Rio 2016

Belmonte gana 6 eventos; Vall bate récord en el Abierto de Primavera

Belmonte gana 6 eventos y Vall batió el récord Español en el Abierto de Primavera de España donde se clasificaron 8 atletas para Budapest 2017

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Display mit Namen aller Medaillengewinner in Rio enthüllt

Der Bürgermeister von Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, hat im Dezmber ein Display im Olympischen Park in Rio enthüllt, auf…

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Display Featuring All Names Of Rio 2016 Olympic Medalists Revealed

This past December Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes revealed a display at the Barra Olympic Park displaying the names of all athletes and teams that stood on the podium in Rio.

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Rio Olympic Stadium in State of Abandonment,”Handed Over to the Cats”

Brazilian news outlet Globo is reporting that the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies has fallen into abandonment, ridden with stray cats, without power, and littered with trash.

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Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction

Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000…

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WADA Demands Power to Ban Countries from International Competition

In light of recent scandals, the World Anti Doping Agency has demanded the power to ban countries that are judged to have promoted systematic doping from international competition.

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James Gibson Leaves British NTC

British National Training Center coach James Gibson has left British Swimming to pursue other opportunities. Before beginning his coaching career,…

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TASS Reports Russia Will Pay 42 Athletes up to $62,000 for Rio DQs

The Russian Olympic Committee will allocate a total of $620,000 to track and field athletes banned from competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, including three $62,000 prizes to athletes who would have had gold medal potential.

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Swimming Canada Issues 2020 Olympic Cycle “World Class On Track Times”

Coming on the heels of their monstrous performance at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Swimming Canada has released their “On Track Times” to identify up-and-coming talent for 2020.

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Paralympic Ticket Sales Surpass 1 million

Following the massive success of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, ticket sales for the Paralympic Games have surged. Although tickets…

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Cody Miller Honored with Ceremonial Keys to Vegas

Las Vegas swimmer and Gold medal winner Cody Miller received ceremonial keys to the Las Vegas Strip after returning home from…

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Penny Oleksiak Named Canada’s Flag Bearer For Closing Ceremonies

After an amazing run in the pool at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 16-year-0ld Canadian swimmer Penny Oleksiak will carry her country’s flag into Maracana Stadium for tonight’s Olympic closing ceremonies.

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Where Penny Oleksiak’s Performance Ranks Amongst Best Teens In Olympic History

Penny Oleksiak was the most dominant teenager at the 2016 Olympic Games by far, taking home one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals for Canada in the pool.

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FINA: “No Current Detected” in Rio Pool at Any Stage of Competitions

In response to journalism questioning whether swimmers in certain lanes had a boost in performance, FINA has expressed confidence that the Rio 2016 pool was current-free.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day Eight Finals Live Recap

In the men’s race, it’s the last farewell to Phelps who will be fighting alongside his American teammates to take down the British in an event they have never lost at the Olympic Games

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