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Story behind the Olympic torch relay's Nazi origin
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de Coubertin and the genesis of the Modern Games

Coubertin established the International Olympic Committee and served as its president for many years. The Hindu, 1 week ago
Erratic baby steps of modern Games Deccan Chronicle, 2 weeks ago
Olympics History Lesson: Athens 1896 The Sports Campus, 2 weeks ago

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Frenchman Coubertin's heart beat for Olympics

Coubertin, who was born into an aristocratic family in 1863, was mature beyond his age as a child. He was deeply affected by the crushing loss France suffered at the hands of Prussia, which is Germany now, in the battle of Sedan in 1870. The ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago Coubertin's heart beat for Olympics  Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Thomas Bach Contributes Preface for Coubertin Novel  Around The Rings1 month ago

Rio Olympics 2016: 5 instances when the Olympics became a medium for social change

For its founder Pierre de Coubertin, the Olympics was never going to be merely about sports. The 33-year-old envisaged the event to be a vehicle of change for the world where wars will be fought in sporting arenas and finished there, without any ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Atlanta's Cultural Olympiad Celebrated Both Sport And Art  WABE2 weeks ago Nutrition for a sprinter  Zimbabwe Standard2 weeks ago An Olympian mirage  Livemint.com3 weeks ago

Armour: Amid Zika, doping and sludge, Olympics have lost their way

The squalor and sleaze that have engulfed the Rio Games cannot be what Pierre de Coubertin had in mind. Far from elevating the world through sport, the upcoming Games have instead illustrated everything that's gone wrong with the Olympic movement.
 USA Today3 weeks ago Olympic Movement More About Misery Than Majesty  Athletic Business3 weeks ago

Dozens homeless after fire rips through rooftop

Photos A fire raged through an apartment building on Pierre de Coubertin on Wed. June
 CTV News1 month ago Dozens evacuated, no injuries after condo building near Olympic Stadium catches fire  CBC1 month ago Dоzens evacuated after Mоntreal cоndо cоnstructing catches hearth  NewspaperPost1 month ago

Pacquiao and Rio

Baron Pierre de Coubertin and the last of his disciples, Avery Brundage, must be turning in their graves. The last bastion of amateurism, which they nurtured and so jealously guarded in the Olympic movement for more than a century, is about to ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer2 months ago

Cameroon: Sports Actors Urged to Uphold Fairplay(Cameroon Tribune)

By This was the object of a round table conference organized by the Pierre de Coubertin National Committee on Thursday. Members of the sports family have been urged to uphold fair play in the practice and administration of sports. The call was made ...
 AllAfrica.com1 month ago

Greetings to the 2016 World Modern Pentathlon Championships

Themessage reads, inpart: This sport, proposed bythefamous Pierre de Coubertin, has long since been ontheOlympic programme, always gaining thelove ofnumerous fans through its audience appeal andunique aesthetic. Iwould like tonote that Russia has ...
 Kremlin.ru2 months ago

Unsung Olympic heroes return to take limelight

IMAGE: Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania crosses the line in first place during the women's modern pentathlon of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images. Lithuania's Laura Asadauskaite will be favourite to defend her Olympic title when modern pentathlon enjoys a rare share of the global sporting spotlight on the final weekend of the Rio Games. As reigning champions go, Asadauskaite's profile is hardly stratospheric but that should be no surprise such is the lack of ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Media Advisory - Photo/video opportunity - Media availability with boccia athletes nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

/CNW/ -On Monday July 18 , the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Boccia Canada will host a media availability with the Canadian boccia team headed to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Media interviews will be preceded by an open training session ...
 Canada NewsWire1 week ago /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media availability with judo athletes nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games/  Canada NewsWire1 month ago Media Advisory - Media availability with judo athletes nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games  Canada NewsWire1 month ago
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