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All Posts Tagged With: "Olympics"

Israeli ice hockey gains traction in Mediterranean nation

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Israeli ice hockey gains traction in Mediterranean nation

Unlike some Olympic powerhouses, Israel has just three athletes competing in the winter games, including an ice-dancing brother-sister team and a skier. But that could change in the coming years if growing interest in one Olympic sport turns more competitive. Arieh O'Sullivan of The Media Line caught up with an enthusiastic squad of Israeli athletes who love to play ice hockey.

Posted: February 12, 2010 13:14   Comments: 5
Canadian security forces brace for 2010 Olympic Games

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Canadian security forces brace for 2010 Olympic Games

The 2010 Winter Olympic Games begin tomorrow in Vancouver. Canada, which has limited exposure to the threat of international terrorism, has been preparing its security arrangements well in advance of the two-week series of events. Our German partner Deutsche Welle reports on security issues in the host city.

Posted: February 11, 2010 13:07   Comments: 0
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wins bid to host the 2016 Olympics

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil wins bid to host the 2016 Olympics

Worldfocus producer Channtal Fleischfresser reacts to the Olympic Committee's announcement. The decision makes Brazil the first South American country to host the Olympics.

Posted: October 2, 2009 10:56   Comments: 3
For Cuba’s young boxers, victory comes at any cost

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For Cuba’s young boxers, victory comes at any cost

PBS Wide Angle shares the story of a Cuban boy training at a boxing academy in Havana, where losing is not an option. Boxing holds a special place in Cuban society, and the country often dominates at the Olympic Games.

Posted: August 12, 2009 15:03   Comments: 0
China launches first space walk mission

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China launches first space walk mission

China has launched its first space walk mission and continues to expand its space program.

Posted: September 25, 2008 18:37   Comments: 0

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