Olympic Games

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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 held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.

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A huge sports auction, with items like the Olympic torch carried by Muhammad Ali in 1996, a pair of Lionel Messi's signature cleats, and more.
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Olympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend.
1 day ago • BBC News
Could we see mixed synchronised swimming at the Olympics? Russian Aleksandr Maltsev is fighting for gender equality in the sport.
5 days ago • BBC News
23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps told NBC Sports and "Today" on Wednesday that his visit to Augusta will be an experience he won't forget.
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NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics
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Qualifying for the Olympics is on Noah Lyles' shortlist of goals. The American sprinting prodigy aims to break Usain Bolt's world record and then some.
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Olympic champion Adam Peaty rules out a bid for two individual gold medals at Tokyo 2020 and will focus on defending his 100m breaststroke title.
1 week ago • BBC News
British Olympic pentathlete Joe Choong claims his first World Cup medal with an impressive silver in Bulgaria, as GB's mixed relay team also finish second.
1 week ago • BBC News
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields kept her undefeated streak alive with a unanimous decision victory over Christina Hammer in a middleweight..
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