Rusting Eiffel Tower in need of full repairs, say reports

The wrought-iron 324-metre (1,063 ft) high tower is among the most visited tourist sites in the world. It is being given a cosmetic 60 million euro paint job ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. However confidential reports by experts cited by French magazine Marianne suggest the monument is in a poor state.
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2028 LA Olympics: World Archery Proposes Inclusion of Indoor Compound Events

World Archery has pushed for the inclusion of indoor compound events at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Currently, the Olympics only have recurve events in the sport. The high-scoring compound events are part of sports programmes of the Asian Games, European Games, Pan American Games, World Games and World University Games but not the Olympics.
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1 weeks ago

Jamaican Athletics Championships: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Dazzles

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce scorches through her opening 100m heat in 10.70sec. She is the fastest woman in the world this year after twice clocking 10.67sec, most recently in Paris. Olympic Games bronze medalist Shericka Jackson (10.99sec.) Elaine Thompson-Herah had little trouble winning her heat in 11.06sec.
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1 weeks ago

Russia says ‘happy to help’ India bid for 2036 Olympics

India has repeatedly expressed interest to host the 2036 Games with Ahmedabad as the central city. Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin said his country’s “specialists will be happy to help in organising the Olympic Games in India” Russia continues to be ostracised from world sport following the invasion of Ukraine.
#OlegMatytsin #Olympics #Russian #Russia #Sports


1 weeks ago

Who is Anita Wlodarczyk? Olympian who suffered season-ending injury post...

Three-time Olympic hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk is set to miss the remainder of the 2022 season. The 36-year-old has won gold medals at every Olympic Games dating back to 2012. She underwent surgery for a thigh injury while chasing a thief who attempted to break into her car.
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2 weeks ago

AFI Mourns Death of Distance Running Legend Hari Chand

Chand, 69, was a two-time Olympian (1976 and 1980) and winner of the 5000m and 10000m gold medals in the 1978 Asian Games. Chand’s national record time of 28:48.72 in 10,000m, set in the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, stood for 32 years before Surendra Singh bettered it.
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3 weeks ago