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    Success of Sochi 2014 lives on


    One year on from the Opening Ceremony of Sochi 2014, the success of the “Athletes’ Games” is still being felt throughout the Olympic Movement. From spectacular sporting moments and record broadcast fi...

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    Sochi region enjoying tourism boost following Winter Games


    While Sochi has long been one of Russia’s most popular summer holiday resorts, the region is now enjoying increased visitors in winter months following its successful staging of the 2014 Olympic Winte...

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    Tokyo marks 50th anniversary of 1964 Olympic Games


    Tokyo has celebrated the 50th anniversary of its hosting of the 1964 Olympic Games, with a series of events being held across the Japanese city, which will host the Games for a second time in 2020. “T...

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    Tokyo 1964 created lasting Olympic legacies


    As Tokyo marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Olympic Games, the legacies created by the event are still clear to see – and will play a key role when the Japanese city hosts the Games for a second t...

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    Rio 2016 puts legacy at heart of Games planning


    As the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games continues, the Organising Committee has underlined its commitment to ensure the Games leave a lasting legacy for the host city and Brazilian society as a...

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    London 2012’s International Inspiration campaign far exceeds expectations


    When Lord Sebastian Coe first revealed an ambitious programme in 2005 to use the power of the Olympic Games to inspire young people around the world to get interested and active in sports, the initial...

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    Sochi 2014’s ‘human’ legacy set to come to life


    The experience gained by those working to successfully deliver the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is set to provide a lasting ‘human’ legacy for the whole of Russia. Following the success of the coun...

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    Sochi boosted by Winter Games legacies


    Four months on from the conclusion of Sochi 2014, many of the long-term legacies that the Winter Games created are being highlighted in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, as the IOC Debriefing of the Soc...

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    Rio 2016 announces development milestone for Line 4 metro service


    While the eyes of the world were turned to Sao Paolo on Thursday night for the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, some significant developments were taking place 400km along the coast in Rio de...

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    Tokyo’s National Stadium closes for renovation ahead of 2020 Olympic Games


    Olympic champion Koji Murofushi was on-hand to mark the closure of Tokyo’s National Stadium as it prepares to undergo extensive renovations before hosting the Olympic Games in 2020. Murofushi, a two-t...