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Olympic Movement celebrated #sport4betterworld on 6 April

Sporting bodies and organisations join global celebrations on 6 April The second edition of the IDSDP, which recognises sport as an instrument for social change, saw exceptional support from local communities, national and international...Show More Summary

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IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT © IOC / Ian Jones On 10 April, IOC President Thomas Bach launched festivities marking the IOC’s 100 years in Lausanne in the presence of the IOC Honorary President, Jacques Rogge, Swiss Federal Councillor and...Show More Summary

Anatomy of a champion: Michael Johnson on Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt is nothing short of an Olympic phenomenon. The Jamaican sprinter won three gold medals in Beijing in 2008 and a further three at London 2012. He holds the Olympic record for the 100m, and in 2008 and 2012 he was part of the Jamaican relay teams that broke the world record for the 4x100m. Show More Summary

First International Forum for Sports Integrity adopts roadmap for future action to protect clean athletes

Another Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendation was implemented today when the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) met for the first time in Lausanne at the initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Coinciding with...Show More Summary

The POW Olympics of World War II

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

With the outbreak of World War II prompting a somber and divisive mood across the globe, it seemed impossible civility could be introduced in time for the 1940 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan to be held. So they weren’t. Neither were the 1944 Games, which were scheduled for London. Show More Summary

Fair Play: There's a Plan For a Los Angeles World's Fair Starting in 2022

Los Angeles may have lost out on the Olympics (to Boston!), but this is a city of opportunity. Today comes its next chance to welcome all the world: a World's Fair. An Indiegogo campaign was launched just last week...

Hear Bruce Jenner Speak Out in Latest Preview From Diane Sawyer's Interview—Watch Now!

Bruce Jenner is ready to speak out.  ABC News has just released a brand-new clip of their exclusive sit-down interview between the Olympic athlete and Diane Sawyer airing on...

This map uses science to tell you which states are the sportiest

Which states have the lowest obesity rates? Which ones have the most Olympic medals per capita? It's all in one map! has put together a very, very cool interactive map compiling a lot of sports data. Head over there to check...Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 15: In Yoel Romero's Injury, Another Delay Jacare Souza Can't Afford

The sudden withdrawal of Yoel Romero from UFC on Fox 15 leaves a hole that just can’t be filled. Anybody who has seen the hulking Olympic wrestler compete, or even just walk into a room, can tell you that. His stocky, heavily muscled...Show More Summary

2 waterways that will host 2016 Olympic events are filled with dead fish and trash 16 months before the games

Two Rio de Janeiro waterways that are scheduled to host 2016 Olympic events are in rough shape with 16 months until the games begin. The waterways, which were already plagued by sewage and pollution problems, have also been hit by fish die-offs in recent months, according to the Associated Press. Show More Summary

Olympic lake in Brazil has a dead fish problem

Fish die-offs are a frequent occurrence in Rio's waterways, which are choked with raw sewage and garbage

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Talks Meryl Davis, 'DWTS' Season 20 and Friendship With Kirstie Alley

Maksim Chmerkovskiy made his exit from "Dancing With the Stars" in the best way possible after the dance pro won the Mirror Ball Trophy with his partner, Olympic ice dancer Meryl Davis, during season 18 of the show.

UFC star Anderson Silva turns his sights toward Olympics

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In the midst of a suspension for two failed drug tests, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is considering a career change.

Terminal 3 in Tokyo’s Narita Airport Opens With a Running Track Design in Honor of the 2020 Olympics

5 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Narita Airport in Greater Tokyo opened their brand-new Terminal 3 last week with a running track design in honor of the 2020 Olympics, which are being held in Tokyo. Japanese design group PARTY created the sleek, clean look to suit the low budget of the project while evoking an air of fun and movement. Minimalist […]

Olympic Curler Brad Gushue Makes Impossibly 'Epic' 'Shot Of The Year'

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Brad Gushue has some stone cold curling skills. The Newfoundland curler, who notched a gold medal for Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics, made an impossibly impressive shot early last month at the Tim Hortons Brier in Calgary, Alberta: "That was the best shot I've ever made in my life," Gushue told the CBC after the game-winning throw. Show More Summary

SweetWater 420 Fest aims big with Snoop Dogg, 311, the Wailers, Primus and more headed to Centennial Olympic Park

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Until last year, the SweetWater 420 Fest gained its reputation as an annual neighborhood gathering in Candler Park, a small-time shindig with some tunes and brews. But for its 10th anniversary in...

Rendering Reveals: The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Will Have a Hotel Shaped Like a Futuristic Roller Coaster

Renderings via ArchDaily With every Olympics comes a new class of totally bonkers architectural offerings, and it's safe to say the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will be no exception. Seoul-based firm Planning Korea has designed a beachfront resort hotel...

Dead fish wash up in Rio 2016 rowing lagoon

Another major concern for Olympic organisers following the presence of 'super bacteria' in Rio's waters.

Sonic Goes Capcom and Sega Crazy in 'Sonic the Hedgehog' #275 [Exclusive]

The days of Sonic the Hedgehog being confined to his own, Sega-centric universe are long over --- he's met Mega Man in comics and done Olympic events with Mario in games --- but the speedy blue guy has quite possibly never been to aShow More Summary

Rio Olympic rowing venue clogged by 21 tons of dead fish

We’ve all heard that the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics in Rio is going to be dangerously gross, with the city unable to abate the untreated sewage and household trash that regularly flows into Guanabara Bay. Not to be outdone, the rowing venue at Rio’s Rodrigo de Freitas Lake is also having highly smelly […]

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