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Brisbane set to host 2032 Olympics after IOC endorsement

Brisbane set to host 2032 Olympics after IOC endorsement

Brisbane, Australia is set to host the 2032 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) endorsed its unopposed bid for the future Games. “This unanimous decision by the Executive Board is a credit to the years of work carried out by Brisbane 2032, the Australian Olympic Committee, and their partners, to test every aspect of…MORE

Hungary PM Orban: Taking knee is ‘provocation’, ‘has no place on pitch’

Hungary PM Orban: Taking knee is ‘provocation’, ‘has no place on pitch’

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said kneeling to protest against discrimination before sporting events was a custom related to slavery and alien to the central European country, adding that pressuring athletes everywhere to follow suit was “provocation.” Hungary, one of 14 host nations to the upcoming Euro 2020 soccer championship, has been ruled…MORE

Letesenbet Gidey breaks Sifan Hassan’s two-day-old 10,000m world record

Letesenbet Gidey breaks Sifan Hassan’s two-day-old 10,000m world record

The previous women’s 10,000-meter record was only set on Sunday, but Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey has already bettered it. Gidey’s time of 29:01.03 in the Dutch city of Hengelo on Tuesday took five seconds off the record set by the Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan on the same track last week. Competing in the Ethiopian Olympic Trials, Gidey…MORE

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