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The trouble with the Olympic Games | Sport | The Guardian

The Guardian - ‎15 hours ago‎
As Rio nears - and in light of the Russian doping scandal, London's debatable legacy and the craven prostrations of prospective future hosts - the Olympic ideal ...

Bring on the Olympic Games - ‎9 hours ago‎
The surprises that the Olympic Games always throw up seem like history if they happened before you are born - Jesse Owens's four golds at Berlin in 1936, perhaps.
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Revealed: the biggest threat to the future of the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Bach was not referring to Russia's state doping regimen, or Rio's readiness for the 31st Summer Games which begins a week on Friday, but another problem entirely, one that, to the International Olympic Committee's hive mind, felt altogether more pressing.

Olympic Games risk irrelevance over soft approach in Russian drug ...

Herald Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
BRONWYN Thompson should be a household name in Australia. She should have been on the podium at the Athens Olympics in 2004, standing in front of an ...

Get ready for the great TV pause - ‎3 hours ago‎
ONCE every four years, like clockwork, television networks press pause on regular broadcasts to make way for the Olympic Games. It remains one of the biggest events on the small screen, where for two weeks almost every eyeball in Australia is drawn to ...
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Warming up: USA routs Venezuela in Olympic Games basketball tune-up

South China Morning Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Kyrie Irving scored 13 points as the USA improved to 4-0 in their run-up to the Olympic Games with an 80-45 exhibition win over Venezuela on Friday.

Local schoolgirl heads to Olympic Games for trip of a lifetime

South Wales Evening Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Local schoolgirl heads to Olympic Games for trip of a lifetime. By Carmarthen Journal | Posted: July 30, 2016. By Rob Harries.
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Team GB track cyclists train in Newport ahead of Rio Olympic Games

British Cycling - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Ahead of the Rio Olympic Games we went behind-the-scenes with Team GB's track cyclists during their training camp in Newport as they make final preparations before the journey to Brazil.

Athens County libraries gear up for Olympic games

Athens Messenger (registration) - ‎2 hours ago‎
But for kids, this summer's Olympic games are probably their first exposure to the competition, and Athens County's public libraries had a hand in getting them pumped for the games and educating them on it, too.

Police officer from the state nominated to guard Olympic Games ...

The New Indian Express - ‎22 hours ago‎
When the Olympic Games kick off on August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a police officer from the state would be standing guard at the biggest sporting event in ...

Olympic Games preview – Part III

Jewish News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Haimy will be taking part in the cross country event, having finished in 18th place at competition in last year's European Games. Taking to the sport as a 12-year-old, he says: “Cross-country Olympic mountain biking has always been close to my heart.

Olympic Games: Trademark Revenues Are High Stakes

Intellectual Property Watch - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Much of our best content is available only to IP Watch subscribers. We are a non-profit independent news service, and subscribing to our service helps support ...
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Edmonton-based Canadian swim team president eyes podium at ... - ‎15 hours ago‎
Less than a week before she flies out to Rio for the Olympic Games, the Edmonton-based president of Swimming Canada told CBC News she's hopeful the team ...

My haven, John Inverdale: The BBC's Olympic Games commentator, 58, in the study at his Surrey home

Daily Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
My favourite is this programme from the historic 1995 Rugby World Cup final in South Africa, but I have lots of Olympic stuff.

David Squires on ... Australia's rich history at the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
I know the Winter Olympics is outside the contemporaneous aspect but if you can have Cliff then there should also be Steven Bradbury.

Olympic Games a chance to get out of tennis bubble, Tennis News ...

The Straits Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
I'm incredibly honoured and proud to have the opportunity to represent Poland at the Olympics in Rio. This will be my third Summer Games and I'm looking ...
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Landmark athletics moments beckon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with just two weeks to go

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎20 hours ago‎
With exactly two weeks to go until the start of the athletics programme at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Friday 12 August, anticipation is already starting to rise about what is in store for athletics fans at the 31st edition of the most prestigious ...

Brazilian pitches prepared for Olympic Games

Horticulture Week - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Following its use at the 2014 World Cup, DLF has been chosen to help Brazilian groundsmen prepare their stadiums for the football element of the Olympics, covering the venues hosting the women and men's football and rugby sevens tournament. August is ...