Olympics

5 Things You Will Take Away From Swimming

Olivier Poirier-Leroy is a former national level swimmer based out of Victoria, BC. In feeding his passion for swimming, he…

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Brazilian President Faces Possible Impeachment 136 Days From Olympics

The political uncertainty boiling within the 2016 Olympic Games host nation Brazil shows no signs of simmering, even with the…

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets of the Week: #4 HBD Katie Ledecky!

No more NAG records for Miss Ledecky, who turned 19 this week.

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How ‘Fast’ Pools Minimize Waves to Help You Swim Faster (VIDEO)

Ever wonder how pools in international competition seem to foster some of the fastest races ever? Click the full screen…

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Olympic Pools and Structures in Rio to Be Donated After the Games

The 2016 Rio Olympics are set to run in August, and after the Games are over, the temporary pools used in…

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5 Ways to Relax Before Your Next Big Race

#3 – Search your history of awesome swims for what worked.

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Rome 2024 Bid Chairman Insists Public Referendum Is Not Needed

Hamburg 2024 organizers saw their bid defeated in a public vote held in November, but Rome 2024 bid organizers don’t see the need for a public referendum to continue with its initiative.

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Los Angeles Will Present First At 2017 IOC Session

Los Angeles will be the first bid city to give their presentation to the International Olympic Committee Session in Lima, Peru in 2017

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After Hamburg Rejection, Crossroads Looming On Olympic Identity

As the IOC considers its 2024 bids beginning next year and eventually selects a host in the year 2017, the future identity of the Olympic movement hangs in the balance.

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15 Reasons to be Thankful for Swimming

#4 is the Swimmer Appetite, #5 is College Swimming and #11 is Nathan Adrian! We stopped at 15, but we could’ve gone on forever. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

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Magic Johnson Joins Janet Evans as #LA2024 Vice-Chair

1992 Olympic gold medalist and basketball Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson has been named one of two vice-chairs of the Los Angeles bid to…

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No Toronto Bid Submitted For 2024 Olympic Games

The Canadian Olympic Committee announced today that they will not be moving forward with a Toronto bid for the 2024…

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Rome Puts Their Name In To Host The 2024 Olympic Games

“No other city in the world can offer an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that stretches over such an ample arc of time”

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LA 2024 Organizers Unveil Details of Profit-Focused Olympic Budget

The LA 2024 committee recently released their proposed budget for the 2024 Olympic bid. The Committee claims that the budget is both realistic and achievable. They are anticipating that 61% of their revenue will be from sponsorships, followed by an additional 24% coming from ticketing revenue.

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LA2024: Leadership of the Los Angeles Olympic Bid

The Los Angeles 2024 Summer Olympic bid, which was announced earlier this week, is being co-lead by Mayor Eric Garcetti and Casey Wasserman, CEO of Wasserman Media Group (WMG).

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