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    30 July 2014 - News

    Fan Zhendong - table tennis’ rising star
    Currently ranked number three in the world, Fan already made the history books when, at just 16 years old, he became the youngest ever ITTF World Tour winner. This record has since been broken but Fan...
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    30 July 2014 - News

    Basketball - The Nanjing 2014 Sports
    A half-court variation of the game, played under FIBA rules using a single basket, 3x3 basketball has had a place on the Youth Olympic Games programme since the inaugural edition in Singapore in 2010,...
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    30 July 2014 - News

    Luguelin Santos: A successor to Feliz Sanchez
    Among the many Dominicans watching wide-eyed on television as Felix Sanchez stormed to victory in the men’s 400m hurdles final at Athens 2004 was a 10-year-old boy from Bayaguana by the name of Luguel...
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    29 July 2014 - News

    Judoka Lucie Decosse is ready to share her knowledge
    France’s Lucie Decosse is regarded as one of the greatest judokas of all time, and not without good reason. A three-time world champion and four-time European champion, she won silver at Beijing 2008 ...
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    29 July 2014 - News

    The Nanjing 2014 sports: Canoe and kayak
    A total of 64 athletes, 34 of them male and 30 female, will be taking part in the eight canoe-kayak events (men’s and women’s K1 and C1 flatwater and slalom) to be held at the Nanjing Rowing and Canoe...
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    29 July 2014 - News

    Cycling - The Nanjing 2014 Sports
    The cycling programme at Nanjing 2014 includes all the traditional Olympic disciplines with the exception of track cycling: BMX, Mountain Bike Cross Country Olympic (XCO), Mountain Bike Cross Country ...
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    29 July 2014 - News

    New sports psychology course available on IOC Athlete MOOC!
    By following five short talks exploring the fascinating topic of sports psychology, participants will gain an understanding as to the power of a robust mindset and the profound impact that psychology ...
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    28 July 2014 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES President On 23 and 24 July, IOC President Thomas Bach was in Glasgow (Great Britain) for the XX Commonwealth Games, organised by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), whose Pres...
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    28 July 2014 - News

    Savannah Vinsant, leaping to new heights
    Savannah Vinsant has been bouncing on trampolines since the age of seven. At 16, she left home to attend one of the USA’s Olympic training centres to focus on her dream of one day appearing at the Gam...
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    28 July 2014 - Press releases

    A “slam dunk” for the Youth Olympic Games! IOC announces Yao Ming as Ambassador
    The Chinese basketball legend will share his advice and experience of international competition with the next generation of young athletes, while inspiring young people around the world to get active ...
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