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ESPN
Bach: IOC plans to honor refugees at Rio GamesATHENS, Greece -- A group of refugee athletes will march together in the openin
Bach: IOC plans to honor refugees at Rio Games
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
ATHENS, Greece -- A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC president Thomas Bach said Thursday. On a three-day visit to Greece, Bach... Read more
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Times of Malta
St Paul and the sporting metaphorSt Paul must have lived the ascetic life of an athlete hardening his physique f
St Paul and the sporting metaphor
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
St Paul must have lived the ascetic life of an athlete hardening his physique for the many hardships ahead, not least his shipwreck on the rocky shores of Malta. It was a long-standing tradition in Jewish culture to train their bodies to become... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Players at Greek soccer match stage protest in support of refugeesGreek soccer match delayed after players, coaches, officials stage sit-down pro
Players at Greek soccer match stage protest in support of refugees
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Greek soccer match delayed after players, coaches, officials stage sit-down protest in support of refugees Photo: A Greek second division soccer match was delayed for two minutes as players, coaches and officials staged a sit-down protest in support... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Players at Greek match stage protest in support of migrantsATHENS - A Greek soccer match was delayed on Friday when players staged a sit-d
Players at Greek match stage protest in support of migrants
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
ATHENS - A Greek soccer match was delayed on Friday when players staged a sit-down protest in a moving tribute to migrants who have lost their lives trying to reach Greece's Aegean islands. The show of solidarity took place before the kickoff of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, says IOCThe flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will pass through a refu
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, says IOC
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
The flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will pass through a refugee camp in Athens and one refugee will be among the torch bearers, the head of the International Olympic Committee said yesterday. The torch will be lit in Greece’s... Read more
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Inquirier.net
IOC’s Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio OlympicsIOC President Thomas Bach, plays soccer with refugees during his visit at a ref
IOC’s Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
IOC President Thomas Bach, plays soccer with refugees during his visit at a refugee camp in Athens on Thursday, Jan, 28, 2016. Bach says the torch relay for this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will include a stop at a refugee camp in Athens. He... Read more
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Pilipino Star
IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio OlympicsATHENS, Greece — A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening
IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
ATHENS, Greece — A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday (Friday in Manila). On a three-day visit... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Refugee team to compete at Rio Games: IOCIOC to invite cross-nation team of refugee athletes to compete at Rio Olympics
Refugee team to compete at Rio Games: IOC
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
IOC to invite cross-nation team of refugee athletes to compete at Rio Olympics Photo: A cross-nation team of refugees will compete as a delegation at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the IOC has announced. (Getty Images: Todd Warshaw) A... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio OlympicsATHENS, Greece (AP) - A group of refugee athletes will march together in the op
IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 16 days ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday. On a three-day visit to Greece,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Refugee team to compete at Rio Olympic GamesATHENS - A cross-nation team of refugees will participate in this year's Rio Ol
Refugee team to compete at Rio Olympic Games
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
ATHENS - A cross-nation team of refugees will participate in this year's Rio Olympics to send a "message of hope", International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said on Thursday. A statue of the Olympic Rings -- which represent the world's five... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee saysInternational Olympic Committee President (IOC) Thomas Bach (C) walks along wit
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee says
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 days ago
International Olympic Committee President (IOC) Thomas Bach (C) walks along with migrants during a guided media tour at the Eleonas refugee camp in Athens, Greece, January 28, 2016. International Olympic Committee President (IOC) Thomas Bach (C)... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee saysATHENS: The flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will pass throug
A refugee will be a torch bearer in 2016, Olympic committee says
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
ATHENS: The flame for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will pass through a refugee camp in Athens and one refugee will be among the torch bearers, the head of the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday. The torch will be lit in... Read more
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