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Urgent call to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in solidarity with Istanbul

June 11th 2013 A photo of a 13-year old child injured in the police attack on the protest.   This is an urgent call to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from Istanbul Valuable members of the IOC; This is an… Continue Reading →

Little Ellie & The Olympian: The Kindest Race Ever

–by The Huffington Post, Original Story, Aug 10, 2012 He’s a world record holding sprinter from South Africa. She’s a spunky 5-year-old from Essex, England. In an inspiring series of images that have recently gone viral, the two strangers, united only… Continue Reading →

The Olympics’ Greatest Feat: An Unpaid, Highly Engaged Workforce

by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones  |   August 8, 2012, Harvard Buisness Review They are all over the Games. They greet you at the airport. They direct you from the trains. They guide you through the Olympic Park. Danny Boyle acknowledged… Continue Reading →

Athletes don’t wear heels-Women at #Olympics are shaking off pressure to be feminine

  BY AMANDA MARCOTTE, THE AMERICAN PROSPECT  2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS, LONDON, LONDON OLYMPICS, SPORTS,SUMMER OLYMPICS 2012, THE AMERICAN PROSPECT, WOMEN A beach volleyball match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday in London. (AP) This article originally appeared on The American Prospect. Athleticism in women has generated social unease… Continue Reading →

Draconian ‘Wi-Fi police’ stalk #LondonOlympicGames

  August 3, 2012,Asher Moses,Technology Editor All unauthorised Wi-Fi networks including smartphone hotspots are banned from Olympic venues. Photo: Sadao Turner Esq Gaming the games: net tools dodge network TV coverage You’ve probably heard of the overzealous Olympic Games “brand police”… Continue Reading →

American Gun Culture creeping in India – Thanks to the UNSAFE CAPITAL – DELHI #VAW

Delhi women gun for arms licences Dwaipayan Ghosh, TNN | Aug 4, 2012, 1 It could be a new measure of women’s emancipation or just a passing fad, but Delhi Police has been stumped by the huge number of working women seeking… Continue Reading →

Double amputee, ‘Blade Runner’ creates Olympic history #disability

  EDDIE PELLS Last updated 22:57 04/08/2012 Reuters BLADE RUNNER: Oscar Pistorius (right) of South Africa shakes hands with Luguelin Santos of the Dominican Republic after finishing second in his 400m heat. It began with a smile at the starting… Continue Reading →

How Olympic Weightlifter Zoe Smith Owned Her Twitter Trolls

  By Annie-Rose Strasser on Jul 31, 2012 a Being able to lift 267 pounds is only one of the things that makes 18 year-old British Olympic weightlifter Zoe Smith tough. She can also swat down sexist Twitter trolls like they’re flies…. Continue Reading →

#Olympic Games and the tricky science of telling men from women

  Gender tests may be the most controversial obstacle the athletes face. The London Games tries a new approach based on testosterone. By Jon Bardin, Los Angeles TimesJuly 30, 2012, 5:03 a.m. Of all the obstacles athletes have had to overcome… Continue Reading →

Nuclear ‘hard to justify’, says GE chief

    By Pilita Clark, Environment Correspondent , Financial times   Nuclear power is so expensive compared with other forms of energy that it has become “really hard” to justify, according to the chief executive of General Electric, one of the… Continue Reading →

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