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After making history at Tokyo Olympics, Bhavani Devi training for Paris 2024 under legendary sabre master Christian Bauer
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After making history at Tokyo Olympics, Bhavani Devi training for Paris 2024 under legendary sabre master Christian Bauer

Christian Bauer, a fencing coach who specialises in sabre, has coached fencers to multiple Olympic medals. At Athens 2004, he guided Aldo Montano to gold. At Beijing 2008, he helped the Chinese to medals. At London 2012 and Rio 2016, The Russians won multiple medals with him at the helm.

President Emmanuel Macron wants Paris Olympics 2024 to turn France into a sportier nation
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President Emmanuel Macron wants Paris Olympics 2024 to turn France into a sportier nation

"The aim is not simply to get medals, it will be to put sport at the heart of the nation," Macron said, as he visited Olympic building sites and existing sports facilities in northern Paris.

Hockey India withdraws teams from Birmingham CWG citing COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules
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Hockey India withdraws teams from Birmingham CWG citing COVID concerns, discriminatory quarantine rules

Hockey India's decision comes a day after England's withdrawal from the junior men's World Cup in Bhubaneswar over similar reasons.

Three-year Olympic cycle for Paris 2024 will be tricky, says Abhinav Bindra
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Three-year Olympic cycle for Paris 2024 will be tricky, says Abhinav Bindra

"I see the next Olympics cycle will be tricky, primarily because of the shorter cycle. Normally athletes get a year post-Olympics that allows them to rest and recover, but this time around they need to get back pretty quickly," Bindra said.

'Space Olympics’ concludes at ISS with astronauts performing incredible closing ceremony’
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'Space Olympics’ concludes at ISS with astronauts performing incredible closing ceremony’

Since being shared on Twitter, the video has gained over 1.7 million views and 25,000 likes

'Space Olympics’ concludes at ISS as astronauts host closing ceremony; watch video here
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'Space Olympics’ concludes at ISS as astronauts host closing ceremony; watch video here

Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet hosted the ‘Space Olympics’ at the ISS recently

WADA's Compliance Review Committee head Jonathan Taylor urges Russia not to drag out ban appeal
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WADA's Compliance Review Committee head Jonathan Taylor urges Russia not to drag out ban appeal

WADA banned Russia from the world’s top sporting events on Monday for four years - including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup - for tampering with doping tests.

Paris Olympics 2024 logo mocked online for 'resembling a stereotypical Parisian woman'
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Paris Olympics 2024 logo mocked online for 'resembling a stereotypical Parisian woman'

The logo incorporates the lips and outline of Marianne, the personification of liberty and the French Republic since the revolution of 1789 — an addition that some mocked for adding an unnecessarily seductive character to the motif.

Paris Olympics 2024: Breakdancing catches major break in bid to become official sport as IOC endorses addition to tournament
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Paris Olympics 2024: Breakdancing catches major break in bid to become official sport as IOC endorses addition to tournament

Paris wants to add four sports to its program including breakdancing, though the other three — skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing — will make Olympic debuts in Tokyo next year

2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program
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2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program

The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Wednesday recommended adding breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing to the Paris program when the full membership meets in June.

Olympics 2028: Los Angeles city council approves contract to host Games
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Olympics 2028: Los Angeles city council approves contract to host Games

Los Angeles city council rubber-stamped the host city contract on Friday, paving the way for bringing the 2028 Summer Olympics to southern California and ceding the 2024 Games to Paris.