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IOC defends Rio legacy amid green protests

Ecological protests on Saturday dogged the final day of an International Olympic Committee executive board meeting in Rio as green campaigners slated the choice of a nature reserve to hold the golf event ...

dateMar 01, 2015 in Internet
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Rio's Olympic golf course in legal bunker

The return of golf to the Olympics after what will be 112 years by the time Rio hosts South America's first Games in 2016 comes amid accusations environmental laws were got round to build the facility in ...

dateSep 18, 2014 in Environment
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Still no 'justice for all' for female athletes

Spanish hurdler María José Martínez-Patiño, who in the 1980s endured harsh global media attention when she was subjected to unscientific gender tests, is co-author of a study that takes stock of current sexual verification ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Russia promises 'green' 2014 Games

The head of Russia's Olympic committee said Wednesday that his country was set to host the greenest Games ever when the winter version of the sports extravaganza opens in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in ...

dateJan 16, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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