Posts Tagged ‘olympic’

‘Taking A Knee’ Banned By International Olympic Committee

The ‘George Floyd Autonomous Zone’ in Minneapolis has issued a list of ‘rules for white people’ that they have to abide by in order to enter the area. The zone has popped up around the area that Floyd died and has come to resemble something akin to a religious cult encampment. Apparently, baptisms, miracles and […]

The Olympic Movement at the Present Stage of the Great Game

Apparently, the international Olympic movement is nearing its most serious trials since its reincarnation in the late 19th century, from 393 AD, when this religious-pagan act was prohibited by the Roman Christian emperor Theodosius 1 (“the Great”). This reincarnation itself, apparently, was considered by its initiators as one of the most important projects in the […]

Iran’s Geraei, Saravi win gold medals at Asian Olympic qualifying

TEHRAN – Mohammadreza Geraei and Mohammadhadi Saravi claimed two gold medal at the Asian Olympic qualifying in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Friday. In the Greco-Roman 67kg final, Geraei put on an impressive performance in dismantling veteran Hansu Ryu from South Korea, winning by 9-0 technical fall. In a clash of the most recent Asian gold medalists […]

Reviving the Panathenaic Stadium for the Olympic Games

The Panathenaic Stadium is a historical monument located in Athens, Greece. Although the current structure was only built at the end of the 1800s, the current stadium was built on a site once occupied by an ancient Greek stadium where the Panathenaic Games were held once every four years. Thanks to the perseverance of a […]

Olympic Surfing Hopeful Katherine Diaz, 22, Killed By Lightning At Training Session

Olympic surfing hopeful Katherine Diaz was killed by lightning near her El Salvador home at a training session for a qualifying contest. The 22-year-old athlete was struck at El Tunco beach about an hour south of San Salvador on Friday, and efforts to revive her failed.  Her uncle Beto Diaz, a surfing coach, was with […]

Katherine Diaz: Olympic surfer hopeful killed by lightning while getting into sea

Katherine Diaz, a 22-year-old surfer, was struck by lightning shortly after she entered the ocean at El Tunco Beach, around 10 miles (16km) south of the capital San Salvador.  Ms Diaz was preparing for the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Surf Games which are being held in El Salvador in May and would act as […]

Olympic Committee To Buy Athletes COVID-19 Vaccines From China

The International Olympic Committee announced Thursday that it is buying COVID-19 vaccines from China so it can distribute doses to all participants of the upcoming summer and winter games. At his announcement, IOC President Thomas Bach praised China as acting “in the true Olympic spirit of solidarity” by providing the vaccines. Additionally, for every dose […]

Man who lost daughter in Japan tsunami to run in Olympic torch relay

When Noriyuki Suzuki runs in the Tokyo Olympic torch relay, he won’t be alone. Every stride he takes will be in memory of his daughter, Mai, as well as 73 other students and 10 teachers from Okawa Elementary School who died in the massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan on 11th March 2021. […]

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist to compete as refugee in Tokyo

  Iranian female Olympic medal winner Kimia Alizadeh has been granted refugee status in Germany and aims to compete in the Olympic Refugee Team under a white flag in Tokyo this summer. Alizadeh, who won taekwondo bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics, fled to Germany last year after several offers to compete for the Netherlands, […]

Olympic Gymnastics Coach Dies By Suicide Following Accusations Of Human Trafficking, Sexual Assault

(ZH) Former Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday afternoon, just hours after he was charged in Michigan with 20 counts of human trafficking, sexual assault, lying to a peace officer and racketeering. Geddert’s death was confirmed by his attorney’s office as well as Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. […]

Olympic Skateboarder Charged with Holding ‘Superspreader’ Party in L.A.

U.S. skateboarding champion Nyjah Huston was arrested in Los Angeles and accused of holding a coronavirus “superspreader” party against the order of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti. The four-time world skateboarding champion was repeatedly warned about holding parties at a private residence owned by Edward Essa in the Fairfax District. City officials have shut down several […]

Legendary Olympic Athlete Takes Over Tokyo Games Following Sexism Backlash

TOKYO (AP) — Seiko Hashimoto has appeared in seven Olympics, four in the winter and three in the summer — the most by any “multi-season” athlete in the games. She made even more history on Thursday in Japan, where women are still rare in the boardrooms and positions of political power. The 56-year-old Hashimoto was […]

Tokyo Olympic committee to select woman as new chief after sexist comments

The Tokyo 2020 organising committee will ask Japan’s Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto – a woman who competed in seven Games as a skater and a cyclist – to be its new president following the resignation of the former head over sexist comments, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday. Yoshiro Mori quit as committee president last […]

Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive amid Olympic worries

Japan began rolling out coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday to healthcare workers but many are wondering if the campaign will move fast enough before the Summer Olympics planned for July. The country is rolling out vaccines months after other major economies but despite rising infections, Japan has avoided the infections and death rates of western countries. […]

