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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 →

The one-armed wonder- Disability not a deterrent for Bruna

By N Jagannath Das – HYDERABAD 10th December 2012 08:36 AM, IE Brazilian table tennis player Bruna Alexandre returns a shot at the ongoing 10th World Junior Tennis Championship at the SAP Indoor Stadium in Gachibowli on Sunday | Neeraj… 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 →

Ringing in change – Haryana’s Olympics #LondonOlympics #Sundayreading

Haryana‘s Olympics Siddharth Saxena and Ajay Sura | August 4, 2012 Gagan Narang‘s bronze medal – India‘s only London Olympic podium finish at the time of writing – has sent everyone back home into a tizzy. As congratulatory messages poured in, Ajay Maken, India’s… 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 →

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