Olympics

American Athletes Split on Rule 50 Olympic Protest Restrictions

The results of the recent IOC survey show that American athletes have mixed opinions about how and where they can protest.

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Olympic Medals, Torches, and Other Memorabilia Up For Auction

Over 400 Olympic items are up for auction including a swimsuit from the gold medalist in the women’s 100 backstroke at the 1956 Olympics.

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100 Days to Go Until Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics

The postponed 2020 Olympics & Paralympics in Tokyo begin in 100 days on Japan time, starting July 23, 2021.

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Three-Time 200 BR World Champ Yulia Efimova Misses Olympic Team in the Event

She’s been a staple in the international breaststroke field for a decade, controversial for a history of doping offenses and an unforgettable Rio showdown.

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2028 Los Angeles Olympics Reveals Revolving Emblem with Focus on Diversity

2016 Rio Olympic medalist Simone Manuel joins the team to develop the emblem for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.

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Paris 2024 Olympics To Reduce Olympic Village Beds By 3,000

The Paris 2024 Olympic organizing committee has reduced the number of beds required for the Olympic Village from 17,000 to 14,000, the IOC announced today.

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Una miembro del comité olímpico japonés pide que se pospongan los Juegos 2020

Kaori Yamaguchi, una de los 23 miembros de la junta ejecutiva del Comité Olímpico Japonés, ha pedido el aplazamiento de los Juegos de Tokio 2020.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Route Revealed

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee has revealed the official Olympic torch relay route.

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Japanese Government’s Cost of 2020 Olympic Games Now 7x Original Budget

The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will now be costing the Japanese national government an estimated 801.1 billion yen ($7.03 billion USD), rocketing original estimates up by more than 7 times.

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Olympic Diving Coach Lyle Draves Dies At Age 103

Diving coach to multiple medal-winning Olympians Lyle Draves passes away at 103.

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LA Filled With Rich Diversity, Likely To Receive 2028 Olympic Bid

Recently Los Angeles has agreed to take the 2028 Olympic bid, instead of continuing to fight for the 2024 slot. With…

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LA Agrees To Host 2028 Olympics, Likely Sending 2024 To Paris

Los Angeles has agreed to host the 2028 Olympics, opening up the 2024 Games to be hosted in Paris, multiple news outlets report.

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3-on-3 Basketball Expected to Be New Addition to Olympic Program

The 3-on-3 basketball games would be played half-court, just like most pickup games are played.

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The Wild World of Water Polo

An introduction to the fun and fast-growing sport of water polo!

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China’s Five-Time Olympic Diving Champion Chen Ruolin Retires

Five-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist diver Chen Ruolin recently announced her retirement at age 23 due to a neck injury….

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