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  • News | RIO 2016

    Ledecky makes it hat-trick of golds with relay victory

    Freestyle queen Katie Ledecky won her third gold medal of the Rio Olympics by anchoring the US women to victory in the 4x200m freestyle relay on 10 August.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, LEDECKY, Katie, United States of America
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    IOC President exchanges with fellow Olympians at Olympic Village

    Since arriving in Rio de Janeiro, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has been regularly checking in with his fellow Olympians to see how they are finding the Olympic Village and the conditions for training and competition.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    Trstenjak and Khalmurzaev strike judo gold

    Slovenia's Tina Trstenjak defeated Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the women's -63kg category on 9 August to become her country's second Olympic judo champion, following in the footsteps of London 2012 gold medallist Urska Zolnir.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, Slovenia, Russian Federation
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    Women make history and inspire the world on the Olympic stage

    Whether it is winning Brazil’s first Olympic gold of the Games, competing in their seventh Olympics or becoming Olympic champions in rugby sevens, women at Rio 2016 are already setting the Olympic stage alight with passion, inspiration and history-making performances.
    09 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Women in Sport, Women In Sport Commission
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    Daley and Le Clos making a splash in Rio

    All eyes were on the aquatics competitions on Day 3 as Tom Daley and Chad Le Clos became the first Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes to win Olympic medals at consecutive Games – and there could be more to come.
    09 Aug 2016 | YOG, RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, Diving
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    All-rounder Hosszu finally swims to first Olympic gold

    11-time world champion Katinka Hosszu finally added an Olympic gold to her list of titles, while 18-year-old refugee Yusra Mardini won her heat and the crowd’s hearts.
    07 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming, Hungary
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    American Thrasher wins first gold of Rio 2016

    American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 on Saturday, holding her nerve against two Chinese Olympic champions to clinch the women's 10m air rifle event.
    06 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Shooting, United States of America
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