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Olympic Games: Major international sport event
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

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Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic champion wins on full-distance Ironman debut in Cork

alistair brownlee: double olympic champion wins on full-distance ironman debut in cork
Britain's double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee wins on his full-distance Ironman debut to seal World Championship spot.
BBC News - Published

Boris Johnson may have been London's cheerleader in 2012 but he did not 'deliver the Olympics'. Far from it

Conservatives really do seem to think that Johnson can bring back his feel-good factor of old. If Johnson can win in London, he can win anything, they seem to think. Not a chance
Independent - Published

Videos for Olympic Games

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 [Video]China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032

China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Japan Olympics chief at heart of bribery probe [Video]Japan Olympics chief at heart of bribery probe

The resignation of Japan's Olympics chief, Tsunekazu Takeda, comes three years after allegations first surfaced that Tokyo's Olympics bidding committee had paid more than $2 million to win the 2020..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:37Published

Stunning vertical dance show performed on new London building [Video]Stunning vertical dance show performed on new London building

Dance company Vertical Dance Kate Lawrence practice a phenomenal vertical dance show from East Village E20’s brand-new 107-metre-tall building. The 15-minute performance on June 1 will form part of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published

Caster Semenya Fights Testosterone Ruling [Video]Caster Semenya Fights Testosterone Ruling

(CNN)Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Caster Semenya is again challenging a ruling requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to enter competition. The 28-year-old South African is taking..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Japan Taxi has become a pricey Olympic symbol [Video]Japan Taxi has become a pricey Olympic symbol

Toyota Motor’s Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo’s budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:55Published

Tiger 'rested and ready' heading into PGA Championship [Video]Tiger 'rested and ready' heading into PGA Championship

Tiger Woods 'rested and ready', Rory McIlroy liking his chances for a win heading into PGA Championship

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:19Published

How to work out like Olympic champion Adam Peaty [Video]How to work out like Olympic champion Adam Peaty

Swimmer Adam Peaty gives us the lowdown on how to work out like an Olympic gold medallist.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Olympic chief has sympathy for Semenya, respects CAS decision [Video]Olympic chief has sympathy for Semenya, respects CAS decision

Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:45Published

Athletics star Michael Johnson says his recovery from stroke is complete [Video]Athletics star Michael Johnson says his recovery from stroke is complete

Olympic great jokes that his days of record breaking speed are over but he is fully back to normal following stroke episode

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:43Published

IAAF president welcomes ruling against Olympic athlete Caster Semenya [Video]IAAF president welcomes ruling against Olympic athlete Caster Semenya

The CAS upheld new IAAF rules which attempt to restrict testosterone levels in female runners such as South Africa's Semenya.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:56Published

Topless Tongan Pita Taufatofua is gearing up for yet another Olympics [Video]Topless Tongan Pita Taufatofua is gearing up for yet another Olympics

Tongan will attempt a second appearance in taekwondo, and also will try to qualify in sprint kayak

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published

Caster Semenya loses court appeal against testosterone rule [Video]Caster Semenya loses court appeal against testosterone rule

The two-time Olympic champion loses appeal against rules designed to regulate testosterone levels in female runners.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Michael Johnson says Semenya ruling about 'fairness' [Video]Michael Johnson says Semenya ruling about 'fairness'

Retired Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson on Wednesday said that the ruling to force South Africa's Caster Semenya, a double Olympic 800-meters champion, to take testosterone blockers in order to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Arbitration court to decide on  Semenya’s right to compete as a woman [Video]Arbitration court to decide on Semenya’s right to compete as a woman

Olympic champion under threat from ruling which would restrict the level of testosterone permitted for female runners.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:27Published

 

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation

A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was..
Reuters - Published

Caster Semenya says IAAF used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk

caster semenya says iaaf used her as a human guinea pig and fears others at risk
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya says she was used by the IAAF and fears other athletes are also at risk.
BBC News - Published

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