- Usain Bolt Headlines Featured Athletes Page on IOC. With just a day remaining before the official start off the Olympic games in Rio, the steady flow of athletes from around the world are still filing in and those already there are busily whipping themselves into peak readiness condition. The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt is no different. Being the fastest man in history as well as defending champion sure has it’s perks and that’s what puts him 1st on the featured athletes page on the IOC Website. under the heading;
THE MOST DECORATED SPRINTER OF ALL TIME, USAIN BOLT IS DETERMINED TO OUTDO HIMSELF AT RIO 2016. And a picture of him in one of him signature poses is a very interesting article on the sprinter.
In between winning his first Olympic 100m title at Beijing 2008 and his 11th world gold – in the 4x100m relay in the Chinese capital seven years later – Usain Bolt. Read more: Source; IOC
- Canada Soccer Team kicks off Rio Olympics with a win
- The Canadian women’s team beat Australia 2-0 on Wednesday in their first game of the 2016 Olympic soccer tournament.The victory was a step in the right direction for Team Canada, which earlier in the day had announced it hopes to crack the list of the top12 countries for most medals won in the Rio Olympics.The Canadian women’s soccer team scored a bronze medal in 2012, and hopes are high this time around that the team will place. Read more: Source; Thestar.com.
Refugee Team Set To Compete At Rio Games
On these black warm-up suits, being worn by 10 athletes at the Rio Games, “ROT” is actually an acronym. And while the toxicity of its organizers may have tarnished the Olympics in the eyes of the world, it’s these athletes that exist to redeem them, albeit for a moment. :” I swam for my life when the boat sank. Without swimming, I don’t think I survive. I don’t think I rise to this level at the Olympic Games,” Read More. Source; Yahoo.com