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Matildas have 'belief' to bring back a medal from Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
While she "hated" the tough training at the time, Matildas striker Michelle Heyman says the team's belief they can win an Olympic gold medal was born in a training camp before they won through their qualifiers. The Matildas are at the Australian ...
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What does Brazil's political crisis mean for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Olympics are fewer than 100 days away. The torch has been lit at the site of the ancient games in Olympia, in Greece, and has begun its journey to Brazil, where it will land on May 3 carrying what International Olympic Committee president Thomas ...

Hudson Montessori School transforms into the Olympic games (PHOTOS) - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Hudson Montessori School held its Seventh Annual Social Studies Fair yesterday, themed around the Olympics in anticipation of this summer's games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Elementary students were immersed in studying the ancient and modern ...

Greece will always be the home of the Olympic Games

Neos Kosmos - ‎4 hours ago‎
The hair on the back of my neck stood up as my friends rose to their feet one by one and sang their hearts out to the Greek national anthem.
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Olympian's skimpy cossie makes big splash

Fox Sports - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
GREAT Britain have unveiled their Olympic Games outfits - designed by Paul and Linda's daughter Stella McCartney - and the biggest splash was made by the skimpiest of the lot.

Angola: Olympic Games - Female Handball Team Placed in 'Death Group' - ‎17 hours ago‎
Luanda - The Angolan senior females handball team have ended up in group A of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, alongside Brazil, Montenegro, Romania, Spain and Norway, as a result of last Friday's draw.

US Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad On Race, Religion And The Olympic Games

Forbes - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
As the daughter of a teacher and drug detective, New Jersey native, Ibtihaj Muhammad, never imagined that being an Olympian would be in her future. At 13-years-old, Muhammad started fencing, a sport that historically has lacked diversity and inclusion.
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Snapchat Is Coming to the Summer Olympic Games

Vanity Fair - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The grand tradition of the Olympic Games has been around for centuries—through world wars, great depressions, and now, the greatest change of all: Snapchat.

Dream Olympic build-up announced for Venezuela men

FIBA - ‎9 hours ago‎
CARACAS (Rio 2016 Olympics) - Venezuela hit the heights last summer when they won the FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico City to qualify for the Olympics. Not since 1992 in Barcelona have the vinotinto played at a Summer Games. The prestige of ...
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Rio 2016 official broadcaster ESPN brings the Olympic Games to the Caribbean audience

Jamaica Observer - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
As the 100-days countdown of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games begins, ESPN Caribbean, the official broadcaster of Rio 2016, announces an impressive list of Olympic experts reporting from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including Caribbean's top former Olympic ...

Panam perfect practise in Havana for Olympic Games

Judo Inside - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Rafael Silva secured Brazil's second gold medal of the day, in the final against David Moura, it made clear who's the likely nominee for the Olympic Games heavy weight category. Silva won bronze in London and will try to win a second medal in the ...
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Dilma Rousseff admits she may miss out on Olympic Games role

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Dilma Rousseff, the embattled president Brazilian president, has acknowledged the possibility that she may not play any official role during the Olympic Games if the senate passes an impeachment motion against her. The Brazilian parliament's lower ...

Emma Pooley just 'two months off' Rio Olympic Games form

Cycling Weekly - ‎May 1, 2016‎
With less than 100 days to go until the Games, she explained that she was lacking the top end power required to be competitive but was confident of being able to put herself into contention for selection for the Olympic Games road events in August. “I ...

EOC Olympic Games Commission hold pre Rio 2016 meeting in Minsk - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Minsk was among the cities mooted as potential hosts for the second edition of the European Games in 2019, for which a location is yet to be confirmed.
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Adam Scott rules himself out of Rio 2016 Olympic Games golf event

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Adam Scott is too busy to try and win a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games. In a move that shines some perspective on the newly added golf tournament, the world number explained that his packed schedule, as well as increasingly busy family life, meant ...
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Dutch Noah's Ark replica sailing to Brazil for Olympic Games

Arutz Sheva - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
JTA -- A Dutch Christian organization is planning to sail a "replica" of Noah's Ark to reach Brazil during the Summer Olympics and the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Longer than an official soccer field, the vessel was built following the biblical ...
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Rio 2016: Australia's uniforms for the Olympic games unveiled

The Australian - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Rio 2016: Australia's uniforms for the Olympic games unveiled. AAP; April 19, 2016 1:35PM; Save; Print. Morgan Mitchell unveils the official uniforms to be worn by the Australian Olympic team during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Picture: Brett Costello.
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Why the AOC should take Grant Hackett to the Olympic Games in Rio

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
So, here's the choice. Cast Grant Hackett - who for 99.9 per cent of his swimming career has been an exemplar of great courage and ability mixed with good behaviour and good blokedom - into outer purgatory for disgracing himself once again, while on ...

Team GB launch new kit for the Olympic games in Rio – in pictures

The Guardian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Team GB launch new kit for the Olympic games in Rio - in pictures. Team GB launch the new Adidas kit for the Olympic games in Rio designed by Stella McCartney. Daffydd Bynon · @daff_25. Wednesday 27 April 2016 07.06 EDT Last modified on ...