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‘The physical and mental limit’: Japan Olympic Stadium worker died from overwork
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:16

A 23-year-old construction worker on Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium killed himself due to overwork, his family’s lawyer said on Wednesday, the la...

Tokyo Olympic stadium worker’s suicide recognized as being related to overwork
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:29

The speedy decision by the Shinjuku Labor Standards Inspection Office reflects consideration of the social impact of the case, the bereaved family’s...

Brazilian woman who received heart from German Olympic coach vows active lifestyle
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:26

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A 67-year-old Brazilian woman, once bedridden, has pledged to pursue an active lifestyle, including even canoeing, after re...

Olympic Committee suspends Brazilian arm after chief's arrest
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 23:06

The IOC move comes after the arrest of two leading members over alleged corruption linked to Rio 2016. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers find high bacteria levels at open-water swim venue
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 10:37

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers said on Wednesday that tests showed levels of E. Coli up to 20 times above the accepted limit and fecal coliform bacteri...

Major fire breaks out not far from Vancouver's Olympic Village
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:28

Global News B,C. has reported that explosions have been heard on East 3rd Avenue between Ontario and Quebec streets. The Georgia Straight

Olympic organizers to provide highest quality food materials for athletes
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:17

Organizers for the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Monday that they will provide the highest quality food mate 코리아헤럴드

If Hong Kong Olympic hero Sarah Lee Wai-sze really wants to quit, then let her do so with the dignity she deserves rather than amid petty squabbling
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 04:42

At the Rio Velodrome, a stunned silence engulfed the Hong Kong sports hacks as Sarah Lee Wai-sze crashed to the track, ending her strong hopes of impr...

End of the road for Sarah Lee? Hong Kong’s Olympic medallist might quit competing: source
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 02:50

Sarah Lee Wai-sze cast doubt on her future, hinting she may quit cycling before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a reliable source disclosed on Wednesday. Lee...

British bobsledders crowdfund their Winter Olympic dreams
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:42

Winter Olympics Tue 26 Sep, AT 14:25 British bobsledders crowdfund their Winter Olympic dreams British Bobsleigh & Ske...

South Korean Olympic chief downplays security concerns
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:17

The South Korean Olympic chief downplayed security concerns ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, saying countries are unlikely to skip the c...

Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:10

Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury. BBC News - England

Blaak turns Olympic disappointment into world triumph
  • Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:34

BERGEN, Norway (AFP) — A year ago Chantal Blaak was digesting the biggest disappointment of her career as she was left out of the Dutch Olympic squa...

PyeongChang Olympic medals highlight Korean alphabet
  • Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:18

South Korea's Olympics organizing committee unveiled the design for the upcoming Winter Games medals, which highlights the Korean alphabet. Top News ...

E-sports ‘at the crossroad’, says new chief – with Olympic recognition still the aim
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:12

AFTER a rapid rise, e-sports is “at the crossroad”, according to the sport’s new chief in Asia – with Olympic recognition still the ultimate a...

Man admits Olympic medal theft from Dumfries museum
  • Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:10

One of the men accused of stealing a gold medal won by Rhona Martin pleads guilty to the offence. BBC News - Scotland

Paris set to celebrate award of 2024 Olympic Games
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:32

The International Olympic Committee will confirm Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics here in Lima on Wednesday, crowning two...

Olympic Games: Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 respectively
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:36

Paris and Los Angeles are named as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectively by the International Olympic Committee. BBC News - Europe

Paris officially named host city for the 2024 Olympic Games
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:34

The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same ...

Olympic skier shows off impressive parkour regimen
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:55

A 19-year-old Olympic skier from Switzerland showed off his intense parkour training regimen. Odd News - UPI.com

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