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Hamblin in line for honour
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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 ...
 Jerusalem Post1 month ago

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 Independent2 months ago
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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 Times2 months 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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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 India2 months ago See 120 years of struggle for gender equality at the Olympics  GlobalPost2 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 News2 months ago

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.com2 months ago Why triple jumpers may be the ultimate Olympians  Business Insider2 months ago eNCA | Faster, higher, stronger: Triple jumpers may be the ultimate Olympians  ENCA2 months ago

Fund ideas for each of the Olympic rings

The five Olympic rings, designed in 1912 by Frenchman Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, who was responsible for bringing the Olympic Games back into the modern consciousness, each represent a continent. In keeping with this representative ...
 Moneywise Magazine2 months ago Rio 2016: The five Olympic Rings  Business Standard2 months ago Rio Olympics 2016: All you need to know about the 5 Olympic Rings  One India2 months ago
Singapore National Olympic Council

Ashley Liew receives the Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy

Mr Ashley Liew (29), Singapore's representative in the Men's Marathon event at the 28th SEA Games, has been awarded the Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy in the category of Act of Fair Play by the International Committee for Fairplay, the ...
 Singapore National Olympic Council1 month ago Low-profile Singapore marathon runner behind viral incident hopes to inspire others  Yahoo! Singapore1 week ago Marathoner Ashley Liew gets prestigious award for sportsmanship  Today Online1 month ago Marathoner Ashley Liew first Singaporean to receive international fair play accolade  Channel NewsAsia1 month ago

French coach expects Chinese epee team to triumph at Tokyo Olympics

Hugues Obry at the Pierre de Coubertin Stadium in Paris on March 19, 2000. ( JACQUES DEMARTHON / AFP) HEFEI - New coach of the Chinese national epee team, Hugues Obry from France, on Saturday showed his confidence in leading his team to top ...
 China Daily Asia3 weeks ago
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