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These Two Female Athletes Won an Olympic Medal That's Rarer Th...

This article originally appeared in TIME . The Pierre de Coubertin medal has only been awarded 17 times in Olympic history. On Saturday, New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin and American Abbey DAgostino became the 18th and 19th recipients of the ... Fortune, 1 month ago
Rare Medal Awarded to Olympic Runners Who Finished Dead Last Equilibrio Informativo, 1 month ago
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Phelps Shmelps Here are the ultimate Olympians

I guess I am nave. Nostalgic perhaps. The words of Pierre de Coubertin, imparted by my colonial schoolteachers in South Africa, still ring in my ears. The important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win, but to take part. The essential thing is ...
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Why the Pierre De Coubertin medal is making headlines

THE WHAT MEDAL? Pierre de Coubertin medal — the fourth medal in Olympics. A FOURTH KIND? Yes, after the gold, silver and bronze medals, there is this fourth kind. WHO WINS IT? All the athletes are entitled to it. But one really has to ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Lethargy and the spirit of Olympics  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago The fourth medal: How to win a medal more prestigious than an Olympic gold  India.com1 month ago There's a Fourth Kind of Olympic Medal and Only a Few People Have it  Cosmopolitan.In1 month ago
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The true spirit of the Olympics

In this postmodern era of scepticism and distrust it is easy to lose sight of the words of Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics: "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning, but taking part." It is not to have ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

India's women Olympians

At the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896, no women competed as founder Pierre de Coubertin felt their inclusion would be "impractical and unaesthetic". But times have changed and India's women athletes
 Times of India1 month ago 13 wild milestones for women in the Olympics  Mother Nature Network1 month ago On her shoulders: record number of female Olympians expected in Rio  Christian Science Monitor1 month ago Women at the Games: from uninteresting to stars  The Hindu2 months ago

A Tribute to Pierre de Coubertin

The Olympic fever has swept the world once again. The latest edition of the Summer Olympic Games officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad is in full swing. The sportsmen and women from all over the world have thronged to Rio in Brazil to ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
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Faster, higher, stronger: science shows why triple jumpers may be the ultimate Olympians

No athletes arguably embody Pierre de Coubertins Olympic motto - "faster, higher, stronger" - more fully than those competing in the triple jump. This dynamic track and field event comprises an approach run, followed by three consecutive phases: the hop, step ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago Why triple jumpers may be the ultimate Olympians  Business Insider1 month ago eNCA | Faster, higher, stronger: Triple jumpers may be the ultimate Olympians  ENCA1 month ago Faster. Higher. Stronger  Indian News Link1 month ago

10 inspiring quotes from Olympic athletes

The founder of the modern Olympics, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, once said: "The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well." It's an inspiring ...
 World Economic Forum1 month ago A five-ring fiasco  Spectator Australia2 months ago

Olympic rings have magnetic pull

The image of the five inter-locked Olympic rings is a potent brand today but its birth was shorn of fanfare. Pierre de Coubertin always had romantic notions about the modern Olympic Games which he helped to found in 1896. He wanted the Games to ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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See 120 years of struggle for gender equality at the Olympics

Female athletes were excluded from the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 because its founder, Pierre de Coubertin, felt their participation would be inappropriate. No matter how toughened a sportswoman may be, her organism is not cut out to ...
 GlobalPost1 month ago de Coubertin and the genesis of the Modern Games  The Hindu2 months ago
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