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The Olympics as a Force for Change: Potential Victory for Women in Japan's Old Boy's Bastion of Golf?

“The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this Olympic Charter shall be secured without discrimination of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.” – Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter… 798 more words


Proposals for Olympic Rowing Boat Classes Examined

7 February 2017

In a press release FISA writes:

Rowing federations from around the world will meet next week at the World Rowing Federation’s Extraordinary Congress to review the FISA Statutes and Rules of Racing, as they do every four years. 952 more words

Nerd Talk.- Olympic Ambassadors

Hello Everyone!

We are trying to start 2017 with the right foot and working hard to have a new episode for you every two weeks. Since Motoi had to travel abroad for work, we decided to record a new Nerd Talk episodes, because without her, Edgar and Brent are not cool, just a couple of Nerds! 63 more words


Tokyo 2020 Olympics to recycle old phones into medals

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be using recycled medals in a move to promote sustainability.

Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have urged the Japanese public to donate old phones and other electronic items that will be turned into medals. 189 more words

Good News

The next Brianne Theisen-Eaton? Canadian teenager Nina Schultz vies for heptathlon greatness

Long before Brianne Theisen-Eaton became an Olympic heptathlete, the Saskatchewan teen mastered the hurdles on a makeshift track in the gravel alley behind her house in Humboldt. 956 more words