#2016 Olympic Games

  • Article: 18 Times Politics Trumped Sport in Olympic Games’ History
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    18 Times Politics Trumped Sport in Olympic Games’ History

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer  and  Andrew McMaster|Feb. 7, 2018

    Politics, Protests, & Bans: The long history of social activism at the Olympic Games. Read more

  • Article: Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals
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    Japan Will Use Old Cell Phones to Make 2020 Olympic Medals

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 24, 2016

    A whole new reason to want to win gold. Read more

  • Article: Yes, It's 2016 and Yes, the Olympics Are Still Sexist
    Girls & Women

    Yes, It's 2016 and Yes, the Olympics Are Still Sexist

    By Cassie Carothers|Aug. 15, 2016

    It's amazing, some "girl" athletes are almost as good as male athletes. Read more

  • Video: This Is the Flag of the Refugee Olympic Team
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    This Is the Flag of the Refugee Olympic Team

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2016

    65 million are represented by this banner. Read more

  • Article: UN Asks World to Honor the Olympic Truce of Ancient Greece
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    UN Asks World to Honor the Olympic Truce of Ancient Greece

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2016

    The Olympic Games seek to promote respect, friendship, solidarity and equality. Read more