34), Navy-Standard's John Mark Camingao (17:54:26) and Rudy Roque (17:55:04) and Team Franzia's Leonel Dimaano (17:55:10)
And, while Ibra will forfeit a PS1million bonus from the French club if he signs for United before then, negotiations have been complicated further by his ambition to go for gold at the Rio Olympics in August.
When I won gold at the Skills Show in Birmingham in 2013 the aim was to go for gold in Brazil.
2 Glitzy - go for gold - go for gold or silver with a shiny table runner, place settings and napkin.
30pm) THE world's best disabled athletes are about to go for gold in Sochi, Russia.
Go for Gold in Glasgow lists activities from swimming to lawn bowls and gymnastics to shooting as it prepares to welcome a million people from across the globe for the 2014 showcase, from July 23 to August 4.
He also said that the petal should inspire sportspersons in India to go for gold in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
In the Olympic Stadium, 20-year-old former rugby player Lawrence Okoye, who has deferred a place at Oxford to study law to concentrate on athletics, will go for gold in the discus after producing a throw of 65.
40pm), Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome are in action in the men's individual road cycling time-trial (Tuesday, BBC1, 7pm), Victoria Pendleton and Jess Varnish go for gold in the women's team sprint (Thursday, BBC1, 4pm) and there will be highlights and live coverage of Jessica Ennis's bid for gold in the Heptathlon (Friday, BBC1, 7pm).
CHILDREN have been learning how to go for gold with a hop, skip and a jump.
ROWING: Three-time Olympic silver medalist Katherine Grainger has announced she will go for gold again at London 2012.
Youngsters got the chance to go for gold at a mini olympics.