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    26 May 2016 - News

    Duda Lisboa carrying the YOG spirit
    How/why did you start your sport? It all started when I was five, thanks to my mom, as she was a beach volleyball player. I started to train regularly when I was 12, with my mom as my coach. And I st...
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    25 May 2016 - News

    Rio 2016 launches official song of Olympic Torch Relay
    Drawing on Brazil’s varied musical heritage, a group of contemporary artists have revived the traditional song, from one of the country’s most important musicians of the 20th century, to feature the r...
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    25 May 2016 - News

    Olympic fire still burns for Fantastic Missy Franklin
    As is now customary for every major swimming final, the big screen at London’s Aquatics Centre showed a moving yellow line as the competitors in the women’s 200m backstroke final at the 2012 Games mad...
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    24 May 2016 - News

    Brazilian Minister of Health outlines health measures during visit to IOC
    Talking to IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper and IOC Medical and Scientific Director Richard Budgett, Minister Barros reaffirmed the commitment of the Brazilian government to put in place all ...
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    24 May 2016 - News

    Danka Barteková gives the lowdown on skeet shooting technique
    Crowned European women’s skeet champion in 2008 and 2010, a year in which she also won world bronze, Slovakia’s Danka Barteková tuned up for London 2012 by winning the ISSF World Cup final in Lonato (...
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    24 May 2016 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT On 17 May the IOC Executive Board (EB) met in a special session to step up the fight against drug cheats. Speaking after the meeting IOC President Thomas Bach outlined a n...
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    24 May 2016 - News

    Olympic Torch Relay takes a trip back to Brazil’s roots
    And in one of the defining moments of the flame’s journey so far, it was carried by members of the Pataxó tribe, one of Brazil’s indigenous populations. © Rio 2016 “We have been here since the year ...
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    23 May 2016 - News

    Kirani James: Putting Grenadian athletics on the map
    “I really am on the right track for achieving big things this season,” says reigning men’s Olympic 400m champion Kirani James. Judging by his performance at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa in A...
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    23 May 2016 - News

    President Bach attends 10th anniversary celebrations for DOSB
    The IOC President, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and DOSB President Alfons Hörmann delivered keynote addresses to the 650 guests in St. Paul's Church, a building with important political symbolism i...
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    20 May 2016 - News

    Rio 2016 unveils ticket design
    “This was one of the biggest challenges – the question of tickets and the story of another Games,” Nuzman said. “For these first Games in South America, we also wanted to do something different.”Ticke...
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