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Challenges of amateur sportsmen in a professional arena..

Competition preparation in our day consisted of a daily juggle of studies, work and training. Crawling into bed at night, and out of it in the mornings; the schedule was relentless – one element too many for a viable formula. 809 more words

Preventing a dengue outbreak at the 2020 Summer Olympics

EurekAlert  20-Sep-2018

In 2014, a dengue outbreak unexpectedly occurred in Tokyo. What does that mean for the 2020 summer Olympics and Paralympics being held in the city? 116 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Ondřej Pavelec Announces Surprise Retirement At Age 31


After a career plagued by injuries, recent releases from Winnipeg and the New York Rangers, and failing to be signed by an NHL club, Ondřej Pavelec today announced his retirement from hockey, a surprising development due to only being 31 years old. 235 more words

World Championship

Live Olympic Games Broadcasting Migrates to the Cloud With Alibaba

Olympic Broadcasting Services has partnered with China’s Alibaba to offer cloud-based technical solutions for live broadcasting at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The high requirements for volume, speed and latency that are inherent in live sports broadcasting of major events have kept the use of the cloud to a very low level, despite its multiple advantages. 181 more words

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Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream


Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad

My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Received: Hachette Book Group Canada
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Book Review

People asked if they want to volunteer at Tokyo 2020 Olympics, 60% say "no"

TOKYO, Japan

In 2020, Tokyo will host the Olympics and Paralympics. The Sasagawa Sports Foundation asked 10,000 people between the ages of 20 and 69  as to whether or not they would be interested in volunteering at the games. 113 more words

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Wayne Gretzky says NHL players should be allowed to go to the Olympics

Wayne Gretzky says the NHL should again allow its players to compete in the Winter Olympics because sending the world’s top ice hockey players is “always much better for everyone.” 1,059 more words

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