#2016 Rio Olympics

  • 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: Why This Chinese Olympic Swimmer's Response to Her Period Is So Inspiring
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    Why This Chinese Olympic Swimmer's Response to Her Period Is So Inspiring

    By Garima Bakshi|Aug. 23, 2016

    She didn’t win this medal but she sure won our hearts! Read more

  • Article: An 85-Year-Old Nun Is the Star of Nike's Latest 'Unlimited' Ad
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    An 85-Year-Old Nun Is the Star of Nike's Latest 'Unlimited' Ad

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 17, 2016

    The powerful faces of sports and determination. Read more

  • Article: How Ashton Eaton & Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Olympian Couple, Found Gold at 2K Race in Kenya
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    How Ashton Eaton & Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Olympian Couple, Found Gold at 2K Race in Kenya

    By Jillian Zieske|Aug. 17, 2016|World Vision

    5 life lessons this Olympian couple found while running a 2K in Bartabwa, Kenya. Read more

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

  • Article: 5 Protests That Are Shaking Up the Rio Olympics
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    5 Protests That Are Shaking Up the Rio Olympics

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 15, 2016

    A battle over freedom of expression is taking place. Read more

  • Article: 10 Excuses To Host A Nutritious Olympics Party
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    10 Excuses To Host A Nutritious Olympics Party

    Aug. 8, 2016|World Vision

    Want to help build a #hungerfree world? Have a party! Read more

  • Article: 11 Years Ago He Fled Sudan; Now He Is Running in the Olympics
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    11 Years Ago He Fled Sudan; Now He Is Running in the Olympics

    By Garima Bakshi|Aug. 3, 2016

    At age 10, Yiech Pur Biel trekked alone from Sudan to Kenya, leaving his parents behind. Read more