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Olympians adjusting to life after Rio Games

Life is starting to return to normal for two-time Olympic gold medalist Rosie MacLennan and her fellow Canadian Olympians.

MacLennan, Canada’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympics, had a better idea what awaited her return from the 2016 Rio Games as an Olympic trampoline champion. 670 more words

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Joe Joyce on his controversial Olympic final

Joe Joyce was so close to the jackpot, Olympic super-heavyweight gold, writes John Dennen

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Olympic Sports of the Future?

The Olympics–particularly the Summer Olympics–are massive events featuring a ton of sports. So how does a sport get included into the Games?

First off, you can’t just make up a sport and then find it in the Olympics four years later. 457 more words


Whelk Exclusive: Olly Murs pulled out of Olympic parade after 'big face' jibe.

The management team of pop icon, Olly Murs, has told The Whitechapel Whelk that the star pulled out of performing at the Manchester Olympic and Paralympic parade last Monday after overhearing a parade organiser making fun of his big face at a fundraising dinner the night before the event. 211 more words


Creating Our Future: Olympic Legacy Debate

On Friday I had the honour of being part of a panel discussing the impact of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on communities across Britain. 467 more words


Rio report card...High marks for Paralympics but IOC has questions to answer over the Olympics

After making my way through Uruguay and Argentina, from July to September I reported on the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. Here is my evaluation of the Games: 872 more words

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The Hopping Race, Trevelez, Spain

This is an extract from the book Sports the Olympics Forgot

Trevelez is a beautiful village in the Sierra Nevada mountains just to the south-east of Granada. 729 more words

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