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Perth's Amy Millar jumps for joy at making Olympic team

Perth’s Amy Millar was close to making Canada’s equestrian team for the 2012 Olympics in London.

She was 35 then, 39 now, but please don’t get the idea she ever thought that might be her last opportunity to make the Olympic team. 936 more words

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Brazil’s New Government imposes Rio Water Privatization to Pay for Olympic Games

A few weeks after the May coup against Dilma Rousseff by conservative parties backed by the country’s largest corporations, Brazil’s “interim” government, led by Michel Temer, signed an emergency loan to the State of Rio de Janeiro to  1,976 more words

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Edmonton's Plouffe sisters to live dream at Rio Olympics

Twin sisters from Edmonton will be front and centre on the basketball court at the Rio Olympics.

Michelle Plouffe and Katherine Plouffe, both forwards, were selected to represent Team Canada. 182 more words


Coach Tim's Olympic Rio Fund

Olympic athletes and their coaches have to pay their own way to the Olympic Games. While they might receive some financial support from their respective sport’s governing board, they almost always have to cover a majority of the costs of travel. 362 more words

Apple will sell limited edition Apple Watch bands for the Olympics as sales stall

Are you ready for the performance-enhancing drugs TV special called the Olympic Games? It looks like Apple is ready for the marketing branding extravaganza as the company is releasing limited edition bands for the Apple Watch. 337 more words


Five things you should know before you start your work day on July 22

Good morning. Joe Fresh president Mario Grauso’s going back to his roots in luxury fashion – this time for Holt Renfrew. Elon Musk outlines his view of Tesla’s future. 738 more words


22 July 2016. The Anglos Tut About Russian "Doping"


The Russian track-and-field athletes won’t be at the Rio Olympics. The Yanks and their obedient baying hounds accuse them of doping. I seem to notice that drug use is very common amongst American athletes… but the US team isn’t getting the boot! 101 more words