Posted on 06/08/2012 by matisak
But it shouldn’t be only about the female athletes. Only 17% of decision making positions in the Olympic sport bodies are held by women.
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Posted on 25/07/2012 by matisak
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge led a tribute in the athletes village in London on Monday. But IOC has refused to make it a part of the opening ceremony.
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Posted on 13/08/2008 by matisak
But Olympics are seen today as a “people’s tournament”.
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Posted on 04/08/2008 by matisak
Beijing has blamed Uighur people. How does the security situation look like in China before Olympic Games?
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Posted on 17/04/2008 by matisak
The protests against the torch relay continue.
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Posted on 09/04/2008 by matisak
But will it influence somehow the communist regime in Beijing?
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Posted on 06/02/2008 by matisak
But we can expect also some surprises. Perhaps on the Olympic Games in Beijing. The Year of the Rat begins on February 7, 2008.
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