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Olympic Village Fire🔥: AUS Team Evacuated🙆

By Shadowfax🐎

About 100 officials and athletes🏃, mostly belonging to Australia, were evacuated from the Rio Olympic village🏠 after a fire broke out in a car park rubbish bin🔥. The fire was likely caused by a cigarette🚬. Interestingly, the Olympic village is a no smoking zone. Australia's Olympic Chef de …

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Final Decision😯 on Russia🇷🇺 by an IOC Panel🤔

The 🌎International Olympic Committee has set up a 3⃣ member panel🤔 to make a final decision☝ on the eligibility of 🇷🇺Russian athletes🏊 put forward by their sports' international federations (IFs). The IF's were asked😯 to decide on the eligibility of athletes after the IOC decided not❌ to impose a blanket …

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Main Ramp🚣 at Sailing🌊 Venue Collapses😱

On Saturday, the main ramp at 🏅Rio Olympic sailing🚣 venue partially collapsed😱, questioning once again the😞 quality of construction works at Olympic venues. Organisers👔 have confirmed that nobody😯 was injured and that the training💪 of sailors will not❌ be affected as they will be allowed to use the permanent ramp …

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🏋Olympics: 🇨🇦Canada Wins Best Uniform

By Fråst🐺

🇨🇦Canada is hoping to take home 19 🔱gold 🏅medals this 🏋Olympic season & it’s already won one 🔱gold for the most stylish😎 team uniform👕 this year. Though it’s a matter of personal taste, it’s not easy for a designer🤔 to create a ‘national’ look while also …

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Incredible 🏊Phelps' Rio Swansong🙌

By Shadowfax🐎

18 gold medals, 2 silvers and 2 bronzes🏅 & several world records - the legendary Michael Phelps' Olympic record🙌 is nothing short of phenomenal. Perhaps he's the greatest Olympian ever😲. But he's not done yet. Phelps is back to swim🏊 one last stroke in Rio before calling curtains on what …

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Olympic Stadium Brothel😯 Busted👮

Rio police👮 smashed a high-class prostitution ring that was operating quite close to the Olympic stadium, days before the event began. Pimps had rented luxury apartments🏢 in the Villas da Barra complex and turned it into a 24-hour-brothel and also ran a child prostitution network😱. Rental prices in these three-bedroom …

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Meet👀Yvonne - Olympian🏃 Related to Salma Hayek❗

By Shadowfax🐎

Yvonne Hayek👩, who will be competing in the long jump🏃 event in the upcoming Rio Olympics✨ for Mexico, is apparently a relative of Hollywood babe Salma Hayek💃. To put it perfectly, Yvonne is Salma Hayek's father's cousin's granddaughter😲. Okay, before your mind rambles off, let's come back to …

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🇧🇷Riots💥 During 🏋Olympic Torch Relay

By Fråst🐺

Several riots💥 broke out on Thursday during the 🏋Olympic torch relay setting a bad precedent😕 before the 🇧🇷Rio Games which will begin next month. The torch is nearing the end of the relay which will go across 300 cities, ending with the lighting of the 🏋Olympic flame in …

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UN🌐 Releases Olympic 'Peace✌' Stamps

By Shadowfax🐎

Historically, the Olympic Truce✌ was called to ensure the host city was not attacked💥 and athletes and spectators could travel safely to the Games and peacefully return to their respective countries👍. In the modern era, 7⃣ days before the start of Olympics, the United Nations (UN)🌐 launches an …

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Bolt⚡ Arrives✈ in Rio🎉📹: https://goo.gl/vY10uK

The superstar😎 of Olympics -Usain Bolt⚡ - landed in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (27 July) night. Bolt arrived✈ from London after competing👍 in the Anniversary Games last week. The Sprinter who holds the 🌎world record in 100m and 200m will be looking👀 to achieve the 'triple-triple'😍 in Rio. Received by …

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24-Hr 💻Online Olympic Channel to be Launched🎉

The Olympic Committee announced📢 that a digital-first💻 Olympic Channel will be launched on August 21st, after the closing ceremony of Rio 2016 Games. The free online channel will be available for a year👏 at olympicchannel.com. 🔈"The launch of the Olympic Channel is the start of an exciting new journey …

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🇪🇸Spain Beats India🇮🇳 in Pre-Olympic Friendly

The Indian Hockey🏑 team got a rude awakening😮 just before Rio Olympics as they slumped to defeat👎 against Spain in the 2⃣nd practise game in Madrid. Josep Romeu gave the Spaniards the lead in the 20' before Manpreet Singh equalised in the 38'. Spain scored the next 2⃣ goals …

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Putin👔 Hits Back👊 at Olympic Ban🚫

After 🇷🇺Russia's doping fiasco, President👔 Vladimir Putin has claimed that the Olympics🎉 will be less of a spectacle😕 without their athletes. Putin alleged😡 that there has been a deliberate😒 campaign targeting their athletes and that👉 it "was characterised by so-called double standards and opted for the idea of collective responsibility …

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Bencic🎾 Pulls Out of Rio❗

By Shadowfax🐎

Upcoming star⭐ and Women's world No.16 Belinda Bencic has pulled out of the Rio Olympics🙆 to focus on the US open instead👀. The 19-year-old Swiss had withdrawn from the recently held Wimbledon🎾 with a wrist injury. The US Open begins on 29th August📅 and she felt that …

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🇧🇷Rio 🏋Olympics: Rule #40🤔

By Fråst🐺

The 🏋Olympics has a weird rule #40 which requires that athletes💪 cut ties✂ with non-official partners until 3⃣ days after 🇧🇷Rio. "🏋Olympic-related terms" may only be referenced by approved sponsors✅. Personal sponsors aren’t allowed to re-tweet athletes starting from 27 July🗓 until midnight on 24 August🗓. Words …

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