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San Francisco's Bid For 2024 Olympics Taking Shape

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – This tech-booming city, home to Twitter and other innovative startups, is experiencing its greatest growth since the California Gold Rush more than 150 years ago. 720 more words

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1984 - olympic games

1984. olympic games in los angeles. the organisers had come up with the idea for an ANIMATION OLYMPIC ARTS FESTIVAL during the games. PETER SCHNEIDER… 154 more words

Rio Olympic Games Mascot

The mascots for the Rio Olympic Games and the Rio Paralympic Games were presented in Rio de Janeiro on 24 November 2014. The Olympics mascot, a yellow feline animal, represents the animals of Brazil, while the blue Paralympics mascot “is a fusion of plants found in Brazilian forests”. 9 more words

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Chasing Rio 2016 - Chris Winter

Blaise Sack, my best friend since grade 4, is producing a video series documenting my run up to the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. Here is the first installment which focuses on my preparation for the 2014 Canadian Cross Country Championships on Nov 29th, in Vancouver, BC.

Mobilizing Soft Power

MEXT Minister, Hakubun Shimomura, announced the implementation of “Intermediary Plan towards creating a Nation based on Culture and Arts”. The ministry aims to systematically strengthen Japan’s regional cultural foundations throughout the years until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. 125 more words

Olympic Games

Kaillie Humphries pilots mixed gender bobsled team

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Kaillie Humphries will lead the new mixed gender four-man bobsled team at the World Cup in Calgary.

Sports

1960 Summer Olympics in Rome Original Torch

An original torch from the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, measuring 15.75″ long, engraved on the bottom, “MF—Curtisa—Bologna” and “2855,” with both “5” numerals upside down. 76 more words

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