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Olympics: Japan stadium worker's suicide was 'death by overwork' say parents

Added: 20.07.2017 12:03 | 6 views | 0 comments

The parents of a worker on Japan's Olympic stadium who committed suicide have petitioned the government to recognize it as "death by overwork", an official said on Thursday, with media saying he worked 200 hours of overtime a month before his death.


Races settled before competition begins, says Olympic champion

Added: 20.07.2017 9:52 | 10 views | 0 comments

The minutes tick away in swimming's equivalent of purgatory: it's the last call room.

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British foreign secretary in Japan for security, trade talks

Added: 20.07.2017 6:00 | 5 views | 0 comments

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrived in Japan on Thursday for talks on security and trade, and to share his experience of hosting the Olympics as London mayor five years ago.


S'pore teens win silver in global robotics competition

Added: 19.07.2017 22:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

July 20, 2017 5:00 AM
•A team of four teenagers from Singapore's Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) have won a silver medal at the First Global Challenge Robot Olympics in Washington DC.


'I can sometimes feel his hand on my leg' - Burnell's recurring nightmare after Rio

Added: 19.07.2017 18:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

The Rio Olympics left Jack Burnell angry, but the British marathon swimmer has refocused and wants to dominate the sport.

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Singapore team bags silver medal in first global Robot Olympics for high school students

Added: 19.07.2017 6:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

July 19, 2017 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON - A team of four teenagers from Singapore's Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) have won a silver medal at the FIRST Global Challenge Robot Olympics in Washington DC.


Today in History for July 19th

Added: 19.07.2017 5:40 | 21 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: Women's rights activists meet at Seneca Falls; The 'don't ask, don't tell' policy on gays in the U.S. military; Apollo 11 enters lunar orbit; Baseball's Pete Rose gets jail time; Moscow Olympics begins. (July 19)


Canal pool shows Paris could have Seine swimming for 2024 Olympics, mayor says

Added: 18.07.2017 19:30 | 14 views | 0 comments

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo opened a clean swimming zone in a city canal on Tuesday, calling it a step on the way to open water swim events in the city's Seine river in time for the 2024 Olympic Games.


Crete 4* all inclusive beach holiday 7nts from £349pp - incl. flights, hotel & more

Added: 18.07.2017 19:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ahoy mateys! Next up we've spotted this great value for money all inclusive holiday to scorching Crete. You will be staying comfortably at the excellently reviewed 4* Solimar Aquamarine Hotel situated only a short stroll from the beach on the west of the island, boasting an olympic sized pool and great facilities for everyone. One…

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Tokyo 2020: Budget uncertainty will continue to 2019

Added: 18.07.2017 10:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

The head of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee says uncertainty over the final budget will continue until 2019, the year before the Summer Games


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