The Sochi Olympics, LIVESTREAM Open Ceremony

The Sochi Olympics has been under the spotlight for various non-sport reasons over recent months, however, finally the thousands of athletes will be able to switch the focus to the real purpose of the Games - the sports. The Winter Olympics 2014 schedule will be packed and viewers can watch the Games on TV on the NBC network or online through free live stream (details below). Some events are set to commence on Thursday Feb. 6, 2014, although the Opening Ceremony will not take place until … [Read more...]

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games – 27 July to 12 August

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, also known informally as London 2012 (for example on the official logo), are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Following a bid headed by former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe and the then Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, London was selected as the host city on 6 July 2005 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore, defeating Moscow, New York City, Madrid and Paris. … [Read more...]

Brazilian Athletes Join the Global Call to UNiTE against Violence

Marathon runner Denise Campos (featured) was one of a number of athletes that spoke out on violence against women in the run-up to the World Military Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: UNiTE) Rio de Janeiro—Men and women of the Brazilian delegation to the 5th Military World Games are saying no to violence against women and girls by joining the UN Secretary-General’s global UNITE to End Violence against Women campaign. They have called on people everywhere to take the same step. Jadel Gregório … [Read more...]

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