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    28 April 2016 - News

    Watch the Olympic Flame live as it visits the United Nations
    The Olympic Flame will arrive at the Palais des Nations in a special lantern carried by a child, where it will be greeted by IOC President, Thomas Bach, and United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Mo...
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    28 April 2016 - News

    Legend Vezzali bows out as Rio fencing venue takes centre stage
    An individual epee tournament, the two-day grand prix kicked proceedings off, with the 128 fencers in the men’s and women’s competitions getting a first glimpse of the arena’s innovative X-shaped plat...
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    28 April 2016 - News

    Rio 2016: Watch the official handover of the Olympic flame
    Attending the handover ceremony, which took place at the Panathenaic Stadium, the host venue of the inaugural Modern Olympic Games in 1896, were Carlos Nuzman, President of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 ...
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    28 April 2016 - News

    World records tumble as Rio shooting venue hits its targets
    On 22 April, Croatia’s Snjezana Pejcic scored 594 points out of a maximum 600 in the qualification round for the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions, beating the previous record of 592 points. The following...
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    27 April 2016 - News

    OSC Newsletter Number 32
    Discover here your refreshed newsletter! Now you can get closer to The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) wherever you are. We’ve redesigned our newsletter to bring you highlights of new publications, upda...
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    27 April 2016 - News

    P&G Launches “Thank You, Mom” Campaign for Rio 2016
    The new film, “Strong”, follows the Olympic Games journeys of four mothers and their children, showing the moments when a mother’s strength makes all the difference, and building to the moment when ea...
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    27 April 2016 - News

    Syrian swimmer Ibrahim carried torch for the refugees of the world
    The 27-year-old, who arrived in Greece in 2014 having lost family members in war-torn Syria, received the flame from Hellenic Olympic Committee President Spyros Capralos before running through the Ele...
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    27 April 2016 - News

    Rio 2016: 100 days to go
    With the lighting of the Olympic Flame in Ancient Olympia last week and the start of the Olympic Torch Relay, there is a growing sense that the Games are just around the corner. Another milestone in t...
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    26 April 2016 - News

    Dong Dong eyes repeat trampoline gold at Rio 2016
    When the clock ticked past midnight to mark the start of 2012, Chinese trampoline gymnast Dong Dong made three wishes: “Go to London; win the gold medal; bring it back home.” A two-time world individu...
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    26 April 2016 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT © IOC / Ian Jones IOC President Thomas Bach attended the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 organised in Ancient Olympia (Greece) by ...
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