October 17, 2021

How the International Olympic Committee is using technology to educate future host cities

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By Bérénice Magistretti FromTechCrunch As the Rio Games draw to a close and the competing athletes pack up, leaving the Brazilian metropolis behind, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is already hard at work laying the foundation for the future spectacle of Olympic games. Throughout the Games, the IOC’s Olympic Games Knowledge Management program has been […]

The good, the bad and the ugly of the Rio Games

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By Tim Reynolds – AP Sports Writer From Wilmington News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps won more medals than anyone else, again. And then he said farewell, also again. Usain Bolt kissed the finish line goodbye after enhancing his Olympic legacy. Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky delivered under the burden of enormous expectations. […]

Rio-bound Cray rips national mark in Japan tilt

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By Joey Villar From Philstar Global MANILA, Philippines – Fil-Am Eric Cray stepped up his buildup for the Rio Olympics, churning out a record-setting run in the Golden Grand Prix 2016 at the Todoroki Stadium in Kawasaki, Japan yesterday. The 27-year-old Cray, one of the country’s representatives to the quadrennial games set Aug. 5-21 in […]