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    Olympic fire still burns for Fantastic Missy Franklin

    25/05/2016

    A 17-year-old star of London 2012, where she collected four gold medals, Missy Franklin – who also has a record-breaking 11 world championship golds – is looking to keep the good times rolling in Rio ...

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    Rio 2016 launches official song of Olympic Torch Relay

    25/05/2016

    The song, “Life of a Traveller”, penned by Brazilian legend Luiz Gonzaga, has become the anthem of the Olympic Torch Relay for Rio 2016. Originally a tribute to the emotions of journeying over land, a...

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    Brazilian Minister of Health outlines health measures during visit to IOC

    24/05/2016

    On the occasion of the 69th World Health Assembly currently taking place at the World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Brazilian Minister of Health Ricardo Barros paid a visit to the ...

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    Danka Barteková gives the lowdown on skeet shooting technique

    24/05/2016

    A bronze medallist at London 2012, an IOC Athletes’ Commission member and the chair of the Lausanne 2020 Winter YOG Coordination Commission, Slovakian skeet shooter Danka Barteková will be gunning for...

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    Olympic Torch Relay takes a trip back to Brazil’s roots

    24/05/2016

    The Olympic flame has shone a light on Brazil’s origins as it passed through the country’s founding state during the latest phase of the Rio 2016 Torch Relay. Arriving in the north-eastern state of Ba...

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    Kirani James: Putting Grenadian athletics on the map

    23/05/2016

    Aged just 19, Kirani James won Grenada’s first ever Olympic medal when he claimed gold in the men’s 400m at London 2012. Four years on, and he is determined to hold onto his crown at Rio 2016. “I rea...

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    Rio 2016 unveils ticket design

    20/05/2016

    Unveiling the design of the Games tickets, Carlos Nuzman, the President of the Rio 2016 Organising Committee (Rio 2016), confirmed that the commemorative tickets will feature a unique logo for each Ol...

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    Curry ready to live the Olympic hoop dream

    20/05/2016

    The NBA's Most Valuable Player for the last two seasons, the Golden State Warriors point guard is excited at the prospect of making his Olympic Games debut with the USA at Rio 2016. Speaking in late ...

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    Olympic flame edges closer to Rio

    20/05/2016

    The Olympic flame has been in Brazil for just a fortnight but has already danced, paddled and sailed around the country. As the Olympic Torch Relay edges ever closer to Rio de Janeiro it has already c...

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    Sonny Bill Williams gives his all for Olympic glory

    20/05/2016

    Not content with being a rugby superstar and a two-time world champion with the All Blacks, Sonny Bill Williams set himself the challenge of representing his country in the sevens tournament at Rio 20...

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