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Ireland's Olympic Rowers Return With Another Hilarious TV Interview
Paul and Gary O’Donovan risk being dubbed "Ireland's gift to the world" all over again.
Puerto Rico's First Olympic Gold Medalist Scores Huge Honor
Tennis star Monica Puig clearly left her mark on the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Nobody Asked Rio's Poor About The Olympics. So They Yelled Louder.
People in the favelas found their voice protesting the games' broken promises.
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Rio De janeiro is so beautiful that is almost magical.
Photo by Ojoz, art direction by Félicity Ben Price
A Black Olympic Fencer On A Mission To Redefine Greatness
2x Olympian and a 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist
Our society praises winners but shares nothing about the hardship we overcome to win.
Our Eternal Enemy: We Must Stop the New Cold War
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Paralympian Made TV Host Who Wears Prosthetic Leg ‘Proud To Be Disabled'
“His attitude to disability is unlike anything I’ve ever heard before.”
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Photographer Who Lost His Sight Snaps Stunning Photos Of Paralympians
"You don't need to see to take photographs. My eyes are in my heart"
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WADA: Hackers Leak Another Batch Of Athlete Data
By By Frank Pingue, Reuters
"To those athletes that have been impacted, we regret that criminals have attempted to smear your reputations in this way."
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Lego Honors Paralympian Swimmers With Their Own Figures
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Paralympic Medals Rattle So Visually Impaired Athletes Can Identify Them
"We call it, 'The sound of victory.'"
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Simone Biles’ Mom On Keeping Her Daughter Grounded And Goal-Focused
“Number one core value in our house is that we operate as a family,” Nellie Biles said.
When Athletic Competition Collides With Hate
As kids who grow up in countries like Egypt and Iran are indoctrinated to hate Israel, it explains why many Israelis are raised to regard delegitimization as a fact of life. It's a vicious cycle of conflict so deeply entrenched that it's often hard to see reality through an unfiltered lens.
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Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva Says Embracing Feminism Is 'Common Sense'
And he wants more Latino men to self-identify as feminists.
Rio: The Olympics For Climate Action
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With a diverse upbringing Max is the Climate Change Expert on ...
Now the games have begun! Directed by Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Meirelles, known for City of God and supporter of the World Bank Group's Connect4Climate program, the opening ceremony put climate change front and center.
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