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22.03.2017
Hong Kong, China, March 21, 2017: The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China presented Olympic Participant Lapel Pins to the athletes who took part in Rio 2016 at a special ceremony on Tuesday, March 21, at the Hon...

04.01.2017
Texas, USA, January 4, 2017: The golden swim of Singapore hero Joseph Schooling at the Rio Olympic Games has been rated the fourth best performance of the year by the influential Swim Swam Magazine based in Austin, ...

06.12.2016
Doha, Qatar, December 6, 2016: Qatar's most celebrated track and field athlete, Mutaz Essa Barshim, was named Athlete of the Year at the Esquire Man At His Best Awards 2016 ceremony in Dubai, UAE. Barshim was honour...

20.10.2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 19, 2016: The Olympic Council of Malaysia would like to congratulate the sports personalities who were conferred state awards and medals in conjunction with the 78th birthday of the G...

22.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 21, 2016: Asian National Olympic Committees had plenty to celebrate at South America’s first Olympic Games as they drew to a close in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, August 21. Although China’s gold medal count...

22.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 21, 2016: IOC President Thomas Bach closed the Rio Olympics at the Maracana Stadium on Sunday evening, describing the Games as “marvellous” and looking ahead to the next Summer Olympics in Japan in 2020. ...

21.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 20, 2016: The spectacular Zhu Ting propelled China to a 3-1 (19-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-23) victory over Serbia to claim the women’s volleyball gold medal at Maracanazinho on Saturday nig...

20.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 19, 2016: Jamaica successfully defended their 4x100m relay title at the Olympic Stadium on Friday night and Japan surprised the world with a sensational silver. The victory gave sprint king Usain Bolt his...

20.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 20, 2016: Golfing great Park Inbee produced a majestic performance to clinch gold for Korea on Saturday – the first female Olympic golf champion in 116 years. The 28-year-old multiple major championship-w...

19.08.2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 18, 2016: China’s Ren Qian became the youngest medal winner at Rio 2016 when she took gold in the women’s diving 10m platform on Thursday. Ren, 15, registered a score of 439.25 points to secure victory at...

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