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  • News | Olympic News

    Sporting Chance

    The Olympic Games and the Youth Olympic Games receive international attention and inspire people around the world. Away from the media spotlight, however, the Olympic Movement also strives to use sport as a tool for social development. Sport can bring people together, it can facilitate social integration and it can serve as a helpful tool in areas with few resources.
    17 Dec 2010 | Olympic News
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Steve Hooker flies high in the Bird's Nest

    While the iconic Bird’s Nest stadium crowd in Beijing was still buzzing after the Jamaican 4x100m relay world record at the Olympic Games in 2008, an Australian was quietly going about his business on the way to his own landmark gold. As the crowd lauded the Usain Bolt-inspired quartet on their lap of honour , Steve Hooker was maintaining his focus superbly in an incredibly tight pole vault competition.
    22 Aug 2008 | Beijing 2008, Athletics, pole vault, Australia, HOOKER, Steve
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