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Apr 09, 2017
At the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, why the Refugee Team represented a major triumphAt the 2016 Rio summer Olympics, apart from all the stories about sporting prowess, achievement, talent, struggle, victory and loss, the refugee team's was one that was perhaps the most remarkable yet
Feb 15, 2017
Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Michael Phelps among winners of Laureus World Sports Awards 2017Usain Bolt and Simone Biles claimed the top accolades at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco. Take a look at some of the best photos from the night.
Aug 23, 2016
Olympics 2016: From Michael Phelps to Refugee Team, the most enduring moments from RioHere are some enduring takeaways from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Aug 11, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: The refugee team now have a flag, anthem of their ownAn organisation called the Refugee Nation has given the Olympics refugee team a common flag, an anthem, and a sense of identity and recognition.
Aug 06, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: IOC chief appeals for unity in 'world of crises, mistrust' during opening ceremonyInternational Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach made an appeal for unity in a troubled world Friday as the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games got under way.
Jul 31, 2016
Rio 2016: The unbelievable stories of four women in the Olympics' first refugee teamThe Team Refugee at the Olympics has four brilliant women, with Yusra Mardini in the 100 m freestyle swimming event, Anjelina Nadai Lohalith running the 1500 m, Rose Nathike Lokonyen running the 800 m, and Yolande Bukasa Mabika participating in judo.
Jul 19, 2016
'A message of hope': Refugee team to make Olympics debut in Rio 2016About 60 million people live far away from their homeland after being pushed away by war or other types of violence. For 10 of them, a terrible journey through seas, deserts and foreign countries led to an unexpected destination: the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Jun 03, 2016
No home, no team, no flag, no problem: IOC names first-ever refugee team for Rio OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday named 10 members to the first-ever refugee team to compete at the Olympic Games.