Olympic nation Japan receives first batch of Covid vaccines

Japan‘s first batch of Covid- 19 vaccine arrived on Friday, local media reported, with official approval for the Pfizer Inc shots expected soon as the country races to control a third wave of infections ahead of the Olympic Games. A government health panel is due to deliberate on the vaccine later on Friday. Kyodo News […]

Tokyo Olympic Committee President Mori To Resign Over Sexist Remarks: Reports

TOKYO (AP) — The long saga of Yoshiro Mori appears to be near the end. Japan’s Kyodo news agency and others reported on Thursday — citing unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” — that Yoshiro Mori will step down on Friday as the president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. The move follows his sexist […]

Olympic Volunteers Quit Over Committee President Mori’s Sexist Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) — The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee is set to convene a special board meeting as early as Friday after the outcry over committee president Yoshiro Mori’s sexist comments, public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday. There are no plans to discuss Mori’s resignation at the meeting but he could face criticism over his […]

Olympic Gold Medalist Charged for Alleged Role in Capitol Riots

Klete Keller, the two-time Olympic Gold Medalist who was reported to have been seen among the crowd inside the Capitol Rotunda during last Wednesday’s riot, has been charged for his role in the incident. The charges against Keller include obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties, unlawfully entering Capitol grounds, and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. […]

Tokyo Olympic Games Relay Opens In 100 Days With 10,000 Torchbearers

TOKYO (AP) — The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Games will start in just over three months, and it faces the same questions as the Olympics about being held safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers said Tuesday the relay is set to begin on March 25 from the northeastern prefecture of Fukushima. This was […]

‘Guilty of defending my country’: Lukashenko hits out at Olympic ban

Alexander Lukashenko has hit back over his Olympic Games ban. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended Belarus’ president on Monday “from all IOC events and activities, including the Olympic Games” because of “political discrimination” against the country’s athletes. It said the current leadership of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee (NOC), which Lukashenko chairs, “has not […]

Breakdancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris in 2024

Breakdancing became an official Olympic sport on Monday. The International Olympic Committee’s pursuit of urban events to lure a younger audience saw street dance battles officially added to the medal events program at the 2024 Paris Games. Also confirmed for Paris by the IOC executive board were skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing. Those three sports […]

Former head of Israel’s Olympic delegation who survived Munich massacre dies at 95

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The Story of Kyniska: The Spartan Princess Who Became An Olympic Hero

The Olympic Games in ancient Greece were a true celebration of a healthy spirit. Originally held to honor the god Zeus, these sport festivities became one of the cornerstones of Western civilization, an embodiment of strength, prowess, and athleticism. But the games were not for everyone. Women had limited rights at that time, and the […]

German, Israeli air forces fly past 1972 Munich Olympic attack site

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VP of Iraqi Olympic Committee Kidnapped; 13 Killed in Iraq

Unknown assailants wearing military uniforms kidnapped Bashar Mustafa, vice president of the Olympic Committee in Iraq and head of the Boxing Federation, at a fake checkpoint near Mussayab. At least 13 people were killed, and seven were wounded in recent violence: Clashes in Rashad left a police officer dead and five soldiers wounded. Six militants […]

German journalist questions Norway’s Olympic success over possible ‘asthma meds abuse’

Norway’s Alpine skiers won a bronze medal in the inaugural team event in Pyeongchang on Saturday, adding to the country’s lead in the medal count with a total of 38. “It’s difficult to say why the performance has been way too good,” Norwegian Alpine skiing great Lasse Kjus told Reuters. 70% of Norwegian Olympic skiing […]

WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES 2018 OPENING ILLUMINATI CEREMONY EXPOSED…

WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES 2018 OPENING ILLUMINATI CEREMONY EXPOSED… Many tune in to watch the winter olympics to see what they consider the best athletes in the world compete in sporting events. This year maybe they missed the opening ceremony, so heres a recap. Via A Call For An Uprising: You Might Also Like Illuminati […]

Watching The Hawks – Surveillance Super Bowl & Olympic Doping

Watching The Hawks – Surveillance Super Bowl & Olympic Doping Watching The Hawksyoutube.com GOP strategist Salvator La Mastra V joins the show to discuss the politics of surveillance in the wake of the House Intelligence Committees FISA abuse memo. Olympic sports historian David Wallechinsky explores the history of doping in sports and the ban on […]

The yolk’s on you: Norway’s Olympic team overwhelmed with 15,000 eggs they didn’t order

The Norwegian Olympic team, which arrived in PyeongChang for the 2018 Winter Games, had placed an order for 1,500 eggs, but something was lost in translation – or rather, added: An extra zero increased the order tenfold. The conversation between the Norwegian guests and the Korean hosts wasn’t all that smooth as both sides made […]

Olympic Games In South Korea – Perfect Opportunity For A False Flag Attack?

By Brandon Smith The war rhetoric surrounding North Korea on both sides of the Pacific has never been more aggressive than it has been the past year (at least not since the Korean War). There are some people that see the entire affair as a “distraction,” a distraction that will never amount to […]

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