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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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Putin man of the match as his ice hockey team wins [Video]

Putin man of the match as his ice hockey team wins

Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the ice on Monday in a gala match of the Night Hockey League in Sochi.Among the leader's teammates were Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Olympic..

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2-time Olympic medalist weighs in on Olympics amid pandemic [Video]

2-time Olympic medalist weighs in on Olympics amid pandemic

CNN’s Jim Acosta talks with two-time Olympic gold medalist Brandi Chastain about the upcoming summer Olympics in Tokyo amid a fourth wave of coronavirus in Japan.

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Japan nears a Covid-19 crisis. The Olympics could tip it over the edge [Video]

Japan nears a Covid-19 crisis. The Olympics could tip it over the edge

In less than three months, the world will be watching as Japan attempts to host the Summer Olympics in the midst of a global pandemic. As a fourth coronavirus wave takes shape, doctors fear the..

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Team GB kit revealed ahead of Olympic and Paralympic Games [Video]

Team GB kit revealed ahead of Olympic and Paralympic Games

The new Adidas kit for Great Britain's athletes to wear during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics vhas been unveiled.

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She missed out on the Olympics, so she broke 50km record instead [Video]

She missed out on the Olympics, so she broke 50km record instead

Des Linden missed out on Tokyo 2020 but made distance running history instead. She became the first woman to run 50 km (31 miles) in less than three hours in April.

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CNN10 - 4/28/21 [Video]

CNN10 - 4/28/21

U.S. Census results signal changes for House representation, restaurants struggle to find workers, U.S. lumber prices rise, and Olympic test events begin.

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Caitlyn Jenner Announces Run for California Governor | THR News [Video]

Caitlyn Jenner Announces Run for California Governor | THR News

The former Olympic athlete and reality TV star has officially filed paperwork with the California Secretary of State's office to challenge Gov. Gavin Newsom in a likely recall election. The signature..

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Venus Williams: Major tournaments can succeed this summer [Video]

Venus Williams: Major tournaments can succeed this summer

In an exclusive interview, Venus Williams discusses how it’s possible for major tournaments like the Olympics to proceed this summer with CNN’s Richard Quest.

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Tokyo Olympics committee meets to address continuing problems [Video]

Tokyo Olympics committee meets to address continuing problems

Nobody predicted a global health pandemic, the Olympics being delayed by a year, it does become challenging for hosts.

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Watch Nethra Kumanan trail for the Olympics [Video]

Watch Nethra Kumanan trail for the Olympics

Chennai girl Nethra Kumanan was 12 the year she started sailing. Now 23, she has just become the first Indian to earn an Olympic spot in sailing. The nine Indian sailors who have participated in the..

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Yamaha introduces environment-friendly e-bike for adrenaline junkies [Video]

Yamaha introduces environment-friendly e-bike for adrenaline junkies

In a changing global scenario, the healthy and safe transportation has accelerated the movement of riding bicycles. Mountain biking is a thrilling sport that is loved by many adrenaline junkies. It is..

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Japan races to assure Olympic organisers with 100 days until Tokyo games [Video]

Japan races to assure Olympic organisers with 100 days until Tokyo games

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Dan Walker is stepping down from Football Focus [Video]

Dan Walker is stepping down from Football Focus

TV presenter Dan Walker has thanked his fans for their support after 12 years of hosting the BBC's flagship football show. The BBC Breakfast host is leaving the show for pastures new, and promises..

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Sarasota skateboarder Jake Ilardi gets community help for Olympics training [Video]

Sarasota skateboarder Jake Ilardi gets community help for Olympics training

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National-level water sports coaching camp held in Srinagar [Video]

National-level water sports coaching camp held in Srinagar

A national-level water sports coaching camp to promote canoeing and kayaking is being held at Dal Lake. The camp is being organized to hone the players for the upcoming Olympics. 24 players from..

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Meet India’s first fencer to make it to the Olympics [Video]

Meet India’s first fencer to make it to the Olympics

Bhavani Devi, 27, has been fencing since she was 10. Her lifelong dream has been to represent India at the Olympics. This year, in Tokyo, that dream comes true. She will also make history – no other..

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Abe returns to competition in style at Antalya Grand Slam [Video]

Abe returns to competition in style at Antalya Grand Slam

Japan’s Abe Hifumi is our man of the day. This was the 66kg double World Champion’s first outing on the tour since qualifying for the Olympics late last year and he flew through the preliminaries.

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Ryan Lochte eyes fifth Olympic Games [Video]

Ryan Lochte eyes fifth Olympic Games

12-time Olympic swimming medalist Ryan Lochte is making another run at making team USA. He hopes his times and his new training program help him get to Tokyo this summer.

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Tokyo 2020 games: Olympic torch relay begins in Fukushima [Video]

Tokyo 2020 games: Olympic torch relay begins in Fukushima

After a delay of more than a year, the Olympic torch relay ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 games has begun.

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Fukushima residents still suffering as 'recovering Olympics' press ahead [Video]

Fukushima residents still suffering as 'recovering Olympics' press ahead

The summer Olympic games in Tokyo have been billed as the ‘recovery games,’ but 10 years after the Fukushima disaster, many residents living near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, tell a very..

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Will Claye: The Olympian with music dreams [Video]

Will Claye: The Olympian with music dreams

When the Olympics were postponed in 2020, triple jumper Will Claye chose to channel his emotions into music. A three-time Olympic medalist from the US, Claye is also a recording artist with his own..

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Usain Bolt talks to CNN about his beloved Manchester United [Video]

Usain Bolt talks to CNN about his beloved Manchester United

Manchester United superfan and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt talks to CNN about his verdict on the season so far and reveals if he’s Ole in or Ole out.

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