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Zika Virus Fears: Leading Golfer says No to Rio

Zika Virus Fears: Leading Golfer says No to Rio

The 4th best golfer in the world, Rory Mcillroy has announced that he will not be competing this summer in Rio over fears of the Zika virus. The Zika virus is a mosquito borne virus, which has been linked to brain defects in newborn babies. In an interview Rory proclaimed: “My health and my family’s […]

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Libby’s ‘Road to Rio’: Part 2

Libby’s ‘Road to Rio’: Part 2

The recent Olympics headlines have been dominated by the debate on whether the Games should be cancelled because of the Zika virus. This virus is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Those affected are likely to experience a fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes. The illness is usually mild and […]

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Libby’s ‘Road to Rio’

Libby’s ‘Road to Rio’

Very soon two mascots will be household names across the world. Tom and Vimicus will be the face of the 2016 Olympics that get underway in Rio on August 5th. Vimicusa represents a mixture of all the Brazilian animals. We are told he was born out of the explosion of joy that happened when they […]

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Whitlock & Fragapane win British all-around golds

Whitlock & Fragapane win British all-around golds

Whitlock’s score was better than the last world and Olympic gold-winning totals posted by Japan’s Kohei Uchimura

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1988 Olympics: Controversy in Seoul

1988 Olympics: Controversy in Seoul

  1988 Summer Games Host: Seoul, South Korea Medal table winner: The Soviet Union         Held between September 17th and October 2nd, the 1988 games saw the Olympic carnival travel to the Far East for its 21st edition. Over the past two tournaments, the hosting had swung between the two Cold War […]

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The Greatest Skiing Underdog of All Time?

The Greatest Skiing Underdog of All Time?

52-year-old Michael Edward, once nicknamed Eddie the Eagle, became a global sensation when he came last (by a long way) in the ski jump at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Now, over a quarter of a century later, a film has been made about one of the world’s best-known underdogs. At the UK film premier […]

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Van Niekerk makes sprinting history

Van Niekerk makes sprinting history

It seems the sport of athletics has been immersed in nothing but negative press over the past year. With whispers of doping and the controversy surrounding the Russian Olympic team consuming the discipline, it’s a rocky period for track and field. However, this week has seen one man garner some good news and make sprinting […]

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Jessica Ennis-Hill inspires children of Oasis Academy on EIS visit

Jessica Ennis-Hill inspires children of Oasis Academy on EIS visit

What do you think it would be like to meet one of Britain’s most inspirational women Olympic gold medalists?

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1984 Olympics: Carl Lewis’ Quadruple

1984 Olympics: Carl Lewis’ Quadruple

Host: Los Angeles, United States of America Medal table winner: United States of America Held between July 28th and August 12th, the 1984 games saw the Olympic carnival hop over the pond to the sunshine of California. The competition saw Los Angeles become only the third city to host the Olympics game for a second […]

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UK tipped to win 79 medals in Rio

UK tipped to win 79 medals in Rio

UK Sport believes that Team GB will manage to win 79 Olympic medals this summer in Rio and exceed their 2012 tally. Team GB won 65 medals in the London 2012 Olympics and 120 at the Paralympics. “If all Olympic stars play at their top quality level and make no mistakes, we could reach 79 […]