Olympics 2016

Being a great athlete takes a combination of raw talent, luck and a lot of hard work. The stories of how these [...]

3 August 2016
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Athletes might be limbering up for the biggest sporting event of the year in Rio, but that's not stopping them [...]

3 August 2016
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Brazil is set to reap a 25 per cent stock market boost from hosting this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, if [...]

2 August 2016
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It’s bad enough when wealthy countries are plunged into debt to fund sporting events that offer, at best, a [...]

2 August 2016
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The gold medals awarded to athletes at this year's Olympics are worth roughly $100 less than they were in London [...]

2 August 2016
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Incredibly, it is now less than two weeks until the Olympics starts in Rio de Janeiro. Yet rather than hype, excitement, [...]

1 August 2016
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Most people would think that hosting two of the largest sporting events in the world taking place just two years [...]

1 August 2016
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Fraudsters in Brazil are poised to exploit the influx of international visitors for the Olympics a survey revealed [...]

1 August 2016
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The Rio 2016 Olympic games are rapidly approaching, and if you're half as excited we all were for the London 2012 [...]

29 July 2016
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The International Olympic Committee [IOC] has been accused of a dereliction of duty after deciding not to impose [...]

24 July 2016
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Track superstar Usain Bolt has welcomed the decision to uphold a ban on Russian athletes at next month’s Olympic [...]

21 July 2016
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With the Rio Olympics only a fortnight away, stars of the Games past and future will roll into London this weekend to [...]

21 July 2016
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Four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy has stoked golf’s Olympic row further by saying he may not even watch the [...]

12 July 2016
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Golf's four leading male players will be missing from the sport’s long-awaited return to the Olympics after [...]

11 July 2016
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Former world No1 Maria Sharapova has admitted defeat in her bid to compete at the Rio Olympics next month after [...]

11 July 2016
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British Olympic sprint hopeful Richard Kilty has voiced his dismay at members of the sporting community who have [...]

6 July 2016
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French pharmaceuticals firm Sanofi today revealed it has teamed up with the US military to accelerate development [...]

6 July 2016
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With the average worker spending at least 90,000 hours – over one third of all their time awake – in the workplace, [...]

1 July 2016
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World No4 Rory McIlroy has conceded that the insufficient allure of a gold medal played a part in his decision [...]

29 June 2016
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Rio de Janeiro has declared itself in a state of financial emergency as it scrambles to avoid a complete shutdown [...]

18 June 2016
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The British Olympic Association (BOA) will not appeal if Russian athletes are granted permission to compete in [...]

15 June 2016
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The Rio Olympics should be postponed or moved, but not called off entirely. Knowing what we already know about [...]

9 June 2016
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Great Britain’s net medal haul is set to plummet more than any other nation at this year’s Olympic Games in [...]

2 June 2016
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More than 150 health professionals have called for the Olympic Games to be postponed or moved to a different [...]

28 May 2016
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Britain can expect a significant financial boost from a summer of sport featuring the Olympics and Euro 2016 according [...]

1 May 2016
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This summer's superheroes have unveiled their new suits. [...]

27 April 2016
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Russia has stepped up efforts to have the ban on its athletes lifted in time for this summer’s Olympic Games [...]

20 April 2016
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The familiar cry of "on your marks" could soon become "eyes down" at the world’s biggest sporting event - [...]

6 April 2016
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You can have your Olympics and your World Cup: a group is campaigning to turn the capital into whiff whaff [...]

4 April 2016
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While there are more conventional and less arduous methods of career development, Great Britain’s Simon Mantell [...]

7 March 2016
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