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Breakdancing Officially Declared A New Sport At The 2024 Paris Olympics

It seems the 2024 Olympics is going to be more interesting, because the Olympic committee is now including breaking as a sport during the 2024 games to be held in Paris, according to CBS. The decision which was confirmed on Monday December 7 seeks to attract a younger audience to the competition. Meanwhile, Breakdancing, is a…

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Olympic Gymnast, Simone Biles Is Magnificent On The Cover Of Vogue Magazine

Simone Biles, American Olympic gold medalist, who is currently preparing for the Tokyo Olympics in July 2021, has taken time off her busy schedule to appear on Vogue‘s August 2020 issue, and the images are both stunning and powerful. The 23-year-old gymnast in an accompanying interview opened up about the heartbreak she’s faced in having to revamp…

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics May Be Cancelled If Coronavirus Is Not Controlled

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dick Pound, has revealed that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be held in Summer might be cancelled for the first time since World War II. According to NBC News, Pound warned that if the Japanese government and the IOC isn’t sufficiently organized in the three months…

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Olympic Games: Los Angeles Set To Host Summer Event After 44 Years

Los Angeles will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games for the first time in 44 years after officials confirmed the 2028 edition will be hosted in the city, leaving Paris to stage the 2024 edition. According to BBC Sports, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to name hosts for successive Games in June with just Paris and Los Angeles bidding – but it was…

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See You In Tokyo! Fireworks & Fanfare As #Rio2016 Olympics Come To An End

  The Rio 2016 Olympic Games came to a very colourful end yesterday at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The closing ceremony witnessed a vibrant and spectacular showcase of the Brazilian arts and culture. Athletes from around the world also flew their countries’ flags in a fun parade at the ceremony. The event…

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#Rio2016: Usain Bolt Wins His 3rd Consecutive 200M Olympic Gold

  World champion, Usain Bolt has won his third consecutive 200m gold medal at the Olympics after he beat other competitors at the 200m final race in Rio. The Jamaican completed the race in 19.78 seconds while Canada’s Andre Grasse clinched the silver in 20.02 seconds and France’s Christophe Lemaitre, bronze. Photo credit: Getty Images…

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#Rio2016: Nigeria’s Ejowvokoghene Oduduru Finishes Second After Usain Bolt In Men’s 200M Heats

This is a proud moment for Nigeria. Ejowvokoghene Oduduru came a close second to world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt in the 200m Heat 9 at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Oduduru finished in a personal record time of 20.34s while Bolt finished in 20.28s. The feat means he’ll be advancing to the semi-finals which takes…

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