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International Health Experts Want Rio's Olympic Games Postponed Because of Zika

VICE - ‎13 hours ago‎
More than 100 health experts have called for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero to be postponed or moved because of fears that they could accelerate the spread of the Zika virus around the world.
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Sonny Bill Williams at Rio 2016 Olympic Games would be 'awesome' says New Zealand captain

Rio 2016 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
New Zealand's rugby sevens captain Tim Mikkelson has said it would be “awesome” to have Sonny Bill Williams in the All Blacks squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Speaking on Copacabana beach on Wednesday (25 May), Mikkelson said the two-time ...
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Rio 2016: NI's Huston qualifies for Olympic Games

BBC News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Belfast archer Patrick Huston will compete in the Rio Games after finishing third at the European qualifying competition in Nottingham.

Road to the Olympic Games: Diamond League track & field - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This week's show featured live action from the star-studded Diamond League track and field event at the historic Hayward Field.

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup canoe, kayak - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Click on the video player above on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting Canada's top athletes.

Rome 2024 unveil new website to boost bid for Olympic Games - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Rome 2024 have also held a co-ordination meeting with Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) delegates abroad and representatives of the Italian community abroad to help develop a "shared strategy".
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Savannah Marshall secures place at 2016 Olympic Games - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Savannah Marshall secured her place at the 2016 Olympic Games as quarter-final victories for the middleweight and flyweight Nicola Adams saw Great Britain guarantee two medals at the AIBA Women's World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.
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Jarryd Hayne has plenty of options post Rio 2016 Olympic Games, says Wayne Beavis

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Jarryd Hayne will sit down with his manager next week to begin discussing his post-Olympics future. After an underwhelming rugby sevens debut for Fiji in London that followed his stunning NFL retirement, the former San Francisco 49er is rapidly trying ...
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Canberra BMX queen Caroline Buchanan trades parties for Olympic Games prep

The Canberra Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Rio Olympic Games medal hope Caroline Buchanan is trading an Australian farewell tour for laying the groundwork to what she hopes will be the biggest moment of her career in Rio.
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Williams ready to relaunch Olympic Games campaign

The Canberra Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The 10-centimetre scar on the inside of Australian women's sevens captain Sharni Williams' knee will serve as a constant reminder of her journey to the Rio Olympic Games. But after growing up idolising the Wests Tigers in the NRL and dreaming of ...

THE WEEKENDER: Why righting sporting wrongs is an Olympian task

South Wales Argus - ‎21 hours ago‎
SEVENTY days from now, the curtain will rise on the 31st Olympic Games, or as those organising this four-yearly shebang would have it, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
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Jo Pavey's Olympic Games ambitions dealt a huge blow as she fails to hit qualifying time at national trials - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Yet to race at all so far this year, reports from within the 42-year-old's camp had suggested she was in strong shape in recent months as she prepared to make her bid to qualify for a fifth consecutive Olympic Games. Unable to shake off the effects of ...
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Rio 2016 releases handball match schedule for Olympic Games

Rio 2016 - ‎May 20, 2016‎
"I am certain that we are ready to start the Olympic Games well," Morten Soubak, the Brazil women's coach said.

Women's volleyball groups defined for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The pools for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games women's volleyball tournament were finalised this Monday (23 May), following the completion of the qualifying tournaments over the weekend.

Tanzania: At Comes Up With Plan for Olympic Games Hopefuls - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Dar es Salaam - Athletics Tanzania will (AT) field more athletes in topflight oversees championships with a view to increasing the number of runners qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games. With the June deadline for Olympic hopefuls to seek the required ...
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MediaCityUK chosen as Rio 2016 Olympic Games Team GB FanZone

Manchester Evening News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
MediaCityUK on Salford Quays has been chosen as the official Team GB FanZone for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The site will host live coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on the large screen in the piazza. Entry to the FanZone is free and there will ...