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Olympic Games: Major international sport event
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are normally held every four years, alternating between the Summer and Winter Olympics every two years in the four-year period.

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Simone Biles: ‘Still Scared To Do Gymnastics’ [Video]

Simone Biles: ‘Still Scared To Do Gymnastics’

Simone Biles gets emotional as she shares that she is “still scared to do gymnastics” after experiencing the “twisties” at the Olympics.

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South Korea skating rocked by abuse accusations (January, 2019) [Video]

South Korea skating rocked by abuse accusations (January, 2019)

South Korea has dominated the Olympic sport of short track speed skating for decades, but there is a dark side to that success. A KSOC report earlier this week detailed 124 assault cases in the last..

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Meet Ghana's Olympic bronze medal "Ring Warrior" [Video]

Meet Ghana's Olympic bronze medal "Ring Warrior"

20-year-old Ghanaian boxer Samuel Takyi is the first in almost 50 years to bring home an Olympic medal in the sport.

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Today at the Olympics: European rowers continue to make waves [Video]

Today at the Olympics: European rowers continue to make waves

Everything you need to know about who won what today.

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South Africa's skateboarders are kick-flipping to the next level [Video]

South Africa's skateboarders are kick-flipping to the next level

From the streets of South African cities to the world stage of the Olympic Games, skateboarding continues to grow across the African continent. Meet the Olympians, local skate legends, and equipment..

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Neeraj Chopra's acting skills in new Cred ad take the online world by storm | Oneindia News [Video]

Neeraj Chopra's acting skills in new Cred ad take the online world by storm | Oneindia News

23-year-old Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has undoubtedly made India proud in the field of athletics. Now, Fintech company Cred came out with an advertisement with the athlete starring in..

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Hear Simone Biles' emotional testimony before Senate [Video]

Hear Simone Biles' emotional testimony before Senate

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles became emotional during her testimony before a Senate committee investigating FBI mishandling of abuse allegations against former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar.

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Raisman reveals one of the most devastating parts of Nassar case [Video]

Raisman reveals one of the most devastating parts of Nassar case

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman delivers a powerful statement on the abuse she and others suffered at the hands of former Team USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar.

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On the first anniversary of his death, CNN speaks with Navid Afkari's mother [Video]

On the first anniversary of his death, CNN speaks with Navid Afkari's mother

Navid Afkari dreamed of one day winning an Olympic medal for his country, instead that dream became a nightmare when he was executed by the Iranian government after being convicted of a murder, which..

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Neeraj Chopra fulfils his ‘small dream’ by taking his parents on their first flight | Oneindia News [Video]

Neeraj Chopra fulfils his ‘small dream’ by taking his parents on their first flight | Oneindia News

Today, India's one and only Olympic gold medallist in athletics, Neeraj Chopra, fulfilled a dream of his as he took his parents on their first flight. #NeerajChopra #NeerajChopraParents..

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Manika Batra accuses national coach of match fixing| Oneindia News [Video]

Manika Batra accuses national coach of match fixing| Oneindia News

India table tennis star Manika Batra has made serious allegations against national coach of match fixing. She claimed that the coach has asked her to throw a match during the Olympics qualifiers in..

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Katherine Grainger hails ‘huge milestone’ of 1000th medal [Video]

Katherine Grainger hails ‘huge milestone’ of 1000th medal

Dame Katherine Grainger, Chair of UK Sport, spoke about Britain’s “brilliant success” after reaching 1,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at..

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