#Rio 2016 Olympics

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

    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: World Photo Day: These Images Define the Refugee Crisis

    World Photo Day: These Images Define the Refugee Crisis

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|Aug. 19, 2016

    These are powerful. Read more

  • Article: The Most Heartwarming Moments of the Olympics 2016 So Far

    The Most Heartwarming Moments of the Olympics 2016 So Far

    By Garima Bakshi|Aug. 17, 2016

    The Games are about so much more than competition and medals. Read more

  • Article: Paulo Lokoro Left Home Without Even a Pair of Shoes; Now He’s an Olympian

    Paulo Lokoro Left Home Without Even a Pair of Shoes; Now He’s an Olympian

    By Krista Watson|Aug. 4, 2016

    “To win a medal, a gold, that is my dream.” Read more

  • Article: Turns Out, Rio’s Air Is More Deadly Than Its Water

    Turns Out, Rio’s Air Is More Deadly Than Its Water

    By Krista Watson|Aug. 4, 2016

    Athletes are holding their breath above AND below water now. Read more

  • Video: His Uncle Swam for Syria; Now Rami Anis Joins Refugee Olympic Team

    His Uncle Swam for Syria; Now Rami Anis Joins Refugee Olympic Team

    By Meghan Werft|July 25, 2016

    “Swimming is my life,” Anis says. “The swimming pool is my home.” Read more

  • Article: Yolande Mabika judo refugee team olympics

    Why this Olympic Judoka wrestler is fighting for it all

    By Meghan Werft|June 21, 2016

    “I am representing all refugees in the world,” Yolande told Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: olympic refugee team 1500m track and field

    Anjelina runs for Olympic Refugee team in hopes of returning home

    By Krista Watson|CHIME FOR CHANGE|June 20, 2016

    Rio is bringing her one mile closer to home. Read more